Coronavirus

West Virginia Announces Targeted Date of May 30 for Pool Reopenings

West Virginia, home to the smallest of USA Swimming’s 59 Local Swimming Committees, has cleared the way for pools to reopen on May 30.

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Michael Phelps habla claro sobre su salud mental durante la pandemia

Michael Phelps ha hablado sobre el estado de su salud mental y ha detallado por qué el momento actual es particularmente difícil para él.

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Handling The COVID-19 Break Is Nothing New For Peter Lermo

Lermo, a member of the US Paralympic National Team, is familiar with taking extended time out of the water due to surgery. COVID-19 is just another challenge.

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As Israel Continues Reopening, Full Plan for Swimming’s Return Announced

The next five weeks or so will see the return of all clubs, followed by dual meets and other small competitions restarting in July.

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North Carolina Governor Officially Clears Pools to Reopen on Friday, May 22

North Carolina has announced that pools will be included as part of its Phase 2 reopening plan, which is due to begin on Friday.

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Texas A&M University Re-Opens Some On Campus Aquatics Facilities Thursday

Lanes in 2 of Texas A&M’s pools can be reserved for 50 minutes at a time beginning May 21. The main natatorium that hosted the 2009 NCAA Championships (above) will not open.

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Another Large Texas Club, Texas Ford Aquatics, Reopens, with 4-Per-Lane

Texas Ford Aquatics in the suburbs of Dallas has reopened its doors and is seeing nearly 100% attendance among its upper-level swimmers.

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Olympic Champion Vladimir Salnikov Speaks on Pandemics Effect on Sport

Russian Swim Federation and Olympic champion Vladimir Salnikov spoke on the countries hopeful return to training and the impact of time away from the water.

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CDC Releases New Guidelines for Pools to Follow as they Re-open

As pools begin to re-open following the Coronavirus pandemic, the CDC has issued new guidelines for them to follow in order to maintain social distancing.

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NCAA Reportedly Votes to Approve Voluntary Activities for Football, Basketball

The NCAA vote reportedly approves voluntary athletic activities in football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball to start June 1 and go through June 30.

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Mireia Belmonte: “se hizo justicia con el aplazamiento de los Juegos Olímpicos”

La campeona olímpica ha regresado al entrenamiento en piscina tras 66 días sin nadar y ha hablado de sus sensaciones y del aplazamiento de las Olimpiadas.

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Swimming Straddles Line Between “Low” and “Moderate” Risk in NFHS Guidelines

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has published new guidelines for the return of high school sports following coronavirus.

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Party In Iceland As Reykjavík Swimmers Celebrate Midnight Pool Reopenings

Check out how pool-hungry swimmers in Iceland celebrated the fact their public pools were able to reopen earlier this week.

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Australia’s State-By-State Pool Reopening Guide

Check out key dates for pool reopenings within the Australian states as their roadmaps to recovery continue to roll out this month.

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5 California Local Swimming Committees Ask Governor Newsom to Reopen Pools

The leaders of the 5 Local Swimming Committees that dip into California, representing over 40,000 swimmers, have asked Governor Gavin Newsom to reopen the state’s pools.

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