Articles by Tomas Rodriguez

Lima 2019 Parapan American Games To Be The Largest To Date

A total of 1,850 athletes from 33 countries will be in action across 17 sports in the Peruvian capital from Friday 23 August to 1 September, making it the…

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Becca Mann Becomes First Swimmer To Complete The Triple Maui Nui Channel Swim

Becca Mann has become the first swimmer to complete the Triple Maui Nui Channel Swim. The triple swim had only been attempted by one person before.

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IPC To Have Refugees Team At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Thursday, August 15, that they are preparing to accept a refugee…

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Tokyo 2020: Building The Olympic Village For The Future

Fifty-six years later, Tokyo’s second time hosting the Summer Games is also stimulating activity in fields such as improving infrastructure, developing…

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Athletes Express Concerns Regarding Olympic Open Water Test Event

Swimmers who competed at the test event expressed concerns related to the water quality and temperature at a marathon swimming test event for the upcoming…

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Italy Could Face Olympic Exclusion Over New Sports Law

Italy is at risk of being able to compete at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo following a letter issued by the IOC regarding a new sports law recently passed.

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Internationally Renowned Artists To Create Poster Artwork For Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee has announced that renowned Japanese and international artists have been selected to…

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As Heat Threat Concerns Rise, Tokyo 2020 Organizers Trial New Cooling Measures

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee is testing new measures to keep people in a cool environment as fears grow regarding heat threat after 11 people have…

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WADA Lifts Partial Stockholm Laboratory Suspension

WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, has announced the lifting of the partial suspension of the accreditation of the Doping Control Laboratory at the…

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Brazil’s CBDA Receives Sponsor Financial Penalty Due To Breach Of Contract

Brazil’s swimming federation, Confederação Brasileira de Desportos Aquáticos (CBDA) has received a millionaire fine due to a breach of contract, although…

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WADA Publishes Lausanne, Tokyo 2020 Games Anti-Doping Rules

WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, has made public the Anti-Doping Rules for both the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics and the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

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WADA Publishes Latest 2021 Code, International Standards Draft Versions

WADA, the World’s Anti-Doping Agency, published the latest draft versions for both the 2021 Code and International Standards yesterday, July 17th,

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WADA Removes North Korea Anti-Doping Committee From Non-Compliant List

Last Friday, July 26th, 2019, WADA, the World’s Anti-Doping Agency, removed the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Anti-Doping Committee (DPRK Anti…

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Danas Rapsys and Sun Yang Share Embrace on Pool Deck at World Championships

Lithuania’s Danas Rapsys (above) was disqualified in the finals of the 200 free at the World Championships, which left Sun Yang with gold.

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Spanish Swimmer Goes Missing For One Week

Spanish swimmer Yago de la Puente has now been missing for one week. De la Puente went missing on July 14th, while attending the International Celtic…

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