Articles by Reid Carlson

Cali, Colombia Awarded Inaugural Jr. Pan American Games in 2021

In August 2021, Cali, Colombia will host the inaugural Jr. Pan American Games for athletes between the ages of 18 and 21-years-old.

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2019 M. NCAA Previews: Foreigners Keep Top-3 Stranglehold in 200 Fly

Three of the top-5 performers all-time in the men’s 200 yard butterfly are returning to the NCAA Championship this year, not one of them American.


2019 M. NCAA Previews: It’s Hard to Bet Against Lanza in 100 Fly

Indiana’s Vini Lanza is a safe enough bet to win this race. (Not that you should be gambling on swimming.)


2019 W. NCAA Previews: Ever More 57s Pursue King in 100 Breaststroke

With King’s 55-second performance, as well as her slew of 56-second swims, it’s easy to lose track of how significant it is for other women to swim 57-anything in the 100 breaststroke.


2019 W. NCAA Previews: Ruck & Nelson Nearly “Co-Favorites” in 200 Back

Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck has been 1:48.67 in the 200 yard backstroke this season, which would have been fast enough to win silver at last year’s NCAA Championships. But Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson has been faster still.


Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flame Will Visit Disaster-Stricken Areas of Japan

Tokyo 2020 announced this week that the Olympic Flame will be on display in the three prefectures that were hit hardest in the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami: the Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures.

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Proposed NFHS Rule Changes Could Make Both Large and Small Waves

Potential changes include the handling of exhibition swimmers, official-swimmer interactions, verification of pool length, and a new dive.


LEN Bureau Update: Learn-to-Swim Program, Future Competitions, & More!

LEN’s new Learn-to-Swim program, the 2022 European Championships, and the 2018 finances were a few of the items discussed at the meeting in France.

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NC Congressman to Introduce Bill To Allow NCAA Athletes to Profit

The bill does not call on universities to pay student-athletes, but would instead open the doors for student-athletes to accept money from third-party sponsors.


2019 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 4 Ups/Downs/Mids

Stanford will be off to a strong start with three swimmers in the ‘A’ final of the 1650, but Cal has more overall firepower throughout tonight’s finals.


Tokyo 2020 Foreign Ticket Sales to Begin in June

Tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are set to go on sale to foreign buyers on or after June 14, 2019, a little over a month after they go on sale in Japan.

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Indonesia Enters the Race to Host 2032 Olympic & Paralympic Games

Indonesia has officially confirmed its plans to formulate a bid to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Florida State’s Kanoa Kaleoaloha Talks 50 Free Redemption (Video)

In Greensboro, Kaleoaloha won both the 100 fly (44.93) and 100 free (42.34), and swam a time in the ‘C’ final of the 50 free (19.25) that would have been good enough for 2nd overall in the ‘A’ final.

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ACC Champ Nick Albiero: “There was a lot of hype coming in” (Video)

Two-time ACC 200 fly champion Nick Albiero defended his title against a stacked field as he won gold for the second year in a row at the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday in Greensboro.

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2019 ACC Men’s Co-MVP Caio Pumputis Talks Record-Breaking Meet (Video)

Georgia Tech sophomore Caio Pumputis won two of his three events at the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships and set a new Conference Record in the 200 breast.


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