Canada

Robert Novak Returns To ESWIM As Head Coach

Etobicoke Swim Club, commonly known as ESWIM, has announced that Robert Novak will be taking over as head coach, starting this August.

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St. John’s Legends Announce Roman Ramirez As New Head Coach

The St. John’s Legends Swim Club has announced that Roman Ramirez will be taking over as head coach of the club for 2020/2021 season.

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Kelsey Wog Named 2020 USports Female Athlete of the Year

Kelsey Wog of the University of Manitoba Bisons swim team has been named the winner of the 2020 Lieutenant Governor Athletic Award.

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Canada’s High Performance Center – Quebec To Reopen July 4

Swimming Canada’s HPC Quebec has set a tentative July 4 date for restarting its swimming training group, including several top Paralympians.

Brent Hayden: How Being Assaulted by Police at 2004 Olympics Jumpstarted Career

at the 2004 Olympics after already performing poorly by his standards, Hayden was mistaken for a rioter in Athens and assaulted by numerous policemen

Iowa Picks Up 2021 Verbal Commitment from Canada’s Catherine Minic

Canadian butterfly specialist Catherine Minic has committed to the Hawkeyes for 2021-22 and beyond.

All Canadian University Fall National Championships Cancelled

U SPORTS announced that fall sports would not take place, and that practices depend on facility availability.

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Canada’s Savard Makes Acting Debut In Cannes-Selected Film

Canadian Olympian Katerine Savard is making a name for herself outside the pool as she made her on-screen acting debut in the film, ‘Nadia, Butterfly.’

World Junior Championships Bronze Medalist Hanna Henderson Commits to USC

Henderson, who is expected to join the Trojans for the 2020-2021 season, is Jeremy Kipp’s first big recruit as the program’s new head coach.

$5M Investment Announced For High-Performance Sport’s Return In Canada

The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees, along with Own The Podium, announced the investment in a joint statement on Monday.

SwimSwam Podcast: Sydney Pickrem on Adapting Through Adversity

Pickrem gives a candid recollection of her career, starting in Florida where she was a product of Randy Reese, renowned coach in his own right

Swimming Canada Releases Return To Swimming Framework

Swimming Canada has released its official COVID-19 Return to Swimming Framework, outlining their recommendations for return to training and competition.

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.

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.

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?