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Rudy Garcia-Tolson, David Duchovny and a Return to the Paralympics

When March hit and the worst of the COVID-19 lockdowns took effect, Rudy Garcia-Tolson sought something to fill the time. A four-time Paralympian who’d won five medals – four in swimming and one in track & field, and been a Team USA captain in 2016 – got the urge to get back in the water to train fo...

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NCAA President Mark Emmert: No NCAA Championships in Fall

Mark Emmert said Thursday in a video posted to the NCAA’s twitter account that there won’t be NCAA championships this fall season, citing lack of schools and leagues participating. The decision affects 22 sports in which the NCAA crowns champions, including the Division I Football Championship Subdi...

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NCHSAA Announces Schedule Changes, Condensed Swimming Season

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Wednesday revealed its plan for a condensed 2020-21 athletic calendar in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, moving football to the spring and condenses the seasons for other sports. All contest dates are suspended through the rest of Augus...

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Big East Postpones Fall Season; Decision on Winter to Come

The Big East Conference announced Wednesday that it will postpone the 2020 fall sports season, but the conference deferred a decision on winter sports. The decision postpones fall sports – men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, volleyball and field hockey – from the fall, while t...

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Cody Miller Shows off New Training Setup with Backyard Endless Pool

American Olympian Cody Miller showed off his new backyard pool setup, featuring a personalized endless pool, in a video posted to YouTube Wednesday. Miller, rocking his Team USA flag cap, provides a tour of his new backyard, complete with new deck and patio area, before showing off the endless pool ...

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GLIAC Conference Postpones Sports Until January, Including Swimming

The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously on Tuesday, Aug. 11, to suspend all sports competition until Jan. 1, 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Swimming and diving is a winter sport, along with basketball, that will be ...

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USA Swimming COVID-19 Relief Program Delivers $9M to Member Clubs

USA Swimming, the national governing body for the sport of swimming in the United States, concluded its COVID-19 Relief Program with a second round of funding to member clubs on August 11 in the amount of $1,524,253. Nearly twice the number of clubs applied for grants in the second round, with submi...

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Mountain West Conference Postpones Fall Sports

The Mountain West Conference has joined the list of NCAA Division I conferences to put a halt on fall sports. The Mountain West announced the indefinite postponement of all scheduled fall sports competitions and MW championship events on Monday in response to ongoing challenges with the effective mi...

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Morgan Bullock Named Assistant Swimming Coach at Niagara

Niagara swimming and diving head coach Eric Bugby has announced the hiring of Morgan Bullock, who will serve as an assistant coach for both the men's and women's teams. "I'm beyond excited to have Morgan join our swimming and diving program," Bugby said. "She has an extraordinary background and the ...