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Arizona Rolls Back Pool Reopening Guidelines amid Coronavirus Outbreak

While the state has issued new guidelines, interpretations for municipal pools and swim teams seem to be coming largely at the local level.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Reece Whitley explains The Only Real Way Change Will Come

This is one of many instances in which Reece has started sharing his experiences in an effort to educate the community as to what black athletes go through

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CSCAA Announces Scholar All-America Teams, But Drops Team GPAs

In Division I, all ten winners of Power-5 conference championships made the CSCAA Scholar All-America lists, for teams with GPAs above 3.0.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Bruce Gemmell, NCAP

Bruce Gemmell and Katie Ledecky were an unstoppable duo for years – and one of Ledecky’s early world record explosions happened in June of 2014.

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Don Regenbogen To Head National Training Group For Occoquan Swimming

Regenbogen has spent the last few years preparing swimmers for high-level training and performance as lead coach of the Pre-National and Senior (HS) programs.

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HBO to Debut Phelps-Narrated & Exec. Produced Doc ‘The Weight of Gold’ July 29

Michael Phelps will feature prominently in the documentary, which chronicles the mental health challenges Olympians face.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Michael Phelps Owned June 29

On this date in history, Michael Phelps set two IM world records – five years apart. The swims were one day before his 18th and 23rd birthdays.

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Looking Back at Day 8 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Without further ado, let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 8th day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.

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The Trials That Would Have Been: Manuel, Dressel Chasing Barriers On Day 8

Four years ago, 19-year-olds Abbey Weitzeil and Simone Manuel made their first Olympic teams. They would have battled for a return in the 50 free today.

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US Olympic Athletes Call on IOC to Abolish Rejection of Olympic Protests

The USOPC’s Athletes’ Advisory Council has penned a letter to the IOC asking them to abolish Rule 50, which bars athlete protests at the Olympics.

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USA Swimming Will Sanction Meets in July, Times Won’t Count for National Meets

USA Swimming has announced that it will sanction competitions in July, but times will not count towards qualification for national-level meets or events.

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The Trials That Would Have Been: All The Stars Are Out For Incredible Day 7

Day 7 might be the most star-studded day of U.S. Olympic Trials, featuring Caeleb Dressel (twice), Regan Smith, Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel.

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Looking Back at Day 7 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 7th day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.

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US National Teamer Aly Tetzloff Will Join Wolfpack Elite Training Group

Tetzloff, who has spent the last 5 years training at Auburn, will now move to the pro group based at North Carolina State.

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Breeja Larson Looking To Join Bowman At ASU, Currently “In Limbo”

The 2012 Olympic gold medalist is aiming to join Bob Bowman at Arizona State University in the lead-up to the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials.

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