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Tokyo 2020 Water Survey Shows Mixed Results On E.Coli Levels

Earlier last week, a survey of the water at the Odaiba Marine Park produced mixed results, with excess levels of E.coli bacteria recorded on one day.

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Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Announces Agenda For Arrival Of Olympic Flame

The Olympic flame will be lit at the historic site of Ancient Olympia in Greece on March 12th, 2020, beginning its journey towards the 2020 Games.

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Olympic Update: Tokyo Heat Still In The Spotlight Amid Surprising Findings

With next year’s Games fast-approaching, organizers still seek new ways to combat both heat and pollution. This comes amid a shocking discovery.

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A Look Inside The 90%-Completed 2020 Olympic Games Aquatics Center

Tokyo 2020 organizers unveiled the inside of the Tokyo Aquatics Center, site for the swimming, diving and more at next year’s Summer Olympic Games.

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Seto Unleashes 2:08 200 Breast While Milak Wins Twice At Tokyo Open

Although he took the silver in the 200m breast, two-time World Champion in the IM events, Daiya Seto, put up the best time of his career by over a second.

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High-Level International Meets for December 2019

Sarah Sjostrom will be competing in December as part of the International Swimming League (ISL) Team Energy Standard, but check out what else is going on.

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Clash Of The 200 Fly World Record Holders As Seto & Milak Race In Tokyo

The reigning long course 200 fly World Record holder Kristof Milak is set to battle the reigning short course 200 fly World Record holder Daiya Seto.

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DCA in Sun Yang Incident was an Untrained Construction Worker, Report Says

The doping control assistant whose alleged questionable credibility led to the infamous Sun Yang blood vial-smashing incident was reportedly untrained.

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Schooling Takes 100 Free, Yeoh Sets Record At Singapore Nats

Singaporean swimming hero Joseph Schooling was in the water briefly at his nation’s short course championships, contesting the men’s 100m free.

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Sun Yang ‘Not Worried’ About Outcome of CAS Hearing, Talks Athlete Rights

“This case is destined to take a place in history [of anti-doping], and in my heart for the rest of my life,” Sun told Chinese news site Xinhua.

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Japanese IM Ace Takeharu Fujimori Handed 4-Month Suspension For Positive Test

The Japanese Anti-Doping Authority (JADA) has handed a 4-month suspension to Takeharu Fujimori for having tested positive for a banned substance.

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Report: WADA Tabs Lawyer Who Helped Take Down Armstrong for Sun Yang Hearing

WADA’s reported lawyer Richard Young not only was instrumental in Lance Armstrong’s case but also wrote the initial version of the world’s anti-doping code.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Schooling Launches Skincare, Ledecky Joins A New Team

Check out this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Joseph Schooling, Cate Campbell, Katie Shanahan, Katie Ledecky and more.

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Olympic Update: Tokyo Seeks Technological Advances Amid Russian Cyberattacks

Amid the various technological advancements tied to the 2020 Games, Russian hackers were still able to target the 2020 Olympics’ database.

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Breaking Down Sun Yang’s Case, Part 4: What Did the Doping Panel Find?

SwimSwam is spending time parsing out Sun Yang’s case ahead of his Nov. 15 public trial date.

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