Articles by Braden Keith

Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving Release 2018-2019 Schedule

The Texas men’s swimming & diving team will be battle-tested in the regular season before attempting a 5th-straight NCAA title in March.

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2-Time U Sports Swimmer of the Year Yuri Kisil Turns Pro Early

Kisil will move east to Toronto to train under Ben Titley at the High Performance Center.

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Brazil Drops Lanza, Costa from Short Course World Championships Squad

Vini Lanza won 3 events at the Jose Finkel Trophy, but has pulled out of the 2018 World Short Course Championships.

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Are We Sure that Morning Finals at the Olympics is Bad for Athletes?

There’s something poetic about morning racing in the Land of the Rising Sun (above, Mt. Fuji above the clouds).

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Taiwan Set for Referendum over Use of “Chinese Taipei” at the Olympics

The 5-petaled plum flower adorns the flag used by Chinese Taipei at the Olympics, which is not the same as the flag of Taiwan.

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Bob Benson, Coach at Colgate for 3+ Decades, Dies at 78

Colgate Athletics lost one of its legendary coaches this week with the death Monday of Bob Benson. He was 78….

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Andriy Govorov’s 4 Stages of World Record Preparation

2018 FINA WORLD CUP – DOHA Thursday, September 13th – Saturday, September 15th Hamad Aquatic Centre (HAC), Aspire Zone, Doha, Qatar Heats…

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Former Princeton, Michigan, Fairfield Coach Bill Farley Dies at 73

Farley spent 9 years as the head coach of the Princeton men’s swim team, and was the first-ever coach of the women’s team.

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Participation in High School Swimming Grows for 2nd-Straight Year

North Allegheny High School in Pennsylvania broke several National High School Records in the 2017-2018 season.

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ACC Diver of the Year Greg Duncan Transfers to Purdue

Duncan had originally planned to transfer to Arizona, but a change of coach there led him to Purdue.

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World Record Holder Kliment Kolesnikov Chosen for 2018 Youth Olympics

Kolesnikov is one of eight Russians that will be sent to Buenos Aires: a group full of some of the best junior swimmers in Europe.

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2018 European Champion Ellie Faulkner Announces Retirement

25-year old British swimmer Ellie Faulkner has announced her retirement from competitive swimming. The 2012 and 2016 Olympian is coming off…

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Southern Illinois S&D Hit with NCAA Penalties for Rules Infractions

The infractions revolve around impermissible diving lessons given to ineligible students, and result in probation, reduced, scholarships, suspensions, and vacation of results.

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NOVA’s Rod Hansen Named ASCA/F&F Age Group Coach of the Year

Rod Hansen of Irvine Novaquatics Swimming has been named the 2018 ASCA/Fitter & Faster Age Group Coach of the Year….

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