Swimming and Diving

 
USA's Ryan Lochte during the qualification round of the 200m medley men in the swimming event in Olympic Swimming Pool on Aug. 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Four sponsors drop Ryan Lochte after Rio incident

By Subrat Patnaik, Reuters on Aug. 22, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
“We cannot condone behavior that is counter to the values this brand has long stood for,” Speedo USA said in an email statement Monday.
Sarah Wilcox

Six set for induction into Old Town Athletic Hall of Fame

on Aug. 19, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
Six new names will be entered into the Old Town High School Athletic Hall of Fame this fall, according to an announcement by the school and the RSU 34 Educational Foundation.
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Ryan Lochte of USA reacts during the men's 200m Individual Medley Final at Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 11.

Brazil police consider charges against U.S. Olympic swimmers

By Rodrigo Viga and Jeb Blount, Reuters on Aug. 18, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about a gunpoint robbery earlier this week and was actually involved in a scuffle at a gas station, Brazilian police officials told the Associated Press on Thursday.
Ryan Lochte of the United States, pictured with his gold medal after swimming on the winning 4x200 freestyle relay team on Aug. 9, was among several Olympians robbed at gunpoint in Rio De Janeiro on Saturday night.

US Olympic swimmers robbed at gunpoint in Rio

By Cindy Boren and Dom Phillips, Washington Post on Aug. 14, 2016, at 4:28 p.m.
Michael Phelps swims during the men's 200-meter butterfly final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games on Tuesday at Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Move over Leonidas, here comes Michael Phelps

By Alan Baldwin, Reuters on Aug. 10, 2016, at 6:54 p.m.
The medal machine that is Phelps on Tuesday night matched what must surely rank as the oldest record in sport when he chalked up his 12th individual Olympic swimming gold medal.
Michael Phelps of the United States competes in the 4x100 relay during the Rio Games Sunday night at Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Phelps takes his 19th Olympic gold

By Alan Baldwin, Reuters on Aug. 07, 2016, at 11:06 p.m.
Emma Waddell of Bangor, here in a March 2014 file photo, competed in the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Monday night in Omaha, Nebraska.

Maine swimmers don’t advance at US Olympic Trials

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on June 27, 2016, at 10:16 p.m.
The Olympic Trials continue through Sunday.
Emma Waddell

Three Maine swimmers to compete at US Olympic Trials

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on June 20, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.

Bangor pools open

By Bangor Parks and Recreation on June 15, 2016, at 1:39 p.m.
Emma Waddell

Falmouth, Bangor swimmers gain top collegiate awards

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on May 05, 2016, at 5:03 p.m.
Robby MacDonald

Bangor’s MacDonald to join Maine Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame

By Larry Mahoney on April 22, 2016, at 8:52 p.m.
“Swimming has absolutely been a huge part of my life. It has been a lifelong association.”
Brunswick's Caitlin Tycz competes in the 100-yard butterfly during the Class A girls swimming and diving state championship meet on Feb. 13 at the University of Maine in Orono. Tycz set a YMCA national record in the 100 butterfly last week in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Maine swimmer sets YMCA national record

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on April 12, 2016, at 5:51 p.m.
Competing for the Long Reach Swim Club of the Bath YMCA, Caitlin Tycz flew to a time of 52.43 seconds to win the 100-yard butterfly.

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 7, 2016

on April 07, 2016, at 8 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 31, 2016

on March 31, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 24, 2016

on March 24, 2016, at 7:38 p.m.

Bath swimmer sets state records at YMCA state meet

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on March 11, 2016, at 7:12 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 10, 2016

on March 10, 2016, at 8:12 p.m.

UMaine junior sets five school records at ECAC swim championships

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on March 01, 2016, at 12:36 p.m.
The Black Bears also set records in four relays.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 26, 2016

on Feb. 26, 2016, at 7:24 p.m.

Former Bangor swimmer posts wins for WPI at league championship

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on Feb. 24, 2016, at 6:55 p.m.