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High-Level International Meets For October 2020

Be sure to mark your aquatic calendars for the key international swimming meets set to take place during the month of October.

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Michael Taylor, Mabel Zavaros Absent From Florida Roster

Olympic Trials finalist Michael Taylor does not appear on the Florida Gators’ roster for 2020-2021. Neither does Canadian standout Mabel Zavaros.

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Legends Swimmers React To Continued Pool Closure

As it was announced earlier this week, there are currently no plans to reopen the Aquarena swimming pool in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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Canada’s Logan Belanger Commits to Oakland for 2021

Ontario’s Logan Belanger has announced her commitment to Oakland University. She will arrive on campus in the fall of 2021.

Legends’ Home Pool, The Aquarena Says They Will Not Reopen In The Short Term

The Works athletic facility in St. John’s, Newfoundland has announced that they do not have any current plans to re-open their ‘Aquarena’ pool.

High-Level International Meets For September 2020

Take a look at the upcoming swim meets happening around the world in the month of September, knowing things can change in an instant.

Former Swimming Canada CEO Pierre Lafontaine Named Head Coach At Swim Ottawa

Lafontaine will join the club after several executive positions with Swimming Canada, Canadian Interuniversity Sport, Cross Country Canada and Cycling Canada.

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Jeremy Bagshaw To Begin Medical School In Ireland, Continue Training For Tokyo

The three-time Canadian World Championship team member will continue to pursue his first Olympic team while attending medical school in Limerick, Ireland.

Sudbury Swimmers Urge Laurentian University To Reopen Pool After Five Months

While pools across Ontario have reopened in some capacity, the Laurentian University facility remains closed, frustrating several local athletes.

Taylor Ruck Will Remain in Toronto for Fall 2020 Semester

Taylor Ruck, who scored 50 points at the 2019 NCAA Championship meet, will stay in Canada for the fall semester, and is taking things “month to month” she says.

Maggie MacNeil Posts 55.6 100 Freestyle in Post-Practice Time Trial

Canadian World Champion Maggie MacNeil posted a 55.6 in the 100m freestyle during a post-practice time trial, which falls just a second shy of her PB.

Canadian Junior Champion Jeanne Dahmen Sends Verbal Commitment to TCU

Jeanne Dahmen from Pointe-Claire Swim Club in Quebec, Canada has verbally committed to TCU for 2021-22.

Team Canada Reveals Kit For Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The collection names style and functionality as the cornerstones of the design (pictured: Sarah Douglas, Kylie Masse, Pierce Lepage)

Oakland Snags Verbal Commitment from Canadian Trials Qualifier Ajete Eggers

Ajete Eggers from Barrie Trojans Swim Club in Barrie, Ontario will head to Oakland University for the 2021-22 school year.

Brad Dingey Named New Head Coach at Canada’s HPC-Vancouver

Among the current big names at Swimming Canada’s High Performance Center – Vancouver are Commonwealth Games medalist Markus Thormeyer, above.