Europe

Swim Ireland Enacts New 13 & U Tech Suit Ban Effective September

Following other nations, Swim Ireland has revealed a tech suit ban on swimmers aged 13 & U to become effective in September of this year.

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All Spanish Sporting Events To Be Held Behind Closed Doors

The Spanish Government announce that all sporting events will be closed off to spectators as part of their plan to tackle to spread of COVID-19

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Update: Nation Of Italy On Travel Lockdown Due to Coronavirus

The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is continually unfolding, with another update coming from the Italian Swimming Federation.

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Ukraine Winter Swimming Championships (OLY Trials) Meet Preview

World record holder Andriy Govorov is one of many of the Ukraine’s top athletes racing in this week’s Olympic Trial meet in Kharkiv.

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ISL Finals Point Scorer Felipe Lima Moves From LA Current To Energy Standard

Meet the newest member of the International Swimming League (ISL) Team Energy Standard, Felipe Lima of Brazil. He makes the move from LA Current.

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Italian Olympic Trials, International Travel Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

Big-time changes are unfolding in Italy as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, including the cancellation of the nation’s Olympic Trials.

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Mount Kelly Takes Home First-Ever National Arena Swimming League Trophy

Mount Kelly surged to the top of the overall team points standings to take home the National Arena Swimming League A-Final trophy.

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Shkurdai Hits Season-Best 100 Fly To Close Out Swedish Grand Prix Malmö

Belarusians were out in full force to make their mark on the Swedish Grand Prix in Malmo, including Anastasiya Shkurdai and Ily Shymanovich.

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ISL Season 2: Pernille Blume Shifts From NY Breakers To Team Energy Standard

Danish sprint ace Pernille Blume has been announced as the newest member of Team Energy Standard, leaving her ISL season 1 post at the NY Breakers.

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New Restrictions in Italy Cast Upcoming Olympic Trials into Doubt

New restrictions, including the full stoppage of travel to and from Riccione, have cast even more doubt on the Italian Olympic Trials. (Above: Olympic champion Gregorio Paltrinieri)

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Denmark’s Signe Bro Posts PB In Women’s 100 Free To Close Out Antwerp Diamond

In addition to Arno Kamminga, Femke Heemskerk (NED) and Signe Bro (DEN) also made some waves to close out the 2020 Antwerp Diamond Race.

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Kamminga Clocks Another Dutch Record: 2:07.54 200 Breast In Antwerp Heats

24-year-old Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands has a difficult time not breaking a national record when racing, as evidenced again in Antwerp.

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Kasia Wasick Breaks Own LCM 50 FR Polish Record (24.58) at PSS Des Moines

At the 2020 Pro Swim Series- Des Moines, Poland’s Kasia Wasick zipped to break her own LCM 50 free Polish record (24.58), defeating World champ Simone Manuel.

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Ipsen & Norgaard Went For Men’s Distance Round 2 In Malmö

Anton Ipsen got the leg up on Danish teammate Alexander Norgaard in last night’s 1500m free, but see how the pair fared on day 2 of the Swedish Grand Prix.

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Germany’s Steiger Strikes Gold Twice, Toussaint Takes 100 Back In Antwerp

Check out some solid swimming from Germany’s Jessica Steiger, the Netherlands’ Kira Toussaint and more from the 2020 Antwerp Diamond Race.

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