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2020 Olympic Hosts Japan Will Close Borders on Monday to Most Foreign Nationals

The official football test event for the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games is scheduled for January 1, and the country has stopped ticket sales amid a rise in cases.

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2020 Swammy Awards: NCAA Female Swimmer of the Year, Erika Brown

Erika Brown was the only woman to break an American Record in the yards pool in 2020, and she climbed to 2nd on the all-time list in two more races.

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QUIZ: Last 5 World Champions In All Men’s Swimming Events

Can you name the past five World Champions in each men’s swimming event? Our latest quiz will test your knowledge of the 100 winners.

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Georgia Tech’s Batur Unlu Hits 400 Free Turkish National Record

Georgia Tech swimmer Batur Unlu snagged the gold in the men’s 400 free, clocking a new Turkish national record in the process.

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2020 Swammy Awards: Norimasa Hirai Snags Asian Coach Of The Year

We reveal the 2020 Swammy Award winner for Asian Coach of the Year, with a familiar name topping the list of worthy candidates.

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2020 Swammy Awards: National Development Award – Turkey

In the year 2020, the nation of Turkey set a whopping 13 national records between short course and long course, with Emre Sakci emerging in breaststroke.

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QUIZ: Last 5 World Champions In All Women’s Swimming Events

Can you name the past five World Champions in each women’s swimming event? Our latest quiz will test your knowledge of the 100 winners.

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Short Course World Record Holder Sarah Köhler Awarded IOC Scholarship

Short course world record holder Sarah Köhler was named one of 5 German athletes to receive an IOC athlete solidarity scholarship.

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SSPC: Emily Seebohm Shares Hilarious Story of Nearly Losing Olympic Relay Spot

Seebohm takes us through how trying to buy a bicycle almost lost her spot on the 4×100 medley relay at the Beijing Olympics

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Racist Tweets By CAS Panel Chair At Core Of Sun Yang’s Ban Lifting

More light is shining on the Swiss Tribunal’s overturning of Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang’s eight-year ban for doping.

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2030 & 2034 Asian Games Hosts Revealed

Incheon, South Korea hosted in 2014 while Jakarta, Indonesia hosted the 2018 edition of the Asian Games. Two new future hosts have now been revealed.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: End Of Year Awards Round-Up

Anton McKee has been named Male Swimmer of the Year in his native nation of Iceland. Read more in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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High-Level International Meets For January 2021

January 2021 is essentially here, which means we’re finally seeing the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on the horizon.

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Sakci Snares 100 Breast Victory At Turkish Short Course Championships

ISL breaststroke star Emre Sakci got it done for gold tonight in the 100 sprint at the Turkish Short Course Championships.

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Xinhua: Swiss Tribunal ‘Overturns’ Sun Yang Ban, Matter Will Return to CAS

China’s state-run news outlet Xinhua says Sun Yang’s 8-year ban has been overturned. WADA says the case will return to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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