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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Will Open July 30

The Museum will be home to the legacies of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes; tickets to go on sale Wednesday, July 22.

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Claire Curzan Goes Under NAG Record with 47.2 100 FR, Hits PR 1:53.3 in 200 FL

Curzan went faster than Gretchen Walsh’s 15-16 NAG record in the 100 free, while she also hit a best in the 200 fly at the TAC Titans Intrasquad.

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Bobby Finke Swims His First Race Since Record-Setting Mile in February

Finke swam 3 races, including a 15:12 in the 1500 free, as part of a dual meet in St. Petersburg, Florida on Saturday.

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Claire Curzan Swims Lifetime Bests in 100 Fly (50.03) and 100 Back (51.01)

Claire Curzan swam faster than another one of her own National Age Group Records on Saturday, though there’s still not clarity on whether it will count.

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Coleman Stewart Time Trials 44.6 100 Yard Back, 45.9 100 Yard Fly (Video)

Watch Wolfpack Elite’s Coleman Stewart go 44.6 in the 100 yard backstroke and 45.9 in the 100 yard butterfly in a time trial in Raleigh onSaturday.

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Claire Curzan Undercuts 50 Free National Age Group Record, But Will It Count?

16-year old Claire Curzan has swum a time faster than her own National Age Group Record in the 50 yard free, but it’s not clear if the swim will count.

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Top DIII Swim Programs Emory, UChicago Cancel Sports Through 2020

The announcements leave the upper ranks of Divison III scarce should any competition be happening around the country in the early winter sports season.

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USA Swimming Lifts Restrictions on Times Counting for National Meets in August

USA Swimming will continue to allow teams to compete in meets only within their LSCs in August, but will loosen some restrictions on what times can count for.

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What To Expect At Your First National Level Meet

With qualifying for Nationals being a common goal amongst swimmers of all ages, here are four things to anticipate prior to your first Nats experience.

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New Ryan Lochte Doc Paints Sympathetic Picture, But Raises Deeper Questions

“In Deep with Ryan Lochte” successfully paints him as a sympathetic figure. But, particularly in this current national moment, can we accept that?

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2009 World Champion Ariana Kukors Smith Reveals Pregnancy

Kukors Smith was the 2009 World Champion in the 200 IM, setting a World Record with her winning swim. Her baby is due September 1.

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All the Cuts and Cancellations to College Aquatics Programs for 2020-2021

SwimSwam’s running list of all the college swim & dive, synchronized swimming and water polo teams that have been cut or canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AAU Is Hosting 17,000-Strong Volleyball Tournament in Litmus Test for Sports

While most sports remain away from competition, the AAU will be hosting their 2020 National Volleyball Tournament in Florida with 12,000 athletes this week.

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USOPC Athletes’ Advisory Council Name Elizabeth Ramsey First Executive Director

New position to advance athlete voice as council’s first professional staff member.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Missy Franklin, Hayes Johnson Talk Swim Joy in Summer League

We sat down with swimming power couple Olympic Legend Missy Franklin and Hayes Johnson to talk about one simple thing. Swimming joy. 

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