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All Participants at Russian National Team Camp Test Negative for Coronavirus

The negative tests has allowed the participants in the camp to officially return to the water and resume training at Lake Krugloye. Above, World Championship bronze medalist Daria Vaskina.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: VDB Baby, Naoko’s New Role & Brighouse Recognition

Catch up on the latest Beyond the Lane Lines news featuring Cameron van der Burgh, Imoto Naoko and a rare swimming coin worth thousands.

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Key Irish Swimmers Able to Dive Back In Dublin Waters On June 8th

“Potential identified Olympians & Paralympians from Monday [can train] in the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin, on the Sport Ireland campus,” says Jon Rudd.

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Russians in Quarantine as Training Camp Begins at Krugloye Lake

Svetlana Chimrova (above) and Worlds bronze medalist Daria Vaskina are among the swimmers who have been confirmed for attendance at the camp.

“I Wanna Be a Swimstar” (Swimming Nickelback Parody Video)

Steve Buckley has assembled swimmers from across Great Britain, including double Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Adlington, to help him perform…

WADA vs. Russia Appeal of Massive Sanctions to Be Heard in November

Russia is appealing the sanctions proposed by WADA, which would include barring the country from hosting or competing under the Russian flag for 4 years.

European Junior Championships Qualifier Mikolaj Malec Commits to Mizzou

Last year, at 17-years old, Malec dropped almost 4 seconds in the 200 back to place 3rd at the Polish National Championships.

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Spain’s RFEN Updates Last May’s Guidelines As Pools Reopen For Training

As Spanish pools are now allowed to reopen, they will have to adhere to the guidelines established by the nation’s Health Ministry.

Latest Swim Return Updates From England, Wales & Scotland

Read up on the latest pool reopening updates taking place in England, Wales and Scotland, where lockdown restrictions continue to keep things closed.

Two Italian Swimmers Die in a Plane Crash on Sunday Morning Near Rome

Fabio Lombini, who raced at the European Championships and World University Games in 2017, and Gioele Rosetti died when their aircraft crashed on Sunday.

Swim England Confirms Open Water Swimming Now Permitted In Small Groups

As of June 1st, English athletes may engage in open water swimming in small groups. More details coming shortly from the organization.

Scottish Swimming CEO Euan Lowe Addresses Reality Of COVID-19’s Impact

To help address citizens’ concerns, Scottish Swimming CEO Euan Lowe recently spoke with the media at length about topics related to a return to the pool.

Mireia Belmonte: “I will swim as many events as possible in Tokyo”

The Spanish Olympic champion has spoken in an interview about her preparation for the Olympic Games and the possibility of becoming the nation’s flag bearer.

Dutch Swimming Sets 2020-2021 Competition Calendar; Loosens Social Distancing

The Dutch National Championships in December will be moved to a long course event and declared an Olympic qualifying competition.

Swim England Seeking Clarity on Training Options Under New COVID Guidelines

The national governing body suggested it might condone returning to training in small groups after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement Thursday.