Articles by Robert Gibbs

14 Year-Old Liam Bell Cracks 1:04 in 100 Breast at Futures

Liam Bell, seen here as part of Dyanmo’s record-setting relay team, took the top seed this morning in the 100 breast at the West Lafayette Futures Championship meet with a sub-1:04 swim.


Five Best, Worst Bets for the 2015 World Championships

Ryan Lochte is one of only three USA swimmers considered to be a favorite to win an individual event at the 2015 FINA World Championships, according to odds released recently.


Brian Loeffler Selected as 2014 Paralympic National Coach of the Year

USOC announced that Brian Loeffler was its selection as the Paralympic National Coach of the Year for 2014, one week after he was removed from the Para Pan American Games staff due to comments critical of the IPC classification process.


Joseph Schooling Sticking to Butterfly Events for World Champs

Joseph Schooling will be sticking to his bread and butter events at the 2015 FINA World Championships, as entry lists…


Chad Le Clos Down to a Maximum of Five Events in Kazan

South African star Chad Le Clos will not be competing in the 200 IM next week at the 2015 FINA World Championships.


Pakistan Sending Four Swimmers to 2015 World Championships

Four swimmers with international experience will be representing Pakistan for the swimming portion the World Aquatic Championships.

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Pan Am Games Doping Updates: 8 Positive Tests, Fiol’s Medal Reinstated?

The status of Mauricio Fiol’s 200 fly silver medal is still uncertain, as he was not one of eight athletes officially identified as having failed doping tests so far during the Pan American Games.


Early Forecasts Predict Above Average Temperature for Summer Nationals

Forecasts could be in the triple digits for the upcoming national championship meets over the next few weeks in San Antonio, Texas.


Kristin Hill Resigns From Boise State

Kristin Hill, the only head coach in Boise State’s women’s program history, has announced her resignation.


Friday Factoid: USA Men’s Sub-48 Relay Splits

Nathan Adrian has gone under 48 seconds in relays more than any other swimmers in the US since 2010.


2015 World University Games Day 7 Finals Live Recap

Lindsay Vrooman won the first of two individual gold medals for the United States tonight with a win in the 800 free.


2015 World University Games Day 6 Prelims Recap

Seth Stubblefield (USA) came into the meet as the top seed in the 50 free, and he’ll retain that position go into semifinals. He swam a 22.41, just .26 off his lifetime best.


2015 World University Games: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Henrique Martins (Brazil) picked up his second gold medal of the meet, upsetting Jack Conger (USA) in the finals of the men’s 100 free.


Andrea Toniato Breaks Italian Record in 50 Breast

Italy’s Andrea Toniato swam a 27.06 in the preliminary round of the 50m breaststroke, setting both new Italian and World University Games records.

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2015 World University Games Day Three Finals Live Recap – USA Sweeps Freestyle

Josh Prenot won gold in the 200 IM tonight, one of three gold medals for the USA on day three of the World University Games.


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