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CAS Hearing Date Set, but Kept Secret, For Banned Aussie Swimmer Shayna Jack

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack has a date for her CAS hearing; however, the CAS says that at the request of the parties, that date will be kept a secret.

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Olympic Medalists Bronte Barratt, Patrick Murphy Welcome First Child

Bronte Barratt and husband Patrick Murphy, who both represented Australia at Olympic games, welcomed their first child last week.

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2022 Pan Pacific Championships Deferred To 2026, Will Remain In Canada

With the FINA World Championships and Commonwealth Games both scheduled in 2022, the Pan Pacific Championships have been delayed until 2026.

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WADA Publishes Updated Athlete Q&A About Coronavirus Impacts on Drug Testing

The World Anti-Doping Agency has updated its athlete Q&A section to address issues regarding testing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Brisbane Puts 2032 Olympic Bid On Hold

Brisbane, Austalia’s 3rd largest city, has announced they will be placing a hold on their bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games.

Dean Boxall Named Australian Swimming Coach of the Year

Dean Boxall has been named the Australian Swimming Coaches And Teachers Association Coach of the Year after his team’s successes.

FINA Announces Postponement of World Short Course Championships to 2021

The announcement comes after FINA previously postponed the FINA World Aquatics Championships from 2021 to 2022 to avoid an Olympic conflict.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Calypso Sheridan on Future in USA, Past in AUS

Calypso says that although she’s not totally sure, she think’s she’ll return to Northwestern to finish her senior year without Kipp

Australia’s State-By-State Pool Reopening Guide

Check out key dates for pool reopenings within the Australian states as their roadmaps to recovery continue to roll out this month.

World Record Holder Atherton Takes Home Prestigious UniSport AUS Award

‘Bondy’ Minna Atherton took home UniSport Australia’s award for ‘Most Outstanding Sporting Achievement by a Student-Athlete.’

Australian News Footage Shows Cate Campbell & Australia’s Return To Training

Australia’s Cate Campbell is back in the water, sharing some inside footage of what she said was a light and relatively low-volume return to training.

Shayna Jack’s CAS Hearing Date Update: “Now The Real Fight Begins”

“Today I received further notice in relation to my hearing at CAS,” says 21-year-old Aussie sprinter Shayna Jack, who is serving a 4-year suspension.

Looking Ahead to Tokyo for the Men’s 800 Freestyle Relay

Looking ahead to the Tokyo Olympics, there appears to be a crowded field in the men’s 800 freestyle relay, with no clear favorite for the gold.

Roadmaps 2.0 – Mapping International Swim Stars: Women’s 200 Back

Regan Smith and Kaylee McKeown are the two fastest teens in the women’s 200 back. But who will take the 2021 Olympic crown and who will break 2:00 first?

AOC President John Coates Claims Tokyo 2021 Olympics Could be “Greatest Ever”

In a meeting with the Australian Olympic Committee, Coates remarked that the Tokyo Games could be the “greatest ever” despite of the delay caused by COVID-19.