Articles by Jared Anderson

Dolfin Swim of the Week: Pearl Returns To Action For Florida

Vanessa Pearl is back to competition, and put up a 200 IM time last week that’s a full second better than where she was in-season last year.

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Former Pepperdine Coach Joe Spahn Was Put on Administrative Leave After Complaints

Former Pepperdine women’s swimming & diving coach Joe Spahn was put on paid administrative leave after athletes alleged bullying and other misconduct.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 52.4% Pick Ledecky As Swimmer of the 2010s

A majority of fans picked Katie Ledecky as the #1 overall swimmer of the 2010s, compared to just 38% for Michael Phelps.

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College Swimming Weekly Preview: Jan 6 – Jan 12, 2020

The #5 Indiana men are on the road against #3 Michigan in a clash of top-ranked Big Ten programs this Saturday morning as NCAA meets resume.

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Yannick Agnel To Lead French Broadcast Team For Tokyo Olympics

Olympic champ Yannick Agnel will once again provide commentary in France for coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, French media report.

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Janelle Atkinson Suing Stony Brook Over 2018 Dismissal, Claims Gender Bias

Janelle Atkinson is suing Stony Brook University, claiming the school didn’t thoroughly investigate accusations of abuse the way they would for male coaches.

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California Supreme Court To Hear Appeal over USOPC’s Duty To Protect Athletes

The CA Supreme Court will hear an appeal in a Taekwondo-related case centered on whether the USOPC has a legal duty to protect athletes from sexual abuse.

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Greensboro To Host YMCA Nationals Through 2023 (SCY) & 2021 (LCM)

The Greensboro Aquatic Center has announced that it will host five YMCA Nationals events in short and long course between 2020 and 2023.

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WADA’s New Prohibited Substances List Goes Into Effect Today

It’s the Olympic year, and for high-level athletes, that means WADA’s updated list of 2020 prohibited substances is now in effect.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 51% Favor Split Winter Juniors Format

It was a narrow split, with only just over half of voters favoring the new split format. The difference only came to about 20 total votes.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Abbey Weitzeil, Cal

Abbey Weitzeil set an American record and powered her California Golden Bears into the #1 spot in our NCAA Power Rankings early in the month of December.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Eddie Reese, Texas

Coach Eddie Reese’s Texas men couldn’t have swum much better at the Minnesota Invite, and they now lead our NCAA Power Ranks.

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SwimSwam’s Official 2019 Swammy Awards Index

Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions for all categories.

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SwimSwam’s Top 15 World Swimming Moments of the 2010s

With the 2010-2019 decade officially ending, we’re looking back at the world’s top 10 swimming moments of the past ten years.

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SwimSwam’s Top 15 U.S. Swimming Moments of the 2010s

With the 2010-2019 decade officially ending, we’re looking back at the top 15 swimming moments of the past ten years from a U.S.-based lens.

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