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Olympic Gold Medalist Donna De Varona to Appear on “Real Time with Bill Maher”

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Donna De Varona is set to appear in a video interview on HBO’s show “Real Time With Bill Maher” on Friday, August 6.


Group of Women’s Sport Icons Seeks ‘Science-Based Approach to Trans Inclusion’

A group of Olympians & women’s sports advocates are calling for the inclusion of trans athletes, balanced with fair opportunities within women’s sports.


USOPC Adds Six New Members To Board of Directors For 2021, Ups Athlete Reps

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee has added six new members to its board of directors beginning in 2021, and bringing athlete representation above 33%.

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Swimmers Naber, de Varona Elected to USOPA Board Seats In Revote

After an ethics committee ordered a new election, swimmers John Naber & Donna de Varona were elected to USOPC Board seats through an alumni organization.

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Moving The Swimming Needle Forward

With nothing pre-planned, Don Shive executed the first known flip-turn during a race competing for Army in a dual meet against Navy.


Wheaties Wonders: All The Swimmers Featured On The Iconic Cereal Box

Michael Phelps has been featured on the box three times, including receiving a “Lifetime Achievement Honor” from the company after the 2016 Olympic Games.


Olympian Donna de Varona Honoured With 2019 Olympic Torch Award

Donna de Varona, esteemed athlete and influencer of the U.S Olympic Movement was awarded the Olympic Torch Award this week


United State Olympic Endowment Announces 2016 Award Winners

The United States Olympic Endowment today presented two awards at its annual luncheon in New York. Jim Morris, vice chairman…

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Donna de Varona Paves the Way for Women in Sports

Courtesy of Kim Vandenberg / Excelle Sports and Mutual of Omaha BREAKOUT Swim Clinic, a SwimSwam partner.  In mid-September in…


Anne Warner Cribbs named the 2015 ISHOF Gold Medallion Recipient

The Gold Medallion is ISHOF’s most prestigious honor and it will be presented at the 51st Annual Hall of Fame En- shrinement ceremonies at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California.

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Olympic Medalist Hogshead-Makar launches Champion Women Non-Profit

A new chapter for championing girls and women in sports begins today with Champion Women, a non-profit organization founded by its CEO, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a civil rights attorney, prolific scholar and speaker and Olympic champion.