Coronavirus

Michigan to Allow Use of Pools, Competitive Sports to Resume

Michigan, one of the slowest states to allow the reopening of pools, will allow indoor facilities to operate at 25% capacity.

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NCAA To Furlough Nearly 600 National Office Employees For Up To 8 Weeks

All NCAA national office staff will go into a mandatory furlough, which can range up to 8 weeks, in light of the association’s revenue loss from the pandemic.

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College Football Begins Tonight As FBS Still Split on Postponement

With potential ripple effects to swimming, college football’s FBS will hold its first games tonight, while remaining split over a postponement of the season.

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Legends’ Home Pool, The Aquarena Says They Will Not Reopen In The Short Term

The Works athletic facility in St. John’s, Newfoundland has announced that they do not have any current plans to re-open their ‘Aquarena’ pool.

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Texas Reduces Competitors for HS Swimming Championship Season Amid COVID

Under the plan, the swimming & diving state championship meets will see roughly one-sixth the number of competitors in the building on any given day.

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2021 Winter World University Games Postponed, New Date Will be Announced

The 2021 Winter World University Games have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The rescheduled dates for the games will be announced soon.

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Missouri Valley Votes to Move 2021 Conference Championship Meet to April

The Missouri State Bears are the four-time defending Missouri Valley Conference champions in women’s swimming & diving.

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Pres. Trump Pushing For Big Ten Fall Football, But B1G Officials Not Optimistic

President Donald Trump suggested today that the Big Ten is close to returning to a fall football season, but conference officials strongly disagreed.

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Iowa Football Coaches Receive Raises After School Cuts Swimming Programs

Assistant football coaches at the University of Iowa will receive pay raises for 2020-2021, even after factoring in a 10% reduction in salaries.

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Pacific Swimming Back In Action With Burlingame Intrasquad

Pacific Swimming is back in action with a couple of intrasquad meets over the weekend – believed to be the first official meets in the LSC since March.

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Ohio State Swim Club Suspends Operations For 2020-2021 Season

The Ohio State Swim Club, an age group club affiliated with the Big Ten college, is suspending its operations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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High School Meets Resuming In Minnesota, Illinois, South Carolina

The coronavirus pandemic has caused significant impact to fall high school swimming seasons – but despite the crazy world of 2020, the sport still marches on.

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Michaela Chokureva, Malia Amuan Post 23s in the 50 Free at Phoenix Intrasquad

15 year-old Michaela Chokureva and 16 year-old Malia Amuan both put up several impressive swims at the Phoenix Intrasquad, including a tight battle in the 50.

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Alameda County, California Reopens Pools on Friday after 25 Weeks

Alameda County, California, which includes the cities of Oakland (above), Berkeley, and Pleasanton, allowed the reopening of pools on Friday.

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Worlds Silver Medalist Andrei Minakov Won’t Travel to Stanford This Year

Andrei Minakov, the defending World Championships silver medalist in the 100 fly, will defer the start of his training at Stanford University.

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