Canada

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

High-Level International Meets For February 2020

Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.

Oleksiak Swims Best Time Since 2017, Beats Olympic Co-Champ Manuel In Knoxville

2016 100 free Olympic Champion Penny Oleksiak took gold in that same event in the last session of the 2020 Pro Swim Series Knoxville.

Canadian Sydney Pickrem Hands Katinka Hosszu Rare Loss in 200 IM

Katinka Hosszu’s last lost in a 200 IM in any short course or long course meters meet came in April of 2017 – a span running 56 meets. Above: Sydney Pickrem.

Summer McIntosh is Canada’s Fastest-Ever 13-Year Old in 400 IM in Knoxville

13-year old Canadian Summer McIntosh raced to a 7th place finish in the A-final of the women’s 400 IM at the 2020 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville.

Canadian Olympian Sydney Pickrem Joins Team Speedo

Canadian Olympian and four time World Championship medalist Sydney Pickrem has announced via Instagram that she has joined Team Speedo.

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