Coronavirus

Nomura Research Institute: Japan Would Lose $16 Billion with Games Cancellation

A report published by the Nomura Research Institute noted that canceling the Tokyo Olympic Games would result in the country of Japan losing $16 billion.

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Olympic Champion Mack Horton Among Athletes Fleeing Melbourne Amid Oubreak

In an effort to outrun a coronavirus outbreak brewing in the city of Melbourne, 27 Australian swimmers and coaches fled for the Gold Coast, Queensland.

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Positive COVID-19 Tests Block 4 Turkish Swimmers From Euros

The trio of Turkish swimmers tested positive for the virus upon arrival at their training base in Ankara following a meet in Edirne.

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Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: IOC Offers Medical Help to Japan Ahead of Games

The International Olympic Committee suggested that each national bring medical staff in order to assist those supplied by Japan at the Games

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Nebraska Has Among Lowest COVID Infection Rates as Olympic Trials Approach

Nebraska will play host to the upcoming U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials with one of the lowest coronavirus infection rates in the country.

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Italian Swimmers Protest Country’s Pool Closures at 2021 European Championships

Italian athletes competing at the 2021 European Championships are protesting the country’s decision to not reopen pools until July 1.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Process Underway For Brazilian Olympic Athletes

Female swimmer Larissa Oliveira was among the first Brazilian athletes to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

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German Andreas Waschburger Out of 25 km At Euros Due To COVID-19

The 2012 open water Olympian tested positive for COVID on Tuesday, and despite a negative test thereafter, was ruled out of competing.

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Swimming Australia’s Pre-Olympic Training Host City Pulls Out

Areas within the nation of Japan are reportedly pulling out of hosting visiting nations’ Olympic athletes in the lead-up to the Games.

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Cate Campbell Among First Aussie Olympic Hopefuls To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Australian athletes and staff preparing for the Tokyo Games were given priority to COVID-19 vaccines, with the rollout opening on Monday.

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CIF Southern Section Meet To Move Forward Despite State Meet Cancellation

The CIF Southern Section Championship will move forward amongst cancellations, including the recent cancellation of the CIF State Swim and Dive meet.

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Rikako Ikee Responds To Messages Calling For Tokyo Olympic Cancellation

Ikee says she won’t speak out about the Olympics being held despite several requests coming from social media.

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Japan’s 200 Breast Olympic Qualifier Mura Tests Positive For Coronavirus

One of Japan’s Olympic qualifiers in the 200 breaststroke, Ryuya Mura, has tested positive for coronavirus and is out of the pool.

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As Many States Ease Covid Restrictions, Oregon Counties Tighten Facility Rules

As most states loosen the restrictions placed on pools and gyms, nearly 70% of Oregon’s population will face tightened restrictions in the coming weeks.

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Swimming Canada Rinvia I Trials A Giugno Per Le Restrizioni Covid

Swimming Canada ha rinviato ancora una volta la manifestazione di qualificazione per le Olimpiadi di Tokyo. L’evento si svolgerà aGiugno

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