Articles by Tomas Rodriguez

IOC Moves 2020 Olympic Marathon, Race Walking Events To City Of Sapporo

Yesterday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that it is looking into the possibility of moving the Olympic marathon and race walking…

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Mexican Disputes Continue As President Todorov Accuses Vice-President Zarco

Kiril Todorov, head of the Mexican Swimming Federation, Federación Mexicana de Natación (FMN), accused the federation’s vice-president Rodolfo Zarco…

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Shooters Who Paralyzed Manuel Bortuzzo Sentenced To 16 Years

Lorenzo Marinelli and Daniel Bazzano, suspects in Manuel Bortuzzo’s shooting, have been both sentenced to 16 years in prison.

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Benedetta Pilato Sparks Controversy In Italy Over Rumors Of Switching Teams

Benedetta Pilato, the 14-year-old Italian breaststroke sprint ace, has sparked controversy and mixed reactions after joining Circolo Canottieri Aniene…

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Spaniard Catalina Corro To Undergo New Brain Surgery To Treat Tumor

Corro would reportedly have to hang up her cap and goggles in order to treat the brain tumor that threatened her swimming career back in 2017.

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Olympic Update: 2020 Organizing Committee Eyes New Safety Measures Amid Fraud

With less than a year to go until next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games, the organizing committee is eyeing the adoption of safety precautions involving…

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Spain Announces Roster Of 4 For Budapest Stop Of FINA World Cup

Spain’s roster is composed of three female and one male swimmer: Mireia Belmonte, Jimena Perez, Jessica Vall, and Joan Lluis Pons.

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Olympic Update: Advanced Technology, Melodic Rhythm, Personalized Experience

Facial recognition, 3D athlete tracking, or a personalized experience for viewers are just some of the features we will see at next year’s Olympics.

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Olympic Update: Tokyo Faces Backlash, Eyes Multilingual Support

The Organizing Committee aims to provide spectators with multilingual support amid criticism over the ticket lottery and the presence of the Rising Sun flag.

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Mexico Could Face Penalty Over Swim Caps Used At Panamerican Games

Mexico could face a penalty as a result of wearing swim caps with a displayed abbreviation different from the one permitted by the IOC and FINA.

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Spaniard Alba Vazquez Signs To Join Aqua Centurions Of The ISL

Spaniard Alba Vazquez becomes the latest addition to the Rome-based Aqua Centurions captained by Federica Pellegrini. Vazquez brings the team roster up to 29.

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Olympic Update: Tokyo Vows For Sustainability, Technology

The Tokyo 2020 Games aim to become the most sustainable to date. Here are the latest environmental-friendly measures the Japanese capital will adopt:

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Spanish Swimming Federation Faces Backlash Over Alleged Disparate Treatment

Spain’s National Swimming Federation, Real Federación Española de Natación, is now facing backlash over alleged disparate treatment. The accusation comes…

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Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Prepares For Summer Heat With More Ambulances

Resulting from the heatwave that struck Japan’s capital throughout this summer, the Tokyo Fire Department is preparing additional ambulances and…

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WADA Suspends New Delhi Laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Agency, WADA, has suspended the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi, India, for a period of up to six months.

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