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October 2, 1992 | THERESA MUNOZ
Skeptics, fearing that NCAA swimming would go the way of NCAA track and field--with top athletes passing up college swimming or leaving school early--are applauding a proposed drastic reduction in prize money for the 1994 World Championships and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Under new vice president Harris Troutman, United States Swimming Inc.'s Athletes Executive Committee called for $300,000 to be used for prize money and $1.1 million to finance monthly support stipends.
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June 29, 2008 | Lisa Dillman, Times Staff Writer
OMAHA -- Both sides were proclaiming, if not victory, a strong measure of satisfaction and engaged in verbal shots at the U.S. Olympic swim trials. Never mind that the meet doesn't actually start until this morning at the Qwest Center. USA Swimming's head coach, Mark Schubert, took jabs at TYR Sport, which is suing him, USA Swimming, Warnaco Swimwear Inc. -- the parent company of Speedo -- and swimmer Erik Vendt in connection with the LZR Racer swimsuit.
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February 25, 1996 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Reacting to U.S. Swimming's decision to reverse a two-year sanction against Jessica Foschi, a member of swimming's international governing body Saturday criticized the action. Harm Beyer, a FINA official, said the decision to give Foschi, 15, of Old Brookville, N.Y., a two-year probation instead of a ban leaves many questions as to what will happen next. "To be polite, it is a disastrous decision," Beyer told The Times from his home in Hamburg, Germany.
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February 25, 1996 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Reacting to U.S. Swimming's decision to reverse a two-year sanction against Jessica Foschi, a member of swimming's international governing body Saturday criticized the action. Harm Beyer, a FINA official, said the decision to give Foschi, 15, of Old Brookville, N.Y., a two-year probation instead of a ban leaves many questions as to what will happen next. "To be polite, it is a disastrous decision," Beyer told The Times from his home in Hamburg, Germany.
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March 7, 1989 | TRACY DODDS, Times Staff Writer
On the day that he was honored in Indianapolis as one of the finalists for the Sullivan Award, Matt Biondi, winner of seven Olympic medals, was quoted in a nationally distributed story as saying that U.S. Swimming, the governing body for his sport, didn't want him in swimming any longer. Biondi said that U.S. Swimming's policies on financial support, including policies on endorsements and appearance fees, discourage older swimmers. Ray Essick, the executive director of U.S.
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February 24, 1996 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In stunning action that could signal the beginning of an international controversy, U.S. Swimming's board of directors Friday reversed its decision to ban Jessica Foschi for two years for testing positive for an anabolic steroid.
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June 28, 1991 | THERESA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
World record-holders Mike Barrowman and Melvin Stewart have threatened to pull out of the Pan Pacific Games, the premier swimming event for the U.S. national team this season, to compete in the U.S. National Championships. U.S. Swimming Inc., the national governing body of the sport, is requiring members of the Pan Pacific team to pass up the Nationals, Aug. 12-16 at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., in favor of a training camp Aug.
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June 29, 2008 | Lisa Dillman, Times Staff Writer
OMAHA -- Both sides were proclaiming, if not victory, a strong measure of satisfaction and engaged in verbal shots at the U.S. Olympic swim trials. Never mind that the meet doesn't actually start until this morning at the Qwest Center. USA Swimming's head coach, Mark Schubert, took jabs at TYR Sport, which is suing him, USA Swimming, Warnaco Swimwear Inc. -- the parent company of Speedo -- and swimmer Erik Vendt in connection with the LZR Racer swimsuit.
SPORTS
September 29, 1992 | THERESA MUNOZ
Skeptics, fearing that NCAA swimming would go the way of NCAA track and field--with top athletes passing on college swimming or leaving college swimming early--applauded a drastic reduction in prize money for the 1994 World Championships and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Under new Vice President Harris Troutman, United States Swimming Inc.'s Athletes Executive Committee called for $300,000 to be used for prize money and $1.1 million to finance monthly support stipends.
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July 2, 1992 | LESLIE KNOWLTON
Like most children, Danielle McDermott grew up equating summer vacation with swimming for fun. But today, the 10-year-old Newport Beach resident will swim with competition in mind. At 3 p.m., The Wave, the city's new summer swim team, will have its first swim meet at Corona del Mar High School's Marian Bergeson Pool. Danielle is one of 95 young people who will compete in the team's maiden meet.
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February 24, 1996 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In stunning action that could signal the beginning of an international controversy, U.S. Swimming's board of directors Friday reversed its decision to ban Jessica Foschi for two years for testing positive for an anabolic steroid.
SPORTS
October 2, 1992 | THERESA MUNOZ
Skeptics, fearing that NCAA swimming would go the way of NCAA track and field--with top athletes passing up college swimming or leaving school early--are applauding a proposed drastic reduction in prize money for the 1994 World Championships and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Under new vice president Harris Troutman, United States Swimming Inc.'s Athletes Executive Committee called for $300,000 to be used for prize money and $1.1 million to finance monthly support stipends.
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June 28, 1991 | THERESA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
World record-holders Mike Barrowman and Melvin Stewart have threatened to pull out of the Pan Pacific Games, the premier swimming event for the U.S. national team this season, to compete in the U.S. National Championships. U.S. Swimming Inc., the national governing body of the sport, is requiring members of the Pan Pacific team to pass up the Nationals, Aug. 12-16 at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., in favor of a training camp Aug.
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March 7, 1989 | TRACY DODDS, Times Staff Writer
On the day that he was honored in Indianapolis as one of the finalists for the Sullivan Award, Matt Biondi, winner of seven Olympic medals, was quoted in a nationally distributed story as saying that U.S. Swimming, the governing body for his sport, didn't want him in swimming any longer. Biondi said that U.S. Swimming's policies on financial support, including policies on endorsements and appearance fees, discourage older swimmers. Ray Essick, the executive director of U.S.
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September 19, 1991 | ELLIOTT ALMOND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wednesday's announcement that U.S. Olympic Committee President Robert H. Helmick will resign was greeted with sadness, disappointment and a sense of relief by some leaders of America's Olympic sports organizations. A handful of national governing body executive directors called Helmick an important figure in the growth of the U.S. Olympic movement.
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May 15, 1988 | CHRISTINE BRENNAN, The Washington Post
If you're counting Olympic medals--and who isn't these days?--what happens this summer in Seoul probably won't be a repeat of the U.S. nightmare in Calgary, but it's certainly not going to remind anyone of the summer of 1984 in Los Angeles, either. Those who believe the United States is going to rebound from its poor performance in the Winter Olympics with another splashy, star-spangled show in Seoul are going to be surprised, say experts within the U.S.
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