International

2012 Olympic Chief Says Tokyo Olympics Are ‘Unlikely’ To Happen In 2021

2021 Olympic organizers have expressed optimism that the Games will go on, but one 2012 organizer says the Olympics are unlikely to happen amid the pandemic.

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Chalmers Missing From South Aussie States; McKeown Lined Up

Reigning Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers underwent shoulder surgery last November and won’t be competing at the annual South Aussie States.

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Dubai Swimmers Victoria Bergeli and Brendan Fitzpatrick Commit to Michigan

Victoria Bergeli and Brendan Fitzpatrick, who both live in Dubai, have verbally committed to the University of Michigan for 2021-22.

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Former Aussie Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren Joins German Staff

Jacco Verhaeren left Swimming Australia last September and has already landed a role with the German Swimming Association (DSV).

Dutch Olympian Maud Van Der Meer Retires At 28

Dutch Olympic and World Championships racer Maud van der Meer announces her retirement from competitive swimming at the age of 28.

Spanish Company Will Donate Food for Every Medal Spanish Aquatics Wins in Tokyo

Grupo Miguel Vergara, a Spanish company specializing in bovine breeding and meat production, is sending a message of solidarity.

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Toussaint 59.85 100 Back, Martinenghi 59.10 100 Breast In Geneva

Check out the solid performances produced by the likes of Kira Toussaint (NED) and Nicolo Martingenghi (ITA) tonight to close out the Geneva International.

Swiss Court Confirms Racist Tweets the Cause of Sun Yang Ban Overturning

Following an appeal questioning racial motivations behind the original CAS decision, Sun Yang will receive a second trial in front of a new panel.

Geneva Int’l: NC State’s Korstanje Lowers Dutch Record In 50 Fly

While his NC State Wolfpack teammates were tearing up the pool at the Pro Swim Series stateside, Nyls Korstanje was getting it done in Switzerland.

SSPC: Jade Hannah on Maturing Through Training at HPC – Ontario

Jade Hannah describes what swimming consistently with the likes of Penny Oleksiak, Kylie Masse, and more has done for her maturity as an athlete.

Koch/Kamminga Matchup Featured At 2021 Flanders Qualification Meet

Germany’s 2015 breaststroking world champion Marco Koch is set to race at the Flanders Qualification Meet where he may be pitted against Arno Kamminga.

Women’s 200 Back, Men’s 100 Free Trials Preview Highlight San Antonio Day 4

Sunday morning’s prelims session in San Antonio will be highlighted by touch battles in the women’s 200 back and the men’s 100 free.

More Italian Swimmers Announce Negative COVID-19 Tests

Several Italian swimmers have announced their negative COVID-19 tests following an outbreak that occurred just after last month’s Italian Open Championships.

Pellegrini Has Been Racing At Geneva Int’l Challenge Since Age 14

It appears Italy’s Federica Pellegrini first swam at this Geneva International Challenge back in January of 2003 when she was just 14 years of age.