Articles by Reid Carlson

Expense Savings Offset Member Shortfalls in USA Swimming 2017 Budget

Despite membership and sponsor revenue shortfalls, USA Swimming reported that its 2017 budget was up over $400,000.

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NCAA Adds Exception to Student-Athletes’ Required Weekly Day Off

Following a recent rule change by the NCAA, student-athletes may now be required to train for up to 24 days consecutive days without receiving a single day to recover and focus exclusively on their coursework.

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Paris 2024 Drops 15,000 Seat Permanent Aquatic Center for Pop-Up Arena

The Paris 2024 Organizing Committee announced that it dropped its plans to build a permanent 15,000-seat aquatic center near the Stade de France.

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Former CBDA President Coaracy Nunes Under New Fraud Investigation

Former CBDA President Coaracy Nunes is subject of a new fraud investigation for decisions made during his tenure as the leader of Brazilian aquatic sports.

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IOC Pushes Peace on Korean Peninsula With 4-Nation Ping-Pong Game

In a continued effort to maintain peace and improve relations between North and South Korea, IOC President Thomas Bach has invited the leaders of both nations to Lausanne for diplomatic talks and a friendly game of table tennis on Olympic Day (June 20th).

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Kaitlin Sandeno to Host Swimming at 2018 Warrior Games

Two-time Olympian and gold medalist Kaitlin Sandeno will host swimming at the 2018 Warrior Games, which will take place Friday, June 8th, at the Air Force Academy in Colorado.

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Lee: 2018 Winter Olympics Were Profitable, 2022 Games Will Be Also

Whereas Rio de Janeiro descended into economic and political calamity following the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, PyeongChang, host of February’s 2018 Winter Olympic Games, claims to have benefitted from a multi-million dollar income.

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USA Swimming Introduces Entry-Level Flex Membership for Busy Families

USA Swimming announced it will debut a new tier of membership called the Flex Swim Membership, which will officially become available on September 1, 2018.

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Alexander Popov Loses ROC Presidential Vote to Stanislav Pozdnyakov

Legendary Russian sprinter and 9-time Olympic medalist Alexander Popov came up short when the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) voted to elect a new president Tuesday.

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Modern Pentathlon 200M Free WR Holder Completes Doping 15-Month Ban

Team USA’s Logan Storie is eligible to return to competition after serving a 15-month ban from competition.

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Paris 2024 Aiming for “Zero” Carbon Emissions, Poverty, & Unemployment

The Paris 2024 Organizing Committee is set to sign an agreement tomorrow (May 23rd, 2018) with the aim of achieving “triple zero” by eliminating carbon emissions, poverty, and unemployment in the French capital.

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Mitch Dansky Named Assistant Coach at Notre Dame

Former University of Connecticut team captain and Big East distance standout Mitch Dansky has been added to the University of Notre Dame’s coaching staff following five years at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

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Wichita-East Defends Title at Kansas 6A Girl’s HS State Championship

Wichita-East defended their title with a total of 284 points, holding off Lawrence Free State which finished with 261 points, and Shawnee Mission-East, which tallied 256.5 points.

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St. Thomas Aquinas Takes Kansas 5-1A HS Girl’s State C’ship Title

St. Thomas Aquinas won the overall team trophy, finishing with 289 points. Kapaun Mt. Carmel was hot on their heels and finished 2nd with 285 points, while Bishop Carroll took 3rd with 201 points.

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Keil, Campbell Lead Thru Prelims of 6A Kansas Girl’s High School State

Future Missouri Tiger Megan Keil scared her own state record in the prelims of the 50 free Friday morning, clocking a 22.83 and taking the top seed in finals by a second-and-a-half.

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