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IOC Sets Date For Postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Let the countdown begin, as the IOC announces the official new start date of the 2020 Olympic Games, rescheduled to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2021 FINA World Aquatic C’ships To Revise Dates Due To Olympic Overlap

FINA will consult with stakeholders including athletes, coaches, national federations, TV partners & sponsors to determine the most appropriate solution.

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Postponed Olympic Games Most Likely Headed To July Of 2021

A potential new plan is bubbling to the surface pointing to July 2021 as the most likely time frame for the start of the postponed Tokyo Olympics.

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With Renewed Fire, Schooling Temporarily Returns To Singapore

Joseph Schooling will return to his native Singapore temporarily, but his overall outlook is positive and aggressive heading into the new Olympic timeline.

Read, Watch, Play: What Elite Swimmers Around The World Are Doing At Home

Does Bruno Fratus love Monopoly? Which book is helping Aimee Willmott pass the time? Check out what elite swimmers are reading, watching & gaming while home.

IOC Expected To Unveil Dates For Postponed Games In April

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will set the dates for the rescheduled Tokyo Games in about three weeks’ time.

Michael Phelps: “I Would Have Straight Punted” Had The 2012 OLY Been Postponed

Read how the GOAT, America’s Michael Phelps, believes he would have reacted had the 2008, 2012 or 2016 Olympic Games been postponed.

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Two-Time 2019 World Champion Daiya Seto Remains Auto-Qualified For 2021 Games

Two-time gold medalist at last year’s FINA World Aquatic Championships will remain auto-qualified for the Summer Olympic Games, now postponed to 2021.

Last Remaining Int’l Competition, Japan Swim, Officially Cancelled

The inevitable has finally been announced, as the remaining elite international swimming event of the Japan Swim has officially been cancelled.

Olympic Torch Relay Due To Start March 26th Postponed With Move To 2021

Tokyo 2020 has decided to postpone the Olympic Torch Relay, which was scheduled to start on March 26th. This is as a result of the Games moving to 2021.

Japan Swim Olympic-Qualifying Event In Limbo As Games Moved To 2021

As of today, the 2020 Japan Swim remains on the international calendar, essentially representing the sole elite swimming meet for the month of April.

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Now Considers Olympic Postponement

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in Parliament today that the world isn’t in the right position to hold the Games.

Japanese Olympic Committee Official Calls For Postponement Of 2020 Games

Kaori Yamaguchi, one of 23 executive board members on the Japanese Olympic Committee, has called for the postponement of the 2020 Games.

2020 Japan Swim (Olympic Trials) To Include Pre-Entry Temperature Checks

The Japanese Swimming Federation has instituted temperature checks at its upcoming Olympic-qualifier of the 2020 Japan Swim.

Japanese Olympic Swimmer Naoko Imoto Appointed Torch Relay Anchor In Greece

Retired 1996 Olympic swimmer Naoko Imoto of Japan was a last-minute addition to receive the Olympic flame during a downsized handover in Athens.

On the Anniversary of Kenneth To’s Death, Caring Remains the Greatest Legacy

Kenneth To died one year ago today, and his caring, humble, and compassionate approach to people seems more relevant today than ever.

China Reportedly Planning to Contain 600 Athletes in Paris Ahead of Tokyo Games

According to Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates, Chinaese athletes will gather at a Paris university and go straight to Tokto from there.

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