Swimming Record

The world records in swimming are ratified by FINA, the international governing body of swimming. Records can be set in long course (50 metres) or short course (25 metres) swimming pools. FINA recognises world records in the following events for…

Professional Sports on Strike

1992 NHL Players Strike The first league-wide strike to hit the National Hockey League came during the 1992 season. After trying in vain to get a new collective bargaining agreement, on April 1 the NHL Players’ Association decided to walk…