Articles by Braden Keith

Scozzoli Takes Ill in Italy, Pesce Steps Up On Day 2

After a rocking day 1 at Italian trials that saw a ton of Shanghai A-times, things got off to a…

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FINA Releases Response to USA Swimming Comments About Lack of Information Sharing

Today, FINA has sent out a response to the heated criticism that they have been receiving over their investigation into…

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South African Stars Schoeman, van der Burgh Earn Trips to Shanghai on Day 3 in S.A.

Arguably the two biggest names in South African swimming, Roland Schoeman and Cameron van der Burgh, finally punched their tickets…

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At Italian Trials, Pellegrini Falls Short of Adlington’s Time with 4:03.4 in 400 Free

On day 1 at the Italian National Championships and World Championship Trials, the Italian team has earned itself several automatic…

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USA-Swimming Releases Open Water Safety Report (Updated With Bryce Elser as Open Water Manager)

USA-Swimming has released its official report regarding the inquiry into the unfortunate death of Open Water star Fran Crippen last…

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Zandberg Posts FINA A-Time in 50 Backstroke, Trott Posts World-Ranked Time in 1500

Two days down, and two FINA World Championships qualifiers for the South African National Team. On day 1, it was…

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Eric Hansen Takes Over the Head Coaching Post at the University of Arizona

After it was announced that Frank Busch would take over as the USA-Swimming National Team Director last winter, the immediate…

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Le Clos Only Worlds Qualifier on Day 1 at South African Nationals

Day 1 is in the books from Port Elizabeth, South Africa at the 2011 Telkom SA National Championships, and in 4 individual…

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Maps to Get to the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Home of the 2011 FINA World Aquatics Championships

We’ve gotten a ton of questions over the past few months about the exact location of the Shanghai Oriental Sports…

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Down Goes Kitajima! Felled By Textile Best from Tomita On Day 3 at Japanese Trials

While many in attendance in Hamamatsu were there specifically to see the glory that is Kosuke Kitajima in the breaststroke…

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Kukors Tops Leverenz in 200 IM on Day 3 at Eric Namesnik Ann Arbor Grand Prix

Day 3 is over at the Eric Namesnik Ann Arbor Grand Prix, and the woman stole the show on the…

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National Record Count Runs to 5 at Japanese Trials

See Day 1 Recap After 3 National Records were broken on day 1, competitors at the Japanese World Championship Trials…

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Phelps Has Roller-Coaster Day 2 at Eric Namesnik-Ann Arbor Grand Prix

Day 2 is over from Ann Arbor, and while there was a lower number of times that rattle near the…

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Scaled-Back Japanese Nationals See World-Ranked Times on Day 1

With the tragedy of destruction and pending nuclear threat in Japan, the planned National Swimming Championships had to be postponed…

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Odds of Hosting for FINA 2015/2017 World Championships; USA Declines to Bid Again

According to Yahoo’s European arm, FINA has released the names of interested cities for the 2015 and 2017 World Championships….

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