Articles by Robert Gibbs

2021 U.S. Olympic Trials: Day 1 Prelims Preview

Rejoice, swims fans. Team USA will select its first swimmers for the Tokyo Olympics today, with prelims getting underway at 10am (Central).


15 Year-Old Sasha Gatt Continues Strong 2021 With Two Maltese National Records

15 year-old Sasha Gatt of Malta has been firing on all cylinders over the last few months and once again set national records in the 400 and 800 freestyles.

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2021 Australian Olympic Trials: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

The Australian team will be trying to build off the day 1 momentum established by swimmers like Emma McKeon, Brendon Smith, and Elijah Winnington.


When To Watch Dressel, Ledecky, and Other Team USA Stars at Olympic Trials

Can’t watch every last minute of U.S. Olympic Trials coverage? Consult our handy-dandy list of when some of the biggest stars are scheduled to swim.


Louisville Cardinals Promote Juncker and Lindauer to Associate Head Coach

The Louisville Cardinals announced today that longtime assistant coaches Stephanie Juncker and Chris Lindauer have both been promoted to associate head coach.

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Elijah Winnington Moves to #9 All-Time With 3:42.65 400 Free At Aussie Trials

Elijah Winnington leads a resurgence of Australian strength in the 400 free, setting a world-leading time and moving to #9 all-time with his win at Trials.


2021 Australian Olympic Trials: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

The 2021 Swimming Australia Olympic Trials get underway today with heats of nine events. Follow along for live coverage and updates.


2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Breeja Larson Announces Retirement

2012 Olympic gold medalist and NCAA champion Breeja Larson announced today that she is officially retiring from competitive swimming.


2016 Olympian Jacob Pebley Will Not Be Swimming at U.S. Olympic Trials

2016 Olympian Jacob Pebley announced Thursday that he will not be swimming at the 2021 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials. He was 6th in the 200 back at the 2019 World Championships.


2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Old School Meets New School In Men’s 200 IM

World record holder Ryan Lochte may be swimming next to guys almost half his age as vies for his 5th-straight spot on the USA Olympic Team in this event.


2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Battle Brewing for 2nd in Women’s 200 Free

Katie Ledecky is almost certainly going to win this, but there is a largely familiar cast of characters vying for the second individual spot.


Japanese Newspaper, Olympic Sponsor, Pushes for Tokyo Cancellation or Delay

Olympic sponsor the Asahi Shimbun published a staff editorial yesterday urging the Japanese Prime Minister to either cancel or delay the 2020 Tokyo Olympics


2021 US. Olympic Trials Preview: USA Men Looking for a Boost In 200 Free

With the USA’s Olympic 4×200 win streak on the line, the USA will be looking for some big drops from veterans and fresher faces alike in Omaha.


US State Department Adds Japan to Its “Level: 4 Do Not Travel” Advisory List

Almost exactly two months away from the first day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the US State Department issued a “Level 4: Do Not Travel” warning for Japan.


Madisyn Cox Swims Fastest 200 IM of 2021 at Longhorn Invite Day 3 Finals

Madisyn Cox clocked a 2:08.51 in the 200 IM, making her the fastest women in the world in 2021 making her the 3rd-fastest US woman ever.