Maandag 8 december heeft de loting plaatsgevonden van de ManMeer Cup Dames 1, Heren 1, en Heren 2. De loting vond plaats op het bondsbureau nadat afgelopen weekend de achtste finales gespeeld waren.
The Cal duo of Rachel Bootsma and Ryan Murphy won 100 backstroke races on the final night of the Speedo Grand Challenge.
France's 4x100m freestyle ambitions on the way to the defence of the world crown this August were bolstered by a lifetime-best 48.44 victory in the 100m freestyle from Mehdy Metella, of Marseilles, in the closing session of the Golden Tour in Nancy today.
American breaststroker Kevin Cordes is moving to Singapore to work under the guidance of Sergio Lopez.
Australia's Emma McKeon concluded a cheering campaign at the Japan Open with a 57.62 win in the 100m butterfly, that effort her fifth entry into the world's top 10 performances so far this year; Kazuki Kohinata led the 200m breaststroke just ahead of a World Junior Record from Ippei Watanabe, both on 2:09s
James Magnussen will not defend his world 100m freestyle crown this August: the sprinter, global champion in 2011 and 2013 is to have shoulder surgery on an injury in a bid to settle the issues related to an injury well in time for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games four years after silver in London
Vladimir Morozov clocked 21.95 in the 50 freestyle, a warning shot to his foes on the way to the World Championships.
European champion Marco Koch, of Germany, edged ahead of his season best for a second sub-2:10 over 200m breaststroke, Charlotte Bonnet clocked her second 1:56.8 of the year and there were more wins for Katinka Hosszu, of Hungary, in finals on day 2 at the Nancy round of the Golden Tour in France
Emma McKeon popped a career best 53.32 world No 5 100m freestyle for a second win on the day at the Japan Open in Tokyo, her tally adding to the family gold rush, her brother David McKeon taking the 400m freestyle. The second day of action also witnessed a 4:10 from World champion Daiya Seto in the 400m medley, a 1:55 from Ryosuke Irie in the 200m backstroke and a 48.41 Japanese record for Katsumi Nakamura in the 100m freestyle
Caitlin Leverenz captured the 200 individual medley to headline the opening night of the Speedo Grand Challenge.
It was April 1 this year when FINA began to recognise World Junior Records, the jest of conditions imposed hardly amusing for those who would prefer to see a sport less burdened with footnotes and asterisks so convoluted as to send a sane man screaming away from the pool
The first day of action at the Nancy round of the Golden Tour in France witnessed a record sixth sub-22sec dash of the season from Olympic champion Florent Manaudou and more stunning progress from Katinka Hosszu, of Hungary, who wiped a fourth second off her 200m backstroke best for a world season No 2 2:06.81 but fell shy of the 2:06.62 Hungarian record that stood as the world record to legendary Krisztina Egerszegi between 1991 and the advent of shiny suits in 2008
Daiya Seto and Masato Sakai battled to the helm of the 200m butterfly world rankings with respective efforts of 1:54.46 and 1:55.08 on the opening day of the Japan Open in Tokyo; solid efforts from Kosuke Hagino, on 15:05 in 1500m; Ryosuke Irie, Emma McKeon and a lifetime best for Jessica Fullalove
Japan's other top two Kosuke Hagino - who stopped the clock in 15:05.35 for the win in a very rare appearance over 1500m freestyle - and Ryosuke Irie rivalled Seto for top billing on points among men, while visitors Emma McKeon, of Australia, and Jessica Fullalove, of Britain, produced the best efforts among women, Kanako Watanabe close on points in a session stacked with the speedy to the solid
Dit jaar is voor de eerste keer het Paralympic Talent Camp in Amsterdam en omgeving georganiseerd. Deze weekstage is een samenwerkingsverband geweest tussen de KNZB, de AtletiekUnie, de tennisbond en basketbalbond. Een groep van tien talenten uit de Johan Cruijff Foundation zwemselectie was namens de KNZB vertegenwoordigd.
Olympic 50m freestyle champion Florent Manaudou arrives at the Nancy round of the French Golden Tour tomorrow with a new status in tow: he's in the French dictionary of proper names alongside his sister Laure; and why Federica Pellegrini told Italian football boss 'put a sock in it'
Editorial: the scriptwriter for a documentary with USA Swimming on events at the 1976 Olympic Games - the GDR and all that - issues a thinly veiled accusation against Katinka Hosszu and places his thoughts in the context of what came to pass 40 years ago. The past raises many more questions for Converse's script, including some for USA Swimming that speak to why going along to get along is often a bad idea
In the wake of case such as those of Yuliya Efimova and Natalia Lovtsova, proposals to back the WADA Code with clear domestic guidance when it comes to coaches working with swimmers banned for doping during their periods of suspension will be considered by USA Swimming's Rules Committee next month in readiness for an autumn vote
One of several plans to float/build a swimming pool in the River Thames in London has got a stroke closer to construction after backers breached a £125,000 target on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter; the £11m Thames Baths could open by 2017
Water polo is one of the sports affected by construction delays and funding shortfalls at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games site in Brazil: the venue for first-phase matches of the tournament has been scrapped, officials have confirmed
Emily Seebohm may join Cameron McEvoy at the Palm Beach program of coach Richard Scarce on the Gold Coast after her long-time mentor Matt Brown took a job in Melbourne. The other option is Simon Cusack at Commercial, the program of Cate and Bronte Campbell, Christian Sprenger and other national teamsters