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IOC Member: Tokyo 2020 Hosts Have until May to Cancel Olympics over Coronavirus

Dick Pound, a member of the IOC since 1978, also said the Olympics are more likely to be canceled than postponed if the outbreak does not get under control

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FINA Supported Sun Yang Appeal That Would Have Thrown Out His Case, AP Reports

The Associated Press reports that FINA supported an appeal by Sun Yang that would have thrown out his anti-doping case before his November CAS appeal hearing.

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Pair Of Masters World Records Set At 2020 IGLA Championships

Jerry Frentsos and Dorothy Dickey set new Masters World Records competing at the 2020 International Gay & Lesbian Aquatics Championships in Melbourne.

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Japanese Olympic Trials May Proceed Without Spectators

There is a change to the 2020 Japan Swim, the nation’s Olympic Trials, currently under consideration in light of COVID-19 concerns.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Liu Xiang Joins Olympic Campaign; Condorelli In The Sun

Get your fix on smaller swimming stories from around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Italian pro Santo Condorelli.

Olympic Odds: Each Swimmer’s Probability Of Winning Gold In Tokyo

What is the probability of each swimmer winning Olympic gold in Tokyo? Check out the data as the Games approach.

World Record Holder Kristof Milak Talks Olympics, Focus & Luca Urlando

Kristof Milak is mature beyond his 20 years, focusing on following up on his 2019 World Championship title and World Record this summer in Tokyo.

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2020 U SPORTS Wrap Up: UBC Sweeps Titles For Fourth Straight Year

The University of British Columbia rolled to a fourth straight sweep of the titles at the 2020 U SPORTS Swimming Championships in Victoria.

Tongan Athletes Forced to Evacuate Due to the Coronavirus

A group of 51 Tongan athletes, including swimmers, were finally evacuated from China earlier this week after being forced to stay due to the coronavirus

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Pratt Picks Up Two More Golds On Night Two Of Cascade Trans Mountain Festival

The 2020 Cascade Trans Mountain Festival concluded with more swims from some of Canada’s top swimmers including un-retired Olympic medalist, Brent Hayden.

Breaststroker Benedetta Pilato Says No Olympic Stroke 50s is an ‘Injustice’

The Italian teenager discussed her prospects in the 100 breast and lamented the lack of stroke 50s at the Olympics in an interview this week.

2020 Women’s ACC Champs: Sophie Hansson Talks Massive 2:05.5 200 Breast (Video)

The ‘A’ final of the 200 breast turned out to be one of the most exciting races of the meet with each of the top-3 finishers achieving NCAA ‘A’ cuts.

Tokyo 2020: IOC Fails To Investigate Alleged Labor Violations

As of last Aug. 57 people died resulting from heat-related illnesses between Jul. 29 and Aug. 4, among which was an Olympics construction worker.

More Major Swim Meets Cancelled in Italy as Coronavirus Cases Explode

A major meet in the city of Turin, 200 kilometers from the center of Italy’s outbreak, was suspended midday on Sunday over coronavirus COVID-19 fears.

FSU’s Molly Carlson Is Taking Up Professional Cliff Diving After NCAAs (Video)

Florida State’s Molly Carlson was named ACC Most Valuable Diver for the third time, but after NCAAs, Carlson will leave the boards to begin cliff diving.

Schoenmaker, Du Preez Get It Done In Durban To Close Out Grand Prix

200 fly standout Ethan du Preez tried the 100m sprint on for size, as Tatjana Schoenmaker was also in the water to close out Durban’s Grand Prix.

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