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Eastin, Apple Head USA Swimming’s 2019 World University Games Roster

Ella Eastin and Zach Apple are among the top names representing Team USA at the 2019 World University Games (also known as the Universiade), per the roster released today.

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Missy Franklin To Be Inducted Into Colorado Sports Hall Of Fame

23-year-old American Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin is set to be inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019.

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CMO Matt Farrell Leaving USA Swimming For Executive Golf Channel Role

USA Swimming’s Chief Marketing Officer Matt Farrell will be leaving the organization after 13 years to take an executive role with the Golf Channel.

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12-Time Olympic Medalist Natalie Coughlin Gives Birth to First Child

Coughlin and her husband Ethan Hall, a swim coach in California, welcomed their first child on Wednesday.

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Steven Lochte Among 8 Interim Suspensions In SafeSport Database

Steven Lochte, father of Olympian Ryan Lochte, is among 8 names listed with interim suspensions in the U.S. Center for SafeSport database.

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Digging In On SafeSport’s Investigative Process, Ban Terminology

The U.S. Center for SafeSport took over last year as the sole authority in investigating allegations of coaching abuse and handing out multi-sport bans. But 20 months after the Center’s establishment, much of its inner workings and ban language remains somewhere between heavily secretive and wildly confusing.

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Amid Criticism, USA Gymnastics Interim CEO Steps Down After Five Days

USA Gymnastics CEO Mary Bono stepped down today amid heavy criticism from athletes, just five days after she was named CEO of the gymnastics federation.

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WISCA Poll: Middleton and Madison Edgewood On Top Again After Week 6

Both Middleton and Madison Edgewood remain on top of their respective divisions after a week of limited change in division 1 and significant change in division 2. 

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Lia Neal Confirms She’s Joined Team Elite – San Diego

After taking time off to recover after Nationals, Neal relocated to San Diego at the beginning of October.

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Practice + Pancakes: Team Elite, Chinese Pros Suit Up + Throw Down

Michael Chadwick, along with recent TE transplants Jacob Pebley and Lia Neal, got pancakes with me after their first “quality” set of the season and talked me through what each individual workout was like

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Texas Men, Stanford Women Top Season-Opening CSCAA Dual Meet Polls

The defending NCAA champions on the men’s and women’s sides remain #1 in the first edition of the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) dual meet polls released today.

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2019 TYR Pro Swim Series Features Increased Prize Money, Prelims Bonus

One male and one female swimmer will earn a $1500 bonus based on having the best prelims swim by FINA power points.

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USA Swimming Rolls Out New Look TYR PSS Schedule for 2019

The 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series will feature at least four new locations, USA Swimming announced today. Katie Ledecky (above) and Chase Kalisz are the defending series champions.

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New Dates, Locations for 2019 Futures Championships

The Greensboro Aquatic Center is one of two new hosting locations for the 2019 Futures Championships.

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Ryan Lochte Gives Statement on IV Related Suspension (Video)

Just as swimming fans were gearing up to see Ryan Lochte back in action at the 2018 US Summer Nationals at the end of July, we reported that Lochte had accepted a 14-month suspension due to an IV infusion

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