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Iowa Swimming & Diving Launches Pledge Campaign To Save Program

The pledge had raised $1.7 million as of September 22.

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NCAA D1 Board of Directors Approve Plan To Hold Fall Championships In Spring

The plan, which had been approved by the D1 Council last week, has now been given the go-ahead by the Board. Men’s water polo is among the affected sports.

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London Roar Announce Addition of Seven Swimmers Following Aussie Departure

The Roar have reloaded with seven new athletes, including Scottish backstroker Kathleen Dawson and French sprinting legend Amaury Leveaux.

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European Union Condemns Execution of Iranian Wrestler Navid Afkari

The national champion wrestler was executed on September 12 after being sentenced to death over the murder of an Iranian security guard.

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Greensboro To Host 2020 USA Diving Winter Nationals In December

The event will host close to 150 of the country’s top divers, with 10 national titles on the line, along with selection for the 2021 FINA World Cup.

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Aidan Lohr To Join Sergio Lopez At Pinnacle Racing After Iowa Program Cut

Lohr was just about a week into his freshman year at Iowa when the decision was made to cut the swimming & diving programs.

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ISL Announces Head Coaches For Season 2

Dave Salo will coach one of the new clubs, the Tokyo Frog Kings, during the ISL’s second season.

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Grigorishin: Swimmers Have To “Change Their Mentality” To Become True Pros

ISL Founder Konstantin Grigorishin thinks that swimmers still have an amateur mindset in terms of their approach to competing.

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Skins Changes, 100 IM Addition & Jackpot Times Highlight ISL Scoring Moves

The 100 IM arrives, the skins could be any stroke, and a swimmer could potentially steal all of the points available in any given race.

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ISL To Implement VAR, Coaches Challenge In Season 2

Coaches will be permitted to challenge the official decision of the head referee.

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Tokyo, Toronto ISL Teams Reveal New Logos

All 10 team logos have been revealed on the league’s website.

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NCAA Reportedly Looking For New 2021 Championship Host After Iowa Program Cut

With the University of Iowa cutting its swimming & diving programs, the NCAA has begun looking for a new host for the 2021 Men’s Division I Championships.

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Vera Rivard Completes English Channel Crossing At 16

Rivard, a native of Springfield, Va., is among the youngest to cross the channel in decades due to the rules requiring swimmers to be at least 16 to go solo.

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How The AAU Diving Championships Hosted 200 Athletes With Enhanced Precautions

The AAU implemented strict safety procedures, including not allowing families to sit together, in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Towson Swimmer Reagan Martin Suffers Spinal Cord Injury In Diving Accident

Martin has remained in the ICU since the accident on July 12. A GoFundMe page has been set up in order to help Reagan begin physical therapy in Atlanta.

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