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Katinka Hosszu and Team Iron Donate 1.5 Million Forints to Coronavirus Research

Katinka Hosszu and Iron Swim partners Máté Gelencsér and Tamás Batházi donated 1.5 million Hungarian forints (roughly $4,500 USD) Coronavirus research.

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European Junior C’ships Officially Postponed: EYOF Also Looking At New Dates

The 2020 LEN European Junior Diving and European Junior Swimming Championships in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, respectively, have officially been postponed.

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Bygones Of 2020 Olympic Trials: Italian Championships Edition

Federica Pellegrini was set to follow-up her 2019 world title in the 200m free with potentially another head-turner at the nixed Italian Spring Championships.

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Germany Joins Canada, Requests Postponement of 2021 World Championships

The German Swimming Federation has announced their desire to have the World Championships, currently slated for 2021, be pushed back until the following year.

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Italian Swimming Federation President Paolo Barelli Turns To Gov’t For Help

Business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can request the suspension of mortgage installments due between the months of March and September 2020.

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Hungarian Swimming Reports 9 Positive Tests for COVID-19 at Training Camps

Nine swimmers and staff members associated with the Hungarian Swimming Federation tested positive for COVID-19, including Dominik Kozma (above).

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Swimming World Champion Boglarka Kapas Tests Positive For Coronavirus

“I felt good I don’t feel any symptoms and that’s why I wanted to draw but more attention that I am positive,” says Hungarian Boglarka Kapas.

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Dutch Olympic Gold Medalist Van Rouwendaal Takes To Inflatable Pool

Reigning open water Olympic champion Sharon van Rouwendaal of the Netherlands is trying out some unique training contraptions to keep herself in the water.

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Spanish Swimming Federation Donates Hypoxic Generators In Effort To Save Lives

The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation is donating its hypoxic generators in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus and save lives.

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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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Extreme Athlete Aims to Circumnavigate the World Triathlon Style

An extreme athlete is planning on circumnavigating the world and breaking a world record in a triathlon that is 120 times the length of an Ironman.

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Hungary’s Cseh Tentatively Turns To 2021; Swimmers Must Test Negative To Train

There are pools still open for elite swimmers in Hungary, but they must test negative for the coronavirus in order to be admitted.

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Read, Watch, Play: What Elite Swimmers Around The World Are Doing At Home

Does Bruno Fratus love Monopoly? Which book is helping Aimee Willmott pass the time? Check out what elite swimmers are reading, watching & gaming while home.

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Cal Commit Bjorn Seeliger Swims Lifetime Bests in “Stockholm Closed” Meet

Seeliger, who will swim for Cal next season, and World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom were among the 7 who raced a closed time trial this week in Stockholm.

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Russian Gymnast Khorkina Says Tokyo 2020 Postponement Is Punishment From God

Svetlana Khorkina has spoken out, saying that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is a punishment from God for offending Russian athletes

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