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Open Water National Champ Becca Mann Turns Pro, Won’t Swim NCAA At USC

Two-time open water U.S. National champ Becca Mann has turned professional, forgoing her final two seasons of NCAA competition for USC to focus on next year’s Olympic qualifying in open water swimming.

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Ohio State Seeks To Have Lawsuit Over Coaching Abuse Dismissed

The Ohio State University Diving Club is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against it over allegations that a former coach sexually abused his divers.

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Former PA High School Coach Daniel Kostovny Banned By SafeSport

Daniel Kostovny, a former assistant swim coach at West Mifflin High School, has been banned by SafeSport after pleading guilty to assault earlier this summer.

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Prosecutor Says State Has Photographic Evidence Against Walkotten

An assistant district attorney said in court this week that the prosecution has “photographic evidence” and a confession from former Marlins of Raleigh coach Nicholas Walkotten, accused of improprieties with an child.

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SafeSport Lifts Lifetime Ban On Taekwondo Coach Lopez

The U.S. Center for SafeSport has lifted a lifetime ban on taekwondo coach Jean Lopez and replaced it with temporary restrictions, reports indicate. A lawyer for women who say Lopez sexually assaulted them indicated that the ban was lifted because the alleged victims wouldn’t testify in person, though SafeSport has denied that claim.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The second day of the 2018 Asian Games will see Xu Jiayu seek a second backstroke win and Sun Yang a second freestyle win, while Rikako Ikee chases two wins of her own.

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Former Marlins of Raleigh Coach Arrested For Sex Offenses

Former Marlins of Raleigh coach Nick Walkotten has been arrested and accused of having inappropriate contact with a child under the age of 15.

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Petra Martin Alleges Rutgers Termination Based On Gender Bias

Former Rutgers University swimming & diving coach Petra Martin says her termination from her job had to do with implicit gender bias.

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Key Dates To Begin the 2018-2019 Season

The start of NCAA dual meet season isn’t as far away as you think… Check out upcoming dates for the World Cup series, the first NCAA dual meet and an intriguing new battle of major NCAA conferences.

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Projected 2018-2019 U.S. National Team

With two of three qualifying meets complete, the framework of the 2018-2019 U.S. National Team is well in place. There…

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Australian Coach Charged With Indecently Touching Minor

A 55-year-old swimming and triathlon coach in Queensland, Australia has been arrested and accused of touching a girl under the age of 16.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Most Impressed By Italy’s Euro Showing

Nearly half of voters said Italy was the most impressive nation at the 2018 European Championships.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Campbell Shatters 50-Point Territory

Disclaimer: Blueseventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Wilimovsky, Anderson Sweep Pan Pacs 10K Open Water Golds

Jordan Wilimovsky won his third medal of 2018 Pan Pacs with a hard-fought 10K open water victory, while Haley Anderson battled back over the final lap to win the women’s event.

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Michael Phelps Quashes Comeback In Baltimore Sun Profile

In a profile in the Baltimore Sun, Olympic hero Michael Phelps says he’s in better shape now than he was before his 2014 comeback from retirement, but quashed any speculation about a second comeback.

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