Day 5 would have been a banner lineup, including Caeleb Dressel and a deep 100 free field that was perhaps the most anticipated event of Olympic Trials.
Western Illinois University has suspended it’s men’s & women’s swimming & diving programs effective immediately, citing budgetary and COVID-19-related issues.
It’s not much of a controversy right now: Virginia finds themselves the clear-cut favorites in the women’s ACC swimming & diving race.
Olympic legend Mark Spitz made his first foray into the world record books on this day in 1967 – and re-set that world record almost exactly one year later.
Northwestern will keep Andrew Hodgson and Jake Tapp on their coaching staff – both have been promoted to associate/assistant head coaching roles.
Today would have marked Katie Ledecky’s 200 free/1500 free double at U.S. Olympic Trials. And Luca Urlando had a shot at history as an 18-and-under.
In today’s Olympic Trials session, we would have seen reigning world record holders in back-to-back-to-back races: Regan Smith, Ryan Murphy and Lilly King.
New Jersey has officially moved to Stage 2 of its coronavirus reopening plan, with outdoor pools allowed to reopen at 50% capacity.
Our predictions for the original-timeline Trials: Ledecky makes a resounding statement in the 400 free, and a men’s 100 breast final steals the show.
Illinois will move to Phase 4 of its reopening plan on Friday, allowing pools to operate at 50% capacity (with a 50-person maximum).
WADA affirmed that athletes can request ID from doping control agents, and also required that prize money be redistributed after a failed doping test.
In an alternate timeline, we’re all just starting a week with our eyes and minds glued to live results pages from Omaha at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
A former high school swim coach in Killeen, Texas has been indicted on allegations that he used a school district credit card to steal more than $7,500.
Swimming Canada’s HPC Quebec has set a tentative July 4 date for restarting its swimming training group, including several top Paralympians.
Texas has never lost a Big 12 Championship meet and returns a huge scoring group. But TCU’s freshmen actually outscored Texas’s freshmen last year.