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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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Swimming Canada Issues Statement On Future of Trials Amid Ontario Lockdown

The province of Ontario is expected to be under a stay-at-home order through May 20, with the Canadian Olympic Trials scheduled for May 24-28 in Toronto.

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Simon Fraser Announces Retirement Of Head Coach Liam Donnelly

The school announced last week that Donnelly, who served as head coach of Simon Fraser from 1992 – 2021, will be leaving the post.

Laurentian University Cuts Men’s And Women’s Swim Teams

The school announced widespread cuts this week including 58 undergraduate programs, dozens of staff members, and 4 varsity teams.

Canada Pulls Out of World Junior Championships Over COVID-19 Concerns

Canadian swimmers won’t attend either the World Junior Swimming Championships or the World Junior Open Water Championships.

Ontario Lockdown Poses Potential Threat To Upcoming Canadian Olympic Trials

Mounting cases of COVID-19 in Ontario have caused a potential 4-week lockdown just a month and a half before Olympic Trials is set to begin.

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Canadian Backstroker Mikhaela Johnson Commits to Dalhousie University for 2021

Mikhaela Johnson has announced her decision to swim for Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia beginning in the fall of 2021.

Michelle Comeau Named Team Canada Chef de Mission for 2022 World Championships

Comeau has experience as the Assistant Chef de Mission at the 2017 and 2019 Worlds, along with being a member of the Mission Staff at three Olympics.

All The Links You Need For OLY Qualifying Meets For Week Of April 5th

Get your coffee brewing now to help you keep up with all of the intense international racing action taking place this upcoming week.

Canadian Record Holder Kayla Sanchez Announces Plans to Swim at UBC

One of Canada’s leading sprinters, Kayla Sanchez has announced that she’ll make the move form Toronto to British Columbia this fall.

Brooklyn Douthwright, Christian Payne Impress In Eastern Canada Meets

Douthwright, a Tennessee commit, clocked 1:02.75 in the women’s 100 back (LCM) to set the New Brunswick Provincial Record.

Bailey Andison Becomes Canada’s #2 Performer All-Time in the 200 IM – 2:09.99

Andison now sits behind only Sydney Pickrem, who holds the Canadian Record at 2:08.61.

MacNeil, Bacon, Chen, and Dorenkott Win Big Ten End of Year Awards

Maggie MacNeil, Sarah Bacon, Wenbo Chen, and Bill Dorenkott were named the Big Ten end of year award recipients following the conclusion of the NCAA season.

High-Level International Meets For April 2021

Olympic medalist Daiya Seto will be racing in April at the 2021 Japan Swim, the meet which acts as the nation’s sole Olympic-qualifying opportunity.