Europe

Anderson & Hibbott Among British Swimmers Making NTC Moves

Check out who is moving where within British Swimming now that the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japa have been postponed until July 2021.

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European Champion Andreas Vazaios To Join Loughborough University Next Season

Vazaios will join coaches Ian Hulme and Andi Manley in Loughborough while pursuing his Master’s degree after spending the last four years at NC State.

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German Olympic Sports Org Proposes 10 Guidelines for Return to Sport

Alfons Hörmann, the president of the DOSB, is pushing for a gradual reintroduction of sports into German society as the country emerges from the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Adam Peaty Is Becoming A Father In September

Adam Peaty of Great Britain has revealed via social media that he will be a father by the time next year’s Summer Games roll around.

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Spain’s RFEN Launches 100th Anniversary Song; Funds Raised For COVID-19

Mixed with traditional Flamenco and Urban Latino sounds, the lyrics discuss the topics of effort, union, pride, emotion, or reward.

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Spain’s Health Ministry To Decide Athletes’ Training Return Date

Spain’s Sports Council will rely on the decision reached by the nation’s Health Ministry in terms of when athletes will be allowed to return to practice.

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Slovakian National Record Holding Swimmer Given 2-Year Doping Suspension

Juraj Hlavek, who is a national-level swimmer and international-level surf lifesaving competitor, has been given a 2-year doping suspension.

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Anna Hopkin: Move To Loughborough With Mel Marshall Was “Always The Plan”

Hopkin returned to Loughborough shortly after NCAAs were cancelled and immediately popped off a quick 53.3 LCM 100 freestyle.

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Dominik Kozma Reported By Hungarian Police For Missing Quarantine Sticker

Kozma was given a violation after he failed to receive a red sticker from Hungarian authorities to indicate his home was a quarantine area.

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Swimming From Home: Anna Hopkin on Training with Mel Marshall… From Home

Hopkin returned to the UK where she was able to get in a long course time trial, posting a 53.3 100 free, just shy of her best

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2020 European Championships Still Up in the Air; No Qualifying Events Scheduled

Individual European countries have canceled or postponed their selection meets for the 2020 European Aquatics Championships.

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World Champion Boglarka Kapas Tests Negative for Coronavirus after Quarantine

After more than 2 weeks of isolation, Boglarka Kapas has tested negative for coronavirus. After a 2nd test on Friday, she can be declared cured.

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Olympic Silver Medalist Pieter Timmers To Retire At End of 2020

The silver medalist in the men’s 100m freestyle from the 2016 Olympic Games, Pieter Timmers of Belgium, has announced he will no longer be pursuing Tokyo.

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British Swimming Retains Core Open Water Olympic Swimming Qualification

British Swimming has published slight revisions to its open water (marathon) swimming selection policy for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

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Spanish Sports Council President Lozano Addresses Current Situation In Spain

“Our nation will need the world of sport in order to be rebuilt, and we must be at the top of our game,” Spanish Sports Council president Irene Lozano said.

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