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U.S. Paralympics Swimming Championships Awarded to Greensboro Aquatic Center

The 2021 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Championship, the first major U.S. Paralympics Swimming competition after the Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo, will be hosted at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. Competition is set to run from December 17—19, 2021, and the event will be live streamed. Coinciding with the Greensboro Aquatic Center’s […]

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United States' A'Ja Wilson, center, grabs a rebound between Nigeria's Adaora Elonu, left, and Atonye Nyingifa during women's basketball preliminary round play at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

At the 2021 Olympic Games, Women Rule

If you asked 100 people interested in this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo which athlete they want to see the most, it’s a safe bet the first name mentioned would be Simone Biles. Several may say Katie Ledecky. Others would say Allyson Felix, A’ja Wilson or Alex Morgan. As the 50th anniversary of Title […]

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Tokyo 2020 Unveils 5G Spectator Viewing Experiences

The Tokyo Organizing Committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games is partnering with Intel to showcase 5G technology with enhanced sports viewing experiences at three separate competition venues during the Games, which start on July 23 with the Opening Ceremony. The new viewing experiences will allow spectators to enjoy events with ultra-high resolution […]

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USA Swimming Launches Supporters Club to Grow the Sport

USA Swimming is launching a new initiative to attract deeper engagement with the sport, creating what it calling the Supporters Club. The program is being formed in partnership with the USA Swimming Foundation and U.S. Masters Swimming and will be a fan-centric club that will support the sport at all levels. For $50, club members […]

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USA Swimming Extends CEO Tim Hinchey’s Contract Through 2025

USA Swimming has extended the contract of President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Hinchey through 2025, adding four years onto his tenure atop the national governing body. Since joining USA Swimming in 2017, the veteran sports executive has created a gender-equal leadership team and been credited with other accomplishments. The rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer and […]

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New Sports Venues to Watch in 2021

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow with an eye toward sports-related travel in a post-coronavirus world, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 15 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2021. Midway Central Station Bedford Park, Illinois OPENING: […]

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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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USA Swimming Modifies TYR Pro Series January Event

USA Swimming’s upcoming TYR Pro Series event starting January 14 will be held at two sites instead of three after the extension of a regional stay at home order in Southern California forced the cancellation of the Irvine, California, host site. The event will move forward with two competition locations; the primary site at the […]

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Tokyo Aquatics Center Opens Nine Months Ahead of Rescheduled Olympics

The site for swimming and diving competition in the rescheduled 2021 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games has opened nine months ahead of next summer’s competition in Tokyo with the venue to be made available for private as well as public use. The Tokyo Aquatics Center was inaugurated on Saturday after being constructed at a cost […]

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USA Swimming Schedules Multi-Site U.S. Open

USA Swimming has announced the nine sites that it will use for a unique Toyota U.S. Open with competitors appearing at one of the sites so that swimmers can race against each other asynchronously from coast to coast. The U.S. Open has traditionally featured up to 800 swimmers in one location. This year’s multi-site event […]

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