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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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SwimSwam Podcast: David Curtiss Explains Unique Take on Sprint Technique

We discussed Curtiss’ age-group swimming, particularly his acute attention to detail when it comes to his technique while sprinting

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SwimSwam Podcast: Emma Weyant on What it Takes to be on the Jr National Team

Emma explained what it took for her to make the jr national team and ultimately compete on the international stage for USA at the 2018 Jr Pan Pacific Champs

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United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Releases 2019 Financial Reports

USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland earned over $800,000 in total compensation in the 2019 fiscal year.

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Google Doodle Honors History-Making Diver Vicki Manalo Draves

Today’s Google doodle honors Olympic diver Vicki Manalo Draves, the first Asian-American woman ever to win an Olympic medal.

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Pro Swim Series Time Standards Set at Olympic Trials Cuts for 2020-2021 Season

Richmond, Virginia will host the first stop of the 2020-2021 USA Swimming Pro Swim Series, with much smaller fields expected than last year.

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Epic Swims: Van den Hoogenband’s 47.84 100 Freestyle at the 2000 Olympics

Also known as the Flying Dutchman, Pieter van den Hoogenband earned his place among the greatest sprint freestylers of all time at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Opens To Public

The Museum is a one-of-a-kind tribute to the Olympic and Paralympic movements with Team USA athletes at the center of the guest experience.

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Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center Closes After 5th Positive Coronavirus Case

North Carolina’s Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center has closed temporarily due to another employee having tested positive for coronavirus.

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