Articles by Reid Carlson

Julie Meynen Breaks Luxembourgish 100 Freestyle National Record (Race Video)

Auburn’s Julie Meynen lowered her own days-old Luxembourgish National Record in the 100 meter freestyle Sunday at the 2019 SE Richard Quick Invitational.

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New California Bill to Pay Student-Athletes Could Lead to NCAA Ban

California is currently considering a bill that would allow for NCAA student-athletes in California to profit off their name, image, and likeness by in 2023.

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Watch Santiago Grassi Lower Argentine National Record in 100 Fly to 51.88

Argentina’s Santiago Grassi lowered his own Argentine National Record in the 100 meter butterfly Sunday evening at the 2019 SE Richard Quick Invitational.

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Olympic Champion Pernille Blume Signs With New York Breakers

Danish Olympic Champion Pernille Blume has joined the International Swimming League by signing with the New York Breakers.

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37 International Athletes Vying for Inclusion on 2020 Refugee Olympic Team

While an official 2020 Refugee Olympic Team has not yet been named, the IOC currently sponsors 37 Olympic-hopefuls living and training abroad.

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USA Swimming Operated at Nearly $1.5 Million Deficit in 2018

Previously, USA Swimming paid cities to host the Pro Swim Series. In 2019, cities interested in hosting submitted Request-For-Proposals to USA Swimming.

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As Bidding to Host the Olympic Games Loses Popularity, IOC Contemplates Change

While the IOC has devised reforms to almost every aspect of the Games, it is still working to change aspects of the host selection procedure.

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Steve West, 47, Blasts 1:04.84 100 Breast, Lowering Own Masters World Record

47-year-old Steve West has done it again, this morning lowering his own month-old masters world record in the 100 LCM breaststroke down to 1:04.84.

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Norm Wright Will Succeed Geoff Brown as Head Coach at NOVA of Virginia in 2020

The plan is for Norm Wright to take over the program that produced, among others, 2016 Olympic gold medalist Townley Haas.

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Marco Koch Delivers 2:07.96 200 Breast at Sette Colli, Ties For 5th in World

Germany’s Marco Koch destroyed his own meet record in the finals of the men’s 200 meter breaststroke tonight at the 2019 Sette Colli Trophy in Rome.

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Confident and Focused, Simone Manuel Is Zeroing In On the World Championships

“I’ve been faster in-season in my events than I was last year and training’s been going really well, so I’m pretty confident with how I’ll swim at Worlds.”

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Watch: Zhada Fields Get 50 Free Olympic Trials QT (While Swimming the 100 Free)

Through prelims, semifinals, and finals, Fields remained over the Trials cut, so she swam the first 50 meters of the 100 free as though it were a normal 50.

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Madison Kennedy Talks Joining ISL and Her Husband’s Car Getting Stolen (Video)

So far this summer, Madison Kennedy has signed with the International Swimming League (ISL) team the D.C. Trident, and dealt with a case of grand theft auto.

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Hennessey Stuart Enjoying Life as a Pro Swimmer and Civil Engineer (Video)

Since graduating, in addition to training at a high level, Stuart has began working at a civil engineering firm in Raleigh.

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Russia Selects 16 For European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku

14-year-old phenom Evgenia Chikunova leads the women’s roster, while Andrei Chulkov and distance standout Ivan Morgun lead on the men’s team.

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