Canada

Hayden’s Comeback, Loaded Women’s Field Would’ve Headlined Canadian Trials

The Canadian Olympic Trials were supposed to run this week, and there would’ve been no shortage of intriguing storylines.

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IOC Sets Date For Postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Let the countdown begin, as the IOC announces the official new start date of the 2020 Olympic Games, rescheduled to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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1980 Olympic Qualifier Paula Kelly Shares Opinions On Tokyo 2020 Postponement

Olympic qualifier Paula Kelly who was months away from her Olympic debut at Moscow 1980 when Canada boycotted the Games shared her thoughts on Tokyo 2020.

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Canada Suspends Doping Testing Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Canada’s anti-doping governing body has announced the temporary suspension of all testing in order to minimize the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

Swimming Canada Announces Cancellation Of Remaining Summer National Events

In the wake of the Olympic postponement, all Canadian national events slated for the summer have been cancelled.

Swimming From Home Talk Show: Kierra Smith on Training in 12m Pool

Having to come back to her hometown of Kelowna from her training base in Minneapolis, Smith has been relegated to swimming in a private, 12-meter pool

Swimming From Home Talk Show: Brent Hayden on Olympic Postponement, Comeback

I was excited when I heard Brent Hayden was making a comeback for the 2020 Olympics – I remember taking a picture with him at the 2010 Missouri Grand Prix

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WATCH: Taylor Ruck, Dylan Melin, Connor Stirling Race Backyard 40-Yard Free

With quarantine forcing top-level swimmers to find alternate ways to train and race, a few top-level talents are making do with an Arizona backyard.

Canada Won’t Participate in a Summer 2020 Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee has become the world’s first Olympic committee to declare that it won’t participate in a summer 2020 Olympic Games.

High Performance Ontario Training Group Sent Home to Reset During Pandemic

Among the group is Taylor Ruck, on a redshirt season from Stanford, who is back home in Scottsdale, Arizona training in a 20 yard pool.

Swimming Canada CEO Issues Statement Supporting Olympic Postponement

Ahmed El-Awadi “is very much aligned with many of the points” made by USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey regarding postponing the 2020 Olympics for one year.

Toronto Titans Announce World Champion Kylie Masse As First Signing

Kylie Masse is the first official signing of the Toronto Titans, one of two new franchises joining the International Swimming League for its second season.

Swimming Canada Cancels Open Water Trials; Evaluating Late-June Pool Trials

Swimming Canada has cancelled one trials event and has announced a target date for another.

Your Guide To All Of The International Olympic Swimming Trial Meet Changes

There hasn’t been an hour gone by without a meet or event being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Get the big-picture view of it all here.

Swimming Canada “Evaluating Contingency Plans” For Olympic Trials

Swimming Canada released a statement stating that it continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and no decision has been made on the Olympic Trials.

Sanchez’s 53.9 100 Free, McIntosh’s 200 Fly NAG Close Out Winter Ontario Champs

Kayla Sanchez won the women’s 100 free on Saturday night in Scarborough, beating Taylor Ruck and Rebecca Smith head-to-head in a time of 53.92.

After Almost 8 Years of Retirement, Brent Hayden Hits Olympic “A” time

The 36-year old Hayden swam the 4th-fastest time of his career on Saturday in his 3rd meet back from a nearly 8-year hiatus from the sport.

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