There’s just one scratch out of tonight’s finals session of the 2019 Summer Universiade: 16th-ranked women’s 50 backstroker Polina Egorova out of semifinals.
Gabby DeLoof already has gold medals in the 4×100 free relay, 4×200 free relay, and the 100 free and is the top seed in the 200 free.
Despite resigning amid heavy criticism for his handling of major abuse scandals, former USOC CEO Scott Blackmun received severance pay of $2.4 million.
86% of voters said college athletes should be able to profit from their names and images, but 42% expressed concern about the effects to non-revenue sports.
The 2019 Swedish Championships were about as good a tune-up for the World Championships as Sarah Sjostrom could have asked for.
Two new names appear in the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s database of banned individuals: Devan Tunnell from Oregon and John Hopkins from Ohio.
American Justin Ress received medical treatment during tonight’s finals session of the World University Games, but has been cleared to return to Team USA.
China added to its 3 gold medals from yesterday with wins in both of Friday’s diving events, bringing their total to 5 golds in 6 events so far.
China won gold medals in 3 of 4 diving events on the first day of diving medal finals at the 2019 World University Games/Summer Universiade.
There aren’t many notable scratches out of the first prelims session of the 2019 World University Games, but a handful of top 50 flyers are not on start lists
Top-seeded Thomas Ceccon and two more top-7 seeds are scratched out of prelims of the men’s 200 IM at the 2019 European Junior Championships.
Start lists are showing a handful of high-seed day 1 scratches at the European Junior Championships, including Russians Anastasiia Sorokina and Daria Vaskina.
The 2019 Summer Universiade/World University Games have pulled some big names – and should actually pit some of the biggest against each other head-to-head.
Bobby Bittner of Beaufort, North Carolina, previously under an interim ban by the U.S. Center for SafeSport, has been permanently banned as of June 28, 2019.
2019 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS All sports: Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 28, 2019 Pool swimming: Sunday, July 21…