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Two-time Olympic medalist swimmer and 2016 Olympic Team Captain Elizabeth Beisel chatted with Digital Journal about the USA Swimming Foundation's "Make A Splash" Tour, and the impact of technology on aquatics. She even recalled competing on "Family Feud."

FIFA drops plans for 48-team 2022 World Cup

FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body's president Gianni Infantino.The 2022 tournament in the Gulf state will now be played with 32 nations taking part.

Meet Debbie Hesse: Executive director of USA Swimming Foundation Special

Debbie Hesse, the executive director of the USA Swimming Foundation, sat down and chatted with this journalist at a hotel in New York City. She opened up about the "Make A Splash" Tour and shared some of the foundation's important statistics.

Missy Franklin talks USA Swimming Foundation and 'Make A Splash' Special

On May 21, five-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin sat down and chatted with this journalist at a New York City hotel about the USA Swimming Foundation. She holds the world record in the women's 200 meter backstroke.

Jenny McCuiston talks Goldfish Swim School, swimming, technology Special

Jenny McCuiston, the co-founder of the Goldfish Swim School, chatted with Digital Journal about her school and how technology has changed the sport of swimming.

Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel talks USA Swimming Foundation Special

Four-time Olympic medalist Simone Manuel sat down and chatted with this journalist at a Manhattan hotel to talk about the USA Swimming Foundation and the 2019 "Make A Splash" Tour, presented by Phillips 66.

Nathan Adrian talks USA Swimming Foundation, health and success Special

Eight-time Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian sat down and chatted with this journalist at a hotel in New York City about the USA Swimming Foundation, the 2019 "Make A Splash" Tour. He also opened up about his health and shared his definition of success.

Cullen Jones talks USA Swimming Foundation, career and technology Special

Four-time Olympic medalist swimmer Cullen Jones sat down and chatted with Digital Journal at a hotel in Manhattan about the USA Swimming Foundation and the "Make A Splash" Tour, presented by Phillips 66.

Rowdy Gaines talks USA Swimming Foundation, 'Make A Splash' Tour Special

Three-time Olympic gold medalist and Hall of Famer Rowdy Gaines sat down and chatted with this journalist at a hotel in New York City about the USA Swimming Foundation and the "Make A Splash" Tour, presented by Phillips 66.

Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight

The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the debate about the safety of playing football at such altitude.

Take a bow: Samoa PM makes Pacific Games archery team

Samoa's prime minister has turned back time to qualify for the archery competition at the Pacific Games at the grand age of 74.

F1 legend Niki Lauda dies at 70

Legendary Formula One driver Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family said on Tuesday, triggering an outpouring of praise for a man whose track victories and comeback from a horrific crash enthralled race fans worldwide.

Meet Dave Durden: Men's Swimming Head Coach for the 2020 Olympics Special

Dave Durden is the Men's Swimming Head Coach for 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. Durden chatted with Digital Journal about his coaching career and he shared his advice for young and aspiring swimmers.

Semenya to race 3,000m at Diamond League's Prefontaine

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will race the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic on June 30, a distance she can contest without reducing her testosterone levels.

Linda Prefontaine opens up about 2019 'Tour de Pre' and Coos Bay Special

Linda Prefontaine, the sister of running legend Steve Prefontaine, chatted with Digital Journal about the 2019 Tour de Pre.

Review: Michael Andrew wins big at TYR Pro Swim Series in Indiana Special

On May 18, world champion swimmer Michael Andrew won big in additional races at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Bloomington, Indiana.

Review: Cody Miller scores comeback at TYR Pro Swim Series in Indiana Special

On May 17, two-time Olympic medalist Cody Miller scored a major comeback at the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Bloomington, Indiana.

Review: Michael Andrew competes at 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Indiana Special

World champion swimmer Michael Andrew competed in two swimming events at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Bloomington, Indiana, on May 17.

Review: Nathan Adrian races for the first time following cancer treatment Special

On May 17, five-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Nathan Adrian competed at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Bloomington, Indiana.

'Deeply saddened' Wallabies star Folau sacked over anti-gay comments

Wallabies star Israel Folau said he was "deeply saddened" and considering his options Friday after being sacked for homophobic comments in a case that looks to have ended his glittering career in Australia.

Topless Tongan eyes unique Olympic treble

Tongan athlete Pita Taufatofua -- the bare-chested flag-bearer who became an online sensation at both the Rio and Pyeongchang Olympics -- plans to break out the baby oil once again and compete at the Tokyo Games in 2020.

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Murphy shares water safety tips

​May 15 is International Water Safety Day. Olympic gold medalist swimmer and world record holder Ryan Murphy (100 meter backstroke) shared his water safety tips.

Antoine Duplantis talks baseball, family, success and technology Special

Louisiana State University (LSU) baseball player Antoine Duplantis chatted with Digital Journal about his athletic career and his future goals.

Poland's Banka proposed as next World anti-doping chief

The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Tuesday government representatives had proposed Poland's sports minister Witold Banka as its candidate to be the body's next president.

Meet Andrew McCuiston: President of the Goldfish Swim School Special

Andrew McCuiston, the president of the Goldfish Swim School, chatted with Digital Journal, which helps raise awareness on water safety and drowning prevention.

WADA chief to be picked amid Russia doping controversy

Authorities meet on Tuesday to strike an agreement on who will take over from the current head of the World Anti-Doping Agency Craig Reedie as the body faces intense scrutiny over the Russian doping scandal.

Putin extols 'hockey diplomacy', falls on ice

Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin praised "hockey diplomacy" as he scored nine goals in a game with his allies and Russian stars but fell on his face after the match.

Review: Mondo Duplantis breaks collegiate record with six meter clearance Special

Teen pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis had a major reason to celebrate. He smashes the collegiate record in the men's pole vault

Review: Swimmer Michael Andrew films travel vlog in Guangzhou, China Special

World champion swimmer and vlogger Michael Andrew took his fans on a virtual trip to Guangzhou, China, where he competed as part of the FINA Champions Series.

En garde! France embraces the lightsaber — as sport

It has for decades been the dream of the young and the young-at-heart -- to be like Luke Skywalker from Star Wars and vanquish foes with a lightsaber.

Swiss escalate probe into attorney general's FIFA contacts

A Swiss oversight body said Friday that it had opened a "disciplinary investigation" targeting the attorney general over his meetings with FIFA's president, while Bern is probing corruption in world football.

Filipina Olympic star fears for life over Duterte foe list

The Philippines' first female Olympic medallist says she fears for her safety after President Rodrigo Duterte's government named her in a chart claiming to show a plot to undermine his rule.

Meet Chris McCuiston: CEO and co-founder of Goldfish Swim School Special

Chris McCuiston, the CEO and co-founder of the Goldfish Swim School chatted with Digital Journal about the importance of his swim school's mission, in raising awareness on water safety and drowning prevention.

Folau guilty of 'high-level' code of conduct breach

Homophobic comments by Israel Folau amounted to a "high-level" breach of rugby's code of conduct, a tribunal ruled Tuesday, leaving the Wallabies star's glittering career hanging in the balance.

Beer fear: Japan urged to stock up for Rugby World Cup

When hosting an international rugby tournament and welcoming thirsty fans from around the world, the last thing you want to do is run out of beer.

Cheika gives evidence at Folau 'anti-gay' hearing

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika gave evidence Saturday at a high-stakes code of conduct hearing as Israel Folau challenged Rugby Australia's intention to tear up his lucrative contract over homophobic comments.

Formula E, EV racing lost about $29 million last year

Formula E the electric vehicle racing series lost 26.4 euros or about $29 million US during the fiscal year ending on July 31st 201 according to a financial statement filed with the United Kingdom's Companies House registry.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins the 2019 IAAF Diamond League in Doha Special

On Friday, May 3, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks triumphed in the men's pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League competition in Doha.

'I won't take medication': Defiant Semenya wins first race since gender ruling defeat

Caster Semenya won the 800 metres at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday in her first race since losing her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, claiming "actions speak louder than words".

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Murphy talks Goldfish Swim School Special

Three-time Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Ryan Murphy sat down and chatted with Digital Journal at a cafe in Manhattan. He spoke about being a swimmer in this digital age.

'Senna Day' held in Brazil on 25th anniversary of F1 great's death

The Interlagos racing circuit held a 'Senna Day' to celebrate the life of Formula One great Ayrton Senna on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Brazilian's death.
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