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ISL Teams Allowed To Protect 8 Athletes Apiece For 2020; Non-Free Skins Coming

In a live Facebook interview, International Swimming League officials shed some light on the recruiting/roster-building process for the ISL’s second season.

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Japanese Swimming Federation Donates 17,000 N95 Masks To Tokyo Hospitals

With the Japan Swim having been cancelled, the Japanese Swimming Federation made use of the masks set for spectators at the event.

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World Athletics Creates Support Fund for Athletes Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

The international governing body that covers track & field will pay out $500,000 to assist athletes who have lost most of their income.

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Partners in Performance: Bruno Fratus and Michelle Lenhardt

Lenhardt, Fratus’ wife, plays a crucial role in supporting the Brazilian sprint star, including in the lead-up to the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez Announces Easing Of COVID-19 Measures

The different phases are broken into fifteen-day timeframes as that reflects the average incubation period for COVID-19.

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Italy Will Restart Training On May 4th with New Guidlines for Safety

The Italian Swimming Federation has announced guidelines for a two-tiered restart to aquatic activities in the country beginning May 4th.

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Swimming From Home: Louise Hansson on Leaving LA, Starting Grad School

At the beginning of March Louise Hansson was preparing to defend her NCAA titles, but shortly she found herself at home in Sweden

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See 2348 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our swimming family! Go here to see 2748 Swim Jobs.

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2021 Mediterranean Games Moved to 2022 to Avoid Olympic Conflict

Simona Quadarella, now a World Champion, won the 400 and 800 freestyles at the 2018 Mediterranean Games as Italy topped the medals table.

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Italian Record Holding Swimmer Elena Di Liddo Graduates With Thesis On Doping

Italian swimmer Elena Di Liddo graduated on April 23th with a degree in physical sciences at University of Foggia, presenting a thesis on the Fight against Doping

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Italian Swimming Federation Launches a 4 Million Euro Plan For Clubs

The Italian Swimming Federation has launched a 4 million Euro plan ($4.380 million) to support clubs and has also begun to prepare a plan for “Phase 2”

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Roadmaps 2.0 – Mapping International Swim Stars: Women’s 50 Free

Six of these eight Roadmaps women have won the Olympic or World 50 free title in their career. Who are they and who shows the most potential towards 2021?

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Adam Peaty’s First Child Will Be A Boy

Less than a week after making the announcement he is expecting his first child, British Olympian Adam Peaty has revealed the sex of the baby. 

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Spanish Sports Association Proposes Post-Coronavirus Reconstruction Plan

The Spanish Sports Association has proposed a plan through which the nation’s sports world could begin returning to normalcy.

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Olympic Solidarity Increases Funding In Light Of Postponed Games

In response to the delay of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Olympic Solidarity has pledged additional funds in the form of IOC subsidies.

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