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USA vs. College Challenge Won’t Take Place in 2018

After featuring the Big Ten in 2016 and Pac-12 in 2017, the USA vs. College Challenge won’t happen in 2018.

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USOC Increases Paralympic Medal Payouts to Match Olympics

The new award amounts will be retroactively handed out to medalists from the 2018 Winter Games.

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IPC Still Weighing Reinstatement of Russian Paralympic Committee

The IPC has released its reaction to WADA’s decision to reinstate RUSADA.

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NCAA Finalist Hugo Gonzalez Heads Home, Will Not Swim for VT This Year

Gonzalez is home back home in Spain, Virginia Tech head coach Sergio Lopez confirmed Friday.

Former William & Mary Coach Dudley Jensen Dies

Former William & Mary swim coach Dudley Jensen died Friday, September 14th at the age of 93. Jensen was a…

Knoxville, TN To Host 2019 Pro Swim Series Opener Jan 9-12

Knoxville, Tennessee will host the first stop of the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series on January 9-12.

USA Swimming’s 5-Year Ban On Manser Ends, Two More Up In 2018

USA Swimming’s temporary ban on swim coach Jamie Manser has ended, one of three temporary bans that will end in 2018.

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Charlie Butt, Former Bowdoin Coach of 4 Decades, Dies at 93

Former Bowdoin College men’s swim coach of 39 years Charlie Butt passed away at the age of 93 last Friday,…

WISCA Polls: Middleton And Whitnall On Top After Week 2

Results of the second WISCA Poll of the 2018-19 girls’ season have shown Middleton remains in the top spot in…

HS Coach Fired After Posting Video of Swimmer Struggling with Weight Belt Training

Ronald Hehn is “seeking legal support” after he was fired over what the school is calling “‘inappropriate coaching practices.”

3 More Swimming Names Added to SafeSport’s Banned Database

Three more people with swimming connections have been banned by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. Jaret Sadler and Harrison Franks of Texas and Donald Graham of New Mexico have all joined the banned list.

Two Air Force Senior Swimmers Facing Possible Court-Martial in Connection with 2017 Hazing Scandal

The swimmers could face up to five years in jail for their roles in orchestrating a September 2017 hazing ritual.

Proposed Derry Township Rec Center Causing Dispute Over Tax Increases

A proposed taxpayer-funded rec center estimated to cost $32 million in Derry Township, Pennsylvania, is causing residents to second-guess local…

USA Synchro Tabs Fuentes as National Team Head Coach

USA Synchro is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrea Fuentes as the new head coach of the U.S. Senior National Synchronized Swimming Team.

Are We Sure that Morning Finals at the Olympics is Bad for Athletes?

There’s something poetic about morning racing in the Land of the Rising Sun (above, Mt. Fuji above the clouds).

Phoenixville Schools Partner with Non-Profit to Build $25 Million Aquatic Center

The project, with Olympian Brendan Hansen on advisory board, is targetting July 1, 2023 to open.

USA Swimming Names National Junior Team Coaches List

In addition to the 2018-2019 U.S. National Junior Team announced this week, USA Swimming has also released its National Junior Team Coaches List, which honors primary coaches of National Junior Team athletes.

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