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The IOC Athletes’ Commission Releases Recommendations on Rule 50

The IOC AC has issued recommendations on Rule 50, which covers how athletes are allowed to express themselves during the Olympic Games.

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High-Level International Meets For May 2021

Let’s dive on into another hectic month of Olympic-qualifying action, with May also including the European Championships.

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Richard Scarce Named Head Coach at Australia’s Miami Swimming Club

Miami Swimming Club has announced that Richard Scarce will be joining the club as the new head coach as the club will revive their High Performance Team.

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Cody Simpson Makes Return To Top Racing In Australia With A 24.68 50 Butterfly

Having already qualified for Olympic Trials in the 100 fly, Simpson raced to a 9th place finish in the 50 fly at Australian Nationals.

All The Links You Need For OLY Qualifying Meets For Week Of April 19th

Brazil’s Olympic Trials meet is nearly upon us as we take a look at this week’s big competitions having Tokyo complications.

2021 Australian Championships – Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Zac Stubblety-Cook and Matthew Wilson are set up for another breaststroke duel on the final day of the Australian Swimming Championships: the 200 breast.

McKeon and Campbell Set For 50 Freestyle Battle At 2021 Aussie Nats

The 50 freestyle will serve as a re-match between the two following McKeon’s 100 freestyle victory earlier on in the meet.

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2021 Australian Championships – Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Mitch Larkin will race both the 200 back and 200 IM during day 4 finals, having posted the top prelim swim in the back and the 3rd fastest in the IM.

Mitch Larkin Hits Fastest 200 Back Since Winning 2016 Olympic Silver – 1:54.38

Larkin is now the second-fastest man in the world this season, trailing only fellow 2016 Olympic medalist Evengy Rylov’s 1:53.23.

Zac Incerti Jumps From 23rd Seed To 1st Place In 400 Free Prelims – 3:49.75

Incerti managed to clip more than 10 seconds off his 4:00.49 in the 400 freestyle to post the top morning swim and move up 22 places at Australian Nationals.

2021 Australian Championships – Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Following an outstanding day of women’s 200 freestyles, this session will give us a look at how well they will fare in the 100.

New Zealand To Give Vaccination Priority To Olympic-Bound Athletes

New Zealand has become the most recent country to announce that those headed to Tokyo this summer will be permitted to jump the COVID-19 vaccine queue.

Australian Women Are Getting Deeper in 200 Free

The Australian women posted some solid in-season swim across the prelims and finals in the 200 freestyle at 2021 Nationals.

Alex Baumann To Replace Leigh Russell As Swimming Australia Chief

Alex Baumann, already part of Swimming Australia’s administration, will take over as the organization’sChief Executive this May.

6 Women Hit 53.8 Or Faster During 100 Free Prelims At Australian Nationals

Campbell and McKeon led the way with prelim swims of 52.43 and 52.71, respectively during day 2 prelims at Australian Nationals.