Articles by Reid Carlson

Swim England Working to Shrink Its 11% Gender Pay Gap

Swim England’s gender pay gap is 7% lower than the national average but still needs work.

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Watch: Race Videos From Day 3 of the 2018 YMCA Short Course Nationals

Watch Brendan Burns become the 2nd-fastest 15-16 all-time in the 100 back.

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Watch: Race Videos From Day 4 of the 2018 YMCA Short Course Nationals

Watch 15-year-old David Curtiss go 19.75 in the 50 free, and Leah Braswell win the 500 by 3 seconds.

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Brazilian CBDE Announces 2018 World School Games Roster

The Brazilian Confederation of School Sports, or CBDE, has announced its roster for the 2018 World School Games, which are to be held in Marrakech, Morocco from May 2nd to May 9th.

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54 Brazilians in 10k Marathon to Kick off 2018 Brazil Trophy C’ship

54 Brazilian swimmers are entered in the 10k open water marathon, the first event of the 2018 Troféu Brasil, or Brazilian National Championships.

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Max McHugh Blasts 1:53.5 200 Breast at Y-Nats, 5th-Fastest 17-18 Ever

Max McHugh breaks the 200 breaststroke record twice in a single day, while Annika McEnroe continues to drive down her 100 butterfly time.

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Commonwealth Countdown: Aussie Vets, Newcomers Favored in Women’s Fly

The women’s butterfly races are loaded with domestic (Australian) and foreign talent, which has made determinin who will come out on top in each race rather difficult.

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Brazil’s CBDA Publishes 2018 Competition Calendar

Brazil’s National Swimming Federation has published its competition calendar for the 2018 season.

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Brazil Allows Swimmers More Individual Races at National Championships

The Brazilian Swimming Federation announced that it is increasing the number of individual races a swimmer may contest at national competitions.

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Commonwealth Countdown: 3 Backstroke Medals of What Color For Larkin?

Though the Australian men took home no medals in the backstroke events at last summer’s FINA World Championships in Budapest, they remain the best in the Commonwealth.

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Egypt Unveils the Farida Osman Swimming Complex

Osman, who was present for the ribbon cutting, said on Instagram that she was “Extremely honored and proud” of the recognition.

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Jill Sterkel, UT Coach and Swimmer, Joins Texas Sports Hall of Fame

28 AIAW All-American honors. 4 Olympic medals. Former world record holder. Coach to Olympians. It was only a matter of time before Jill Sterkel received her Hall of Fame honors from UT.

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Michael Phelps Calls on USOC to Do More for Athletes With Depression

Michael Phelps says the United States Olympic Committee needs to do more to help athletes struggling with depression.

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Michigan State Spent $500,000 Tracking Nassar Victims & Journalists

Michigan State University paid a public-relations firm upwards of $500,000 to keep track of and report on the social media activity of Larry Nassar’s victims and some journalists covering the case.

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