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USA Swimming, Swimming Australia Respond to Chinese Doping Revelation

USA Swimming, Swimming Australia Respond to Chinese Doping Revelation USA Swimming and Swimming Australia Saturday night released responses to WADA’s revelation that it allowed Chinese swimmers who tested positive for a performance enhancer to compete at the Tokyo Olympics. Swimming Australia was br...

Vic Riggs Steps Down as West Virginia Swimming Coach

Vic Riggs Steps Down as West Virginia Swimming Coach Vic Riggs has stepped down as the head swimming and diving coach at the University of West Virginia, the school announced Friday. Just the fifth head coach in program history, Riggs led the way in Morgantown since 2007. He posted a 57-46 record in...

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Delfina USA, S&R Sport Launch Apparel Collection with Maddie Musselman

Delfina USA, S&R Sport Launch Apparel Collection with Maddie Musselman Water polo Olympic gold medalist Maddie Musselman has launching an apparel collection with Delfina USA and S&R Sport. The nine-item collection is based around a stylized M logo. It includes the signature Delfina Bravo Suit, style...

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Laure Manaudou is First French Athlete in 2024 Olympic Torch Marathon

Laure Manaudou is First French Athlete in 2024 Olympic Torch Marathon French swimmer Laure Manaudou was the first representative of France to receive the Olympic torch in the relay from Greece to Paris that began Tuesday. The flame was lit in Ancient Olympia Tuesday morning at a ceremony overseen by...

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Jacy Dyer Returns to Toledo as Head Coach of Alma Mater

Jacy Dyer Returns to Toledo as Head Coach of Alma Mater Jacy Dyer has returned to her alma mater to lead the women’s swimming and diving team, the university announced last week. Dyer was a four-time All-MAC pick and Toledo’s first MAC Swimmer of the Year in a stellar career that culminated in 2011....

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Illinois State Hires Riley Hilbrandt as Head Coach

Illinois State Hires Riley Hilbrandt as Head Coach Illinois State on Monday named Riley Hilbrandt as the school’s new swimming and diving head coach. Hilbrandt has spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach at East Carolina. “I would like to thank Dr. Jeri Beggs, Leanna Bordner, Paul Kabbes,...

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Danish Open: Thea Blomsterberg Delivers 2:23.49 200 Breast to Win

Danish Open: Thea Blomsterberg Delivers 2:23.49 200 Breast to Win Denmark’s Thea Blomsterberg supplied the fastest swim of the Danish Open on its final day on Sunday, going 2:23.49 in the women’s 200 breast. That time is nearly a half-second under the Olympic A Cut. Blomsterberg had been 2:22.42 at ...

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Casper Puggaard National Record Highlights Youth Speed at Danish Open

Casper Puggaard National Record Highlights Youth Speed at Danish Open Casper Puggaard started the four-day Danish Open on Thursday by taking down a Danish record set when he was just four years old, the start of a fast opening two days at the meet for Denmark’s up-and-coming generation of swimmers. ...