Articles by Tomas Rodriguez

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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Macedonian Swimming Federation Changes Naming Following National Referendum

Following a change in the official name of the country earlier this year, the Macedonian Swimming Federation successfully changed their name to the…

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Commissioner D’Alessio Vs Todorov: Mexico’s Disputes Continue

Mexican Federal Sports Commissioner Ernesto D’Alessio has replied days after Kiril Todorov, President of Mexico’s Swimming Federation, accused D’Alessio…

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Russian Swimmer Kristina Vershinina Suspended by RUSADA

Kristina Vershinina, who represented Russia at the 2017 World University Games, had already completed her 6 month suspension by the time it was announced.


WADA Issues Statement On Operation Viribus

3.8 million doping substances and fake medicines were seized worldwide today, July 8th. At least 17 organized criminal groups were found to be involved.


Tom Miazga: Para-Swimming Champion, 2019 Fittest Seated Man On Earth

Paralympic swimmer Tom Miazga became the Fittest Seated Man On Earth during the WheelWOD Crossfit Games. The competition finished yesterday after four days.


Becca Mann Aims To Become First Swimmer To Complete The Maui Nui Channel Swim

Becca Mann aims to become the first swimmer to complete the Maui Nui Channel Swim, which has only been attempted by one other swimmer to this day.


First Round of Moscow Lab Review Finds 300 Potential New Doping Violations

WADA released the first batch of cases to the different International Federations. A total of 298 athletes have been identified so far.


Mexico Could Face World Championship, Olympic Suspension

Mexico could face Olympic and World Championship ban following some controversies involving Mexican Federal Sports Commsssioner Ernesto D’Alessio.


Maarten Van Der Weijden: Spreading Cancer Awareness One Stroke At A Time

The Dutch swimmer raised a total of €3.9 million, which adds up to approximately $4.4 million. All funds raised went towards cancer research.


Rome Announces Bid To Host 2022 European Aquatics Championships

Paolo Barelli, the Italian Swimming Federation’s president, has announced the candidature of Rome to host the 2022 European Aquatics Championships…

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Sophie Pascoe: The Para-Swimming ‘Reclassification Saga’ Continues

New Zealand’s Paralympic star Sophie Pascoe made a comeback after surgery, joining World Para-Swimming’s ‘Reclassification Saga.’


Madeira To Host 2020 European Para-Swimming C’ships

Madeira will be the epicenter of para-swimming for the second time in the span of an Olympic cycle when they host the 2020 European Championships.

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James Guy Among New Signees With The London Roar ISL Roster

British freestyle and butterfly ace James Guy, among the signees with the London Roar ISL team recently announced at the ISL roster press conference.

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Spain Announces Roster Of 6 For Open Water At 2019 World C’ships

Spain announces a roster of 6 open water swimmers for Gwangju 2019 World Championships as trials took place at the LEN Cup in Brive (France).

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