Articles by Braden Keith

CBDA Replaces Nicholas Santos and Henrique Barbosa for World Championships; Molina's Spot Also Filled

In a move we foreshadowed yesterday, CBDA president Coarcey Nunes has announced that Nicholas Santos and Henrique Barbosa have been…


High-Tech Rubber Suits Seeing New Life in Elite Competitive Swimming

Though FINA has said that the high-tech rubber suits that tore up the World Record books in 2008 and 2009…


Phelps Shreds 100 Fly For World Best Time, Less Impressive in 200 Free in Canada

Michael Phelps, and many of his NBAC and former Club Wolverine teammates, spent the weekend in Montreal, Canada competing at…

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2004 Gold Medalist Rhi Jeffrey Training for Comeback in Bizarre New Zealand Scenario

The latest comeback attempt by a swimmer long retired is a reminder that all of these young superstars that are…


USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Committee Releases Rules Changes Recommendations

The USA Swimming Rules & Regulations Committee has released their thoughts on 46 proposed rules changes to the USA-Swimming rule…


Brazilian Doping Scandal: Santos Could Take Brunt of Punishment

(Update: the CBDA has announced replacements for both swimmers. See details here.) There’s a new angle arising in the Cesar…


2011-2012 College Swimming Previews: No. 12 Tennessee Women Build Off of Breakout Season

The summer of 2011 will feature a huge meet in the FINA World Championships, but that doesn’t mean it’s too…

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FINA Knew of Cielo Positive Tests Prior To Paris Open

Special Thanks to our Brazilian Correspondent D’artangan Dias for his continued help as more details unfold in this case. In…


New Twist in Cielo Case: Lab Denies Cross-Contamination Was Their Fault (UPDATED WITH CBDA RESPONSE)

Yesterday, we reported that the source of Cielo’s supplement contamination had been found and confirmed to be a labaratory where…


Shanghai 2011: Which World Records are Most Likely to Fall?

This is the first of many preview-type pieces we will run in the leadup to the 2011 Shanghai World Championships….


Lab Accepts Fault for Cielo, Three Other Brazilians' Positive Tests

Earlier today, Cesar Cielo revealed on his personal blog that he and three of his Brazilian teammates had received warnings…


European Junior Championships Preliminary Psych Sheets Released

LEN, the overarching governing body of European swimming, has released the preliminary psych sheets for the European Junior Championships that…


Miley Tops Belmonte in 400 IM on Day 1 in Scotland

In recent years, the British National Team has made a pretty obvious rise within the swimming community, and is probably…

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Former Auburn Captain James Wilke Reunites With David Marsh as SwimMAC Senior Coach

Nine-time All-American and two-time Olympic Trials semifinalist James Wike has been hired by SwimMAC Carolina to be the newest senior…

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Off the Deep End: Top 10 Royal Olympians, Featuring Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock

On April 29th, there was a royal wedding (you may have heard about it, if only because the great Ian…


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