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Coleman Stewart, Paige Madden Named ACC Swimmers of the Year

Coleman Stewart of NC State and Virginia’s Paige Madden were named the ACC men’s and women’s swimmer of the year, respectively, in Friday’s list of postseason honorees. Full list of honorees: Men’s Swimmer of the Year: Coleman Stewart, NC State Women’s Swimmer of the Year: Paige Madden, Virginia Men...

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U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee Reveals Mental Health Taskforce

The United States Olympics and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Friday announced a Mental Health Taskforce to support Team USA athletes. The 13-member body includes three-time Olympian Allison Schmitt and USA Swimming sports medicine and science director Keenan Robinson. The group was organized in Febru...

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NISCA to Extend Deadlines, Waive Late Fees for All-America

Due to disruptions in the swimming calendar from the coronavirus outbreak, NISCA is extending its deadline for All-America applications and waiving late fees. The organization announced Monday, a day ahead of its usual March 31 deadline, that it is extending the deadline for All-American application...

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Northeastern's Megan Clark Repeats as CAA Women's Swimmer of the Year

Northeastern senior Megan Clark was named the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Swimmer of the Year for the second straight season Thursday. Clark had qualified for the NCAA Championships for the third straight season before that event was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Clark re-set ...

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Plymouth State to Add Men's Swimming in 2020-21

Plymouth State will added men’s swimming to its academic offerings in the 2020-21 season, the school announced Thursday. The Division III school in New Hampshire will compete in the Little East Conference, which hosted its first men’s invitational last February and now counts five men's swimming pro...

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USA Diving Formally Postpones Olympic Team Trials

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials were postponed by USA Diving, the organization announced Wednesday. The decision was mostly a formality after Tuesday’s announcement that the 2020 Olympics would be postponed to at least the summer of 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak. New dates for the event at the I...

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USA Diving Announces Adoption of Rewritten Bylaws

USA Diving on Wednesday announced that its board of directors adopted new bylaws, effective March 15, 2020. Per a USA Diving statement, “bylaws were completely rewritten to bring USA Diving up to date with best practices in nonprofit governance, with assistance and feedback from various stakeholders...

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Summer 2020 Olympics Unfair, American Athletes Say in USOPC Poll

Seven out of 10 American athletes surveyed by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee favor postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games, the USOPC revealed Monday. Surveys were distributed to nearly 4,000 American athletes, of which more than 1,700 responded, as the organization and the world ...

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Toronto Titans Sign Blake Pieroni, Anton Sveinn McKee

The Toronto Titans signing spree continues, with American sprinter Blake Pieroni and Icelandic Olympian Anton Sveinn McKee joining the roster of the newest International Swimming League franchise Friday. Pieroni, 24, won a gold medal with the American 400 free relay at the Rio Olympics and a bronze ...

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Toronto Titans Add Kayla Sanchez, Michael Chadwick to Roster

The Toronto Titans, the newest International Swimming League franchise, have added their second and third signings in Canadian Kayla Sanchez and American Michael Chadwick. Sanchez, a native of Scarborough, Ontario, competed for Energy Standard last year. She was part of Canada’s stellar 2017 World J...