Articles by Lydia Ferrari Kehoe

FINA Still Pushing To Add Stroke 50’s To Olympic Lineup

FINA first made the proposal in 2017 and per this report, are still pushing to expand the Olympic programme across all aquatic sports.


Swim Wales Get Green Light For Elite To Resume Training

Elite athletes identified in ‘cohort 1’ will be the first to return to the water, although a venue has not yet been announced (pictured: 2018 Commonwealth Games champion Alys Thomas)

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Loughborough University Allows 19 Elite Swimmers To Return To Training

It’s still unclear who the 19 swimmers are, but Loughborough has confirmed that they encouraged their swimmers “not post on social media” about their return


Swim Wales Release Revised Selection Procedures For 2020/21 Season

The revised procedures have been brought on due to the coronavirus pandemic, with many other countries expected to do the same in the coming weeks and months

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Swim Ireland Release Radio Ad To Mark Beginning Of Drowning Prevention Week

#BeALifesaver is the message from this ad, which highlights the dangers of children swimming unsupervised in the open water


ISL’s Toronto Titans Leak Roster for Inaugural 2020 Season

World Record holder Anton Chupkov is among the swimmers who are tentatively set for the Toronto Titans’ inaugural ISL roster.


FINA Ratifies Russia’s World SC Record In 4×50 Mixed Medley Relay

The team took down the USA’s former record at the European SC Championships last December, the only one the fall at that competition


Daily Dryland Swimming Workouts #69 – Core Stability Burner

Test your core strength and stability with this ab and shoulder focused burner

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Swim England Cancels All Remaining Events For 2020

The decision has been made by Swim England to cancel all remaining aquatics competitions for this year, including the Winter Championships


Swimmers Urged To Take Care in Open Water Following Spike in Drowning Deaths

Open water swimming is vastly different to pool swimming, so please take caution when deciding to take a dip in the ocean


Sarah Sjostrom Taking it ‘One Day at a Time’ While Training in Stockholm

Sarah Sjostrom talks to us about her life and training in Sweden, the ISL, her reaction to the Olympic postponement and plans for after Tokyo 2021

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FINA World Championships Postponed To May 2022

Another international calendar change comes as the 2021 FINA World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan will now take place a year later in May 2022


Watch: Laure Manaudou’s 200 Freestyle World Record From 2007

Laure Manaudou breaking the 200m freestyle World Record in 2007, a year that was filled with highs and lows for the illustrious French star


Derventio Excel Hosts ‘Challenge 2020’ To Raise Funds For NHS

The club has close ties to the NHS as the parents of team captain Mia Slevin are both front-line healthcare workers, currently battling the Covid-19 pandemic

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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