Articles by Hannah Hecht

Watch: Binghamton University Swimming and Diving Training Trip Video

Video Courtesy Katie Chung Youtube.  The Binghamton University Bearcats spent their winter break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and their training…

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Rio Olympic Stadium in State of Abandonment,”Handed Over to the Cats”

Brazilian news outlet Globo is reporting that the site of the Rio 2016 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies has fallen into abandonment, ridden with stray cats, without power, and littered with trash.

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Vote Here for Ledecky, Phelps, Manuel, Hosszu: 2016 USSA Athlete OTY

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Katinka Hosszu, and Simone Manuel have all been nominated for the United States Sports Academy’s Athlete of the Year Awards.

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Ohio State’s Li and Clary Lead the Way in Win over Toledo

Liz Li won the 50 free by over half a second today, teaming up with Lindsey Clary as the only two women to slip under the NCAA ‘B’ standards in Ohio State’s home dual against Toledo.

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FINA Holds Development Clinic in Palestine

As part of FINA’s development program, FINA representative John Stathis conducted a development clinic for Palestinian coaches in Ramallah, Palestine October 29th through…

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2016 Swammy Awards: South American Female Swimmer of the Year

50 backstroke short course world champion Etiene Medeiros is our South American Female Swimmer of the Year.

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2016 Swammy Awards: South American Male Swimmer of the Year

Out of a tight pool of athletes, Felipe Franca Silva’s South American record in the 100 breast tipped him over the edge to win the 2016 Swammy Award for South American Male Swimmer of the Year.

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2016 Swammy Awards: Viral Video of the Year

Although there were dozens of incredible viral videos to choose from this year, ultimately, the Swammy Award goes to Fu Yuanhui, who didn’t know that she had won a bronze medal in the Olympic 100 backstroke until halfway through her post-race interview.

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Princeton Suspends Men’s Swimming and Diving Team’s Season

Princeton has suspended their men’s swimming and diving team effective immediately following the discovery of offensive, vulgar, racist, and misogynistic material being found on the team listserv.

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Vote for the Russian Swimming Federation’s People’s Choice Awards

Look here to vote for the Apollo and Aphrodite Awards, the people’s choice awards of the Russian Swimming Federation.

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Worlds Day 6 Prelims Scratches: #6 Seed Foldhazi Out of Men’s 200 Back

Hungary’s David Foldhazi, the sixth seed coming into the men’s 200 back, is our only major scratch for the morning, but we will still see Australia’s Mitch Larkin (pictured) take on the event.

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Winter Juniors – East Day 4 Scratch Report: Alex Walsh Out of 100 Fr B

Alex Walsh has scratched tonight’s 100 free B final, which allows her sister, Gretchen, to avoid a swim-off against Paige Hedrick.

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2016 Short Course World Championships – Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Katinka Hosszu is just one of many top stars in the sport who will be in action in Windsor this morning.

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Medeiros & Seebohm Scratch 50 Free Semis for 50 Back Final Focus

2016 SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS December 6th – December 11th, 2016 Windsor, Ontario, Canada WFCU Centre SCM (25m) Prelims: 9:30…

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Day 5 Prelims Scratch Report: Belmonte on the Start List for 200 IM

Mireia Belmonte, despite her bronchitis trouble this week, is on the start lists for the 200 IM prelims this morning in Windsor.

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