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NCAP’s Ellie Oswald Commits to Rhode Island for 2020-21 

Back/free specialist Ellie Oswald from Nation’s Capital Swim Club has announced her commitment to Rhode Island for 2020-21.

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Swim Coach Scott Volkers Asks Court to Clear Latest Abuse Charges in Australia

Volkers, who was the coach of 8-time Olympic medalist Susie O’Neill in the 1980s, was charged in 2017 after having charges for the same accusations dropped over 15 years ago.

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Dresden Completes €40 Million Pool Project on Freiberger Platz

A five-year, €40 million construction project wrapped up in December, leaving Dresden, Germany with two 50-meter pools at Freiberger Platz.

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Seto & Irie Happy With FINA Champions Series Races, But Looking For More

Japanese swimmers have been upping their game big-time with a home nation-hosted Olympic Games on the horizon. Daiya Seto and Ryosuke Irie are no exception.

Tokyo Olympic Aquatics Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Slated For March

Things are coming together for the 2020 Olympic Games, as the Tokyo Aquatic Center will be having its ribbon-cutting ceremony in March.

Olympic Qualifying Events in China Cancelled, Rescheduled due to Coronavirus

Cases of the disease have spread to both Shenzhen and Beijing, where last week many of the world’s best swimmers gathered for the FINA Champions Series.

Chalmers Opts Out Of 50 Free Final While McKeown Clocks PB In The Event

18-year-old Kaylee McKeown closed out a heck of a South Aussie State Championships meet, clocking a 50m free personal best to end her campaign.

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See 2234 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

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Record-Breaking Masters Swimmer John Harrison Dies at 105

One of the world’s most accomplished centenarian masters swimmers John Harrison died last week at 105-years old.

Notre Dame Snags Verbal Commitment from Winter Juniors Finalist Kaden Smesko

Kaden Smesko has verbally committed to Notre Dame Fighting Irish for 2020-21.

Mackenzie Padington To Join NC State For 2020-21 Season

Padington, who is currently taking an Olympic redshirt year, placed third in both the 500 and 1650 free at the 2019 Women’s NCAA Championships.

Analysis: What it Would Take to Beat Regan Smith for Pro Swim Series Title

The 2020 Pro Swim Series isn’t even half over, but the race for the women’s title might as well be. Here are the ridiculous times needed to pass Regan Smith.

The Story of Mark Spitz and The Birth of Arena

Mark Spitz shares his history of how the arena relationship began, and he shares his opinion on swimsuit tech now and how it impacts a swimmer’s confidence.

59-Second Breaststroker Andrea Podmanikova is Transferring from SMU to NC State

Andrea Podmanikova, a 3-time AAC breaststroke champion, will transfer to the ACC champion NC State Wolfpack in the fall of 2020.

Michigan Women Become 4th Team At #1 in CSCAA Dual Meet Poll (Jan. 22)

Michigan has taken over the #1 spot in the CSCAA women’s dual meet poll, the fourth women’s team to sit #1 this year, while Texas remains the men’s leaders.

USC Remains #1, UC San Diego Climbs 5 Spots in CWPA Women’s Water Polo Poll

The top two teams – USC and Stanford – remained the same in collegiate women’s water polo poll after Week 1 of competition.

NCAA Convention: Travel & Training Expense Reform Among Proposals

At the 2020 NCAA Convention, delegates will discuss a rule change that would allow athletes to accept money to cover training expenses & travel for parents.

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