Articles by Braden Keith

Brazil Still Planning to Hold Olympic Swimming Trials, But Without Spectators

In spite of the CBDA trying to downplay the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, the Brazilian Olympic Committee has pulled spectators from April’s Olympic Trials.

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A&M’s Belousova Out; Arizona State’s Curry in for 2020 Women’s Championships

Texas A&M’s Anna Belousova has officially scratched out of the NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

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FINA Announces Spate of Corona-Cancellations, Delays Across Aquatic Sports

After the conclusion of the first meeting on Thursday of its COVID-19 taskforce, FINA, the governing body for 6 aquatic…

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NCAA Division II Championships Will Cut Out Spectators for Remainder of Meet

teams at the Division II swimming & diving championship have been told that no spectators will be allowed in the building


Columbia Sectionals Cancelled after University of Missouri Closes Doors

The University of Missouri has cancelled all non-essential campus events, including this weekend’s Sectional Championships.


UPDATE: Southern California Finds New Home for Junior Olympics

While there are not yet any confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Pasadena, Califronia, Southern California Swimming has decided to cancel JOs anyway.


Eddie Reese: Texas Will Take 16 Swimmers and 4 Divers to NCAA Championships

Head coach Eddie Reese held a press conference on Tuesday to discuss coronavirus, the upcoming NCAA Championships, and this summer’s Olympic Games.


Connecticut Cancels State Championships in Boys Swimming, 3 Other Sports

The latest casualty of the coronavirus outbreak are the state championship events in boys’ swimming, boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, and boys’ ice hockey in Connecticut.


Making Assumptions and Projecting the Cutline for the 2020 Men’s NCAA Champs

It’s sort of like if we played pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey with cut lines. Tait Pinnow knows about where the target is, but it’s a little fuzzy still.


2020 Women’s NCAA Championship Pick ‘Em Contest Presented by A3 is LIVE

Now you can pick against the SwimSwam experts in the 2020 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships Pick ‘Em Contest, with a chance to win prizes from A3.


NCAP 13-14 Boys Break 200 Yard Medley Relay National Age Group Record

A day after breaking the 400 medley relay record, a group of NCAP 13-14s broke the 200 medley relay as well.

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New Restrictions in Italy Cast Upcoming Olympic Trials into Doubt

New restrictions, including the full stoppage of travel to and from Riccione, have cast even more doubt on the Italian Olympic Trials. (Above: Olympic champion Gregorio Paltrinieri)


Nashville Aquatic Club Breaks 17-18 National Age Group Rec. in 200 Medley Relay

Led by a 26.91 breaststroke split from Alex Walsh (above), the Nashville Aquatic Club broke the national 17-18 200 yard medley relay record on Saturday.


Indian River Takes 46th-Straight Men’s, 38th-Straight Women’s NJCAA Titles

Indian River State College swept the NJCAA team titles for the 37th-straight season, with the women not losing a single event.


After Almost 8 Years of Retirement, Brent Hayden Hits Olympic “A” time

The 36-year old Hayden swam the 4th-fastest time of his career on Saturday in his 3rd meet back from a nearly 8-year hiatus from the sport.


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