Craig Lord of Vortex writes, “The founding principles of the World Swimming Association, officially adopted in Cleveland this week as the organisation that intends to take over the global governance of the sport, were backed by a unanimous vote of approval from more than 650 coaches this weekend.

The Board of the World Swimming Coaches Association, backed by its counterpart American Swimming Coaches Association, intends the WSA to serve as the governing body for swimming across the world. The organisation will replace FINA, the crisis-torn international federation; the timing of that move less relevant than true commitment of those unprepared to tolerate “another 40 years of governance that is not

risk-free, not clean, not doping-free, not transparent, not serving athletes.

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