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Former Cal Swimmer Sent 2010 E-Mail Reporting Muqtar Harrassment

A former swimmer at the University of California sent an unanswered e-mail to the school’s chancellor and athletic director in 2010, reporting sexual harassment by school employee Mohamed Muqtar, who was fired earlier this month after sexual assault allegations.

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Hinchey Testifies For Congress, Apologizes For Sex Abuse In Swimming

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey testified for a Congressional subcommittee today, apologizing on behalf of USA Swimming for sexual abuse suffered by swimmers.

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FL High School Coach of the Year Removed, Under Investigation

A three-time Florida High School Coach of the Year has been removed from his swimming coach and teaching positions and is under school police investigation, per local newspapers.

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USOC Gives $1.3 Million Grant To Gymnastics Sexual Abuse Victims

The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced a $1.3 million grant to the Athlete Assistance Fund, aimed at providing financial assistance to gymnasts who were victims of sexual abuse within the sport.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Ledecky Ends Longest Career WR Drought

When Ledecky broke the world record in the 1500 free last week, she ended what was the longest world record drought of her career by almost 300 days.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 68% More Excited For Indy Than Atlanta

More than two-thirds of respondents said they were more excited for the Indianapolis Pro Swim Series than the Atlanta Classic in last weekend’s dueling national-level meets.

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USOC Hires Former FBI Employee As Senior Director of Athlete Safety

Facing criticism and lawsuits over its role in the growing sex abuse scandal within organized sport, the U.S. Olympic Committee has named former FBI human resources executive Wendy Guthrie as its senior director of athlete safety.

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Auburn Finalizes New Staff With LSU’s Jeana Kempe

Gary Taylor has filled out his new-look staff at Auburn University, as he’ll officially hire LSU assistant Jeane Kempe, a source tells SwimSwam.

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Ariana Kukors Files Civil Suit Vs Hutchison, USA Swimming, Schubert

Olympian Ariana Kukors has filed a civil suit against former coach Sean Hutchison, USA Swimming and former national team director Mark Schubert, alleging sexual abuse of a minor and negligence.

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Kalisz Nabs Two-Point PSS Lead From Grothe, Ledecky Charges in Indy

Chase Kalisz broke the tie atop the men’s Pro Swim Series point standings, jumping out to a two-point lead over Zane Grothe. Meanwhile Taylor Ruck leads on the women’s side, but Katie Ledecky is making a charge.

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Cal To Hire Texas Volunteer Chase Kreitler As New Assistant Coach

California will fill the vacancy in its coaching staff this week, hiring former Texas volunteer assistant coach Chase Kreitler, a source tells us.

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Krayzelburg Wins Indy SwimSquads, Leads Series By 30

Lenny Krayzelburg continues to run away with the inaugural SwimSquad points lead, winning Indy by 5 points to go up by 30 for the tour. Natalie Coughlin was close behind, sitting second. Jason Lezak and Kaitlin Sandeno continued a spirited battle for third, scoring identical totals in Indy.

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Lezak, Coughlin Surge In SwimSquad Day 3 Points in Indy

It’s still Lenny Krayzelburg’s squad leading, but Jason Lezak and Natalie Coughlin made big moves on day 3 in Indy’s portion of the SwimSquad battles.

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Dagny Knutson Back In Court in Fraud Case Against Former Attorney

Dagny Knutson will be back in court this week in the next step of a now-four-year legal battle with her former attorney, Richard Foster. Knutson won the lawsuit back in 2016, only for a judge to order a new trial. Now, Knutson is appealing, asking the court to restore the original ruling.

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2018 Atlanta Classic: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Ryan Lochte is 33, which to some might feel too old to continue training and competing in the 400 IM. But Lochte continues to astound, finishing as the top 400 IM qualifier with a 4:30.35 this morning.

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