The British Summer Championships is among a host of meets cancelled by British Swimming today, due to the coronavirus outbreak.
As of today, the 2020 Japan Swim remains on the international calendar, essentially representing the sole elite swimming meet for the month of April.
British Swimming says it ‘welcomes the decision of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee to postpone the Olympic and Paralympic Games.’
Big-time announcement coming first from the Australian Olympic Committee, then supported by Swimming Australia regarding Tokyo 2020.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in Parliament today that the world isn’t in the right position to hold the Games.
Kyle Chalmers and more are among Swimming Australia’s elite taking to social media, mourning what could have been for Tokyo in July.
Swimming South Africa has announced its revised dates for the National Championships which doubles as its Olympic Trials.
Swimming Australia’s elite talent is still (mostly) able to train in the water, as opposed to the United States, GBR, the Netherlands and many others.
The Japanese Swimming Federation has instituted temperature checks at its upcoming Olympic-qualifier of the 2020 Japan Swim.
The South African Olympic Trials have been postponed, leaving just the 2020 Japan Swim on the docket for the month of April.
Swimming Australia published a formal statement addressing the impact of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, including a call for level playing field.
With the majority of swimmers, as well as athletes in general, stuck at home around the world, tune in to what some elites are doing to stay in shape.
Kirsty Coventry, IOC Athletes Committee Chair, gave the details pertaining to a call that took place yesterday. She says athletes want the Olympics in July.
Read through the latest directives stemming from Norway, Denmark and Belgium against the backdrop of the COVID-19 situation worldwide.
The German Swimming Association (DSV) published additional directives in light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.