Latest Diving News

They're on the edge of glory, and the edge of an art museum, as cliff divers come to Boston

Jun. 08, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rhiannan Iffland stepped to the edge of a platform nearly seven stories above Boston Harbor, thousands of cheering fans packed onto docks, roofs and sidewalks below, and soared through the air with the city's skyline disappearing behind her as she rocketed toward the tea-brown...

Paris mayor is confident that water quality will allow Olympic swimming in the River Seine

Apr. 23, 2024 12:19 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said she was confident water quality in the River Seine will be up to Olympic standards this summer — and that she’ll be able to prove it by swimming there, possibly alongside President Emmanuel Macron. The Seine is the venue for marathon...

Leon Marchand helps ASU to its first national relay title at NCAA swimming and diving championships

Mar. 29, 2024 23:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Leon Marchand repeated as champion in the 400-yard individual medley, and he led Arizona State to its first national relay title at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships on Friday night. Marchand went 3:32.12 in the IM for a pool record and his...

Florida and California both win relay events on Day 1 of the men’s swimming and diving championships

Mar. 27, 2024 22:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Florida won the first event of the NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships on Wednesday night, and the Gators are tied with California for the first-day lead in the team standings. The Gators opened the meet by capturing the 200-yard medley relay with a...

Defending champ Virginia wins the first event at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships

Mar. 20, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Defending champion Virginia won the first event of the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships, and Florida took the first-day lead on Wednesday. The Cavaliers opened the meet by capturing the 200-yard medley relay, an event they won last year, with a time...