Olympics

Tokyo 2020 Launches Application Process for the 2020 Games Additional Events

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today opened the application process for additional event(s) to be included at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo 2020), which follows the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s approval of its Olympic Agenda 2020 last December.

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Japan’s Sports Minister Calls for Downscaling of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium

Japanese Sports Minister, Hakubun Shimomura, wants to temporarily delay the plan to install a retractable roof on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium.

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9 Misconceptions About Swimming That Swimmers Hate

#3 – Non-Swimmer Joe can beat you in a race. No buddy. Unless I give you a 30 second head start and I’m wearing jeans, you ain’t gonna win Joe.

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Proposed Russian Bill Limits Athletes to Two Olympic Games

According to The Associated Press, the Russian government is considering implementing a rule banning its athletes from competing in more…

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Cameron van der Burgh struggled after the Olympics, but has motivation back now – Video Feature

Nils Zätterström catches up with 2012 Olympic Champion Cameron Van Der Burgh at the Swim Cup Eindhoven 2015.

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Georgia’s Chantal Van Landeghem Not Planning To Swim 2015-2016 NCAA Season

Georgia’s Chantal Van Lendeghem is planning on sitting out the next NCAA season to focus on Olympic training.

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Andrew Wilson Posts 9th Fastest 100 Breast To Win D3 NCAA Title And Rebreak Record

Andrew Wilson has been on fire this weekend, and this 100 breaststroke record is

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World Record Holder Federica Pellegrini to Retire After Rio

Pellegrini’s 1:52.98 in the 200 meter freestyle from 2009 still stands as the world mark today.

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Coming of Age: Japan’s Holiday Also Marks 2020 Days until Tokyo 2020

Tokyo, Japan – A numerical milestone was recognized yesterday in Japan, as the country’s “Coming of Age” Day was celebrated…

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5 Ways to Relax Before Your Next Big Race

#3 – Search your history of awesome swims for what worked.

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USOC Meets Thursday To Select US Candidate City For The 2024 Olympic Games

Representatives from the USOC will be meeting Thursday, January 8th at the Denver International Airport to consider a U.S. bid…

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Lessons From Legends, Mary T. Meagher

Chuck Warner, the author, is a coach and an old friend. Thoughtful and passionate about the sport, he has studied the details behind what it takes to achieve swimming excellence.

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Event Cap at the Olympic Games Just One of ‘Agenda 2020′ Key Points

A Limit to the Number of Events in the Olympics? A Channel devoted to the Games? Read on, my friends.

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5 Things You Will Take Away From Swimming

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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