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Western Illinois Suspends Swimming & Diving Programs Amid Coaching Search

Western Illinois University has suspended it’s men’s & women’s swimming & diving programs effective immediately, citing budgetary and COVID-19-related issues.

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Looking Back at Day 5 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 5th day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.

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UConn Answers FAQs After Cutting 4 Sports Programs, Including Men’s Swim & Dive

The school addressed some common questions stemming from the cuts, including why it did not cut football or move it to FCS level.

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NJCAA Announces Athletics Will be Allowed to Resume August 1

The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced its plans following the coronavirus, with sports allowed to begin practices on August 1.

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NCAA Bars Championships From States With Prominent Confederate Flag Presence

The NCAA expanded its previous policy on the matter, which had barred the awarding of sites determined in advance of a championship in such states.

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Looking Back at Day 4 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 4th day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.

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The Trials That Would Have Been: Ledecky’s 200/1500 Double On Day 4

Today would have marked Katie Ledecky’s 200 free/1500 free double at U.S. Olympic Trials. And Luca Urlando had a shot at history as an 18-and-under.

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Roadmaps – Mapping the Journey of US Swimming Stars: Women’s 200 Fly

Mary T. Meagher’s 80s NAGs and Mary Descenza’s 2009 American record remain unbroken today. Who’s been close to breaking the marks? Could they ever go down?

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Cook, Vanderpool-Wallace Share Protest Perspectives On UVA’S Trash Talk Tuesday

Virginia alum Cynthia Cook and three-time Bahamian Olympian Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace discussed racism issues on UVA’s Trash Talk Tuesday on June 9.

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The Trials That Would Have Been: Smith, Murphy, King On WR Hunt On Day 3

In today’s Olympic Trials session, we would have seen reigning world record holders in back-to-back-to-back races: Regan Smith, Ryan Murphy and Lilly King.

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Looking Back at Day 3 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 3rd day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.

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New Jersey Allows Outdoor Pools To Reopen At 50% Capacity

New Jersey has officially moved to Stage 2 of its coronavirus reopening plan, with outdoor pools allowed to reopen at 50% capacity.

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See the 10 USA Swimming Employees Who Accepted Voluntary Separation Packages

The 10 employees who accepted packages to leave the organization represent almost 11% of USA Swimming’s total employees.

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The Trials That Would Have Been: Ledecky’s Debut In 400 Free On Day 2

Our predictions for the original-timeline Trials: Ledecky makes a resounding statement in the 400 free, and a men’s 100 breast final steals the show.

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Looking Back at Day 2 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

We still want to honor the would-have-been Day 2 of the 2020 Olympic Trials, by reliving Day 2 of the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Trials.

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