Articles by Braden Keith

Knoxville Native Annie Rimmer Verbally Commits to Tennessee

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Texas State Champion Vincent Ribeiro Commits to Texas A&M

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Italian Swimmer Misha Palazzo Breaks S14 World Record in Men’s 1500 Free

The record broken by Palazzo was less than a month old.

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Luca Dotto Signs with Aqua Centurions of ISL

Dotto, the first Italian man under 48 seconds in the 100 Long Course Meters freestyle, will join his home-country team in the first season of the ISL.

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California Water Polo Coach Cesar Altamirano, 26, Dies

Cesar Altamirano, a water polo coach with Tustin High and the SOCAL Water Polo Club in Southern California, died after…

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Beckie Scott Refusing to Participate in WADA Bullying Investigation

Scott, who won an Olympic gold medal in cross country skiing in 2002, is refusing to grant interviews to the law firm investigating her own allegations of bullying against WADA executives.

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WADA Successfully Retrieves Russian Doping Samples for Re-Analysis

After missing a previous deadline to turn over Data, this time Russia was 2 months ahead of the deadline to produce the samples to WADA.


Murilo Sartori Leads 16 Brazilians to 2019 World Junior Championships

Sartori (above) is the Brazilian Junior Record holder in the men’s 400 free.

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California Southern Section Swimming Championships Begin on Wednesday

Juniors Ella Ristic (above) and Anna Delgado give Santa Margarita their best chance at repeating as CIF-SS Division I Champions.

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Indiana All-American Morgan Scott Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

With Scott’s transfer, Indiana will have to replace the first 3 legs of their top-4 medley relays next season.


Who Wore it Better: Hugo Gonzalez Transfer or Maxime Rooney Transfer?

Hugo Gonzalez (above) is a little harder to project, given that he didn’t swim the 2018-2019 NCAA season.


Liberty Will Replace Daktronics Timing System After Timing Controversies

The natatorium will retain its Daktronics video displays, but replace the timing system that has continued to very high-profile cause issues at high level meets.


WADA Lifts Suspension of Anti-Doping Lab Involved in Testing Cover-Ups

The laboratory was previously suspended after its top officials were found to have covered-up positive tests.


Russia Announces 31-Swimmer Roster for 2019 World University Games

Russia is sending a powerful roster that includes, among others, Grigory Tarasevich (above)

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