Articles by Tomas Rodriguez

Spanish Sports Council President Lozano Addresses Current Situation In Spain

“Our nation will need the world of sport in order to be rebuilt, and we must be at the top of our game,” Spanish Sports Council president Irene Lozano said.

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Spain Begins Lifting Lockdown; Some Non-Essential Services Allowed

Some non-essential services have started coming back to life as the nation neared the one-month-mark since the lockdown order became effective.

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Coronavirus Update: Spanish Sports Council To Evaluate Situation April 14

“We must keep the flame alive as we will have new goals very shortly,” Royal Spanish Swimming Federation President Fernando Carpena said.

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Coronavirus Update: Brazil’s CBDA Cancels All Events Until July 5

Brazil’s CBDA has canceled its calendar across all aquatic sports until July 15 amid an escalation of reported COVID-19 cases in the nation.

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Coronavirus Update: Italian Swimmers Unable To Train Until April 13

Both professional and non-professional athletes will be forbidden from training across all types of sports facilities until the new deadline has been met.

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Federica Pellegrini To Auction Memorabilia In Support Of Bergamo Hospital

The proceeds will be entirely donated to the hospital in Bergamo, the most affected city by the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy.

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Argentinian Swimmers Continue Training Towards 2021 Games Amid Quarantine

Resulting from the confinement, all training facilities in Argentina have locked down, compromising athletes’ ability to fulfill their training programs.

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Italian Swimming Federation President Paolo Barelli Turns To Gov’t For Help

Business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can request the suspension of mortgage installments due between the months of March and September 2020.

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Spanish Swimming Federation Donates Hypoxic Generators In Effort To Save Lives

The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation is donating its hypoxic generators in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus and save lives.

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Rio 2016 Olympian Marcos Macedo Joins Fight Against Coronavirus In Brazil

The 29-year-old retired swimmer is at the forefront of fighting the epidemic, working 80 hours a week aiding hospitals in the city of Sao Paulo.

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IOC Expected To Unveil Dates For Postponed Games In April

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will set the dates for the rescheduled Tokyo Games in about three weeks’ time.

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Italy’s Luca Dotto Takes To Twitter, Calls For A Touch Of Common Sense

“The real worry is for those who are sick or who by the end of this outbreak will lose their jobs and will not know how to feed their family,” wrote Dotto.

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Spain Joins the Calls For Tokyo 2020 Postponement

Spain’s swimming federation is joining several other national and international sports governing bodies in calling for the postponement of the 2020 Games.

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Japanese Olympic Swimmer Naoko Imoto Appointed Torch Relay Anchor In Greece

Retired 1996 Olympic swimmer Naoko Imoto of Japan was a last-minute addition to receive the Olympic flame during a downsized handover in Athens.

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Coronavirus: Barcelona Olympic Stadium Architect Vittorio Gregotti Dies At 92

Gregotti is renowned for having redesigned Barcelona’s Olympic stadium for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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