Articles by Braden Keith

South Korea, Australia to Place Bids for 2013 World Championships

Over the next few weeks, bids to replace Dubai as the host of the 2013 World Championships will slowly leak…

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World's Top-Ranked 100 Freestyler Hospitalized with Viral Menengitis

Ranomi Kromowidjojo, who currently has the top ranked 100 LCM freestyle time in the world, has been hospitalized with a…

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World Aquatics Convention Will Feature Vote to Replace Dubai as the Host of the 2013 World Championships

Today, FINA announced that the 2013 World Championships bid will be voted on and re-awarded at the upcoming 1st annual…

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Big West Drops Swimming Championships, MPSF Formed to Fill Hole

This is an article about a college swimming program that has been cut. If you are interested in helping to…

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Marriott Teams Up With USA-Swimming to Make a Splash for Water Safety

The Marriott hotel chain has teamed up with USA-Swimming in a profit-share initiative. Under the agreement, USA-Swimming will receive a…

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Legends of the Pool: Johnny Weissmuller

While today’s class of swimmers are breaking records at a clip never before seen, they are not the first swimming…

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Coventry Signs Deal with Arena

This press release came across the wire this morning. After signing big contracts with both Auburn and the Cal men,…

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Janet Evans Leads Incredible 2010 Class Into High School Hall of Fame

Janet Evans, who is probably the greatest American distance swimmer in history, was one of 12 inductees into the the National…

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Former Olympic Champion Tom Dolan Suffers Severe Concussion

SwimmingWorldMagazine.com is reporting that former Olympic gold medalist Tom Dolan is recovering from a very severe concussion. The injury supposedly…

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Cincinnati Pools Receive Boost From Unlikely Source

The Cincinnati public pool system has received a $1,000 donation from, of all places, inmates at an Ohio prison. The…

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Swim Blogs United Welcomes Tennessee Swimmerella

Swim Blogs United is proud to announce the addition of Cheryl Richardson, also known as the Tennessee Swimmerella, to Swim…

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Butterfly Drill: One-Armed Fly, The RIGHT Way

One of the most popular butterfly drills, where I come from, is the one-armed butterfly. This drill comes in a…

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Spiniello Named to Replace Warner at Rutgers

Phil Spiniello has been named to replace Chuck Warner as the Rutgers Women’s head swimming & diving coach, the school…

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USA-Swimming Rule Change Proposals Include Major Overhauls to Abuse Reporting System, Glossary Rewrite

USA-Swimming has released all of the proposed rules changes that will be voted on at the House of Delegates meeting…

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Phelps, Team Speedo Swim Around the Earth to Fight Malaria

Girl Scouts sell cookies. Firefighters fill their boots. Sororities host car washes. In swimming, our go-to fundraiser is the famous…

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