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Two-time Olympian Kate Ziegler and Amanda Kendall, a former collegiate standout, competed at the Charlotte Pro Swim Series meet this past weekend with mixed results.
Michael Phelps failed to reach the championship final in either of his events Sunday, and offered some harsh criticism of his performance after.
The California recruit was edged in the final meters, but beat his childhood hero.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte finished on the podium at the Pro Swim Series stop in Charlotte Friday night, but the next class of butterfliers are chasing the pair of Olympians — including Jack Conger and Andrew Seliskar.
Michael Phelps should be at worlds this summer, but USA Swimming is refusing to back off on his punishmentFriday, May 15th, 2015
COLUMN | The world’s best swimmers will be in Russia this summer. The greatest of them all should be there, too.
The 18-time gold medalist will challenge himself with six events at USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series event in Charlotte.
Michael Phelps expected to compete in the 200-meter butterfly for first time since London, but has company with Andrew Seliskar and Jack Conger in the mix.
Psych sheets released for the 2015 Mesa Pro Swim Series in Arizona.
Michael Phelps makes return to USA Swimming competition; and Katie Ledecky on world-record watch once again.
Still mourning the death of open water swimmer Fran Crippen, USA Swimming “has no plans to support or send athletes to the UAE for this event,” says the organization’s executive director Chuck Wielgus.
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COLUMN | A farewell to the Olympic Games that will never be.
A new year, a new attempt at rebranding #FunnestSport
Nation’s Capital Swim Club was named USA Swimming’s top program in its Club Excellence Program for 2015.
The 17-year-old world record holder is expected to contest five events.
The U.S. national team delegations to the FINA World Championships, Pan American Games and World University Games have been announced.
USA Swimming announced its 16-swimmer junior roster for two FINA World Cup events in Oct. and Nov.
Michael Phelps, 29, who was arrested last week for DUI, was issued a six-month suspension by USA Swimming on Monday.
Record-setting Olympic swimmer stopped in Baltimore, issues apology to those he has ‘let down.’
Katie Ledecky isn’t America’s next best swimmer, because she already is America’s best swimmer.
USA Swimming announced the cut times required to make the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb. on Thursday.
Andrew Seliskar added two more gold medals during Thursday’s finals at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships.
USA Swimming’s junior national team leapt out to a huge lead in the medal count after winning 15 medals on the first day of swimming at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships.
A year after medaling at junior world championships, Andrew Seliskar and Isabella Rongione return to the international stage at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Maui, Hawaii.
Watch Katie Ledecky break the world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships, just two weeks after lowering the world mark for the first time.
Watch Katie Ledecky win her first international double at the Pan Pacific Championships.
Watch Katie Ledecky break the 1,500-meter freestyle world record by six seconds — her third time setting the mark.
Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky lowers a second world record at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia, her second in two days.
Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky sets a world record for the sixth time since last year, while Michael Phelps wins his first individual gold since 2012.
Bethesda teen overtakes Australian for gold in the women’s race; Michael Phelps wins first gold on relay.
Bethesda swimmer wins two golds, adding to U.S. team haul of 10 medals on first day of Pan Pacs.
Missy Franklin fights through back spasms to make “A” final at Pan Pacific Championships on Day 1.
Michael Phelps has no easy road to the finals at this week’s Pan Pacific Championships.
U.S. national teamers met with reporters ahead of Thursday’s start of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.
Missy Franklin’s status for this week’s 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Australia is questionable after experience back spasms on Tuesday.
The U.S.’s top veterans shortened their schedules at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Australia already by opting out of the first day of competition.
Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps to swim five individual events apiece at the Aug. 21-25 championship meet in Gold Coast, Australia.
Nation’s Capital Swim Club had four swimmers named to the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships team that will compete in Honolul, Aug. 27-31.
USA Swimming finalized its roster for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, from Aug. 21-25.
VIDEO: In a deja vu moment for swim fans, Ryan Lochte edges Michael Phelps in the 200 IM at U.S. nationals.
The U.S.’s top swimmers of the past decade claimed first and second on the final day of competition at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.
Current and former Nation’s Capital Swim Club coaches added to 2014 Pan Pacific Championship coaching staffs.
USA Swimming’s Bob Schaller plays 20 questions with NCAP’s Katie Ledecky ahead of next week’s nationals.
Michael Phelps earned his second win of the weekend in Santa Clara at the final stop of USA Swimming’s Grand Prix series.
Michael Phelps podiumed for the third time in Santa Clara on Saturday; Missy Franklin cruised to a world top-15.
Michael Phelps earned his second win since ending his retirement in April during Friday’s final in Santa Clara, Calif. [Gallery inside]
Missy Franklin talks to reporters at the Santa Clara Grand Prix about her year at Cal, beautiful Rio and, of course, Katie Ledecky’s world record.
Michael Phelps sat down to talk with the media the night before Friday’s prelims at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.
With Rio on the horizon, Michael Phelps still figuring out events.
Get ready for the 2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix, June 19-22, with video highlights from last year’s event.
Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin headline a field that includes 13 Olympians at the final stop on the 2013-2014 Grand Prix series in Santa Clara, Calif.
USOC commits $10 million to create new agency to investigate and resolve allegations of sexual abuseWednesday, June 11th, 2014
The USOC voted to create a new agency to investigate and resolve issues of sexual abuse among its governing bodies, including USA Swimming.
Amy Van Dyken, 41, a multi-event champion at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games, was injured in an ATV accident over the weekend.
Chuck Wielgus withdraws from ISHOF induction class following petition.
[Video] Interview with Andrew Seliskar after his 400 IM best time and 200 butterfly victory at the Charlotte Grand Prix.
Andrew Seliskar, 17, earned his first win at a USA Swimming Grand Prix event on Saturday night.
Michael Phelps won his first race in 21 months since returning to swimming.
Michael Phelps qualified for his second final since returning from retirement last month. Andrew Seliskar third in 400 IM.
Ryan Lochte pulls out of Charlotte Grand Prix due to knee pain.
Two Potomac Valley members were selected to the 2014 Eastern Zone Select Camp coaching roster. They’ll oversee 56 swimmers, including seven local athletes.
Michael Phelps to continues comeback with two events on Day Two in Charlotte at the Grand Prix event May 15-18.
USA Swimming board of directors approves task force recommendations and implementation plan from the Vieth reportSaturday, May 3rd, 2014
Creation of victim’s assistance fund among task force recommendations following review of Vieth report.
NBAC’s Bob Bowman and Cal’s Teri McKeever named head coaches for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia.
Look back at the action from an exciting 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, including top-shots of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky.
Katie Ledecky wins her third freestyle race of this weekend’s Grand Prix; Michael Phelps has a new approach in his comebackSaturday, April 26th, 2014
Katie Ledecky wins her third freestyle race of this weekend’s Grand Prix; Michael Phelps has a new approach in his comeback.
Michael Phelps returns to the water, feeling “like a kid again.”
Michael Phelps swam the wrong stroke in his second event post-retirement. Don’t worry; it was on purpose.
Friday morning’s heat sheets posted for the Day 2 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
Katie Ledecky matched the year’s world-best in the women’s 400 free on Thursday at USA Swimming’s Mesa Grand Prix.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte renewed their rivalry during Thursday’s finals at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
It didn’t take Michael Phelps long to shake off the rust and show the world why he’s the greatest of all time.
Michael Phelps talks with media at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix in Arizona.
All eyes will be on Michael Phelps this Thursday and Friday at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, but here are five local storylines not to overlook.
Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool for the US2014 Mesa Grand Prix. Find all the links you need to follow along here!
Phelps spent his short retirement living the life of a celebrity. Now he gives that up to return to the brutal grind of a pro swimmer.
Interview with a 15-year-old Michael Phelps.
Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, is scheduled to return racing this month at the Mesa Grand Prix.
Olympic legend Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool.
USA Swimming says it will abide by American Arbitration Association’s ruling regarding Michael Pliuskaitis.
Five total national age group records were set during day two finals at the 2014 National Club Swimming Association short course junior nationals in Orlando.
The independent review of USA Swimming’s safe sport program is back, including 39 recommended changes to protect underage athletes.
Interview with Sterling-native Matt McLean on his recent move to North Baltimore Aquatic Club and the his takeaways from the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Megan Romano opened her first, full professional season with four wins in Minneapolis. 14-year-old Isabella Rongione of McLean earned third in the 1,650-yard event.
Former Georgia swimmer Megan Romano earned gold in two events on night two at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
Read the top swimming stories for the week of Oct. 10-16 in our midweek links.
USA Swimming has set the meet schedule for the 2013-2014 Grand Prix Series with added prizes to draw professional swimmers to the six meet program.
Date and location set for the 2014 Duel in the Pool between Team USA and the European all stars.
Congress should put its own questions to USA Swimming.
USA Swimming saw its largest single-year growth in athlete membership in 2012-2013. Potomac Valley surpasses 11,000 members in same year.
Andrew Seliskar earned his first gold medal on the final day of competition at the 2013 FINA junior world championships.
United States continues to pull away from the international field in the medal count with another impressive day at the 2013 FINA world junior championship.
Andrew Seliskar reset his own national age group record twice in the 200 IM on day two at the 2013 FINA world junior championships. Team USA claimed five more medals.
USA Swimming brings in outside experts to review safe sport program as reports of inappropriate relationships continue.
Bethesda-native Katie Ledecky turns to next set of challenges. First up, getting her driver’s license.
Kevin Cordes jumped early, handing gold to the French relay.
Missy Franklin joined the likes of Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Ian Thorpe and Kristin Otto on Sunday with a historic sixth gold medal at worlds.
Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky sets world record in 800-meter freestyle, wins fourth gold medal of world championshipsSaturday, August 3rd, 2013
Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky, 16, sets world mark in 800 freestyle for her fourth gold medal at world swimming championships in Barcelona.
Ryan Lochte picked up his second and third gold medal at worlds on Friday, his 13th and 14th of his illustrious swimming world championships career.
Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, and the U.S. women defend 4×200 freestyle relay title at worlds. Watch the post-race interview here.
Teenagers Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky each pick up another gold on Thursday in Barcelona. Denmark’s Rikke Moller Pedersen took down a world record in semifinals. [gallery]
Ryan Lochte returns to the top of the podium on day five at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona. James Magnussen reclaims sprint crown. Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin win gold.
Missy Franklin won her third gold in four days to lead Team USA on another successful day at worlds. Michael McBroom earned silver in 800 free.
[GALLERY] Missy Franklin continues her quest to stay perfect in Barcelona. South Africa dominates on day four.
Germany takes gold in team 5K team event at swimming world in Barcelona.
FINA officials met to discuss water temperature standards nearly three years after the death of U.S. swimmer Fran Crippen.
Renowned ex-swim coach Rick Curl pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing a minor decades ago.
Michael Pliuskatis is the region’s third swim coach to be banned recently by USA Swimming for sexual misconduct.
Missy Franklin and Dana Vollmer kick things off at the Orlando Grand Prix on Thursday night.
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Rick Curl banned for life by USA Swimming.
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Prominent local swim coach Rick Curl banned for life over improper relationship [updated 09/19 at 15:05]Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
Rick Curl, founder of the club formerly known as Curl-Burke, receives lifetime ban from USA Swimming.
USA Swimming issues statement regarding a lawsuit against former national team coach Mark Schubert.
USA Swimming reports on the two-year progress of its athlete protection program.
Phelps fails to find the top of the podium in his last Grand Prix race. Soni, Shanteau continue to impress in the breaststroke events.
USA Swimming decided Thursday to allow hand signals to be used at the U.S. Olympic Trials in July to accomodate deaf swimmers at the start of their races, reversing the organization’s decision, issued less than 48 hours earlier.
Michael Phelps claims his third gold medal and fourth overall at the Indianapolis Grand Prix, winning the 200-meter individual medley final on Saturday.
After swearing he had given up the event, Michael Phelps wins the 400 individual medley final at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.
Dara Torres, 44, posted the the second-fastest qualifying time in the 50-meter freestyle heats.
Indianapolis Grand Prix swimming: Brendan Hansen, Ed Moses lead parade out retirement and back into poolFriday, March 30th, 2012
The Indianapolis Grand Prix showcases a handful of former retirees, including Brendan Hansen and Ed Moses, preparing for another Olympic run. Michael Phelps (shown) also took part.
It may be a bit too early to determine who will have the edge in London this year between Phelps and Lochte. Both are swimming at high levels, despite taxing training schedules, but we do know that this weekend, Phelps got the better of Lochte in several events. Also competing on Sunday were RMSC’s Jack Conger and Sarah Haase, as well as former SNOW swimmer Matt McLean.
Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.
This weekend, November 11-13, swim fans will see two heavyweights going at it in the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center pool at the 2011 Minneapolis Grand Prix, hosted by USA Swimming, as Lochte and Phelps face off in four events.
Fairfax native Amanda Kendall earned four gold medals at the 2011 Pan American, which took place October 15-22 and were held in Guadalajara, Mexico at the brand new Scotiabank Aquatics Center.
Katie Ledecky won three events at the USA Swimming Junior National Championships this week, setting a meet record in the girls’ 1500 free, while Chuck Katis posted three top-five swims.
The Missouri Grand Prix was held this past weekend at the Mizzou Aquatic Center in Columbia, Mo., and there were plenty of notable swims. Here is a rundown of the biggest swims from the event. Chloe Sutton continued her dominance in the Grand Prix series with another first place meet finish. Her best races included [...]