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Watch Claire Curzan’s (Now Ratified) NAGs From The TAC Titans Intrasquad

Watch Curzan’s three National Age Group Records, along with two other personal best swims, from the TAC Titans intrasquad meet in July.

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The Claremont Club in Southern California Permanently Closes

The Claremont Club, which is home to a 150-swimmer USA Swimming team, is closing its doors permanently due to the financial fallout of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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NCAA Division I Board Reviews Name, Image & Likeness Concepts

Among the issues discussed was allowing student-athletes to use NIL to promote their own products and to be paid for autographs and personal appearances.

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Indianapolis, St. Louis Making Bids to Host 2024 US Olympic Swimming Trials

IndyStar reports that Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Colts, is the proposed venue to host the 2024 US Olympic Swimming Trials in the city.

Pac-12 Plans Loan Program That Could Help Cover Losses If Football Is Canceled

The Pac-12 conference is planning a loan program where schools could borrow up to $83 million each to cover losses in the event of a canceled football season.

Swim.com & U.S. Masters Swimming Host First-Ever Virtual National Championship

The two organizations will come together to run the inaugural 2020 Toyota USMS Virtual Championships from August 12-23.

Team Elite’s Catie Deloof Announces Relocation to Desorbo’s UVA Pro Group

The announcement comes just one day after older sister Ali Deloof posted about her move from Team Elite to Tennessee’s pro group.

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NCAA Cancels Fall Division III Championships; Division I & II Deadline Looms

The NCAA’s Division III Presidents Council has canceled championships for fall sports. Divisions I and II have until August 21 to make their decisions.

Senate Passes Bill To Bolster Oversight of Olympic Sports After Abuse Scandals

The U.S. Senate passed the act this week, increasing oversight of sports organizations after years of high-profile sexual abuse scandals.

After Swimming Cut, UConn Is First FBS School To Cancel Football Amid Pandemic

The University of Connecticut announced this week that it will be suspending its football program for the 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic.

NCAA Sets August 21 Deadline to Determine if Fall 2020 Championships Will Occur

The NCAA Board of Governors unveiled a new set of guidelines on Wednesday designed to “safeguard student-athlete well-being, scholarships and…

Ali Deloof Makes Move From Team Elite to Tennessee Aquatics

Former Michigan Wolverine Ali Deloof has announced she will be making the move from training with Team Elite to Tennessee Elite.

How Did a South Shore Sails Swim Cap Wind Up in Space?

Swim caps are often found floating, but rarely quite like this one is.

Terry Fritch Steps Down, Eric Lane Named Acting Head Coach of SwimMAC Carolina

Lane, currently the club’s Director of Competitive Swimming Curriculum and Coaching Development, will assume head coaching duties on August 19.

Bobby Finke Hits 7:51.66 For #3 U.S. 800 Free This Season In SPA vs AAC Dual

Florida stars Bobby Finke and Kieran Smith competed at a long course meet in Florida, with Finke hitting the third-best 800 free of any American this season.

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