New Zealand and Oceania

Kiwi 16-Yr-Old Fairweather Seeks To Continue Boyle’s Freestyle Success

“I would love to continue on and achieve great things as she did,” teen Erika Fairweather says of retired Kiwi Lauren Boyle.

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Lewis Clareburt Named New Zealand Swimmer of the Year

Lewis Clareburt (right) became the 5th New Zealand swimmer to win a medal at a FINA Championship meet when he took bronze in the 400 IM.

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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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1952 Olympic Champion, U.S. District Court Judge, John Davies Dies at 90

John Davies was a historic Australian swimmer, becoming the last 200 butterfly-breaststroke Olympic champion in 1952. Read more on his legacy here.

New Zealand Postpones its National Championships to Early June

New Zealand plans to hold an Olympic qualifying event, either the NZ Open Championships or a time trial, in early June.

Your Guide To All Of The International Olympic Swimming Trial Meet Changes

There hasn’t been an hour gone by without a meet or event being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Get the big-picture view of it all here.

Chalmers, Campbell Sisters Head To NSW C’ships To Respond To USA’s Des Moines

At NSW Open C’ships, the Aussies will look to respond to several world-leading times thrown down by Americans recently at the Pro Swim Series in Des Moines.

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February Racing In Review: Men’s World Rankings Shake-Ups

Refresh yourself on the big international swims from February as we take a look at how the men’s world rankings were affected.

Tongan Athletes Forced to Evacuate Due to the Coronavirus

A group of 51 Tongan athletes, including swimmers, were finally evacuated from China earlier this week after being forced to stay due to the coronavirus

High-Level International Meets For March 2020

Hang onto your swim caps, as March is just the beginning of the hectic Olympic-qualifying schedule that is already upon us with Tokyo just over 150 days away.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Dutch Olympian Dion Dreesens Retires

Catch up on various stories found around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines. Dion Dreesens and trio of Kiwi swimmers highlight the news.

McEvoy Tops Men’s 100 Free Field, Fairweather Impresses On Vic Open Day 1

Day 1 of the 2020 Vic Open is done and dusted with Cameron McEvoy, Jack McLoughlin and Jess Hansen among the gold medalists.

Heavy Lies The Crown Part 1: Women With OLY Qualifying Times

One month into the Summer Olympic year, let’s examine who is ‘the hunted’ by listing women having clocked OLY-qualifying times thus far.

Australian Coach Paul Frost Now Facing More Than 100 Child Sex Abuse Charges

There are now more than 100 charges against Australian swim coach and MasterChef contestant Paul Frost, the son of legendary coach Doug Frost.

High-Level International Meets For February 2020

Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.

Priscott & Pugh Earn Oceanic C’ships Berths With NZL Open Water Wins

Catch-up on open water news from the New Zealand Championships, which wrapped up over the weekend, rendering two berths for the Oceania Championships.

Beyond The Lane Lines: British Swimming News & The Butterfly Train Has Arrived

Catch up on the latest swimming news from around the web, with this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines featuring Tom Derbyshire, City of Derby and more.

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