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Matan Roditi Breaks Oldest LCM Israeli Record at Kevin Perry Invite

Roditi, who will seek Olympic qualification in open water, broke a 17-year-old Israeli Record this weekend in California.

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College Swimming Weekly Preview: Nov. 4 – Nov 10, 2019

#5/#2 Texas battles #12/#8 Indiana and #16/#6 Louisville in a banner triangular that should effectively cap the fall dual meet season before invites begin.

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Simone Manuel Will Make 2019-2020 Season Debut at Greensboro Pro Swim (PSYCHS)

Simone Manuel will make her post-World-Championship debut this weekend at the Greensboro stop of the USA Swimming Pro Swim Series.

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Thomas Heilman Breaks Chas Morton’s Last National Age Group Record in Yards

Morton, one of the fastest age group swimmers in American history, now has just 1 National Age Group Record reamining, in long course.

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VIDEO: West Virginia To Host First Meet In New Facility Tonight

West Virginia University will officially unveil its new aquatic center to the world tonight, hosting its first meet in the new facility.

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Southern California Swimming To Halt Competitions If Air Quality Is Poor

SCS has implemented new policies that will cut off practices or competition if air quality reaches unhealthy levels – a response to the California wildfires.

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NCAA Division II Management Council Supports Transfer Portal Model

The NCAA’s Division II Management Council officially supports the transfer portal model used in Division I. D-II could adopt the format in January.

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NCAA Votes to Permit Student-Athletes to Profit from Name, Image & Likeness

In a monumental turn of events, the NCAA has ordered each of its three divisions to implement new rules no later than January 2021.

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College Swimming Weekly Preview: Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2019

It’s a battle for Texas supremacy as the #15/#12 Texas A&M Aggies host the #5/#2 Texas Longhorns – Aggie standout Shaine Casas takes on a tough Texas roster.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Erika Brown, Tennessee

It’s been a month of fast swims at the college level, and two of the biggest dual meet wins have gone to Erika Brown and the Tennessee Volunteers.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Jeremy Kipp, Northwestern

Northwestern’s women broke a school record and rattled two school relay records in their very first meet of ’19-’20 and continued with two dominant home wins.

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2018 Search of Sean Hutchison’s Apartment Turned Up No Actionable Crimes

A 2018 search of swim coach Sean Hutchison’s apartment turned up no crimes within the statute of limitations, according to documents obtained by SwimSwam.

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Ryan Lochte Appears on NBC’s “Today” to Talk Weight Loss, Family Life

American swimmer Ryan Lochte made an appearance on NBC’s Today this week to discuss his “road to redemption” and recent weight loss….

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Phelps ‘Guarantees’ No 2020 Comeback, Talks Country Club Lap Swimming

Phelps discusses how fellow lap swimmers will sometimes try to covertly race him: “It is comical,” Phelps said.

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Irvine, CA Approves Major Water Polo Complex To House U.S. National Teams

The city council of Irvine, California has voted to move forward on a $250 million sports complex, including a major water polo facility. 

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