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Male Survivor Gives Vieth Report Recommendations Positive Feedback in Peer Review

The group that produced the independent 3rd-party review of USA Swimming’s SafeSport program, the NCPTC, asked MaleSurvivor to peer-review their report. The response was positive.

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Northwestern athletes petition to start official college athlete labor union

A group of Northwestern University football players have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board requesting recognition of an official labor union for college athletes. What does this mean for collegiate swimming?

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Tucker Smith Added to USA Swimming Banned For Life List

Tucker Smith, a former Mechanicsville, Virginia swim coach, has been added to the USA Swimming list of Individuals Permanently Suspended or Ineligible.

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WATER POLO: USA Men’s Senior National Team Announces Volvo Cup Roster

The USA Men’s Senior National Team will kick off their 2014 competition schedule with a visit to Sznolnok, Hungary to take part in the Volvo Cup this February. Team USA will meet Serbia, Germany, and Hungary in three matches from February 7-9.

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Vieth Report Key Points: Where Does it Go From Here? Vieth Compensated $25,000

See the full 125-page report, originally published via the Gunderson website, here. See all of our coverage of the Vieth Report here….

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Chuck Wielgus Blog: Athlete Safey Front and Center In Independent Review

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus discusses the Gunderson Health 125-page report which is based upon its review of the USA Swimming SafeSport program, and general athlete protections.

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Full Vieth Report Published; Vieth Gives Four Primary Points in Teleconference

Gunderson Health has released its full 125-page report based upon its review of the USA Swimming SafeSport program, and general…

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Vieth Report Major Point: More Work To Be Done on Physical, Psychological Abuse

Throughout the day, we will be analyzing and breaking down the key points of the Vieth report. The executive summary…

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USA Swimming Publishes “Executive Summary” of Vieth Report; Full Report to Come

An executive summary of the Vieth Report has been published by USA Swimming; the full report will be available in one hour from publishing.

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Monday, January 27th, Will See Release of “Vieth Report” for USA Swimming

USA Swimming has informed SwimSwam that today, Monday, January 27th, will be the release of the independent 3rd-party of the…

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USN Inks Multiyear Agreement to Air Marquee FINA Events

“The success, prestige and exposure of our major events are directly linked with FINA’s association with TV networks worldwide”, considered FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione. (Featured image: Michael Phelps)

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Vinny Marciano Breaks NAG Record in 100 Back for 2nd Time on Sunday

Vinny Marciano Rides high on the water as he breaks the 11-12 National Age Group Record in the 100 back for the 2nd time.

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Debbie Meyer to Be Inducted into Sacramento Hall of Fame on Saturday Night

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Debbie Meyer will be inducted into the Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night, one of…

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USA Swimming Hopes to Unveil Backstroke Wedges at Mesa Grand Prix

A rendering of an early version of the backstroke wedge start blocks that Omega and Myrtha Pools are developing.

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Mysterious Banning of Paul van Lieshout Illuminated With Discovery of 2002 Guilty Plea in Wisconsin

Former UAE National Team coach Paul van Lieshout was banned in February of 2013. Nearly a year later, a Midwestern mom has tracked down ‘why’.

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