Articles by Jared Anderson

Proud takes another, Meilutyte breaks through at third British Gas International finals session

Friday morning brought the third finals session of the British Gas International Meet, with sprinter Ben Proud picking up another runaway win and Lithuanian breaststroker Ruta Meilutyte breaking through for her first win of the week in the 100 breast.

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Judge orders ‘additional investigation’ into Italian Swimming Federation over post-2009 Worlds monetary dispute

A nearly 5-year-long legal battle has reignited in Italy over allegedly unpaid invoices dealing with the 2009 World Championships. On Tuesday, a judge ordered additional investigation into FIN (the Italian Federation) as a response to an appeal made back in March.

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14-year-old Marrit Steenbergen sets Dutch Junior Record in 100 free

Marrit Steenbergen, a 14-year-old from RTC Drachten, won the 100 long-course meter free at the Netherlands Junior Championships over the weekend, setting both the 14-year-old national record and the overall junior mark, continuing to rewrite the country’s age group records for girls.

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Contract bid selected for expansion of Herning pool, groundbreaking in October

The planned expansion of the aquatic center in Herning, Denmark, host of last December’s European Short Course Championships, has selected a construction bid, and all signs point to construction beginning this fall.

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Proud and Peaty fast on day 2 of British Gas International, Simmonds nips Davies in 100 back

The second finals session of the British Gas International Meet saw some quick times from two of Britain’s rising male stars, Adam Peaty and Ben Proud, plus an entertaining 100 back race between Lizzie Simmonds and Georgia Davies.

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Auburn’s sprint group to highlight Richard Quick Invite this weekend

Auburn will host the Richard Quick Invitational this weekend, and the storied sprint school looks primed to provide most of the fireworks in the shortest races, according to the psych sheets.

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Next round of conference realignment takes effect July 1: Louisville to ACC, Rutgers to Big Ten

The changes aren’t nearly as drastic as they’ve been during the past several seasons, but rising national power Louisville will move to the already-stiff ACC, while Rutgers will also leave The American for the Big Ten.

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Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions psych sheets released with Hardy, Plummer among headliners

Olympic gold medalist Jessica Hardy (pictured) and World Champs silver medalist David Plummer are among the headliners of the meet, which runs Thursday through Sunday.

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O’Connor wins a pair of races at British Gas International’s first finals session

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor defended her top seeds in a pair of races at the first finals session of Great Britain’s British Gas International Meet, including a win over national record-holder Hannah Miley in the 200 IM.

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Auburn swimming & diving releases 2014-15 meet schedule

Six home events including the 2015 SEC Championships highlight the 2014-15 Auburn swimming and diving schedule, head coach Brett Hawke announced Wednesday.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Beisel doubles up in Northern California

With all due respect to Katie Ledecky’s earth-shattering world records, this week’s HardCore Swim takes a look at another USA Swimming star who put together an outstanding weekend, and whose swims might be lost in the frenzy of Ledecky’s world marks.

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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor with double top seeds on day 1 of British Gas International

Bath University’s Siobhan-Marie O’Connor paced the first day of action at Manchester’s British Gas International Meet, taking the top seed in two events heading into finals Wednesday night.

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Iowa men release 2014-2015 schedule, including home NCAA and Big Ten Championships

The University of Iowa has released its official schedule for the upcoming season, highlighted by the team’s second-ever chance to host the NCAA Championships.

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Japan more than doubles Pan Pacs/Asian Games rosters after Japan Open

25 more swimmers jumped onto the Pan Pacs team after the Japan Open, while 17 more made the Asian Games roster.

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Prince Harry visits Minas Tenis, meets Cesar Cielo on swing through Brazil

England’s Prince Harry has been in Brazil this week taking in the World Cup, but he took an opportunity earlier today to tour the Minas Tenis swimming facility.

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