Yusra Mardini, a native of Syria, has been named to the Refugee Olympic Team for the second time. She will be joined by 28 other athletes in Tokyo.
Katie Ledecky last set the World Record in the 800 freestyle in 2016 at the age of 19. She would be making history if she breaks it again.
The results of the recent IOC survey show that American athletes have mixed opinions about how and where they can protest.
Over 400 Olympic items are up for auction including a swimsuit from the gold medalist in the women’s 100 backstroke at the 1956 Olympics.
Dutch backstroke ace already qualified for the Olympics in the women’s 200 back before establishing a European record in the 50m back.
Another Olympic medalist from the 2016 Olympics will not be back to defend his podium position as Japan’s Masato Sakai missed advancing in the men’s 200m fly.
In a surprising turn of events, reigning Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino has decided to opt-out of the men’s 400m IM event at Japan’s Olympic Trials.
Russia will be competing as the ROC or the Russian Olympic Committee at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics