Articles by Eleanor Beers

WADA Submits Reinstatement Guidelines for Russian Anti-Doping Fed

Following CAS’s decision to largely uphold WADA’s original ban, RUSADA has finally been given their two-year reinstatement plan.

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Buffalo Bulls Add Distance Specialist Ava Cunningham to Class of 2026

Distance specialist Ava Cunngingham has announced her commitment to swim for the University at Buffalo. She will join the Bulls for their 2022-2023 season.


George Mason Picks Up SCHSL 100 Breastroke Runner-Up

Nathan Powell of Mecklenburg Swim Association announced his commitment to swim for George Mason University beginning in the fall of 2021.

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Four-Time Olympian Alia Atkinson Makes Appearance at SOFLO Last Chance Meet

Four-time Olympian Alia Atkinson competed at SOFLO’s “Last Chance” last weekend and dropped a 1:08.76 100 breastroke. She is already qualified for Tokyo.


14-Year-Old Sarah Rodrigues Pops 2:14.90 200 Back

14-Year-Old Sarah Rodrigues moved herself up to third in the national age group rankings (13-14) last weekend after blasting a 2:14.90 200 backstroke.

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Weyant Sisters Make Final Push Before Trials at SYS Memorial Meet

Both Weyant sisters demonstrated their readiness for Trials at the SYS Memorial meet, taking big wins and nearing best times in some events.


Jon Reiter Clinches First Trials Cut One Week Before Cut Deadline

Cal Baptist commit Jon Reiter of Aulea Swim Club will join teammate Tom Caps at Wave 1 of the Olympic Trials, beginning next week.


Ian Thorpe to Join Seven Network for Olympic Swimming Coverage

On Monday, the news that Ian Thorpe would be joining Seven Network as a commentator broke, clearing up much uncertainty surrounding the issue.


Team USA Council on Racial and Social Justice Reveals New Recommendations

The Team USA Council on Social and Racial Justice has unveiled their second round of recommendations, in which they promote athlete expression.


USC Commit Justina Kozan Breaks 200 IM Trinity League and SMCHS Records

The Santa Margarita men and women both picked up Trinity League titles last weekend. Two SMCHS relays and Justina Kozan both broke Trinity League records.


15-Year-Old Joshua Chen Scores Two Olympic Trials Cuts in Des Moines

Joshua Chen earned his ticket to Omaha in the 100 and 200 breastroke events at the 2021 DSMY Road to Omaha Meet. His cuts were not the only ones of the meet.


Jack Alexy Pops 22.67/49.31 Freestyles in Long Course; Adds New Wave II Cut

After a 5 AM morning practice and long block of training, Jack Alexy impressed with a 22.67/49.31 free double and snagged another Wave II Trials cut.

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Japan Swimming Federation Chairman Norimasa Hirai Announces Retirement

With just a few months left until the Olympic Games begin, Japan Swimming Federation chairman Norimasa Hirai has announced his retirement from the position.

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College Swimmers Punch Trials Tickets at Club Mountaineer LC Meet

College swimmers scored their first Trials cuts at the May LC Meet hosted by Club Mountaineers, just two weeks before the deadline to make cuts.


Daniel Diehl Nears Best Times Two Weeks after TYR Spring Cup

Age group phenom Daniel Diehl snags three wins at the Keystone Aquatics May Melee meet just two weeks after going several lifetime bests at TYR Spring Cup.

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