Articles by Karl Ortegon

Boscaino Twins Make Commitment to Florida Gators for Next Fall

Nazareno and Ludovico Boscaino, twins from Tampa, Florida, have chosen to stay in state and will swim for Gregg Troy’s Florida Gators starting…

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Efimova Sends Letter to FINA Asking to Lift Her Temporary Suspension

Earlier today, the ongoing controversy surrounding doping, specifically the drug meldonium, got even more complicated as the WADA announced that…

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Newly-Formed WADA Compliance Review Committee Holds April Meeting

In compliance with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code, the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) has formed a committee, the Compliance Review…

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Le Clos and Reid Both Add Events to Olympic Lineup in Durban

Chad le Clos has added a qualification in the 200 free to his potential Olympic lineup on Day 3 of the 2016 South African Olympic Trials.

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Greece Names 14 Swimmers to European Championships Roster

Kristian Gkolomeev looks to be the star of the Greek team being sent to the 2016 European Championships in London.

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Canadians in the NCAA: Was Redshirting Worth It at Trials?

Kierra Smith won both breaststroke races and punched her ticket to Rio after taking the year off from the University of Minnesota to pursue her Olympic dreams.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #7 Anders Holm Reads Our Magazine

#10 82 days until trials begins and a lot is going on. There are currently 1667 qualified for a great…

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Marc Antoine Olivier Wins Tight Open Water 5K Battle Over Ous Mellouli

France’s Marc Antoine Olivier came out ahead by a hair in the men’s 5K at the U.S. Open Water Nationals in…

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2016 Australian National Championships: Day Three Prelims Live Recap

Emma McKeon leads a plethora of talented Aussie women in the 200 free prelims this morning in Adelaide.

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Ashley Twichell and Ferry Weertman Win 10K’s at Open Water Festival

The Open Water Festival 10k race took place in Miromar Lakes, FL today, with some of the top domestic and…

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WATCH: High Divers Twist and Tuck in Slow Motion in Abu Dhabi

Diving often takes a backseat to swimming at big competitions like the NCAA Championships, but there is something so intriguing and…

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Meghan Small Clocks 1:00-low 100 Breast on Day 4 of YMCA Nationals

Full Day 4 finals results In the girls’ 100 breast, the versatile Meghan Small took a sledgehammer to the YMCA national…

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Meehan and Salo Named Pac-12 Women’s Swimming Co-Coaches of the Year

Both Stanford’s Greg Meehan and USC’s Dave Salo were honored as the Pac-12 Women’s coaches of the year. USC triumphed at Pac-12s, as…

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Ella Eastin Named Pac-12 Women’s Swimmer and Freshman of the Year

The Pac-12 conference has announced its athletes of the year for the 2015-16 season. Ella Eastin was honored as the…

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2016 Australian National Championships: Day One Prelims Live Recap

Emily Seebohm will kick off her Aussie Nationals with a race in the 50 back against rising 15-year-old youngster Minna Atherton.

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