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Six New Members Join USA Swimming Foundation Board of Directors

The USA Swimming Foundation starts 2020 with six new members on its Board of Directors, the body announced in the following press release today: USA Swimming, the national governing body for the sport of swimming in the United States, announced today that its Foundation, the USA Swimming Foundation...

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USC Tops 2020 MPSF Women's Water Polo Coaches’ Poll

Defending conference champion and NCAA runner-up USC placed on top of the 2020 MPSF Women’s Water Polo Coaches’ poll, collecting 33 points and four first-place votes. Winners of four of the last seven conference titles, the Trojans return senior All-Americans Denise Mammolito (29 goals) and Kelsey M...

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WADA 2020 List Of Prohibited Substances & Methods In Force From Today

WADA wasted no time in reminding the worldwide sports community that the latest anti-doping list of prohibited substances and methods comes into force on this first day of 2020 and a new decade. The WADA Statement: Montreal, 1 January 2020 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that its 202...

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Simona Quadarella Leads A Rush On Meet Marks At Nico Sapio

World 1500m freestyle champion Simona Quadarella (Circolo Canottieri Aniene) led a run on meet records at the short-course Nico Sapio Trophy in Genova with an 8:12.19 victory over 800m as the meet came to a close. Quadarella, whose was chased all the way by Rita Caramignoli, second home in 8:15.73, ...

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The UIL Has Approved High School Water Polo in Texas. Now What?

By James Smith, Editor and Publisher of Total Waterpolo and TX Waterpolo A watershed moment is how we described the UIL's decision to officially make water polo a legit high school sport in Texas. Monday's approval is only about 72 hours old and the celebrations rightly continue, but are tempered by...

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Sam Perry: Blood Clots — The Biggest Drag on My Swimming Career

By Sam Perry, Swimming World Contributor I’ve been a swimmer my whole life — I grew up competing in the York Swim Club of Potomac Valley (PVS) under coach Greg York, and participated in junior and senior nationals during high school. When I got to college at East Carolina University (ECU), I was a 1...

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Swimmer Strength Tech Tip: McGill 3 Core Exercises

Contributed by Deniz Hekmati - Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Sport Scientist  In this tip of the week, we want to introduce the McGill 3 Core Exercises. These are considered to be among the healthiest options for our spines. The exercises include: The Curl-Up, Bird Dog, and Side Bridg...

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Better Swimming Through Technology; Tracking Performance

John Thomas, currently head age group coach at Great Wolf Swim Club in Spring Lake Park, Minn., has a passion for recording times and using data to maximize swimmer performance. In summer 2017, Great Wolf purchased 10 TritonWear units. Since then, Thomas has become a huge proponent of this advanced ...