New Zealand and Oceania

Ali Galyer Will Move to New Zealand to Continue Training for Tokyo Olympics

Ali Galyer, who declared New Zealand as her sporting citizenship in 2018, has moved to her adopted homeland to continue training for the Olympic Games.

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New Zealand Announces Short Course Series In Return To Competition

New Zealand will host 13 regional events this summer and fall to allow everyone from age groupers to adults to return to competition after the pandemic.

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High-Level International Meets For July 2020

Western Australia is among locales on schedule to host a swimming meet during the month of July, the first since coronavirus restrictions have been lifted.

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New Zealand Declares Victory in Coronavirus Battle; Most Restrictions Lifted

With the exception of border controls, swimming in New Zealand can return with full force this week, including training and meets.

WADA Publishes Updated Athlete Q&A About Coronavirus Impacts on Drug Testing

The World Anti-Doping Agency has updated its athlete Q&A section to address issues regarding testing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dean Boxall Named Australian Swimming Coach of the Year

Dean Boxall has been named the Australian Swimming Coaches And Teachers Association Coach of the Year after his team’s successes.

As New Zealand Nears Full Return, Swimmers Get Back to Pool Training

As of today, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, New Zealand has logged 1,499 confirmed cases and just 21 deaths. 

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New Zealand Breaststroker Phoebe Harris Commits to Florida International

New Zealand’s Phoebe Harris, who is A final-ready for C-USA in the 100 breast and 200 breast, will swim for FIU beginning next fall.

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.

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.

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.

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.