Articles by Ben Dornan

Cecilia McCloskey Has Broken 11 Masters National Records in 2020 so Far

Swim Fort Lauderdale’s Cecilia McCloskey has been racing masters for over 30 years and has amassed numerous American Masters and World Masters records.


1980 Olympic Qualifier Paula Kelly Shares Opinions On Tokyo 2020 Postponement

Olympic qualifier Paula Kelly who was months away from her Olympic debut at Moscow 1980 when Canada boycotted the Games shared her thoughts on Tokyo 2020.

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Russian Gymnast Khorkina Says Tokyo 2020 Postponement Is Punishment From God

Svetlana Khorkina has spoken out, saying that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is a punishment from God for offending Russian athletes


Swimmers Worldwide React To Tokyo 2020 Postponement

In light of the 2020 Olympic postponement, Olympic qualifiers and hopefuls across the globe have taken to Instagram and Twitter to share their thoughts.


WADA Addresses Athletes’ Anti-Doping Concerns Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, WADA has released a set of Q&As to address the concerns that athletes may have as the situation unfolds.

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Michael Phelps Joins Fundraising Efforts For COVID-19 Relief

Swimming legend Michael Phelps has taken to Instagram to announce that he will be contributing to the ‘Athlete’s For COVID-19 Relief Fund.’


Nathan Adrian Raising Money for COVID-19 Relief Fund

Adrian will award a prize package to a donor that includes signed swimming memorabilia and a round of golf with Adrian and USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey


FINA Approves Use Of Underwater Video Technology At Olympics and World Champs

FINA has updated its bylaws to allow for the use of underwater video technology at the Olympic Games and World Championships.


Ivy League Cancels All Spring Sports; Harvard Out of NCAA Swim/Dive

The Ivy League has just announced that they will be cancelling all sporting events that are currently scheduled for the spring of 2020.


A Look At Women’s NCAA Relay Qualification, 2017-2020

For the 4th year in a row, Standford, Cal and Louisville hit all 5 ‘A’ cuts for the Women’s D1 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Triple Olympic Medalist Yuliya Efimova Entered at Pleasant Prairie Sectionals

Russian Olympian Yuliya Efimova will race at the 2020 Central Zone Section 1 Spring Champs that get under way this weekend, in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.


How To Watch The 2020 Pro Swim Series – Des Moines

The Pro Swim Series stop in Des Moines, Iowa gets underway with Wednesday night’s distance session and will continue until Saturday night.

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Pratt Picks Up Two More Golds On Night Two Of Cascade Trans Mountain Festival

The 2020 Cascade Trans Mountain Festival concluded with more swims from some of Canada’s top swimmers including un-retired Olympic medalist, Brent Hayden.

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Hayden Hits 22.40 In 50 Freestyle Prelim

Following his gold medal 100 freestyle performance on Saturday, Brent Hayden delivered a 22.40 prelim swim in the 50 freestyle.


Brent Hayden Lowers Season-Best 100 Free To 49.51, Threatens Kisil’s 49.48

Jade Hannah and Cole Pratt each won two golds and Brent Hayden won 100 free gold on the first night of the 2020 Cascade Trans Mountain Festival.


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