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Tokyo Olympics Officials Tout Safety at COVID Screening Demonstration

Tokyo Olympics officials Wednesday offered demonstrations of some of its preventative measures for a competition in the world of COVID-19, hoping to assuage fears about next summer’s games. The organizers held the event at the Big Sight convention complex in Tokyo, home of the media center. Among th...

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College Takeover Series Returns to Swimming World Instagram

Colleges and universities from across the country share a “day in the life” of a college athlete. Swimming World has teamed together with college aquatic programs all over the country to create an exclusive weekly social media series on Swimming World Instagram.  https://www.instagram.com/p/CF-ky_In...

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NCAA Weighing Extra Year of Eligibility For Winter Sports Athletes

Winter Sports Athletes Could Receive Extra Year of Eligibility The NCAA Council will decide at a later meeting if winter sports athletes this season will receive another year of eligibility over concerns that the season will be deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, sources have confirmed to Swim...

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How One New Jersey H.S. Team Is Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic

How One New Jersey H.S. Team Is Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic With the 2020-2021 New Jersey high school swimming season rapidly approaching for schools across the state, there continues to be several key unknowns as to how the season may play out. Several N.J. high school swimming teams have begun ...

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NESCAC Presidents Decide to Cancel Conference Winter Sports

The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Thursday announced a unanimous decision by its school presidents to cancel the conference's winter athletics season and championships. The decision affects sports like swimming and diving as well as men’s and women’s basketball. It delayed a...

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3 Things to Remember Before Your First Virtual Meet

3 Things to Remember Before Your First Virtual Meet By Mauro Pacsi, Swimming World College Intern As sports slowly return to competition while the COVID-19 pandemic is still at large, many people in the swimming world have wondered, what lies ahead for the future of meets? The answer is here with US...

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How to Destroy Viruses and Keep Indoor Pool Air Safe

You have a beautiful indoor aquatics facility. But where are your swimmers? How do you safely welcome back athletes and leisure swimmers now that U.S. facilities are re-opening despite the continued threat of COVID-19 transmission? BioOx®, a 100 percent natural solution, scientifically proven to ful...

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Washington Township Swim Club Unable to Practice in Home Pool

One of the top clubs in central Indiana, Washington Township Swim Club (WTSC) on the north side of Indianapolis, says it is fighting for survival after being banned from the pool that its members helped pay for, according to a story from David Woods at the Indy Star. Jennifer Buddenbaum, business ma...

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Staying Motivated in the the Midst of COVID-19

Staying Motivated in the the Midst of COVID-19 Motivation and Mindset For many athletes, having a positive and determined mindset can be just as important as being physically active. When a swimmer is mentally down on themselves, it can cause them to not be focused upon entering the water, later lea...

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Sign Of The (COVID) Times: La Salle Cuts Men’s Water Polo

In a sign of just how deadly the coronavirus has been to collegiate athletics, on Tuesday La Salle University in Philadelphia announced that it was cutting men’s water polo as a part of clearing out seven NCAA varsity  sports. It is the third varsity polo program that has been eliminated during the ...