11/17/15 In Briefs: New USOC/NCAA Role, Budapest Honor, Northbridge HS

Read about the USOC’s new Director of Collegiate Partnerships role in this edition of “In Briefs”.

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2021/2023 World Championships Host Decision Date Pushed Back

UAE Swimming Federation says they will not be bidding on the 2021/2023 FINA Aquatic World Championships, but that the date upon which FINA will decide the host has moved back from November to January.

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No Toronto Bid Submitted For 2024 Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee announced today that they will not be moving forward with a Toronto bid for the 2024…

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Rome Puts Their Name In To Host The 2024 Olympic Games

“No other city in the world can offer an artistic, historical and cultural heritage that stretches over such an ample arc of time”


2017 World Championships could cost Hungary $177 million, would be Hungary’s largest-ever sports event

Taking over the 2017 FINA World Championships at the last minute could cost Hungary up to 49 billion forints, or about $177 million, Hungary Today reports.


Hungary May Hop On Board the 2024 Olympic Bidding Train

Boston, Hamburg, Rome, Paris….now possibly Budapest may join the list of likely bidders for the 2024 Olympic Games.


New Competition Facility In Budapest To Be Completed By 2016

The Hungarian Swimming Federation has announced that the construction of the Palace of Pools will begin next year, with the goal of being completed by the end of 2016…

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Baku Postpones 2019 World University Games Bid

With Baku, Azerbaijan postponing their WUG’s bid, it now leaves Budapest, Hungary and Brasilia, Brazil left to battle. (Photo Credit:

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Baku, Brasilia, and Budapest Make 2019 World University Games Presentations

The three finalists and primary candidates for the 2019 World University Games made their initial formal presentations to the Federation International du Sport Universitaire, or FISU, in Belgium earlier this week. Present at the meeting representing the organizers of the biannual event were president Claude-Louis Gallien, and a pair of FISU Vice Presidents.

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FINA Announces Hosts for 2019 and 2021 World Championships

This pool in South Korea, designed to be shaped like a water drop, will host the 2015 World University Games and now the 2019 World Aquatics Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Gwangju organizing committee)


Hosts Awarded for 2015 and 2017 World Junior Championships

The historic city of Budapest is slotted to host the 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships. (Photo: Heinz Albers/

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Budapest, Brasilia, and Baku First Three Bidders for 2019 World University Games

The number of cities to have officially indicated intents to bid for the 2019 event has grown to three. (Photo of Hungarian Parliament Building courtesy: Jozefff)

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