Tokyo 2020

UK Government Pledges £5 million to UK Sport Ahead of Postponed Olympic Games

In light of growing costs associated with the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games, the UK government has agreed to give UK sport £5million.

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Swedish Swimming Federation Releases 2021-2024 Meet Calendar

The Swedish Swimming Federation has released its meet schedule for the 2021-2024 Olympic cycle, giving insight into which meets the country is targeting.

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Rikako Ikee Set To Speak At Spectator-Less Olympic Countdown Event

19-year-old Japanese swimming champion Rikako Ikee may not swim at the 2020 Olympics, but she is still getting involved in the international sporting event.

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The Trials That Would Have Been: Manuel, Dressel Chasing Barriers On Day 8

Four years ago, 19-year-olds Abbey Weitzeil and Simone Manuel made their first Olympic teams. They would have battled for a return in the 50 free today.

US Olympic Athletes Call on IOC to Abolish Rejection of Olympic Protests

The USOPC’s Athletes’ Advisory Council has penned a letter to the IOC asking them to abolish Rule 50, which bars athlete protests at the Olympics.

The Trials That Would Have Been: All The Stars Are Out For Incredible Day 7

Day 7 might be the most star-studded day of U.S. Olympic Trials, featuring Caeleb Dressel (twice), Regan Smith, Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel.

The Trials That Would Have Been: Manuel’s 100 Free Highlights Day 6 Events

Simone Manuel is the defending Olympic champ and two-time defending World champ in the 100 free, originally scheduled for today at U.S. Olympic Trials.

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The Trials That Would Have Been: Dressel & The 100 Free Thriller On Day 5

Day 5 would have been a banner lineup, including Caeleb Dressel and a deep 100 free field that was perhaps the most anticipated event of Olympic Trials.

The Trials That Would Have Been: Ledecky’s 200/1500 Double On Day 4

Today would have marked Katie Ledecky’s 200 free/1500 free double at U.S. Olympic Trials. And Luca Urlando had a shot at history as an 18-and-under.

Olympic Champion Kosuke Hagino: ‘The Extra Year Of Preparation Is A Gift’

New father Kosuke Hagino is readjusting his perspective with any extra year of training in the quest of defending his 400m IM Olympic gold medal.

The Trials That Would Have Been: Smith, Murphy, King On WR Hunt On Day 3

In today’s Olympic Trials session, we would have seen reigning world record holders in back-to-back-to-back races: Regan Smith, Ryan Murphy and Lilly King.

The Trials That Would Have Been: Ledecky’s Debut In 400 Free On Day 2

Our predictions for the original-timeline Trials: Ledecky makes a resounding statement in the 400 free, and a men’s 100 breast final steals the show.

French Swimmers Now Given Two Olympic Qualification Opportunities

The 2021 French Winter Championships scheduled for December 10th-13th in Saint-Raphael will serve as the preliminary Olympic selection competition.

The Trials That Would Have Been: Who Would Have Made the Tokyo Olympics Today?

In an alternate timeline, we’re all just starting a week with our eyes and minds glued to live results pages from Omaha at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.

The Year the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Didn’t Happen

The SwimSwam staff would’ve been perched in the media section by the gleaming temporary Myrtha pool in Omaha, the air electric with anticipation.