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Remembering Tom Malchow’s 200 Fly World Record 20 Years Later

June 17 marked 20 years since Tom Malchow broke the 200 butterfly world record. It was the last time the record was broken prior to the Phelps era.

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Katie Ledecky Gives Glimpse Into Her Tokyo Olympic Games Schedule

Although she says she doesn’t count on a certain number of medals, American Katie Ledecky does have her eye on a certain number of events in Tokyo.

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Katie Ledecky Reads ‘The Little Engine That Could’ to Kids at Virtual Storytime

World record-holder and five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky joined a virtual storytelling event this week to read books to children.

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Call for Action: Pittsburgh Public Schools Need Your Swimming Stories

Help Mark Rauterkus connect his virtual summer-school swim campers to the water by sharing your personal swimming stories.

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USA Triathlon To Host Fourth Annual National Triathlon Week June 22-28

USA Triathlon announced the dates for the fourth annual National Triathlon Week, an initiative to celebrate the sport and all its constituency groups.

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NFHS: Mention of ‘Name, Image, Likeness’ Must Not Occur in Recruitment Process

The NFHS called the idea of profiting off NIL a “foregone conclusion,” but says that that process should not start athletes enroll at their new institution. 

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Pac-12 Issues Support for Sen. Rubio’s ‘Fairness in Collegiate Athletics Act’

Rubio’s bill aims to “create a national standard for college athletes to legally get paid for activities like promotional appearances.”

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Report: Fate of UConn Athletics Looming in June 24 Board of Trustees Meeting

The school’s athletics program needs to shave $10 million from its budget and is expected to turn to cutting multiple sports programs.

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Returning Conference Points: Texas Is M. Big 12 Favorites, TCU Youth Rises

Texas has never lost a Big 12 Championship meet and returns a huge scoring group. But TCU’s freshmen actually outscored Texas’s freshmen last year.

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Returning Conference Points: Texas Rolls, But Battle Looms In Rest of W. Big 12

There’s not a lot of drama at the top of the women’s Big 12, but the battle for bronze could be fierce between TCU, Iowa State and West Virginia.

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Decorated Former Naperville North High School Coach George Klumb Dies

Klumb coached at Naperville North High School From 1976-1995 and had a storied masters swimming career of his own.

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Ranking the Most Highly Anticipated 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Races: #20-11

We know what she can do in backstroke, but what could happen if Regan Smith swims the butterfly events at Trials? It’s something worth getting hyped over.

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Schroeder YMCA To Run Multiple Meets This Summer, Beginning July 3

Schroeder YMCA in Brown Deer, Wisconsin will host an intrasquad meet July 3, a dual meet July 11, and then a larger competition in late July/early August.

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Returning Conference Points: Elite Stanford Frosh Chasing Cal in Men’s Pac-12

Cal’s class of rising seniors – led by sprinter Ryan Hoffer – is an elite group. But so are Stanford’s incoming freshmen, including flyer Andrei Minakov.

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USA Swimming Announces 21-Member ‘Aquatics Coalition’ to Guide Pool Reopenings

The coalition is aiming to help guide states and municipalities across the country in reopening swimming facilities for instructional aquatics.

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