Articles by Lydia Ferrari Kehoe

ISL Set To Launch ‘Solidarity Programme’ For Athletes

The new programme will feature a financial grant for athletes in the run up to the Olympics next year and a tournament to be held in September 2020

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IOC President Says Olympic Postponement is Like A ‘Huge Jigsaw Puzzle’

During a teleconference this morning, President of the IOC answered some burning questions with regards to the postponement of the Games to next year.

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Swim Ireland Announce All Upcoming Competitions Are Cancelled

Swim Ireland have announced that any upcoming national and regional competitions (across all aquatic sports) will not take place

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Tokyo Olympics Officially Postponed to 2021 Over Coronavirus Pandemic

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been officially postponed to 2021 after the IOC and Japan’s Prime Minister released a joint statement this morning

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Katinka Hosszu Training As Normal With Hungarian National Team

Katinka Hosszu is training normally with the Hungarian National Team at present despite the coronavirus outbreak disrupting so many training programmes

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Energy Standard Training Group Disperses after Coronavirus Outbreak

The Energy Standard Team which is based out of the Gloria Sports Arena in Turkey has been forced to halt their programme amidst the coronavirus outbreak

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Swim England Explains Why They Are Only ‘Advising’ Event Cancellations

CEO of Swim England, Jane Nickerson, has revealed why they have only ‘advised’ clubs to cease activities rather than imposing rules that they do

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Swim England Advise All Clubs To Cancel/Postpone Upcoming Events

Swim England have advised that all club activities be suspended in order to comply with government measures to tackle to COVID19 outbreak

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Alexandra Wall Was Determined To ‘Get Back To The Pool’ After Cancer Diagnosis

Alexandra Wall’s story reminds us that athletes have to deal with unprecedented circumstances every day. Her attitude and determination is inspiring.

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Daryna Zevina Adds To Her A-Time With OLY B-Time In 200 Free

Daryna Zevina delivered one of three OST/B Times this evening in the 200m freestyle. She has an OLY A time in the 200m backstroke.

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British And Irish Champs Set To Go Ahead As Planned, Review On March 16th

British Swimming and Swim Ireland have announced their National trial meets are set to go ahead as planned. More info to be released on March 16th

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Olympic Torch For Tokyo 2020 is Lit in Ancient Olympic, Greece

The Olympic torch was today lit in a ceremony which took place in Greece, marking the beginning of the final preparations ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games

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Ukraine’s Mykhailo Romanchuk Makes OLY A Standard in 800m freestyle

2016 Olympian Mykhailo Romanchuk achieved his Olympic A Standard in the 800m freestyle this evening on day 2 of the Ukraine Winter Swimming Championships

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Ukraine Champs: Olympic A And 9 B-Times Achieved During Day 1 Finals

Daryna Zevina delivered the only OLY A qualification time this evening, taking over a second off the time she posted in January.

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All Spanish Sporting Events To Be Held Behind Closed Doors

The Spanish Government announce that all sporting events will be closed off to spectators as part of their plan to tackle to spread of COVID-19

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