The Powerlist

Michigan’s Al-Yamani Pulled From Rio Olympics Due to Miscommunication

Michigan’s Mokhtar Al-Yamani, who was slated to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games while representing Yemen, will no longer be competing in the meet due to a miscommunication between the IOC and Yemen’s sports federation.

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Video: Santo Condorelli Keeping Things Light Heading Into Rio

Condorelli is currently at the Canadian team’s staging camp in Toronto where the team is coming together for the first time before flying out to Rio on Friday. Condorelli just returned from a training camp with coach Sergio Lopez in Paraguay.

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Cochrane Feels Clean Russian Athletes Should Compete in Rio

“I don’t think it’s fair that an entire country can’t go, because there are clean athletes in Russia.”

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Vlad Morozov Releases Statement on Facebook Page About Olympic Ban

Vlad Morozov says that tests by 5 different anti-doping agencies prove his innocence.

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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: 800 Free to Feature Ledecky vs. Herself

Katie Ledecky is so far ahead of the rest of the world’s best, the 800 free has become a race between Ledecky and her personal best times.

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Brazil Releases Criteria for World Short Course Championships

The Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) has released its qualification criteria for the 2016 World Short Course Championships, which will be held in Windsor, Canada from December 6th-11th…

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Australia Links Olympians Past & Present Through Inspirational Letters

In an effort to not only motivate its 2016 Olympic Swimming Team, but also further cultivate the connection between past and present, the Australian Swimmers’ Association devised a homegrown, unique initiative.

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MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman: Training with Paddles

MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman – Episode Six

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Spain, Belarus & Venezuela Join In Complaints On Village Readiness

Despite Rio organizers deploying 630 people to work around the clock to ensure that the 3600 apartments in the Athlete…

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10 Things People Say at Swim Meets

The roar of the crowd, the thunderous swimming in the pool and the whistles coaches unleash at their swimmers can make it hard to notice much else but what is happening in the water.

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FINA President: McLaren Commission ‘Exceeded Its Powers’

FINA President Julio Maglione is quoted as saying the Richard McLaren-led WADA independent commission ‘exceeded its power’.

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Aussie Paralympian Ahmed Kelly is ready to race in Rio

Aussie label Funky Trunks has signed Australian Paralympian Ahmed Kelly ahead of the Rio Paralympics.

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Diana Nyad Joins Forces With Finis

Long – distance swimmer and brand work to get more people swimming.

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Henning Lambertz: “Sport muss Glaubwürdigkeit behalten”

Aus dem Trainingslager in Brasilien übermittelte die Presseabteilung des DSV eine Aussage von Cheftrainer Henning Lambertz zum aktuellen FINA Statement…

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After Confusion with His NOC, SwimMAC’s Marko Blazevski to Swim in Rio

It looked as though Marko Blazevski was going to be barred from competing at his second Olympics, though it was not…

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