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Abbey Weitzeil, center, dives at the start of the women's 50-meter freestyle final during wave 2 of the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials on Sunday, June 20, 2021, in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Catching Up with USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey

Tim Hinchey took over as president and CEO of USA Swimming just after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, meaning this year’s Games in Tokyo will be the first he’ll oversee for a team that has traditionally hauled in medals at the Games. Team USA has won 556 medals all time, by far the most […]

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Swimmers train at the 2016 U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials Split Into Two Events

The 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials — Swimming, scheduled for June in Omaha, Nebraska, will be held in two waves of competition to ensure that the event is held in a safe and healthy environment. Wave I will be held June 4–7 and Wave II on June 13–20, with Wave II as the sole qualifier […]

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Omaha, Nebraska, has hosted the past three U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials. AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Trials Hosts Begin Planning for New Dates

As the realities of a postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games set in for cities across the country, the unknown of what happens to remaining U.S. Olympic Trials events is causing a juggling act for sports commissions, CVBs and local organizing committees. While some national governing bodies are starting to announce new dates for rescheduled trials, […]

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NAIA Names 2021 Basketball Opening Round Hosts

Park City, Kansas, Wichita, Kansas and Omaha, Nebraska, have been announced as the first three hosts for the 2021 NAIA Basketball Tournament, which will have a new format from years past. Each site will host men’s and women’s teams from 2021 through 2024 in the opening rounds. The new format will feature 16 opening round […]

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U.S. Olympic Curling Trials Heading to Omaha

USA Curling has decided not to mess with success, heading back to Omaha, Nebraska, for the 2022 U.S. Olympic Team Trials after a successful event before the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The trials will return to the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s Baxter Arena. It will be hosted by the Omaha Sports Commission, in partnership with the […]

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