Articles by Riley Overend

Maggie MacNeil Lowers Her Own Canadian Record with 24.75 50 Fly

On Halloween weekend, Maggie MacNeil fittingly sent a bit of a scare into the women’s 50 butterfly world record at the World Cup stop in Toronto.

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With 50 Fly Looming 15 Minutes Later, Maggie MacNeil Scratches 100 Back in Toronto

Maggie MacNeil has scratched the women’s 100 backstroke final, which is scheduled just 15 minutes before the women’s 50 butterfly final on Saturday.

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Katie Ledecky Among 18 Athletes Nominated for 2022 AAU Sullivan Award

Katie Ledecky is among 18 athletes nominated by the Amateur Athletic Union for its 2022 James E. Sullivan Award honoring the nation’s top amateur athlete. 

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Kasia Wasick Lowers Her Own Polish Record With 50 Free Win at World Cup

Kasia Wasick went 23.27 during the women’s 50-meter freestyle at the World Cup in Toronto on Friday, lowering her Polish national record by .03 seconds.

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Summer McIntosh Crushes 3:52.8 WJR, Rallies Past Katie Ledecky for 400 Free Win

Summer McIntosh showed off her closing speed in a 400-meter freestyle win over Katie Ledecky at the Toronto stop of the 2022 FINA World Cup on Friday. 


Another 2012 Olympic Champion from Russia Receives Doping Ban

Out of the eight track and field gold medals that Russia originally won at the 2012 Olympics, only one is still considered legitimate. 


How Far is Katie Ledecky from SCM World Records?

25-year-old Katie Ledecky is searching for her first SCM world record at her third-ever SCM race this weekend in Toronto.


Testing the Waters: FINA to Enter New Frontier With Wearable Technology in Races

“It’s going to basically demystify what it takes to make an Olympic final, what it takes to make the Olympics,” said TritonWear CEO Tristan Lehari.


Grant House Seeking Class Status in Lawsuit for Lost NIL Pay

Attorneys for Arizona State swimmer Grant House filed a petition Friday seeking class certification in their antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA. 


World Cup Quotes: 3 Close Podium Misses Ignited ‘Fire’ for Red-Hot Dylan Carter

Dylan Carter’s red-hot run in Berlin was fueled by missing three major international medals by less than one-tenth of a second this summer.


Siobhan Haughey, Matt Sates Top Leaderboard from World Cup Series in Berlin

Siobhan Haughey led all swimmers with 58.5 points from three victories in the women’s 100, 200 and 400 freestyle at the first stop of the World Cup series. 

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2022 FINA World Cup – Berlin: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Siobhan Haughey was the top qualifier in the 100 free with a 52.41 this morning, putting herself in prime position to pull off the 100-200-400 free sweep. 


Patrice Coste Approved as New Executive Director of LEN

LEN (short for Ligue Européenne de Natation, or European Swimming League) introduced new leadership at its annual Congress on Friday in Turkey. 

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Marwan El-Kamash Shatters 1500 Free Egyptian Record by 12 Seconds With 14:35.93

Marwan El-Kamash has now brought down the 1500 free national record by more than a minute from Mohamed Gadallah’s old mark of 15:36.89 from 2008. 

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Olympic Roundup: IOC Shifts Tone on Russian Sanctions After Recent Annexation

“The reasons for the sanctions as well as for the protective measures still exist: this is not the time to change any of our sanctions…” Thomas Bach said.

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