Distance Freestyler Erin Ritz Commits To Xavier For 2020

Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey. Erin Ritz of Victor Senior […]

Poor discipline could cost England – Woodward

2019 Rugby World Cup Hosts: Japan Dates: 20 September to 2 November Coverage: Full commentary on every game across BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, plus text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. Poor discipline could be the only “chink” in England’s chances of winning the Rugby World Cup, […]

Russia’s Roman Zhdanov Breaks 11-Year-Old S4 200 Free World Record

2019 WORLD PARA SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS September 9-15, 2019 London Aquatics Centre, London, England Prelims 10 a.m. local time/finals 6 p.m. Full results A pair of long-standing world records fell on night six of the 2019 World Para Swimming World Championships. Russia’s Roman Zhdanov absolutely obliterated an 11-year-old world record in the men’s S4 200 […]

'We can win it most definitely' – Mitchell says England can match 2003 heroes

2019 Rugby World Cup Hosts: Japan Dates: 20 September to 2 November Coverage: Full commentary on every game across BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, plus text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. England’s class of 2019 can emulate the heroes of 2003 and lift the World Cup, says […]

Regan Smith Honored with 2019 Phillips 66 Performance of the Year Award

17-year-old Regan Smith of Riptide was honored with the Phillips 66 Performance of the Year Award on Saturday during the USA Swimming House of Delegates meeting at the 2019 United States Aquatic Sports Convention in St. Louis, Missouri. Smith earned the award for her World Record-breaking performance in 200-meter backstroke at the FINA World Championships […]

Thomas on HIV: 'I want to break the stigma'

Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he is HIV positive, saying he wants to “break the stigma” around the condition. He made the announcement as he prepared to compete in the Ironman Wales triathlon in Tenby, Pembrokeshire. Thomas said he is taking part to show how people with HIV are misrepresented as “walking […]

A Little More On Irving Rosenwater

Martin Chandler | 1:56am BST 15 September 2019 I have written on the subject of Irving Rosenwater before, here. My main purpose in doing so then was to give a flavour of the man himself, and to then concentrate on the fascinating body of research that he left us with. That done Irving was not […]

Sunama Tops Hagino, Ohashi Gets Double Gold On Night 1 Of JPN Sports Festival

2019 JAPAN NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL Day 1 Highlights Day 1 of the swimming portion of the 2019 Japan National Sports Festival saw 25-year-old Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino in the water in his 2nd race since coming back after a break from competition. After a several-month-long hiatus to tend to physical and mental health, Hagino returned to […]

Ex-Wales captain Thomas reveals he has HIV

Media playback is unsupported on your device Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he is HIV positive, saying he wants to “break the stigma” around the condition. He said he wants to show how people with HIV are misrepresented as “walking around with walking sticks who are close to dying”. He has also […]

WATCH: Italians Barlaam, Morlacchi Tie for S9 100 Fly World Title in London

2019 WORLD PARA SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS September 9-15, 2019 London Aquatics Centre, London, England Prelims 10 a.m. local time/finals 6 p.m. Full results SwimSwam Italia’s Giusy Cisale contributed to this report.  It was the best possible outcome for Team Italy Wednesday when veteran Federico Morlacchi and his younger countryman Simone Barlaam tied for gold in […]