Synchronized swimming wins national title in final season

The pandemic didn’t stop them; the discontinuation of their sport didn’t stop them; Ohio State didn’t stop them. Today, and for the last time as a varsity program, Stanford’s synchronized swimmers are national champions.

The Cardinal started its team routine on Saturday to AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck.” With about 200 people in attendance, many with thunder sticks, the atmosphere at Avery Aquatic Center was electric. The start of the routine was the loudest the venue had been since the start of the pandemic. It only became louder when the announcer brought news of the team’s final score: 83.6000, completing a sweep of

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Gary Taylor Out As Auburn Head Swim Coach After Three Years

Auburn will move on from head swimming coach Gary Taylor after just three seasons, the school announced in a statement today.

“Auburn and head swimming and diving coach Gary Taylor have mutually agreed to part ways,” Athletic Director Allen Greene said in the release, which you can read in full below:

AUBURN, Ala.— Auburn and head swimming and diving coach Gary Taylor have mutually agreed to part ways, Auburn Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Monday. Taylor spent three seasons as the Tigers’ head coach.

“Auburn is appreciative to Gary for his service to the Auburn swimming and diving

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2021 Brazilian Trials – Day 1 Finals Live Recap


It’s night 1 of the 2021 Brazilian Olympic Swimming Trials, meaning that Brazil’s top swimmers will be getting their first shot to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The most heated race of the night is likely to be the men’s 100 breast in which the top 5 entrants were separated by only 0.97 seconds. Felipe Silva managed to get under the Olympic qualifying standard of 59.93 during the prelims with a 59.74. Joining him in the final will be a tough field to the tune of João Luiz Gomes Júnior (1:00.06), Caio Pumputis (1:00.11), Felipe

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Auburn ‘mutually agrees’ to part ways with swim and dive coach Gary Taylor

Monday morning, 10 days before coach Gary Taylor’s three-year anniversary at Auburn, the school announced that it had “mutually agreed” to part ways with the swimming and diving coach.

Taylor, who was hired April 29, 2018, coached the Tigers for the last three seasons. Athletic Director Allen Greene hired him from North Carolina State, where he had spent the previous six seasons.

Taylor’s first season at Auburn ended with a 12th-place finish in the women’s swimming and diving national championships. The men did not place. Thirteen women and one man earned All-American honors that year.

The following season was cut

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Baby boy saved himself from drowning thanks to swimming lessons

Monday morning 2-year-old Kyle Siegel was excited to go to school. Not just any school, he attends the Infant Swimming Resource Swim School in Royal Palm Beach.His mother Traci Siegel, was emotional at this lesson. “I don’t know what could’ve happened. That’s when I get emotional if we hadn’t heard the splash and he hadn’t had the swim lessons. I don’t know if he’d be here,” Siegel said. Last week Kyle saved himself from drowning inside his family’s pool after using the swim and float technique he learned from owner Infant Resource Instructor Toni Ann Capanelli. “Being as though Florida … Read More

Cody Simpson in eye-catching return to competitive swimming

Cody Simpson made an impressive return to competitive action at the Australian Swimming Championships. Pic: Getty

Cody Simpson has put his Olympic rivals on notice after delivering a stunning performance in his return to competitive action at the Australian Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast.

The pop star who once famously dated Miley Cyrus, was a mysterious no-show for the heats of his preferred 100m butterfly event on Friday.

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However, the 24-year-old made amends in the 50m butterfly on Saturday with an incredible

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