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Australia Reports 20% Increase In Drownings During Pandemic

Some concerning drowning figures are coming out of Australia, with a national report detailing the statistics compiled during July 2020 and June 2021

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Iron Are Latest ISL Team Hit With Positive Test for COVID-19

Team Iron is the latest club that has faced a lockdown to await the results of contract-tracing tests after a member of the team tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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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.

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ISL Won’t Have ‘Bubble’ in 2021, Will Still Implement Daily COVID Testing

While the ISL’s strict bubble from the 2020 season in Budapest won’t be repeated in 2021, there will still be daily testing for COVID-19 in place.

Australian Swimming League Delays Launch Event Due To Coronavirus

The Australian Swimming League (ASL) has announced that its planned launch event slated for October will be delayed due to coronavirus-related complications.

Nuova Zelanda: Campionati Cancellati-Lockdown Per Un Solo Caso Variante Delta

In Nuova Zelanda sono stati interrotti i campionati in vasca corta a causa del lockdown che ha colpito la nazione per un solo caso di covid

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games to be Held Without Spectators

The organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have announced that, like the Olympic Games, the competition will be held without spectators.

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New Zealand Locks Down For At Least 3 Days After Single Coronavirus Case

The nation of New Zealand is entering at least a 3-day lockdown which means its Short Course Championships have been indefinitely postponed.

Some South Aussies Olympians Face 28-Day Quarantine Upon Return

While Australian swimmers are wrapping up a 14-day quarantine in Northern Territory, other Aussie Olympians face an additional two-week lockdown.

Australia Continues Coronavirus Restrictions With Cancelled Duel In The Pool

Australian speedster teen Flynn Southam was among those expected to race at the nation’s Duel in the Pool set for next week.

Coronavirus Pandemic Still Impacting Australian Swimming With NSW Cancellations

Areas such as Australia are still living in complete lockdown or at least some type of restrictions affecting their everyday lives due to coronavirus.

History Made, Australian Team Now Enters Pre-Celebration Two-Week Quarantine

Emma McKeon rewrote history for Australia in the Tokyo Olympic pool but before she can celebrate, she’ll need to spend 2 weeks in quarantine.

Japan Sees Two Straight Days of Record Coronavirus Cases as Olympics Continue

New cases of COVID-19 are spiking around the country as the Olympics approach week 2, but especially in the primary Olympic host city of Tokyo.

USOPC Clears Andrew, Says Athletes Are Not Required To Wear Masks in Interviews

After reports that Michael Andrew had not worn a mask during an interview, the USOPC confirmed that athletes are not required to wear masks in interviews.

UPDATE: Guinea Reverses Course, Back in For Tokyo Olympics

After initially withdrawing from the Olympics on Wednesday, Guinea has announced that it will send a delegation of 5 athletes to Tokyo afterall.