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Harpeth Hall Girls Break Overall Nat’l HS Record in 200 Medley Relay

Harpeth Hall went 1:38.77, faster than the 1:39.25 overall record done by Carmel in February of 2015 as well as the 1:40.61 independent record done by Sacred Heart in February of 2016.

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Ariana Kukors Opens Up With Details About Hutchison Abuse Allegations

Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors came forward this week with allegations that longtime coach Sean Hutchison had sexually abused her, and followed up with a post on her website telling her side of the story Friday morning.

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Sean Hutchison Denies Kukors’ Abuse Allegations In Statement

Swim coach Sean Hutchison has categorically denied the allegations that he groomed and sexually abused Olympian Ariana Kukors. Hutchison released a statement through his attorney today.

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USA Swimming Investigated Hutchison/Kukors In 2010, Statement Confirms

A statement from USA Swimming this morning confirms that the federation received a tip and conducted an investigation into an allegedly inappropriate relationship between coach Sean Hutchison and National Team swimmer Ariana Kukors in 2010.

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Olympian Ariana Kukors Accuses Former Coach Sean Hutchison of Sexual Abuse

2012 Olympian Ariana Kukors says Sean Hutchison, her former coach, began sexually abusing her at the age of 16.

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Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey Out With Injury, Uncertain For Big Tens

Seven-time Big Ten champ Siobhan Haughey is dealing with an undisclosed injury with no word on whether she’ll be available for the team’s conference meet.

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TCU Coach Sam Busch On Administrative Leave

First-year TCU head coach Sam Busch is currently on administrative leave from his coaching position, though the cause is unclear.

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Congress Requires Sports Federations To Report Sexual Abuse Claims

Congress passed a bill this week requiring governing bodies for amateur sports (including USA Swimming) to report accusations of sexual abuse to law enforcement.

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Niels Jorgensen, Coach of Olympian Sons Lars and Dan, Dies at 80

Niels Jorgensen, coach of 3 members of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team, has died. He was 80 years old. Jorgensen…

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Janet Hu, Stanford

Over the month of January, Janet Hu leads the NCAA in three events and is a part of three NCAA-leading relays for Stanford.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Kevin Tyrell, Harvard

Over the month of January, coach Kevin Tyrell and the Harvard Crimson men have rolled up a 4-0 dual meet record, including a cross-country road win against 10th-ranked Arizona State.

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UCSD Head Coach David Marsh 1-Minute Open Turn Clinic (Video)

UCSD head coach David Marsh shared a tidbit of knowledge with SwimSwam, giving his swimmers a keen insight into what makes a fast and efficient open turn.

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U.S. Gov’t Investigating Sexual Abuse Within Sports, Including USA Swimming

A bipartisan Congressional committee is investigating sexual abuse allegations within organized sports, including USA Swimming. The committee sent letters to five key institutions this week announcing the investigation: USA Swimming, USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University, the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Taekwondo.

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Top 8 NCAA Men’s Times from Last Week’s Dual Meets

Michael Jensen and the Cal Bears looked dominant last weekend.

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Memo: Creating a Safe Culture in the Wake of Larry Nassar

Editor’s Note: In the wake of the sentencing of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar earlier this week for sexually…

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