Latest Speedo Stories

2009-08-13 16:03:08

Britain's Alton Towers theme park says it is considering revisions to its dress code amid a rise in popularity of revealing Speedo swimwear for men. Rachael Lockitt, public relations manager with the Alton, England, theme park said managers are discouraging male patrons from wearing Speedos and may consider a full ban if the fashion choice continues to be an issue, Sky News Online reported Thursday. With the heat wave over the weekend, we saw a big increase in men wearing tight Speedos,...

2008-10-01 00:00:54

By Simon Usborne Are waterproof MP3 players music to swimmers' ears - or are they simply a washout? Simon Usborne tests the new aquatic gadgets that are flooding the market Man has gone to great lengths to make exercise less mind- numbingly boring.

2008-08-19 06:00:00

Phelps has gone global. A huge marketing machine behind Michael Phelps hit town Monday, with a strategy in place to make him a global brand - and even richer.

2008-08-18 17:30:00

Swimmers from around the world are setting world and Olympic records in Beijing this month and most are doing it wearing a swimsuit made of fabric tested at NASA.

2008-07-02 09:00:04

By PAUL NEWBERRY By Paul Newberry The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. Michael Phelps just missed setting another world record at the U.S. Olympic trials. Natalie Coughlin and Aaron Peirsol showed him how to do it.

2008-07-02 06:00:04

By Vicki Michaelis OMAHA -- The pace at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Tuesday was so fast that a world silver medalist and former world-record holder were left in the wake.

2008-07-02 06:00:04

By Kent Babb, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 2--OMAHA, Neb. -- Natalie Coughlin could have been better. Ask her. She'll say the same thing. "It wasn't my prettiest of swims," she said. She was slow on the turns, as usual. She mentioned that, too. Hey, the 100-meter backstroke is her weakness.

2008-07-01 09:10:00

Swimmers around the world are breaking records this year like never before, including at this week's U.S. Olympic trials. Some say this is due to a space-age swimsuit.

2008-04-15 00:15:00

As of last Sunday, 36 world records have been eclipsed over the past eight weeks by swimmers who all had one thing in common: their swimsuit.

2008-02-28 17:00:00

A highly specialized computer modeling technique developed at the University of Nottingham has been instrumental in the design of a revolutionary new swimsuit which is now being hailed as the fastest in the world.

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