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State-By-State Coronavirus Pool Reopening Index

As pools reopen after COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns, we’ll track each state’s opening dates and guidelines for reopening in our index.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Virginia Gators

This week’s BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week is the Virginia Gators of Roanoke, Virginia, led by longtime head coach Doug Fonder.

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Reece Whitley Compels Followers to Take Action in Wake of George Floyd Killing

Whitley urged his followers to take tangible action by donating to relevant causes.

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SwimJams

“I Wanna Be a Swimstar” (Swimming Nickelback Parody Video)

Steve Buckley has assembled swimmers from across Great Britain, including double Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington, to help him perform…

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2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Relive Michael Phelps’s First Olympic Race

Almost 20 years ago, Michael Phelps made his Olympic debut at the 2000 summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, beginning his impressive career.

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Powerlist

BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Virginia Gators

This week’s BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week is the Virginia Gators of Roanoke, Virginia, led by longtime head coach Doug Fonder.

Reece Whitley Compels Followers to Take Action in Wake of George Floyd Killing

Whitley urged his followers to take tangible action by donating to relevant causes.

“I Wanna Be a Swimstar” (Swimming Nickelback Parody Video)

Steve Buckley has assembled swimmers from across Great Britain, including double Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington, to help him perform…

Relive Michael Phelps’s First Olympic Race

Almost 20 years ago, Michael Phelps made his Olympic debut at the 2000 summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, beginning his impressive career.

Paris 2024 Olympics To Reduce Olympic Village Beds By 3,000

The Paris 2024 Olympic organizing committee has reduced the number of beds required for the Olympic Village from 17,000 to 14,000, the IOC announced today.

USOPC, 4 USAS Federations Release Statements Amid Nationwide Protests

The USOPC, USA Swimming, USA Diving, USA Artistic Swimming and USA Water Polo have released statements acknowledging the public calls for change.

Daily Swim Coach Workout #112

SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily…

Santa Clara Will Allow Pools to Open, Orange County Pushing for Reopening

Swimming hotspot Santa Clara, CA is going to allow pools to reopen beginning on June 5. In Orange County, city leaders filed a petition to reopen pools.

Swimming South Africa Prepares ‘State Of Readiness’ In Bid To Return To Pools

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved his nation to an ‘alert level 3’ as of June 1st regarding the coronavirus lockdown.

Returning Conference Points: Florida Primes For 9th-Straight SEC Men’s Title

Florida graduated the highest-scoring senior class in the SEC, but they still lead in total returning points in search of a 9th-straight conference title.

Dates Set for 2021 Olympic Qualification Tournament in Men’s Water Polo

The tournament to decide the last 3 men’s teams for the Olympic Games will remain in Rotterdam and be held from Febraury 14-21.

SwimSwam Podcast: True Sweetser on The Journey of a Distance Swimmer

True spoke candidly about growing up as the youngest of 6, his age-group days, and eventually moving on to train with Gator Swim Club in high school.

Sub-20 Relay Split Sprinter Grant Bochenski Commits to Missouri

Bochenski, who is also a backstroker, split 19.91 on Naperville North’s 200 free relay at the Illinois High School State Championship meet in February.

Bob Bowman Swimming Wisdom on Butterfly: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

In this GMM takeover of the SwimSwam Podcast, we dive deep on butterfly with Coach Bob Bowman, covering age group butterfly challenges to elite training.

Rhode Island Reopens Pools With 15-Person Limit As of June 1

Rhode Island has reopened aquatic facilities after pandemic closures – spurred on in part due to a need for water safety after an April drowning.

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