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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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Toronto Titans Announce Blake Pieroni & Anton McKee as Newest ISL Additions

Blake Pieroni is the 2nd LA Current sprinter to defect north of the border to the upstart Toronto Titans this week.

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LEN Postpones 2020 European Aquatics Championships; Considering August or 2021

The Duna Arena in Budapest was scheduled to host 3 disciplines at the 2020 European Aquatics Championships. The event has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Paolo Barelli Speaks Out About Need To Postpone 2020 Games

Italian Swimming Federation president believes that with many athletes unable to train it’s unrealistic for the IOC to continue to plan on running the Games.

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Russian Swimming Championships (Olympic Trials) Postponed Indefinitely

The Russian Swimming Federation will host a training camp for Olympic-hopefuls from April 3-15, during which the meet would have originally taken place.

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NCAA D2 Champ and German International Alex Kunert Votes “No” to 2020 Olympics

24-year old Alex Kunert, who just finished his sophomore season at Queens University in the US, is part of a training group that is able to swim in Berlin.

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Swim England Explains Why They Are Only ‘Advising’ Event Cancellations

CEO of Swim England, Jane Nickerson, has revealed why they have only ‘advised’ clubs to cease activities rather than imposing rules that they do

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Russian Swimming Federation to Discuss Postponing Olympic Trials

Following a new recommendation from the Russian Sports Ministry, the previously spectator-less Russian Swimming Championships may be postponed.

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British Swimming Reveals Two-Part Revised Olympic Selection Policy

British Swimming just published the major key points expected to be included in its revised Olympic Games selection Policy.

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WATCH: Federica Pellegrini Time Trials 53.6 100 Free

Federica Pellegrini time-trialled one of the fastest 100 frees of her career on Tuesday, clocking 53.6 as she replaces the cancelled Olympic Trials.

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Swim England Advise All Clubs To Cancel/Postpone Upcoming Events

Swim England have advised that all club activities be suspended in order to comply with government measures to tackle to COVID19 outbreak

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UK Anti-Doping Announces Reduction In Testing

UK Anti-Doping revealed some changes to its testing protocol as a result of sporting events being cancelled domestically and abroad.

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Qualifying Window For 2020 British Summer C’ships Peeled Back To July 2019

Today British Swimming has revealed revisions pertaining to the qualification windows for its elite summer meets, including the British Summer Championships.

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Coronavirus: Barcelona Olympic Stadium Architect Vittorio Gregotti Dies At 92

Gregotti is renowned for having redesigned Barcelona’s Olympic stadium for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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British Swimming Championships (Olympic Trials) Officially Cancelled

British Swimming has announced the cancellation of several key meets, including the 2020 British Swimming Championships (Olympic Trials).

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