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Japanese National Team Cautiously Looks To Hold Tomi City Altitude Camp

The Japanese national team is attempting to hold a training camp at the end of this month at the nation’s new high-altitude training center in Yomi City.

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Bygones Of 2020 Olympic Trials: Japan Swim Edition

Let’s take a look at the would-have-been-highlights of the 2020 Japan Swim, the nation’s Olympic-qualifying meet that was canclled.

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Tokyo Olympics CEO: Games Far From A Guarantee To Run In 2021

Toshiro Muto says it’s impossible to know if the spread of COVID-19 will be under control by next summer, with the Tokyo Games hanging in the balance.

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Daiya Seto: “I’m Still Picking Up The Pieces” After Olympic Postponement

“I have not been able to say anything about next year until now because I just could not come to grips with everything,” says Japan’s Daiya Seto.

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Hong Kong Coaches Given $967 In Coronavirus Relief Grants

In Hong Kong, the government has announced a subsidy of HK$7500 (~$967 USD) to each registered sports coach as part of relief measures.

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Farida Osman Details Arranging Travel Back To Egypt, Thoughts On Olympic Delay

The two-time World Championship medalist had the Egyptian Government schedule a specific Egyptair flight to get her and other athletes in the U.S. home.

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Roadmaps 2.0 – Mapping International Swim Stars: Men’s 200 Free

It’s time to explore some international stars! Read more on the men’s 200 free featuring Danas Rapsys, Sun Yang, Duncan Scott, James Guy, and more.

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Japan’s Yui Ohashi Discovers Something New About Her Swimming

Japan’s premier IM specialist Yui Ohashi discusses a delayed Olympics, possible retirement and the key to her swimming efficiency.

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Olympic Torch Display Cancelled Amid Escalating COVID-19 Threat

Plans to display the Tokyo Olympic Flame have now been suspended due to escalating concerns over the COVID-19 spread throughout Japan.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Femke Heemskerk Gets Married In A Jogging Suit

Catch up on some of the swimming stories you may have missed, including Femke Heemskerk getting married in a jogging suit.

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2020 Japan Open Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The 2020 Japan Open has officially been cancelled, dropping one more elite meet off of the month of June’s aquatic competition schedule.

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Tokyo Considering Olympic Facilities to House People With Coronavirus Symptoms

The Tokyo government is considering using the empty venues constructed for the Games as temporary housing for citizens with mild coronavirus symptoms.

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IOC Athletes’ Commission Holds First Meeting With New Olympic Dates In Mind

The IOC AC conducted a call with over 150 athletes representatives to collect feedback and address questions and concerns over the new Olympic timeline.

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State of Swiss Federal Tribunal in Limbo as Sun Yang’s Appeal Deadline Passes

Last Saturday marked a month since Sun Yang was handed an eight-year ban – the deadline to appeal – but parts of the high court aren’t functioning as usual.

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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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