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USOPC Announces Details of College Sports Sustainability Think Tank

The 2020-2021 season was hit hard by numerous collegiate sports cuts. Now, the USOPC has created a Think Tank to build sustainability within college sports.

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Swiss Court Confirms Racist Tweets the Cause of Sun Yang Ban Overturning

Following an appeal questioning racial motivations behind the original CAS decision, Sun Yang will receive a second trial in front of a new panel.

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COVID testing guidelines update from WADA

The WADA has released an updated document for Anti-Doping Organizations to provide suggested best practices for COVID testing programs.

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ASU Commit Leon Marchand Hits 100 Fly PB for French Age Record

While competing on day 1 of the 2020 French Elite Championships, 18-year-old Leon Marchand broke through with a bronze medal in the men’s 100m fly.

Ready, Set, Gold! Launches Enhanced Eight-Week Virtual Classroom Series

The fall series is made possible through the support of Global Sports Development and Sidewinder Films, and is available online through Classroom Champions.

USA Swimming Announces Updated 2020 Meet Calendar

USA Swimming has announced it’s 2020 national meet schedule, including a virtual meet and two meets spread across multple locatioins.

Swim England Developing Virtual Competition ‘Level X’

SE are reportedly aiming for a mid-October launch of the virtual competition, with more details of how it will run coming soon (photo: Jay Lelliott)

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Kathleen Baker Signs as Brand Ambassador for Golden Road Brewing

Golden Road Brewing signed a multi-year partnership with USA Swimming in July 2019, marking the first-ever alcohol sponsorship for USA Swimming.

Texas A&M Reveals Name of New Swimming and Diving Facility

Texas A&M has officially named its new swimming and diving facility: the Anne S. & Henry B. “Hank” Paup ’70 Pavilion Swimming & Diving.

2028 Los Angeles Olympics Reveals Revolving Emblem with Focus on Diversity

2016 Rio Olympic medalist Simone Manuel joins the team to develop the emblem for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.

Pinnacle Racing Launches Post-Grad Olympic Prep Program with Sergio Lopez

Pinnacle Racing launches a post-grad Olympic preparation program, and they are adding a collegiate program for athletes taking a gap year due to Covid-19.

Team Canada Reveals Kit For Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The collection names style and functionality as the cornerstones of the design (pictured: Sarah Douglas, Kylie Masse, Pierce Lepage)

Swim.com & U.S. Masters Swimming Host First-Ever Virtual National Championship

The two organizations will come together to run the inaugural 2020 Toyota USMS Virtual Championships from August 12-23.

Speedo Marketing Manager Karen Cermak Dies After Battle With Cancer

Speedo Sports Marketing Manager Karen Kolb Cermak died from cancer on July 17. She worked throughout her illness, serving teams across the west coast.

Aussie Elite Set For Virtual Competition This Week

Key Aussie swimmers out of Griffith, MSAC, USC Spartans and more are set to compete this week at a virtual competition, with unique pool distances.