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University of Idaho Diving Coach Wins Award While Under SafeSport Investigation

University of Idaho diving coach Jim Southerland was named WAC co-coach of the year in April, just days after being put on administrative leave amidst a SafeSport investigation.

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French-Born Texas Man to Attempt 6 Month Pacific Ocean Swim

50-year-old Ben Lecomte is attempting to swim 5,500 miles in about 180 days.

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Rowdy Gaines ESPN Documentary ‘ROWDY’ Premieres June 3rd

ESPN’s Hannah Storm directed the new documentary ROWDY, which premieres at the Greenwich International Film Festival June 3rd.

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Molly Nance Becomes First Woman to Swim 21-Mile St. Lucia Channel

Nance, fourth from left, swam the channel in just under 14 hours in mid-May.

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2020 Olympic Schedule Could Add Day, US Trials Will Again Match

USA Swimming COO Mike Unger confirmed that 2020 US Olympic Trials will match the Tokyo Olympic schedule, which might mean adding a day.

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Like Ervin, Sam Rivera Embraces Tourette’s to Excel in the Water

Brighton High School freshman Sam Rivera, like Anthony Ervin, has learned to use his Tourette’s diagnoses to his advantage.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Surprise World Record!

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets!

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2018 Atlanta Classic: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Michael Andrew and Caeleb Dressel are among the athletes competing on the final night of the 2018 Atlanta Classic.

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SwimSwam Exclusive: Gary Taylor on his Busy First Weeks at Auburn

SwimSwam caught up with Auburn Head Coach Gary Taylor after a couple packed weeks in his new role.

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Federica Pellegrini to Serve as Judge on Italy’s Got Talent

Pellegrini, who turns 30 this year, announced her new Italy’s Got Talent gig and gave an interview about the #MeToo movement last week.

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Watch Katie Ledecky Smash 1500 World Record – 15:20.48 (VIDEO)

Watch Katie Ledecky take five seconds off her own world record on night one of the TYR Pro Swim Series Indianapolis stop.

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USA Swimming Sends Tech Suit Ban Proposal on to House Without Vote

After hearing a progress report on tech suit restriction proposal, USA Swimming’s Board of Directors agreed to move the measure forward in the approval process without a vote. 

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Mother’s Day Edition

We’re back with swimming’s top 10 tweets!

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WADA Reports 1,595 Doping Violations in 2016 – Lowest on Record

In its 4th annual Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report, WADA announced that in 2016, athletes produced 1,596 ADRVs.

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Stony Brook University Announces Kerry Smith as Head Coach

After the dismissal of head coach Janelle Atkinson in January, Stony Brook University has hired former Yale assistant Kerry Smith.

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