Coronavirus

Save Hawkeye Sports Campaign Crosses $2.8M in Pledges

A fundraising campaign to reinstate four eliminated sports at the University of Iowa has raised more than $2.8 million in pledges so far.

  3 Comments

Read more »

NCAA Releases New Return-to-Sport Guidelines

As new information about COVID-19 continues to be released, the NCAA has updated its return-to-sport guidelines to align with current CDC recommendations.

  2 Comments

Read more »

Survey: 44 New Jersey Indoor Pool Operators Report No Spread of Coronavirus

A survey by the New Jersey Swim Safety Alliance turned up no reported cases of spread of coronavirus at 44 of the state’s indoor pools.

  8 Comments

Read more »

CSCAA Updates All-American Criteria With Considerations if NCAAs Doesn’t Happen

The CSCAA has updated its requirements for swimmers to achieve All-American honors for the 2020-2021 season in case of a premature end to the NCAA season.

Swim England Welcomes December 2nd Lockdown Lifting

Swimmers in England will be able to return to the pool after the December 2nd coronavirus closures and restrictions have been lifted.

World Leaders At G20 Summit Express Support For 2021 & 2022 Olympics

Leaders of world nations and the World Health Organization expressed support for next summer’s Olympic Games, despite the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

Simon Fraser, Only Canadian School in the NCAA, Cancels Winter Sports Seasons

Simon Fraser sophomore Collyn Gagne was the #2 qualifier in the 400 IM at last year’s NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving Championships.

More Coronavirus

Swimmer at Indianapolis US Open Site Tests Positive for Coronavirus

According to a letter sent to participants by USA Swimming, the individual who tested positive was at the Natatorium on all 3 days of the US Open meet.

Illinois Pauses High School Sports, Including Boys Swim, Amid Pandemic

Illinois is the latest state to adjust high school sports, with the IHSA temporarily pausing all sports through at least the end of the month.

New Jersey Delays Start of HS Swimming Season until February

Swimming has been put in the newly-created “season 2A,” along with indoor track & field, as schools have struggled with pool availability.

Connecticut Delays Winters Sports, Including Boys Swim, To Jan. 19

Connecticut will postpone the start of winter high school sports, including boys swimming & diving, to January 19 as COVID-19 cases rise in the state.

Italy Will Require Clear Coronavirus Test to Compete in National Meets

As cases continue to rise in Italy, the country looks like it’s headed for a 2nd-straight month of tighter restrictions against coronavirus.

SEC Proposal Would Split Women’s & Men’s Meets For 2021, Shorten To NCAA Format

An SEC proposal would split that conference’s swimming championship meet by gender to limit participant numbers during the coronavirus pandemic.

NCAA Extends Division I Recruiting Dead Period Through April 15

The NCAA Division I Council extended a moratorium on in-person recruiting activity until at least April 15 amid rising coronavirus cases nationally.

Ministro Sport: Piscine e Palestre Rimarranno Chiuse Anche A Dicembre

Il Ministro della Salute chiude ogni possibilità di riapertura di piscine e palestre. Continueranno ad essere chiuse anche a Dicembre