Articles by Riley Overend

David Popovici, Alexia Sotomayor Meet with Media Ahead of 2022 World Junior Champs

“It is not often that I am thinking about the past, but I’m always thinking of the future,” Popovici said. “The future is imagination, and the past is gone.”


How to Watch, All the Links You Need for the 2022 World Junior Champs

World Juniors kicks off Tuesday in Lima, Peru, with prelims beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET and evening sessions starting at 7 p.m. ET across the six-day meet.


Top 5 Boys’ Storylines of 2022 World Junior Champs: Popovici Leads the Pack

David Popovici could steal the spotlight at the 2022 World Junior Swimming Championships, but there are plenty of other intriguing storylines this week, too.


Croatian Water Polo Player Accuses Federation of Unfair Treatment

Ana Miroslavic said her recent COVID-19 test was a false positive based on three negative PCR tests afterward, but she was still cut from Croatia’s roster.

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Women’s Water Polo: Italy Downs Defending Champ Spain on Day 2 of Euros

The second day of the 2022 European Water Polo Championships produced more last-second finishes, surprising upsets, and historic results.

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Women’s Water Polo: Israel Upsets France, Greece Edges Hungary on Day 1 of Euros

The 2022 European Water Polo Championships kicked off with six women’s matches on Saturday, highlighted by clutch victories from Israel and Greece. 

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Olympic Gold Medalist Crissy Perham Donates Kidney to Missy Franklin’s Dad

When it was revealed that Missy Franklin’s dad, Dick, was in desperate need of a kidney donor, a fellow Olympic gold medalist answered the “Hail Mary.” 


Mexican Olympic Committee Meets with IOC About 2036 Olympic Bid

Mexico is seeking to host a second Summer Games after becoming the first Latin American country to host an Olympics back in 1968 in Mexico City.


After 2-Year Hiatus, College of San Mateo Adding Water Polo, Swimming for 2023

In charge of operating the new teams is Andrew Silva, who spent the past two years leading the water polo and swim teams at nearby Serra High School.


Six Coaches Running for Two Empty Seats on ASCA’s Board of Directors

Three members — vice president of fiscal oversight Dave Gibson, treasurer Jimmy Tierney, and head coach Ken Heis — will end their terms this election.


Namutebi’s Mom Upset with Uganda Swimming Federation Over World Juniors Exclusion

Uganda Swimming Federation’s Tonny Kasujja said the decision to leave Kirabo Namutebi off the World Juniors roster was made with her recovery in mind.


Relay NAG Record Setter Charlie Krone Flips Commitment from Navy to Tennessee

Charlie Krone’s best 100 fly time would have barely missed the C-final at the SEC Championships this spring, where the Volunteers tied for 2nd place.


Maximus Williamson Joins Phelps as Only 15-Year-Old Americans Under 4:20 in 400 IM

Maximus Williamson’s 4:17.58 is two seconds faster than any other 15-year-old American not named Phelps, but it’s still two seconds slower than Phelps.


3-Time Michigan HS State Champ Drew Collins Could Help Fill Holes at Louisville

Drew Collins arrives at Louisville with personal-best times that would already rank among the best on the team in backstroke and IM events.


Cal Swimmers Frustrated with McKeever Investigation; Durden to Coach Both Programs

With Teri McKeever still on leave since May, the Cal women’s team will reportedly be coached by men’s head coach Dave Durden, merging the programs for now.