Speedo Cuts Ties with Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Evgeny Rylov for Attending Putin Rally

Fourth EstateRussian dictator Vladimir Putin with Evgeny Rylov following the Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Speedo terminated their sponsorship contract with Russian Gold Medalist Swimmer Evgeny Rylov after he attended a pro-Putin rally in Moscow. Rylov was seen in attendance together with seven other Russian athletes at a pro-war rally in Moscow hosted by Putin …

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China Sets World Record in Women’s 4×200-Meter Freestyle Relay

China set a new world record after winning the Tokyo Olympic gold in the women’s 4×200-meter freestyle relay on July 29. The Chinese swimming team comprised of Yang Junxuan, Tang Muhan, Zhang Yufei, and Li Bingjie finished the relay event …

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Australian Izaac Stubblety-Cook Sets New Olympic Record in Men’s 200-Meter Breaststroke

Australian Stubblety-Cook set a new Olympic record as he took the gold in the men’s 200-meter breaststroke final at the Tokyo Aquatics Center on July 29. Stubblety-Cook finished the race in two minutes and 6.38 seconds, breaking the previous record …

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American Swimmer Caeleb Dressel Sets Olympic Record in Men’s 100-Meter Freestyle

American swimmer Caeleb Dressel set a new Olympic record on July 29 after finishing first place in the men’s 100-meter freestyle in 47.02 seconds at the Tokyo Games. Dressel broke the long-standing record of 47.05 seconds set by Australian Eamon …

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Australian Swimmer Kaylee McKeown Sets Olympic Record in 100-Meter Backstroke

Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown won the gold medal at the 100-meter backstroke on July 27 after setting a new Olympic record of 57.47 seconds. In her first time participating in the Olympics, McKeown, 20, won against Canada’s 2017 and 2019 …

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Maltese Swimmer Neil Agius Breaks World Record For Longest Distance Ocean Swim

Former Olympian Neil Agius broke the world record for the longest continuous ocean swim, which ended in Gozo on Wednesday night, completing a 125.6-kilometer journey from Linosa in over 52 hours.  Agius, who beat the previous record at 124.4 kilometers, …

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