Tokyo 2020

MacNeil And Hayden Named 2021 Aquatics Canada Athletes of the Year

Olympic medalists Maggie MacNeil and Brent Hayden were honored by Aquatics Canada for their performances at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.


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Research Shows No COVID-19 Spread Between Tokyo Athletes, Local Residents

New data from the Japanese Government has confirmed there was no spread of COVID-19 between Tokyo’s population and the Olympic/Paralympic athletes.


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2021 Swammy Awards: Heart of a Champion Award, Rikako Ikee

Rikako Ikee has been honored with the 2021 Heart of a Champion Award winner for her accomplishments two years after her leukemia diagnosis.


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Jack Spitser’s Top Swimming Photos of 2021

Jack Spitser compiled his favorite and most memorable images from the year, highlighted by the Olympic Trials and Olympic Games this summer.

Olympic News Roundup: Tokyo Olympics Costs Lower Than Anticipated

Catch up on the biggest Olympic and Paralympic storylines outside of the swimming world, featuring stories about Tokyo, the NHL, and Salt Lake City.

Lydia Jacoby Gets Olympic Tattoo from Same Artist as Another Famed Olympian

17-year old Lydia Jacoby got her Olympic rings tattoo on Sunday; 9 years ago, Chris Collinsworth gave a tattoo to another American 17-year old swimmer that you’ve probably heard of.

2021 Swammy Awards: African Female Swimmer of the Year, Tatjana Schoenmaker

In a matter of days, Schoenmaker established 2 new Olympic records, a world record, and won Olympic silver and bronze for South Africa.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Watched By More Than 3 Billion People

According to the IOC, a total of 3.05 billion unique viewers tuned in to coverage across linear TV and digital platforms.

Shouts From The Stands: Was Ledecky’s Tokyo 200 Free A Fluke?

With the 200/1500 double, Ledecky was well off her season-best time and finished outside of the podium in the women’s 200 free in Tokyo.

Kristof Milak Vs. Kristof Milak: A Tokyo 2020 Comparative Analysis

Kristof Milak, who clobbered Phelps’ WR, cannot be compared to anyone else but himself.See why Stefano Nurra thinks we still haven’t seen his best 200 fly yet

Maggie MacNeil Named ANOC’s Best Female Athlete of Tokyo 2020 Award

3-time Olympic medalist and Tokyo 2020 champion in the women’s 100 butterfly Maggie MacNeil has been honoured for her accomplishments.

Olympic News Roundup: ROC Triathlete Lands First Doping DQ From Tokyo Olympics

Periodically, SwimSwam is updating you on the biggest news around the Olympic and Paralympic world, outside of aquatic sports.

Caeleb Dressel, Simone Biles Named Co-Winners of 2021 AAU Sullivan Award

Swimmer Caeleb Dressel (above) and gymnast Simone Biles were announced as co-winners of the 2021 AAU Sullivan Award on Friday.

A Closer Look At The ‘Stealthy Six’ Men Set To Disrupt The Paris 2024 Olympics

There are just over 1,000 days until the Paris 2024 Olympic Games but we’re already examining the men’s sprint freestyle talent that awaits.

See the Fresh Ink of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Take a look at the first-time Olympians and Paralympians who got tattoos of the Olympic rings and Paralympic agitos after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.