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SWIMMING: Morozov wins three, sets Short Course World Record in World Cup 3

Russia’s Vladimir Morozov, who won the 2016 FINA World Cup men’s division thanks to a world record in the 200 m Individual Medley, broke...

SWIMMING Preview: FINA World Cup moves to Eindhoven

The third meet – and start of the second cluster – of the FINA Swimming World Cup starts in Eindhoven (NED) with the events...

SWIMMING: FINA World Cup money list posted for Cluster 1

FINA posted the final standings for the first cluster of its 2018 Swimming World Cup, and the payouts for the top eight in the...

SWIMMING: Hosszu swims 15 events, wins seven, in World Cup II

She’s unbelievable. Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu swam in 15 (!) events in the second World Cup, held in Doha (QAT) and won seven events and took...

SWIMMING: Hosszu swims five, wins two to open World Cup II

The 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup in Doha (QAT) opened on Thursday with 10 events, half of which were for women. And The Iron...

SWIMMING Preview: Cast remains the same for World Cup II

The FINA Swimming World Cup will finish its first meet “cluster” this week in Doha (QAT) at the Hamad Aquatic Center, also the last...

SWIMMING: Hosszu & Sjostrom win five each at Kazan World Cup

OK, it’s on. The rule changes to the 30th edition of the FINA Swimming World Cup allow swimmers to compete in as many events...

SWIMMING Preview: FINA World Cup starts in Kazan

The 30th edition of the FINA Swimming World Cup starts up at the site of the 2015 World Championships in Kazan (RUS), the first...

How hard is it to make a living as an Olympic-sport athlete?

PALM DESERT, June 30, 2017 – One of the issues most prominent in Hungarian swim star Katinka Hosszu’s screed against FINA, the aquatics governing...

Katinka Hosszu expands from swimming to politics, rips a “FINA in chaos”

PALM DESERT, June 23, 2017 – Triple Olympic gold medalist Katinka Hosszu posted a lengthy open letter to the worldwide swimming community on her...

Athletes who forced rule changes: Katinka Hosszu, meet Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

PALM DESERT, June 2, 2017 – Instead of celebrating Olympic triple gold medalist Katinka Hosszu’s amazing swimming exploits, FINA decided to change its rules...

FINA takes direct aim at one of its biggest stars: Katinka Hosszu. Why?

PALM DESERT, June 1, 2017 – FINA is the worldwide governing body for aquatic sports and will hold a World Cup series for the...

Russian doping scandal spotlights amazing U.S. Winter Games comeback

PALM DESERT, Dec. 12, 2016 – For decades, the U.S. was an afterthought in the Olympic Winter Games medal table. But that has changed. Because...

The IOC is chasing a new audience with a $231 million focus group

PALM DESERT, Dec. 8, 2016 – The International Olympic Committee has been called a lot of things, but don’t think they aren’t serious about...

Anti-doping report: Less than 1-in-3 athletes tested in Rio

PALM DESERT, Oct. 31, 2016 – The World Anti-Doping Agency released its Rio 2016 observers report and it’s a doozy. Among other revelations, less than...

First step on the road to doping sanity?

PALM DESERT, Oct. 10, 2016 – Last Saturday’s “Olympic Summit” was a good first step toward fixing the doping-in-sport problem. But even with good...

Future of the Games is now in Tokyo’s hands

PALM DESERT, Oct. 6, 2016 – The shocking news that the cost of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games could surpass $30 billion has...

Doping: Best chance for an athlete’s union?

PALM DESERT, Oct. 3, 2016 – Athlete anger about doping could create a new opportunity for Olympians to spread the “clean sport” message as...


PALM DESERT, Sep. 5, 2016 – As of yesterday morning, Summer Cook had never made it to the podium as a top-three finisher in...

Hungary like a Champion!

PALM DESERT, Aug. 10, 2016 – Covergirl Katinka Hosszu of Hungary almost gave up swimming, but now she’s a triple gold medalist in Rio...

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