Articles by Reid Carlson

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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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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