Tokyo 2020

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.


Paris 2024 Outlines Volunteer Program For Next Olympics

Though the volunteer slots have been cut by 35% based on Tokyo’s plan, the Paris 2024 Board is determined to open the Games to as many people as possible.

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Parsons, Kale Will Serve 2nd Terms Unopposed on IPC Governing Board

Andrew Parsons is set to serve another term as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), this time unopposed.

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From Zero To Hero: The Tokyo Gold Medalists Who Weren’t In Gwangju

Take a look at the 6 swimmers who went from not racing a particular event at the 2019 World Championships to winning gold in that event at Tokyo 2020.


Olympic News Roundup: Biles, US Gymnasts Testify On FBI Handling of Nassar Case

Catch up on the biggest Olympic and Paralympic storylines outside of the swimming world, including Team GB potentially losing a medal in track and field.

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ITA Updates Tokyo 2020 Doping Test Data: Just 6 positives out of 4,255 Tested

The agency reports that it collected 6,200 samples from a total of 4,255 athletes throughout the Games. 


Schoenmaker Earns Additional Monetary Reward From Olympic Sponsor

South Africa’s Olympic champion Tatjana Schoenmaker will be receiving another reward for her world record-breaking performance in Tokyo this past July.


Siobhan Haughey Among Hong Kong Athletes Honored With National Stamp

Siobhan Haughey became Hong Kong’s first-ever Olympic swimming medalist and will be honored on a national stamp being released in October.


Retiring Australian Olympians Will Not Receive Tokyo Podium Bonus

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has confirmed retiring Olympic athletes will not receive a podium bonus for performances at the 2020 Olympic Games. 


Spanish Paralympian Perales Returns Home After Panic Attack

The 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan have ended but one particular swimmer stayed a little longer post-Games than she intended.

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Tokyo 2020 Reports 817 Positive COVID Cases Across Olympic and Paralympic Games

Tokyo 2020 organizers have released the data on the transmission of COVID during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which have now concluded.


Only 10 Countries, No European Women, Won Olympic Gold Medals in Tokyo

Sarah Sjostrom was the only European to win an Olympic silver medal, let alone gold, in a women’s pool swimming event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.