Articles by Braden Keith

Maximus Williamson Breaks 13-14 National Age Group Record in 200 Free

Swimming at the Texas Age Group Championships on Friday, Maximus Williamson Broke the National Age Group Record in the 200 Meter Free.

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WATCH: 1,824 Drones Light Up the Sky at #Tokyo2020 Olympics

For the second straight Olympic Games, an aerial drone show has become one of the highlights of the opening ceremonies on Friday in Tokyo.

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Who Was the Pianist at the #Tokyo2020 Opening Ceremonies?

Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi Uehara performed an energetic piano number during the opening ceremonies, which included playing at times with her elbow.

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ISL Tickets Go on Sale for 2021 Regular Season in Naples, Italy

Caeleb Dressel, the 2020 ISL MVP, will return to represent the Cali Condors for the 3rd straight season, kicking off in August in Naples, Italy.

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Adorable Lola Noses the Ball Across the Line for a Goal!

During the Olympic opening ceremony in the US on Friday on NBC, Nulo pet food went to the bench to find a gold medal retriever named Lola.

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What Do Texas-to-the-SEC Rumors Mean For Swimming & Diving?

The Texas Longhorn men (above) and women finished higher at the 2021 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships than any SEC team.

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World Jr Record Holder Ilya Borodin Will Miss Olympics After COVID-19 Positive

Ilya Borodin, the European Champion and World Junior Record Holder in the 400 IM, will miss the Tokyo Olympic Games after a positive test for COVID-19.

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Lithuanian Swimmer Cleared of False Positive COVID Test in Japan

While the name of the athlete who tested positive has not been revealed, only one member of the Lithuanian swim team fits the description given by officials.

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What is the Commodity Value of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals?

The value of an Olympic medal can be measured in a number of different ways. It can be valued based…

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Ous Mellouli Announces Surprise Retirement Days Before 6th Olympic Games

Ous Mellouli, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has announced his retirement from international swimming and a boycott of Tokyo 2020 amid dispute…

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73 Current and Former Ellesmere Swimmers Sign Letter Supporting Alan Bircher

A letter signed by 44 active and 29 former Ellesmere College Titans swimmers comes after Alan Bircher was removed from the British Olympic Coaching Staff last week.

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Twin Things: Landon and Braylon VanMatre Match Splits in Relay Leadoffs

Twins Landon and Braylo VanMetre swam matching times over the weekend at the Indiana Senior LSC State Championship Meet.

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Gretchen Walsh Adds 2 More Wins to Finish 6-for-6 at Southeastern LSC Champs

Walsh won the maximum 6 individual events, plus two relays, and swept the 50 meter races at this year’s Southeastern Swimming LSC Championships.

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CAS Denies Temporary Injunction in Siphiwe Baleka’s Appeal of Olympic Bid

The President of the CAS Appeals Arbitration Division dismissed a request for provisional measures filed by Siphiwe Baleka to allow him to travel to Tokyo.

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Gretchen Walsh Wins 2 More, Letitia Sim Swims 3 More Best Times in Nashville

Gretchen Walsh picked up two more individual wins on Saturday at the Southeastern LSC Championships, including in her specialty the 50 free.

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