Coronavirus

London Area Entering Strict Lockdown With Clubs Out Of The Water Entirely

Clubs like Guildford City are back to virtual training as London and surrounding areas in England are entering another strict lockdown.

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As Corona Cases Fall, Michigan Sets Dates for Girls’ Swim & Dive State Meets

The MHSAA will allow practices to resume on December 21, with the girls’ swimming & diving state championship meet now scheduled for January 15-16, 2021.

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Coach-less Western Illinois Drops Swimming & Diving Program, Citing Budget

Western Illinois University has officially cut its swimming & diving program, which was suspended and without a coach since February.

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YMCA To Hold Virtual National Swimming Festival In 2021

Swimming at the YMCA level will include a ‘National Swimming Festival’ with regional competitions compiled together for national rankings.

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Wales To Enter Strict Lockdown On December 20 (updated)

The nation of Wales is about to undergo another strict nationwide lockdown, only this time what were seen as advisories are now being enacted as law. 

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CA Dept. of Health Releases New Guidance on Adult and Youth Recreational Sports

The California Department of Public Health has released updated guidance regarding youth and adult recreational sports throughout the state.

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KZNA Premier Provincial C’ships Moved To 2021

2020’s version of the annual KZNA Premier Provincial Championships in South Africa has been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Monmouth College Coach Tom Burek Dies of COVID-19

Longtime Monmouth College coach and Central Illinois coaching staple Tom Burek died of COVID-19 over the weekend following a lengthy battle with the virus.

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COVID testing guidelines update from WADA

The WADA has released an updated document for Anti-Doping Organizations to provide suggested best practices for COVID testing programs.

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NYSPHSAA Cancels Winter Championships, Including Boys Swimming & Diving

Although the championships are being canceled, low-risk and moderate-risk sports are still going to be allowed to start and compete their seasons as scheduled

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Pernille Blume Headed To Gender-Split Danish SC C’ships

The 2020 Danish SC Championships are slated to kickoff on Monday, December 14th, with some unique coronavirus-related impacts felt for the 8-day competition.

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Incarnate Word Leaves Texas A&M Meet Early, Casas Swims Fastest 100 IM Ever

Incarnate Word left its meet with Texas A&M after two team members tested positive for COVID-19. Despite this, Shaine Casas swam the fastest 100 IM ever.

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NEC Postpones Swimming & Diving Championships To April 7-10

The Northeast Conference (NEC) has postponed its Women’s and Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships to April 7-10 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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MAAC Joins Several Other DI Conferences In Postponing Swimming Championships

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) announced the postponement of its 2020-2021 Swimming & Diving Championships to the spring.

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Pennsylvania Closes Indoor Pools, Halts Youth and High School Sports

Pennsylvania unveiled a series of new statewide restrictions on Thursday, which includes closing of all indoor fitness facilities and cancelling youth sports.

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