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2020 U SPORTS Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

UBC’s Emily Overholt will be looking to defend her titles in both the women’s 200 free and 400 IM on the first night of finals at the U SPORTS Championships.

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Wog Sets 100 Breast Meet Record To Open U SPORTS Championships

Kelsey Wog took down an 11-year-old suited U SPORTS meet record during Day 1 prelims in Victoria, posting a time of 1:05.05 in the SCM 100 breaststroke.

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High-Level International Meets For March 2020

Hang onto your swim caps, as March is just the beginning of the hectic Olympic-qualifying schedule that is already upon us with Tokyo just over 150 days away.

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UBC Men & Women Seek Four-Peat At Upcoming U SPORTS Championships

Alexander Pratt will be one of the keys for the UBC men if they want to hold off Calgary and win a fourth straight U SPORTS championship.

Renowned Canadian Swimming Coach Murray Drudge Dies at 61

Among the swimmers who trained under Drudge are 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Michelle Toro (Williams) and 2019 World Championship team member Josh Liendo.

Brent Hayden’s Comeback Race Set For This Weekend In Calgary

After nearly 8 years removed from racing, Canadian record holder Brent Hayden is ready to rock at this weekend’s Western Trans Mountain Festival.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Relay Qualification Status

Led by Anna Hopkin (above), the British women may have the 4th-best 400 free relay at the Olympics – if they choose to swim it.

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McGill Men & Women Sweep RSEQ Championships For First Time Since 2001

Daphne Danyluk and Clement Secchi were sensational for McGill as they swept the titles at the 2020 RSEQ Championships, winning six gold medals apiece.

Varsity Blues Claim Seventh Straight Sweep At OUA Championships

The U of T men won their 17th consecutive OUA title at TPASC in Scarborough, while the Varsity Blue women took their seventh straight.

Acadia Men Capture First AUS Title Since 1981, End Dalhousie’s 21-Year Run

The Acadia Axemen successfully ended Dalhousie’s 21-year run as AUS Swimming champions over the weekend in Halifax.

Heavy Lies The Crown Part 2: Men With OLY Qualifying Times

Lithuanian swimming ace Danas Rapsys appears multiple times on the men’s world rankings, taking into account only those performances that qualify for Tokyo.

Tickets For Canadian Olympic Trials Now On Sale

Tickets for the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Trials are now on sale, which will be held from March 30 to April 5 at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

Canadian Olympian Kierra Smith Returns To Minnesota Training Base

Kierra Smith is switching up her training base, returning to the University of Minnesota & coach Kelly Kremer just 2 months out from Canada’s Olympic Trials.

Acadia Men Look To Dethrone Dalhousie At Upcoming AUS Championships

The Acadia Axemen look poised to end Dalhousie’s 21-year run as AUS champions and win their first title since 1981.

Heavy Lies The Crown Part 1: Women With OLY Qualifying Times

One month into the Summer Olympic year, let’s examine who is ‘the hunted’ by listing women having clocked OLY-qualifying times thus far.

Mackenzie Padington To Join NC State For 2020-21 Season

Padington, who is currently taking an Olympic redshirt year, placed third in both the 500 and 1650 free at the 2019 Women’s NCAA Championships.

Unretired Canadian Olympian Brent Hayden Possibly Eyeing Des Moines Return

Canadian Olympic medalist Brent Hayden is eyeing his return, possibly diving in at the Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, Iowa.

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