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Swim Ireland Announce All Upcoming Competitions Are Cancelled

Swim Ireland have announced that any upcoming national and regional competitions (across all aquatic sports) will not take place

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Pellegrini Shares Mixed Emotions On Olympic Deferral: “I Can’t Stop Swimming”

Federica Pellegrini knows postponing the Games is the right move, but is also incredulous to having to extend her career. “I don’t want to believe it.”

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Video: Adam Peaty Shares Thought on Olympic Postponement, Staying Indoors

World record holder Adam Peaty shares his thoughts on the Olympics being postponed, staying indoors, and where his focus will be during the break in training.

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Minakov on Olympic Delay: ‘I Can’t Agree That It Was The Correct Decision’

Minakov expressed his disappointment, writing that “if the country denies taking a part in the Olympics, it’s their problem.”

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British Swimming Fully Supports Decision To Postpone Olympics To 2021

British Swimming says it ‘welcomes the decision of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee to postpone the Olympic and Paralympic Games.’

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LEN Postpones a Number of Events, Including European Junior Championships

LEN, the governing body for aquatic sports including swimming in Europe, has announced that all sports and non-sports events scheduled…

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Pro German Team ONEflow Aquatics “Suspends Pursuit” Of 2020 Olympic Cycle

Annika Bruhn is one of seven ONEflow members who is currently training with the German National Team, which “contradicts” their belief as a team.

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German Olympic Sports Confederation demands postponement of 2020 Olympics

The President ot the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), Alfons Hörmann, said in an interview with the German Press Agency…

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Spain Joins the Calls For Tokyo 2020 Postponement

Spain’s swimming federation is joining several other national and international sports governing bodies in calling for the postponement of the 2020 Games.

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Gregorio Paltrinieri Continues To Train, But IOC “Must Decide Soon”

Italian Olympic champion wants “prompt responses” from the IOC regarding the future of the Olympic Games amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Katinka Hosszu Training As Normal With Hungarian National Team

Katinka Hosszu is training normally with the Hungarian National Team at present despite the coronavirus outbreak disrupting so many training programmes

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German Swimming Icon Michael Groß demands a postponement of the 2020 Olympics

3-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Gross has spoken up in favor of postponing the 2020 Olympics.

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French Federation Demands Transparency, Postponement of 2020 Olympic Games

The FFN asked the IOC to consider postponing the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and demanded transparency in its decision-making process.

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Spanish swimmers are left without a pool to train due to Coronavirus

Elite swimmers Mireia Belmonte and Jessica Vall asked for solutions so that they can have a swimming pool to train during the Coronavirus crisis.

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Russian Head Coach Chepik: We Cannot Stop Training for the Olympics

Russia’s top swimmers will continue to train for the Olympics after news broke earlier this week that their Olympic Trials would be postponed indefinitely.

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