Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), the national governing body for collegiate athletics in Canada, has named Graham Brown as its new CEO. Brown…
“This is the first time that Africa will host the Commonwealth Games and will position South Africa as a sport tourism destination and also provide opportunities for Team South Africa.”
The CGF made other changes in the name of fairness. The changes below to the number of core sports was meant to stabilize costs while enhancing ParaAthlete & women’s participation.
Toronto’s possible bid for the 2024 Olympics has hit a bit of a snag, as none of the city’s budget committee members endorsed a Toronto bid at a meeting this week. Pictured: Toronto’s Pan Ams pool.
In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.
Michael Andrew earned FINA male swimmer of the meet honors after winning 5 medals and swimming 25 races in the 6 day competition
The Russians have shown great strength in the relays in Singapore, capping it off with a new junior world record from the women’s 4x100m medley team
On the strength of Anton Chupkov’s 59.8 breastroke leg, the Russian men were able to win the gold medal and break the championship record in the men’s 400m medley relay
Canada’s Taylor Ruck had another impressive performance in Singapore, winning gold and breaking the championship record in the 200m free
Rikako Ikee of Japan won the women’s 100 fly in a new championship record of 58.28
Turkey’s Viktoriya Gunes swam a remarkable time of 2:19.64 in the women’s 200 breastroke, smashing her own junior world and championship records, and scaring the world record of 2:19.11
Australia’s Kyle Chalmers took home the men’s 100 freestyle title in a new championship record of 48.47
Team USA will go with Michael Taylor on the backstroke leg, Reece Whitley on the breaststroke leg, Michael Andrew on the fly leg, and Maxime Rooney anchoring on the free leg.
With a new personal best time, Canada’s Taylor Ruck topped the prelims of the women’s 200 free in 1:59.34. Her previous best was a 1:59.79 from 2015 U.S. Junior Nationals.
Taylor Ruck comes in with a 1:59.79, but has had some big swims to show she’s faster than she looks on paper. Earlier in the meet, she blazed to a 1:56.71 relay anchor, so look for her to challenge today.