Articles by Reid Carlson

WADA to Uphold Russian Suspension, 2018 Olympic Participation In Doubt

Tomorrow, WADA is expected to deny reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), which would send a clear message to the IOC that WADA does not wish to see Russia represented at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.


Joe Schooling: “You Gotta Be Nasty When You Race,” Forbes 30 Under 30

Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling has arrived on Forbes Magazine’s prestigious ’30 Under 30.’ Watch his video profile.


Conner McHugh: “We’re Under the Radar and We Don’t Really Care” Video

McHugh describes the Minnesota men’s team as “under the radar,” but expects the team to show up at the B1G and NCAA Championships.

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Penn State’s Steve Barnes Previews New Aquatic Facilities (Video)

Penn State Assistant Coach Steve Barnes took a moment to speak with SwimSwam about how the team performed at the B1G Pack the Pool quadruple dual meet last weekend and the program’s development since last year.


IOC and IAAF Official Suspended over Rio 2016 Bribery Accusations

IOC member Frankie Fredericks has been placed under formal investigation by French prosecutors for receiving payments to allegedly sway his vote in favor of sending the 2016 Olympic Games to Rio.

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Life Update on David Plummer: “It’s Been a Pretty Fun Ride” (Video)

SwimSwam catches up with 2016 Olympic gold medalist David Plummer to talk about how life has changed since retiring almost one year ago.

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Michigan Leads After Day 1 of B1G Pack the Pool

The University of Michigan showed dominance through depth in session one of the Pack the Pool B1G, hosted by the University of Minnesota, Friday evening.


La Serie “Journey” de MP con Michael Phelps y Bob Bowman – Metas

El éxito no es un destino sino un viaje. Michael Phelps, el nadador olímpico más grande de todos los tiempos, y Bob…

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Syria’s Yusra Mardini Signs with Under Armor, Stars in Phelps-esque Ad

Yusra Mardini, the Syrian teen who won her preliminary heat of the women’s 100 meter butterfly last summer in Rio as a member of the Refugee Olympic Team, has added another sponsor to her growing list: Under Armour.


Indiana Will Send Extra Security With Team to Florida-Texas Tri Meet

Richard Spencer is set to speak at the University of Florida in Gainesville today, and both the Governor of Florida and the President of the University are on high-alert. Additionally, the Indiana University has sent an IUPD officer as added security.


Dale Neuburger on FINA, Conflict of Interest, and Transparency, Part 3

In the final article following our interview with FINA VP Dale Neuburger, we delve into transparency, conflict of interest allegations, and the measures Neuburger has taken to avoid controversy.


La Serie “Journey” de MP con Michael Phelps y Bob Bowman – Capítulo 1

Un vínculo único se desarrolla entre los nadadores y sus entrenadores. El entrenador Bob Bowman y Michael Phelps reflejan cómo crearon un equipo triunfador.

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Dale Neuburger on FINA, Conflict of Interest, and Transparency, Part 2

Last week week readers got acquainted with Dale Neuburger, in his own words. Today we continue our discussion with Neuburger, posing questions on athlete representation, the Global Association of Professional Swimmers (GAPS), and deciding who gets a seat at the table.


Dale Neuburger on FINA, Conflict of Interest, and Transparency, Part 1

SwimSwam spoke with Dale Neuburger about this summer’s FINA Elections, conflicts of interest, and the build to Tokyo 2020.


LEN Cries “Europe Deserves More” Representation in FINA

In a post on LEN’s website titled “Europe Deserves More,” the continental federation alleges unfairness by FINA and claims European countries are not given substantial representation in the organization.

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