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Germany Closes Pools to All But Professional Swimmers Amid COVID Resurgence

The vast majority of the German Swimming Federation’s 580,000 members will not be allowed to train for a month beginning on Monday.

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Frenchman Mehdy Metella Swims First Races Since Undergoing Shoulder Surgery

Mehdy Metella, a 2016 Olympic silver medalist, swam his first meet of 2020 last weekend to test his surgically-repaired shoulder.

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Minakov Breaks World Junior Record in 50 Fly in Russian Semi-Finals

Andrei Minakov is hot on the trail of a big-time swim in the men’s 50m fly, already putting up a lifetime best in the Russian Nats semifinal.

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WR Holder Chupkov Rips 2:07.32 200 Breast At Russian Championships

With another 2:07-low under his belt Russia’s Anton Chupkov isn’t going anywhere anytime soon in the breaststroke events.

Korstanje Hits Near-Best 50 Free At Dutch Training Meet

Several Dutch national team members not competing in the ISLcontested events last weekend at an internal training meet in Eindhoven.

2020 ISL Match 4 – Day 2 Live Recap

The 2nd place NY Breakers are hoping swimmers like Marco Koch will have another big performance in them to keep them ahead of 3rd place Iron.

Kasia Wasick on Going From Retirement to #7 Woman All-Time in 50 Free (Video)

Last week, the NY Breakers chose to use Kasia Wasick as a relay-only swimmer on day 1. This week, they took a very different route

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RUSADA’s Non-Compliance Hearing With WADA To Move Forward In Early November

The CAS hearing, which was supposed to take place earlier this year prior to the pandemic, will now run November 2-5 in Lausanne under strict guidelines.

Kromowidjojo Explains Why Emre Sakci is the Best Addition to Iron (Video)

Ranomi explains Sakci is not only swimming really well right now but also has a very fun personality to be around as a teammate

Minakov Coasts To 100 Fly Russian Title in 51.3, Hits 47.7 Free Relay Split

The 2020 Russian Swimming Championships continued with Stanford commit Andrei Minakov doing his thing in the men’s 100m fly. 

Condors’ Match 4 Victory Adds To Points Distance Over Entire ISL For Now

The Cali Condors top the overall club standings through week 2 of the ISL but several teams will be in the water this week to try to topple the leaders.

Arina Surkova Lowers Own Russian 50 Fly Record At ISL Match 4

Surkova clocked 25.23, edging out her mark of 25.27 set last November at the Russian SC Championships in Kazan.

Alicja Tchorz Edges Five-Year-Old Polish Record In 100 Back

The 28-year-old clocked 57.09 to place third in the event and set a personal best time for the first time since December of 2015.

Belarus Sport Solidarity Foundation Petitions IOC for Suspension of Belarus OC

The Belarus Sport Solidarity Foundation has requested that the IOC suspend the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus (NOCRB)

2020 ISL Match 4 – Day 1 Live Recap

Get ready for match 4 of the ISL, as the Cali Condors, Iron, NY Breakers and DC Trident try to make a dent in the overall league standings.