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Ky-lee Perry: 'Cry Out' What You Can't Control 'Then Focus Forward'

Like most elite athletes, Ky-lee Perry is used to being in control. The NC State sprinting sensation has worked extremely hard to be able to control every aspect of her race, but controlling everything in her power in and out of the water. The coronavirus has taken all of that control away. It took ...

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Reece Whitley: 2020 Was ‘The Fastest NCAAs that Nobody Ever Saw’

Reece Whitley, like the rest of the Cal swimmers — and swim fans around the country — were looking forward to a showdown with Texas. The two teams had put up head-turning performances all season, which looked to culminate into one of the best head-to-head showdowns in the history of the NCAA Champio...

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CSCAA Opposes Extra Year of Eligibility for NCAA Winter Athletes

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has issued a statement about the eligibility issue in question after winter sports saw their seasons end prematurely because of the coronavrius pandemic. The NCAA has announced that since the spring sports seasons were canceled altogether, ...

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Pac-12 Conference Men's Awards: Ryan Hoffer, Dave Durden Lead Honors

The Pac-12 Conference announced the recipients of the 2020 Pac-12 Men’s Swimming and Diving awards, as voted on by the league coaches. Cal’s Ryan Hoffer was voted Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year and head coach Dave Durden was tabbed Pac-12 Swimming Coach of the Year as the Golden Bears won their third-st...

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Caiming Xie Retires as Notre Dame Diving Coach After 25 Years

After 25 seasons at the University of Notre Dame, head diving coach Caiming Xie announced his retirement. Caiming coached for 42 years throughout his career, and was the first full-time diving coach for the Notre Dame program. “Notre Dame is an incredible university filled with wonderful pe...

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Pac-12 Conference Awards: Louise Hansson, Dave Salo Lead Honors

The Pac-12 Conference announced the recipients of the 2020 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving awards, as voted on by the league coaches. USC Trojans Louise Hansson was named the Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year and Dave Salo was voted Pac-12 Swimming Coach of the Year. STANFORD’s Emma Wheal was named the...

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Maxime Rooney Offers Perspective in Time of Chaos

Maxime Rooney is a senior at the University of Texas and USA national champion. He recently posted a blog titled "My Perspective" and sent it to Swimming World. Here is the entry Maxime Rooney shared: Hey everyone! I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. With all the changes in the world, I wan...

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Albiero Father-Son Bond Growing Through Good Times and Tough Times

After the cancellation of the NCAA swimming championships because of the coronavirus pandemic, college teams are leaning on each other like families. At Louisville, that is especially the case as coach Arthur Albiero and swimmer Nicolas Albiero bring a unique father-son relationship to the team. “It...

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Siobhan Haughey Focused on Tokyo After Rise to World's Elite

Siobhan Haughey is in a unique position as a swimmer during this week of chaos that the coronavirus has wreaked on the world. While many of her friends and training partners had their NCAA Championships taken away, Haughey graduated last year. While others are training for an Olympic trials, Haughey...

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USA Swimming Cancels All Events Through April 30

USA Swimming has cancelled all sanctioned events through April 30 because of the COVID-19 "coronavirus" pandemic. The governing body of swimming in the U.S. had originally cancelled everything for 30 days, but this extends that a bit as the situation remains fluid. USA Swimming posted this letter th...

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Kylie Masse Signs With ISL's Toronto Titans

With the addition of a Canadian team in the International Swimming League (ISL), it is only natural to see some Canadian stars join the expansion team for season two. Kylie Masse joined the Toronto Titans on Wednesday. It is the first high-profile signing for the expansion team. • More ISL coverage ...

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USA Water Polo Cancels Upcoming Events

With a continued focus on the health and wellness of USA Water Polo members and the water polo community in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are announcing the cancellation of several upcoming events. This comes on the heels of the CDC announcement recommending no gatherings of 50 or mor...