The IOC says it has already provided $100 million in aid – in part, a response to an economist who called for IOC payments for the Olympic postponement.
Swimming at Schroeder YMCA’s Summer Sprint this week, 15-year-old Lilly Zippel broke through with a two-and-a-half-second drop in her 100 breast.
An Illinois lawyer who has already sued the state governor over pandemic restrictions is now suing the Illinois High School Association.
The Southeastern Conference has postponed the start dates for competition in three fall sports, though football is not yet included, due to the pandemic.
USA Swimming updated its 2020-2021 calendar, adding a second November Pro Swim Series stop and announcing night prelims & morning finals for half of the PSS.
Texas A&M, one of the first college swim teams to return to training, has had multiple swimmers test positive for COVID-19, sources tell SwimSwam.
This week, we track down age group breakthroughs from national teamers including Olivia Smoliga, a national high school record-setter in 2012.
Police mistook EIU swimmer Butler for a suspect in 2019. Officers dispute allegations they threatened to shoot Butler, but police reports show otherwise.
Wingate has promoted two assistant coaches to associate head coaches: Greg Doyle (women’s swimming & diving) and Kevin Hennessy (men’s swimming & diving).
A former swim coach at Meadowcreek High School in Georgia has been arrested and charged with sexual battery after reports from former students.
Kregor Zirk lowered his own Estonian record with a three-second drop in the 800 free – an early triumph in the sport’s return from pandemic shutdown.
Just over half of voters picked Michigan to surge to the top of the women’s Big Ten in 2021, compared to just 28% voting for defending champs Ohio State.
ESPN reports that the Big Ten Conference is likely to restrict its fall sports to only conference matchups – that includes college football.
California had a combined 425 high school All-America awards in 2019, dropping to just 13 in 2020 when the state’s high school swimming season was canceled.
USA Swimming is now accepting online applications for phase two of its COVID-19 Relief Program, which offers up to $1.5 million to support swim clubs.