Articles by Reid Carlson

Shelton Leads 500 Free, 100 Breast Prelims at Kansas 5-1A Girl’s State

Lexie Shelton, who entered the meet as the top seed in both the 500 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, has thus far held her position in both races.

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RUSADA Remains Suspended by WADA, Balking Final Steps to Reinstatement

WADA has maintained the suspension of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency for its refusal to comply with two final outstanding measures which would lead to its reinstatement.

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Southwest Minnesota State Adds Varsity Women’s Swimming & Diving

Southwest Minnesota State University announced that it will add women’s swimming and diving to its list of varsity sports programs for the 2019-2020 season.

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De Deus, Almeida Lead Brazilian World Military Swimming Champs Roster

Brazil will send 20 swimmers to compete at the 2018 World Military Swimming Championships in Samar, Russia August 16th – 23rd, including 9 Olympians.

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Syrian Swimmer Yusra Mardini to Have Life Story Told in Upcoming Movie

An as-yet-untitled film following the life of 20-year-old Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini has received the green light and could be released as soon as 2019.

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Brazilian Informer Says Bribe to Diack Bought Four Votes for Rio 2016

Senegal’s Lamine Diack, former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) from 1999 to 2015 and current Senegalese…

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Alexander Popov Nominated for President of Russian Olympic Committee

9-time Olympic medalist and former sprint freestyle king Alexander Popov has been nominated by the Shooting Union of Russia as a candidate to succeed Alexander Zhukov as president of the Russian Olympic Committee.

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US Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Gambling

In a decision passed 6-3 on Monday, the US Supreme Court struck down the 1992 federal law which had forbidden the majority of US states from legalizing sports gambling.

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7 Razones Porque Debes Considerar Spire Swimming

El SPIRE Academy es un colegio internacional y un instituto posgrado enfocado en desarrollando y preparando nadadores para alcanzar a…

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No Allied Members Named to USA Swimming Board of Directors

The NCAA, one of two USA Swimming ‘Allied Members,’ did not request a seat on the Board of Directors.

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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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