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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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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