Articles by Riley Overend

A Motorcycle Accident and Coaching Change Sparked Diogo Ribeiro’s Breakout Summer

A motorcycle accident last year left Diogo Matos Ribeiro (pictured right) hospitalized for a week and bedridden for a month after medaling at Euro Juniors.

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Caeleb Dressel’s Twitter Account Hacked by Crypto Promoters

The Twitter account for @caelebdressel now features a crypto bro rocking jorts on a balcony instead of the seven-time Olympic gold medalist from Florida.

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NCAA Narrows Waiver Process for Transfers

Transfer athletes will be subject to stricter standards during the waiver process, as per the NCAA’s updated guidelines on the transfer process. 

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Soul Cap Co-Founder Offers Insight Into Recent FINA Approval

“It was about giving people that choice to continue and not have to choose between their hair and swimming,” said Soul Cap co-founder Michael Chapman, left.

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Olympic Roundup: IOC Issues Final Warnings to India, Guatemala

The IOC postponed its 2023 session in Mumbai from next May until at least September due to the questions surrounding the IOA.

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Revenue Up, Spending Down in Latest USA Swimming Foundation Financial Report

The USA Swimming Foundation increased its revenue more than 30% last year, according to the organization’s annual financial report released Thursday.

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College Swimming Has 3rd-Lowest Transfer Rate Among NCAA Sports

Swimmers and divers have largely remained loyal during the transfer portal era, posting some of the lowest transfer rates among Division I sports.

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FINA Cancels Next Marathon Swim World Series Stop in Puerto Rico

”Canceling was in the athletes’ best interests,” said FINA executive director Brent Nowicki. Limited time for Puerto Rico to prepare was a factor.

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FINA Marathon Swim World Series 10km Races Come Down to Photo Finishes

The top finishers in both the men’s and women’s 10km races were separated by less than a second on the third leg of the FINA Marathon Swim World Series.

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Caeleb Dressel Hasn’t Swum Since Leaving Worlds Early

Caeleb Dressel has finally broken his two-month silence after withdrawing from June’s World Championships for unspecified reasons.

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One Year After Rejection, Soul Cap Earns FINA Approval for Competition Use

Soul Cap, a covering designed to protect natural Black hair, has earned FINA’s approval for competition use after initially being rejected last year.

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Chad Le Clos Joining Dirk Lange’s Training Group in Frankfurt

South Africa star Chad Le Clos said he’ll represent SG Frankfurt after he finishes recovering from surgery on his sinuses.

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2022 World Junior Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Pieter Coetze is focusing on the 50 back final, where he’ll try avoid a repeat of Wednesday’s 100 back final in his showdown with Poland’s Ksawery Masiuk.

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Two-Time Paralympic Gold Medalist Robert Griswold Suspended by SafeSport

It’s the second time that Griswold has appeared in the SafeSport database after he was first added in September of 2020, also on allegations of misconduct.

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2022 World Junior Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Brazil’s Stephan Steverink is seeking his second individual gold of the week in Thursday’s boys 800 free final after winning the 400 free on Day 1.

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