Articles by Jared Anderson

Commonwealth Games tickets sold out for Swimming and Diving

The 2014 Commonwealth Games have officially sold out spectator tickets for the swimming and diving events as anticipation continues to build for one among this summer’s slate of premier international competitions.


Oakland swimming completes 2014-2015 class with nine additions

Oakland swimming and diving head coach Pete Hovland announced Thursday the addition of nine student-athletes during the spring signing period, giving the Golden Grizzlies 14 newcomers for the 2014-15 campaign.

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Italian National Junior team wins Energy Standard Championship in Moscow

Italy’s national junior team emerged victorious from Ukraine’s Energy Standard Championship, a meet that brought together juniors from Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, Spain and Italy in Moscow.

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Doping violations could have Russian Swimming Federation at risk for suspension, says Russian sports minister

A string of high-profile doping violations and suspensions could have Russia’s national swimming federation on the brink of being suspended as a whole, according to the country’s sports minister Vitaly Mutko.


Victoria Kaminskaya with Portuguese-record 400 IM at Coimbra Invite, four junior records fall

Victoria Kaminskaya broke a Portuguese record in the 400 IM over the weekend, one of her three wins at the Coimbra Invitational held in Coimbra, Portugal.


Meghan Lynch with 10 & Under 100 breaststroke NAG at CAC Qualifier meet

10-year-old Meghan Lynch of Greenwich YWCA already holds 10&under National Age Group records in both short-course breaststroking distances, and this weekend she extended her record-spree to the long course format.


Amid power outage delay, three meet records fall at Brazilian Children’s Championships

A power outage delayed the start of day 2 at the Brazilian Winter Children’s Championships by 45 minutes, but the country’s 13- and 14-year-old athletes still took down three meet records during the session.

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Arbitration rules that Evan White’s National Age Group records will stand after ratification holdup

An arbitrator ruled this week that the 5 Canadian National Age Group records set by Evan White and his teammates last fall will stand, ending a legal battle waged since Swimming Canada chose not to ratify the records in January.


FINA announces schedule for 2015 World Junior Championships in Singapore

The meet will take place from September 1st to September 6th of 2015. See the full event schedule here.


New face of Piroska fruit drinks, Katinka Hosszu has a unique grocery shopping experience

Ever go grocery shopping and see your own face staring back at you from the drinks aisle? Well that’s what happened to Hungarian swimming star Katinka Hosszu yesterday.


1968 Olympic gold medalist Doug Russell launches new club, Trinity Aquatics in Austin

Doug Russell, who won the gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in the 100 fly (upsetting Mark Spitz), has launched a new swim club in the Austin, Texas area. It is called Trinity Aquatics.


WADA launches online informational anti-doping course for athletes called ALPHA

Hoping to provide a fresh new method of anti-doping education, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has produced an online educational course for athletes, called ALPHA.


WATER POLO: USA Men Finish Group Play Undefeated With 11-10 Win Over Brazil

The USA Men’s Senior National Team completed group play at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament undefeated after an 11-10 victory over Brazil.

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2014 European Championships rosters roundup as of May

Here’s your guide for the nations that have already publicized rosters for the 2014 European Championships, including France and dominant freestyler Yannick Agnel.

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Olympic Swimmer Elvis Burrows to judge Mrs. USA Universal 2014

Elvis Burrows, a 2008 Olympic Bahamian swimmer, will judge the upcoming Mrs. USA Universal 2014 pageant on June 17th, 2014 in Woonsocket, RI.