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  • Danielle Shedd
    Danielle Shedd leads Houston sweep in 1-meter diving at AAC championships
    The University of Houston completed day one of the American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina on Wednesday, February 18, 2014. The Cougars finished the day in...
  • Gavrilova named Canada West MVP for women's hockey
    Gavrilova named Canada West MVP for women's hockey
    According to the Canada West Universities Athletic Association on Friday, University of Calgary Dinos forward Iya Gavrilova won the 2015 Canada West most valuable player award. In 2014-15, Gavrilova led the Canada West Conference with 21 goals in...
  • Summer lifeguard jobs available
    Lifeguard jobs available in Palmdale
    Teenagers who love swimming and need a summer job can apply for a job with the City of Palmdale.Applicants must be age 17 by May 15, 2015 and possess knowledge of rescue methods and first aid as applied to accidents in the water and surrounding...
  • Summer Olympics: Water polo history and facts
    Summer Olympics: Water polo history and facts
    The game of Olympic water polo, which has been contested for more than 100 years, is made up of four eight-minute quarters. Each team is made up of 13 players, but only seven athletes play at a time. Of those seven players, only the goalkeeper can...
  • Canadian swim coach diagnosed with cancer
    Canadian swim coach diagnosed with cancer
    According to QMI Agency on Tuesday, Canadian national swim coach Randy Bennett of Victoria, British Columbia has been diagnosed with cancer. Bennett, who is 51 years of age has been the head coach of the Canadian national swim team since 2009.In...
  • Is the 400 IM the hardest event in swimming? Lochte says 'Yes!'
    Is the 400 IM the hardest event in swimming? Lochte says 'Yes!'
    Which event is the hardest in swimming?According to defending Olympic champion Ryan Lochte, it could be the 400-meter individual medley. After a two-year hiatus from the event, Lochte swam it for the first time at the 2015 Austin Arena Pro Swim...
  • Explore the enchanting Wekiwa Springs SP with the family
    Explore the enchanting Wekiwa Springs SP with the family
    Ancient woodlands surround the Wekiva River basin, home to a variety of wildlife including bobcats, black bears, racoons, fox squirrels and armadillos. The Wekiwa Springs State Park is just one of three state parks protecting the environmentally...
  • Dog-friendly Lighthouse Point Park offers fishing, surfing, swimming and more
    Dog-friendly Lighthouse Point Park offers fishing, surfing, swimming and more
    Lighthouse Point Park preserves the sensitive environment around the northern side of Ponce Inlet. The water flows through the inlet between the Halifax River and the Atlantic Ocean. Rolling sand dunes and coastal hammock make up much of this 52...
  • Book review: In the Water They Can't See You Cry - Amanda Beard memoir
    Book review: In the Water They Can't See You Cry - Amanda Beard memoir
    Olympian Amanda Beard wastes no time getting into the tough stuff in her memoir, titled In the Water They Can't See You Cry.By the second page, Beard and co-author Rebecca Paley already have begun to discuss Beard's struggles with self...
  • Olympic history: Matt Biondi becomes one of most decorated swimmers of all time
    Olympic history: Matt Biondi becomes one of most decorated swimmers of all time
    Matt Biondi's swimming career didn't exactly have the most auspicious beginning. In his first race, five-year-old Biondi false started twice before his swimsuit fell off on the dive into the pool.Luckily for eventual fans, however, that...
  • Olympic history: E. German Rica Reinisch Wins 3 Gold Medals at 14, then retires
    Olympic history: E. German Rica Reinisch Wins 3 Gold Medals at 14, then retires
    At just 14 years old, East German swimmer Rica Reinisch seemed to do the unthinkable. The young backstroker swam into the 1980 Olympic Games and set world records five times, earning three Olympic gold medals in the process. Her rise to the top...
  • Michael Phelps pleads guilty to drunken driving charges
    Michael Phelps pleads guilty to drunken driving charges
    Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges Friday, for which he received a one-year suspended sentence and 18 months probation.Phelps was pulled over at 1:40 a.m. on Sept. 30 Maryland after crossing the double yellow...
  • Michael Phelps scheduled to appear in court Friday
    Michael Phelps scheduled to appear in court Friday
    Swimmer Michael Phelps could learn his fate in a Maryland courtroom Friday, where the 22-time Olympic medalist is scheduled to appear on drunken driving charges. If convicted, Phelps could face up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.Phelps was...
  • Great American backstrokers: The life and acomplishments of swimmer Sybil Bauer
    Great American backstrokers: The life and acomplishments of swimmer Sybil Bauer
    Throughout the course of swimming history there have been many great female backstroke swimmers. None came before American Sybil Bauer.In a life that was cut tragically short due to cancer, Bauer died in 1927 at just 23 years old. Before cancer...
  • Summer Olympics: Swimming's 10 top American men
    Summer Olympics: Swimming's 10 top American men
    The United States has a long and rich swimming history, especially when it comes to the Olympic Games. Some of the best American swimmers in history have earned multiple Olympic medals and broken multiple world records. For some, accomplishments...