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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Relay Qualification Status

Led by Anna Hopkin (above), the British women may have the 4th-best 400 free relay at the Olympics – if they choose to swim it.

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South Africans Dominate 2020 Midmar Mile Open Water Race

The 2020 Midmar Mile open water race took place over the weekend at the Midmar Dam north of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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Roland Schoeman Speaks for First Time Since Doping Suspension Announced

Schoeman says that he believes a tainted supplement was responsible for his positive test, and that the ordeal has changed his perspective on other athletes’ doping cases.

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Roland Schoeman Tests Positive, Banned One Year By FINA

39-year-old South African Olympian Roland Schoeman has been banned for one year after reportedly having tested positive for a banned substance.

Heavy Lies The Crown Part 2: Men With OLY Qualifying Times

Lithuanian swimming ace Danas Rapsys appears multiple times on the men’s world rankings, taking into account only those performances that qualify for Tokyo.

Kansas City Chiefs Win First Super Bowl in 50 Years: a Swimming Retrospective

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 50 years. We use that as a measuring stick to mark the passage of time in our own sport of…

Teens Reign On Final Day Of 2020 South African Grand Prix – Stellenbosch

Check out how teenagers made their presence known on the final day of the 2020 South African Grand Prix in Stellenbosch.

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Le Clos Lightens Load, Takes 100 Free/50 Fly Combo In Stellenbosch

South African dynamo Chad Le Clos competed on his home turf today, winning two gold medals at the Grand Prix Stellenbosch.

Heavy Lies The Crown Part 1: Women With OLY Qualifying Times

One month into the Summer Olympic year, let’s examine who is ‘the hunted’ by listing women having clocked OLY-qualifying times thus far.

Kenya Plans to Enter Swimmers at 2020 Olympic in Spite of Federation Suspension

The Kenyan Olympic Committee says that it plans to send 2 swimmers to the 2020 Olympic Games, even though its swimming federation is suspended.

South African Chad Le Clos Kicks Off 2020 In Stellenbosch

Here we go, Chad Le Clos, as the South African is set to take to Stellenbosch waters this weekend at his nation’s Grand Prix.

2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet Day 2 Finals Recap

Swedish Olympic multi-medalist Sarah Sjostrom takes on the 50 back, 100 fly and 50 free triple on day 2 of the 2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet.

2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet Day 1 Finals Recap

How did Florent Manaudou fare in the men’s 50m fly? Find out in our Day 1 Euro Meet Recap from the intense action in Luxembourg.

High-Level International Meets For February 2020

Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.

Olympic Games Medal Payouts Per Nation Compared

If Caeleb Dressel reaches the top of the podium in Tokyo he’s looking at a $37,500 gold medal bonus. But how does that compare with other nations’ incentives?

Swimmer Natalie du Toit Among Most Inspirational Moments of Last 20 Years

Laureus Sporting for Good has opened a vote for its most inspirational sporting moment of the last 20 years, including swimming Natalie du Toit.

The Complete List Of 2020 Olympic Trial Meets Per Nation

Caeleb Dressel and Florent Manaudou look likely to battle once again in Tokyo, but each has to get through their own nation’s Olympic Trials gauntlet first.

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