Posts Tagged: Olympic

2008 will be big year for sports in Omaha

Maybe it will take until the Qwest Center Omaha pool fills, because nothing says different like a million
gallons of water. The last time Qwest Center Omaha hosted the NCAA volleyball tournament, 17,209 spectators saw Nebraska win the national championship. The final four returns to Omaha on Dec. 20.The U.S. Olympic Trials-Swimming sit right in the middle of a something-for-everybody sports year in Omaha. They promise world-class talent, major crowds and network television.

Omaha to Host the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Swimming this Summer

Omaha will be host to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming at the Qwest Center Omaha, June 29 – July 6, 2008. This year is first time the event will be held in a temporary pool at an indoor facility. Swimming legends such as Michael Phelps and Natalie Coughlin will compete for their spot on the U.S. Olympic Swim Team.