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IOC & Tokyo 2020 Org Committee Meet On Coronavirus Countermeasures

The IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee met to discuss what a post-coronavirus pandemic Olympic Games might look like next year.

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Emma McKeon Golden On Several Fronts On Day 2 Of QLD SC C’ships

Olympic medalist Emma McKeon was in the water several times on day 2 of the Queensland SC Championships, reaping multiple golds.

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Maddy Gough Becomes 5th Fastest 1500 Freestyler All-Time

Less than a month after Maddy Gough established a new Aussie Record in the women’s SCM 1500 freestyle, the TSS Aquatic athlete dropped the mark even lower.

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On-Fire O’Callaghan Hits 57.00 SCM 100 Back For Another Aussie Age Record

16-year-old Mollie O’Callaghan continues to improve, knocking down lifetime bests and Aussie National Age Records along her path.

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16-Year-Old O’Callaghan Cracks Atherton Aussie Age Record In 200 Back

Mollie O’Callaghan snagged two lifetime bests on day 1 of the 2020 Queensland Short Course Championships, including a huge 200 back Age Record.

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Duncan Scott Hits 1:41.9 SCM 200 Free At Stirling Time Trial

Suited up and timed electronically, Duncan Scott was among Stirling swimmers who busted out promising swims to kick-off their push to the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Larkin Enters All-Time Aussie List With SCM 400 IM PB

St. Peters Western star Mitch Larkin took on 2 events to start his QLD SC Championships campaign, with the Olympic medalist coming up golden in both of them.

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4 Notable Swimmers Left Out Of British Funding

A handful of high-profile veterans and up-and-comers have turned some heads in having not been named to the British Performance squad for the 2020/21 season.

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Schoenmaker Strikes Down Over-Decade Old SCM 200 Breast African Record

South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker established a new national and continental record in the women’s SCM 200 breast while competing in Pretoria.

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Sam Short Just Misses Aussie Age Mark With 14:43.68 1500 Free (SCM)

Although it didn’t involve logging a record, 17-year-old Sam Short still made history in the men’s 1500m free that took place in today’s timed finals in QLD.

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Bruhn & Schwingenschlogl Among Germans Headed To Heidelberg

“I’m really excited to finally be able to race again,” says 2016 Olympic athlete Annika Bruhn of Germany on heading to Heidelberg.

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World Junior Champion Lani Pallister Clocks SCM 800 Free Aussie Record

While competing on day 1 of the 2020 Queensland Championships, Lani Pallister crushed a new senior Australian National Record in the women’s 800m freestyle.

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German Coaching Change-Ups In Potsdam Entering Tokyo Push

A couple of coaching change-ups were announced today by the German Swimming Federation (DSV), with the federal base of Potsdam at the center.

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Ponds Forge Targeting Early October For Long-Awaited Reopening

As a follow-up to one of our earlier reports on storied British swimming facility Ponds Forge being able to open, a target timeframe has now been established.

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Frenchman Amaury Leveaux Set To Race In Haguenau

Just 122 swimmers are entered in the 2020 Haguenau Autumn meet in France this weekend, but one of them is 34-year-old Amaury Leveaux. 

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