• From
    • To


65 results for "fran"

Page of 4
  1. USA Swimming boycotting March open water race in Abu Dhabi

    More than four years after the death of open water star Fran Crippen, swimming's international governing body plans to hold a World Cup race in the United Arab Emirates.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  2. Scheduled open water race in UAE sparks questions, objections fro...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    International swimming officials have added a 10-kilometer open water race in the United Arab Emirates to the 2015 calendar over strenuous objections from the United States, putting the event back in the hands of the national federation cited for inadequate safety practices in the 2010 drowning death of Fran Crippen.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2015
  3. New UAE open water race bid draws criticism in wake of Fran Cripp...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    FINA is considering a bid by the United Arab Emirates to host an elite 10K open water race in 2015, just five years after Fran Crippen drowned there during a race conducted with inadequate safety precautions. The move is drawing intense criticism from the swimming community.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
  4. Klay Thompson among FIBA World Cup players to watch -- NBA

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla breaks down one player on each of the 16 remaining FIBA World Cup teams to watch. The list includes NBA players Klay Thompson, Gorgui Dieng, Boris Diaw and Luis Scola.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2014
  5. FINA plans to set open water temperature limit

    Swimming's governing body is preparing to set a fixed maximum water temperature that doesn't meet U.S. standards that were introduced after the death of American swimmer Fran Crippen.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  6. Racing yacht sets record for fastest passage from New York to San...

    A racing yacht named after one of the world's fastest cars has docked in San Francisco after what organizers said was the fastest passage of a single-hulled sailing vessel from New York to San Francisco.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  7. On anniversary of Crippen's death, safety questions remain

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Fran Crippen drowned two years ago today in a 10-kilometer open water race in the United Arab Emirates, and it's still a searingly sad day for his multitude of friends both inside and outside the swimming community. Dozens of them posted their th...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  8. Family of drowned swimmer Fran Crippen weighs legal action

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Attorneys for the parents of elite open-water swimmer Fran Crippen, who drowned two years ago during a race in the United Arab Emirates, are weighing legal action against the sport's international and national governing bodies.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  9. Open water safety issues re-surface

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Open water safety issues that emerged in the aftermath of Fran Crippen's drowning death almost two years ago are still on the front burner for top U.S. swimmers, and many were angry when they were informed last week they would have to foot at least p...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  10. Olympics - Most likely candidates to upset Team USA basketball in...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla ranks the six teams most likely to pull an upset against Team USA in London and keep it from winning a gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  11. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    ESPN's Fran Fraschilla talks about the United States' win over Brazil, LeBron James, Jeremy Lin, Carmelo Anthony, the Olympics and more. Fraschilla Packers RB James Starks weighs in on Green Bay's season-ending loss to the Giants, his team's offsea...

    Blog | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  12. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Crippen family's ties to swimming will co...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    This is the fifth straight time the Crippen family has made their way to the swimming trials. It may almost certainly be the last. But that doesn't mean their ties to the sport will go away -- they have a few powerful reasons to stay involved.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  13. Grounded yacht in fatal San Francisco race salvaged

    The wreckage of a yacht that lost five crew members during a race that turned fatal has been recovered from the rocky island west of San Francisco where it grounded.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  14. Rebecca Soni wins 100m breaststroke at Meet of Champions

    Olympic silver medalist Rebecca Soni won the 100-meter breaststroke by 2.14 seconds and Olympian Eric Shanteau took the men's race, while Tyler Clary won his third title Sunday on the final day of the Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2012
  15. Jessica Hardy wins 50-meter freestyle at Fran Crippen Memorial Sw...

    Jessica Hardy won the 50-meter freestyle, while Olympic champion Rebecca Soni and Olympians Eric Shanteau and Ricky Berens won their events Saturday night in a tuneup meet with little more than two months remaining before the U.S. Olympic trials.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012
  16. Janet Evans tired but happy with Olympic trials tune-up

    Janet Evans finished third in the 400-meter freestyle consolation final, while Tyler Clary and two-time Olympian Katinka Hosszu of Hungary won two titles each at the Fran Crippen Memorial Meet of Champions on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012