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USOPC Asked Congress for $200 Million in Relief for NGBs in Stimulus Package
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March 27, 2020— Ahead of the United States Congress’ $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package announcement, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee estimated that the country’s 50 national governing bodies (like USA Swimming) could lose a combined $800 million as a result of the numerous major cancellations, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday . The USOPC asked Congress for $200 million in relief for NGBs (not for the USOPC itself), but sports organizations were not included in the final package that the House of Representatives is due to vote on Friday. “During this crisis, the USO ...

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@SwimXps USOPC asked congress for $200 million in relief, however aid not in final bill
  
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Maine’s Olympic swimming hopefuls sidetracked by delay of summer games
BANGOR DAILY NEWS
March 27, 2020— James Wells and Olivia Harper, members of the Bath-based Long Reach Swim Club's national team, had qualified in the 100-yard backstroke for the Olympic Trials, originally scheduled for June in Omaha, Nebraska.

Jay Morissette | Olivia Harper | Tim Hinchey

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Letter to USA Swimming Community

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Wheaties Wonders: All The Swimmers Featured On The Iconic Cereal Box
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March 26, 2020— Dating back to 1934, prominent American athletes have been featured on Wheaties cereal boxes to coincide with its slogan, “The Breakfast of Champions.” Over the years several swimmers have made their way onto the iconic box, specifically during Olympic years. It became one of the most coveted endorsements for Olympians. Check out all of the swimmers who have appeared on a Wheaties box below: Johnny Weissmuller — 1930s Prior to athletes being featured as the cover, the legendary Johnny Weissmuller was among the athletes to appear in various advertisements on the box. Weissmuller, who ...

Brooke Bennett | Edwin Moses | Esther Williams | Greg Louganis | Janet Evans | Johnny Weissmuller | Michael Phelps | Missy Franklin | Norman Ross | Tom Dolan

@SwimXps Cool Article: All the #swimmers who appeared on the #Wheaties box
  
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USA Swimming Statement Regarding the Postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games
USA SWIMMING
March 24, 2020— “In this globally unprecedented time, today’s joint announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 organizers was the responsible, though understandably difficult decision to make. We are incredibly thankful to have stood next to the USOPC, fellow U.S. national sports governing bodies and sport federations around the world in advocating for the health and safety of our athletes, members and their families. All athletes around the world can now focus on what is most important – safeguarding their health and being good global citizens in the ...

Tim Hinchey

@SwimXps USA Swimming statement on #Olympics postponement.
  

BREAKING: It’s Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, Says Japanese Prime Minister

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USOPC Reaches Out to Athletes In Wake of Olympic Postponement
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March 24, 2020— United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) head Sarah Hirshland sent a message to Team USA athletes after this morning’s news that the 2020 Olympics would be postponed. The USOPC has published the letter as of this morning. The full message from the USOPC to athletes is below: Team USA Athletes: Despite the feeling of eventuality that so many of us have felt in the lead up to this moment – my heart breaks for you, your fellow athletes around the world, our friends at Tokyo 2020, the people of Japan, and all who are impacted by this global pandemic and the decision to postpo ...

Sarah Hirshland

  

BREAKING: It’s Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, Says Japanese Prime Minister

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 1 week, 6 days ago

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USA Track Joins Swimming in Pushing for Olympic Postponement
NYTIMES.COM
March 21, 2020— U.S. Olympic leaders face a growing rebellion after the USA Track and Field chief added to the call for a postponement of the Tokyo Games because of the mushrooming coronavirus crisis.

Sarah Hirshland | Susanne Lyons | Thomas Bach

@SwimXps USA Track joins #swimming in Olympic postponement efforts
  
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Swimming Canada ‘very much aligned’ with USA Swimming on Olympic postponement
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 21, 2020— USA Swimming’s letter to the USOPC advocating for the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games due to the coronavirus outbreak can count Swimming Canada among its supporters. A letter from Swimming Canada CEO Ahmed El-Awadi Friday states that it is “very much aligned” with the position of USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey in pushing for a postponement of the Games this summer for the benefit of athletes and the larger public-health situation. El-Awadi writes, in part: Telling athletes to prepare for an Olympic Games during a global pandemic raises serious issues. We hold the opinions of our ...

Ahmed El-Awadi | Tim Hinchey

@SwimXps Swimming Canada ‘very much aligned’ with USA Swimming on postponing the #Olympics
  

USA Swimming urges USOPC to ask for delay of Tokyo Games

THE DAILY RECORD 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Kaori Yamaguchi | Sarah Hirshland | Tim Hinchey

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USOPC Responds to USA Swimming’s “Postpone the Games” Message

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 21, 2020— The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee issued a response to USA Swimming’s call to postpone the 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games in Tokyo. As of this writing, the Games are still on for a July 24 start in 127 days. Sarah Hirshland (USOPC CEO) and Susanne Lyons (USOPC Chair) issued the following statement: “The USOPC has complete and total empathy for the athlete community as they manage the terrible stress and anxiety caused by the current lack of certitude regarding the Tokyo Games. We understand that the athletes have concerns about training, qualification and anti-doping ...

Sarah Hirshland

  

USA Swimming urges USOPC to ask for delay of Tokyo Games

THE DAILY RECORD 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Kaori Yamaguchi | Sarah Hirshland | Tim Hinchey

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USA Swimming urges USOPC to ask for delay of Tokyo Games
THE DAILY RECORD
March 21, 2020 DENVER— The head of USA Swimming urged the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee to push for a 12-month postponement of the Tokyo Games.

Kaori Yamaguchi | Sarah Hirshland | Tim Hinchey

@SwimXps US Swimming urges delay of #Olympics
  

Coronavirus live updates: USA Track joins swimming in Olympics postponement efforts

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ISL Willing to Adjust Season 2 Schedule Should Tokyo 2020 Olympics be Postponed

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Swimming Canada ‘very much aligned’ with USA Swimming on Olympic postponement

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Ahmed El-Awadi | Tim Hinchey


SPORTS: UNLV develops virtual workouts, USA Swimming calls for Olympic postponement

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USOPC Responds to USA Swimming’s “Postpone the Games” Message

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Sarah Hirshland


USA Swimming Calls For Olympic Postponement as USOPC Reassures a Tokyo Decision “Does Not Have to be Made Right Now”

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Bob Bowman | Bruno Fratus | Frank Busch | Jacob Pebley | Kaori Yamaguchi | Kirsty Coventry | Sarah Hirshland


Swimming Canada CEO Issues Statement Supporting Olympic Postponement

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Ahmed El-Awadi | Thomas Bach | Tim Hinchey


Swimming From Home Talk Show: Sergio Lopez on Possible Olympic Postponement

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Letter from USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey to USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland

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Sarah Hirshland | Tim Hinchey


Russian Head Coach Chepik: We Cannot Stop Training for the Olympics

SWIMSWAM 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Sergey Chepik


Dr. Paul Thomas | The #AskASwimPro Show | Swimmer's Daily

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European Aquatics Championships Postponed Until August As LEN & Buda Curse The Pest

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Katinka Hosszu | Paolo Barelli


Michael Phelps Joins Fundraising Efforts For COVID-19 Relief

SWIMSWAM 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Elizabeth Beisel | Kaori Yamaguchi | Michael Phelps | Natalie Coughlin | Nathan Adrian | Ryan Murphy | Tom Shields


Norwegian Sports Federation Calls on IOC to Delay Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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Kaori Yamaguchi | Thomas Bach


Japanese Olympic Committee Official Calls For Postponement Of 2020 Games

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Bob Bowman | Frank Busch | Jacob Pebley | Kaori Yamaguchi | Paolo Barelli


2020 Japan Swim (Olympic Trials) To Include Pre-Entry Temperature Checks

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South African Olympic Trials Postponed, Opening Door For Schoeman

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Graham Hill | Roland Schoeman


Swimming Australia call for 'level playing field' if Games go ahead

EUROSPORT UK 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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Jacob Pebley | Katerina Stefanidi


Kira Toussaint, Blake Pieroni, Hannah Miley Share Stuck-At-Home Workouts

SWIMSWAM 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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Blake Pieroni | Hannah Miley | Kira Toussaint


Quarantine Dryland Workout for Swimmers | Swimmer's Daily

SWIMMER'S DAILY 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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USA Swimming Calls For Olympic Postponement as USOPC Reassures a Tokyo Decision “Does Not Have to be Made Right Now”

SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 21, 2020— As of today, the International Olympic Committee has insisted that the Olympic Games are still on for a July 24 start date as intended. U.S. Olympic Officials are backing this decision, stating that it is too early to make any decisions about the Games with four months to go in regard to the coronavirus pandemic that has been called a global pandemic. However USA Swimming is calling for a postponement. USA Swimming has written a letter to Sarah Hirshland , the CEO of the USOPC, calling for the Games to be pushed back a year: Breaking news: Here is USA Swimming’s letter to the U.S. Ol ...

Bob Bowman | Bruno Fratus | Frank Busch | Jacob Pebley | Kaori Yamaguchi | Kirsty Coventry | Sarah Hirshland

  

USA Swimming urges USOPC to ask for delay of Tokyo Games

THE DAILY RECORD 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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Kaori Yamaguchi | Sarah Hirshland | Tim Hinchey

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