Articles by Riley Overend

Sweden Finalizes 2022 World Championships Roster

The Swedish Swim Association (Svensk Simidrott) has revealed its roster of 13 swimmers headed to the World Championships in Budapest from June 18-25. 


IOC President Bach Explains Stance on Russia Sanctions

Both Russian members of the IOC did not participate in Friday’s session despite president Thomas Bach’s support, according to Reuters. 

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Watch: Cody Simpson Reacts to Making First Senior Australian Squad

Upon seeing the news of his first senior Australian team berth, Cody Simpson clasped his hand over his mouth and couldn’t stop smiling.


2022 Mare Nostrum Tour Monaco – Day 2 Prelims Recap

Sunday’s women’s 200 breast final figures to be tight after Tes Schouten touched in 2:28.44, barely in front of Lydia Jacoby (2:28.46) and Sophie Hansson.

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2022 Mare Nostrum Tour Monaco – Day 1 Prelims Recap

In the first heat of the day, Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands distanced himself from the pack by more than five seconds in the men’s 200 breast prelims.

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Illinois Swimming Looks to Defend Title at 2022 Duel in the Pool

The 2022 Duel in the Pool brings together All-Star teams from Illinois, Indiana, and Gulf Swimming – three of USA Swimming’s highest-performing LSC’s.


Siobhan Haughey Drops Out of Mare Nostrum Tour with Ankle Injury

According to her coach, Tom Rushton, Hong Kong standout Siobhan Haughey hurt her ankle by falling during a day off last Saturday.


18-Year-Old Isaac Cooper Sets New Australian Record With 24.44 50 Back

With a blazing 24.44 in the 50 back finals on Day 3 of the Australian Trials, 18-year-old Isaac Cooper became the youngest current Australian Record holder.

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Eastern Illinois Parts Ways With Head Swim Coach Tyler Donges

Eastern Illinois University has parted ways with head coach Tyler Donges after just one season, athletic director Tom Michael announced on May 6.


Israel Reveals Rosters for Euro Junior Championships, Mediterranean Cup

The Euro Junior team is headlined by Daria Golovati, the only member who is also competing at the World Championships two weeks earlier in Budapest.


Russian bill seeks to criminalize CAS sanctions

Roman Teryushkov is leading the effort to make Russia no longer subject to the jurisdiction of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).


Cody Simpson Equals QT in 100 Fly, Likely Headed to World Championships

Australian singer-turned-swimmer Cody Simpson equaled the qualifying time of 51.96 in the 100-meter butterfly finals on Wednesday.


Regis Jesuit Wins 5A CHSAA Championships; Chase Mueller Crushes 200 IM

NC State commit Chase Mueller triumphed in the 200 IM with an Automatic All-American time of 1:48.88 at Saturday’s 5A CHSAA Championships.

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Quintin McCarty Sets Colorado Records at 4A CHSAA Championships

Quintin McCarty earned 4A Swimmer of the Year honors after breaking the state marks in the 50 free (19.47) and 100 free (42.73) on Friday.


Abdelrahman Elaraby Shares Suicide Attempt, Encourages Others to Seek Help

The Louisville senior has shared his story of attempted suicide and encourages others suffering from depression to seek help.