Coronavirus

Auckland Swimmers Out of Days 1-2 of NZ SC C’ships, Staged Outside Days 3-5

The New Zealand Short Course Championships will require athletes from Auckland, the countries largest city, to remain outdoors while not in the pool.

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World Champion Maggie MacNeil Returns to Ann Arbor; Unsure About NCAA Season

Maggie MacNeil, who is tied as the fastest 100 yard butterflier ever, is back in Ann Arbor after spending time training at the HPCO in Toronto.

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ISL Medical Protocols: Athletes Can Spend Up to 90 Minutes Outside of ‘Bubble’

The ISL has released its official medical protocols, framing a ‘bubble’ model, but with athletes allowed to leave the bubble for short periods of time.

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Chun Kong Mak Crosses the English Channel After Overcoming COVID-19

Hong Kong native Chun Kong Mak has successfully completed the 21-mile swim across the English Channel after recovering from coronavirus.

IOC & Tokyo 2020 Org Committee Meet On Coronavirus Countermeasures

The IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee met to discuss what a post-coronavirus pandemic Olympic Games might look like next year.

MAC To Resume Football November 4 With Six-Game Season

The last top-level Division I conference has rejoined the fall 2020 football season: the Mid-American Conference will resume football in November.

University of Iowa Women’s Swimmers File Lawsuit Against School

Members of the University of Iowa’s womens swimming and diving teams have filed a lawsuit against the school under Title IX.

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Despite Surge in COVID Cases, Spanish Distance Group Embarks on Training Camp

The camp is the first step toward a plan put in place by British swim coach Sean Kelly, RFEN’s new National Performance Director for the sport of swimming.

Mountain West To Resume Football on October 24; MAC To Vote Today

Following the Big Ten and Pac-12, the Mountain West Conference will resume its football season this fall. Games will begin the week of October 24.

Return of Football Could Bring TV Revenues Back For Big Ten Schools

The return of Big Ten football – even in a pandemic-shortened season – should bring a good percentage of TV revenue back to schools, experts say.

William & Mary’s Cut Women’s Sports Allege Title IX Violations

A lawyer representing the women’s sports cut by William & Mary has written a letter to the president alleging Title IX violations by the school.

Jr. Nats Finalist Laci Black Posts Two Best Times at Rockwall Intrasquad Meet

Rockwall Aquatic Center of Excellence Swim Team held an intrasquad meet last weekend where several swimmers posted best times.

USOPC Considering ‘A Bubble Within A Bubble’ For Tokyo Olympic Games

Depending on what the Tokyo situation is next year, “we might need to create a bubble within a bubble,” says USOPC medical chief.

New Coronavirus Restrictions In England Mean Less Water Polo, Artistic Swimming

Swim England released a statement from the organization in response to the latest coronavirus-related restrictions put in place by the nation’s government.

NCAA D1 Board of Directors Approve Plan To Hold Fall Championships In Spring

The plan, which had been approved by the D1 Council last week, has now been given the go-ahead by the Board. Men’s water polo is among the affected sports.