Articles by Torrey Hart

American Athletic Conference Expected to Add 6 Schools

After losing UCF, Houston and Cincinnati to the Big 12, the American Athletic Conference is reportedly close to adding six new schools.

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Chloe McCardel Completes Record 44th English Channel Crossing

McCardel, 36, completed her record-tying 43rd English Channel crossing two days prior.

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USOPC College Sports Think Tank Recommends Delaying Swim & Dive Recruiting

The group recommended pushing back swimming and diving recruiting to begin during a student’s senior year of high school.

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Olympic News Roundup: Some Rio 2016 Boxing Matches Were Fixed, McLaren Finds

Catch up on the biggest Olympic and Paralympic storylines outside of the swimming world, including scandal in the Olympic boxing world.

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Mother of High School Swimmer Who Drowned Under Pool Cover Sues for $70 Million

The family of Nabila Maazouz, who was found dead under pool covers in November 2019, is suing for negligence leading to wrongful death.

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High School Swimmer Hospitalized After Losing Consciousness During Practice

The swimmer is expected to recover after losing consciousness during underwater breathing work at practice last week.

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U.S. Team Swims Under Mixed 4×50 Free Relay WJR in Berlin, Pending Ratification

Daniel Diehl, Quintin McCarty, Kristina Paegle and Carly Novelline combined to go under the FINA-established world junior record.

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4-Time Olympian Allison Schmitt Throws Out First Pitch at Diamondbacks Game

The 10-time Olympic medalist tossed out the first pitch at the team’s season finale on Sunday, which it won 5-4 over the Colorado Rockies.

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Gorbenko Bests Own SCM 50 Breast Israeli Record With First Sub-30 Swim

After shaving nearly a second off her 100 breast record on Saturday, Gorbenko lowered the 50 breast record twice on Sunday in Berlin.

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Americans Hit World Junior Record in Mixed 4×50 Medley Relay in Berlin

Quintin McCarty, Zhier Fan, Tess Howley and Kristina Paegle combined to take out a 4-year-old record on Sunday in Berlin.

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Matt Sates Crushes SC 200 Free WJR in 1:40.65 After 400 IM Earlier in Session

South Africa’s Matthew Sates took down his second world junior records in as many days, becoming the fifth-fastest performer in history in the SCM 200 free.

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German Olympian and Record Holder Philip Heintz Retires

Heintz, who raced for the New York Breakers during season 3 of the ISL, competed at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games, making the final at the latter.

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Iowa To Become First Power 5 School With Women’s Wrestling Program

The men’s wrestling powerhouse had to add another women’s team as part of the settlement for the lawsuit filed by women’s swimmers last year.

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Klete Keller Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge In Connection With Capitol Riot

The American Olympic medalist in swimming pleaded guilty to obstruction of an official proceeding as part of a plea deal.

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Aqua Centurions’ Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay Sets Italian Record at ISL Match 10

Three of the relay’s four members were on the prior record-setting men’s 4×100 medley relay at an ISL match in October 2019.

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