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Femke Heemskerk Tests Positive for Coronavirus Prior to ISL Departure

Femke Heemskerk is the first participant of the 2020 ISL season to announce a coronavirus infection amid the league’s testing protocol

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Sun Yang Case Costs WADA 600,000 USD

WADA’s annual report states that its case against Chinese Olympian Sun Yang has cost the organization more than 600,000 USD.

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Erika Fairweather Takes Down 27-Year-Old NZL Age Record In 800 Free

Another day and another New Zealand Age Record falls at the hands of World Junior champion Erika Fairweather, this time in the women’s 800m freestyle.

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Jeffcoat Wraps Up Trifecta Of NZL Backstroke Records

The 2020 North Shore Short Course Invitational in Auckland wrapped up with another backstroke record by Andrew Jeffcoat.

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CBC Announces Broadcast Schedule for 2020 ISL Season

Swimming for the London Roar, Canadian Sydney Pickrem ranked 14th in the ISL’s MVP scoring system in year 1 of the league.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Kira Toussaint Explains How to Race Fast All the Time

Kira explains her record siege last fall and how her plan was set up to have racing be a part of her training and allow room for correction of mistakes

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BBC Launches George Gibney Podcast

George Gibney was long considered to have vanished. Now, a new podcast created by the BBC has exposed his past in an effort to bring justice to his victims.

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Pop Star Cody Simpson, Olympian Kathleen Baker Highlight San Diego Race Night

Australian pop star Cody Simpson, Olympian Kathleen Baker, and other notable names made their return to racing on Thursday at a meet hosted by Team Elite.

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10% of Pools In Ireland Permanently Closed, According To New Report

Lockdown and pool closures have caused huge financial losses for Swim Ireland, with new restrictions now causing more changes to the competition plan for 2020

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3-Time Olympic Medalist Matt Targett is Making a Comeback at 34

The 34-year old Matt Targett has been training for the last 2 months with his former Auburn coach Brett Hawke in Los Angeles.

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ISL Depth Charts 2020: Toronto Titans Relying On Backstrokers & Relay Depth

The Toronto Titans have two fast-rising backstrokers in Kylie Masse and Shane Ryan, and they’ll try to parlay that speed into a big year 1 finish.

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Mic’d Up With Crawley Swimming Club’s Coach Will Philpot

England’s Crawley Swimming Club recently ‘mic’d up’ Head Coach Will Philpot, giving us a glimpse into the coaching style that drives the club forward.

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NZL SC C’ships: 16-Year-Old Fairweather Hits 1:55.23 200 Free

16-year-old World Junior Champion Erika Fairweather who put on a show, blasting a huge PB in the 200m free tonight in Auckland.

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Jeffcoat Lowers Newly-Minted 50 Back NZL National Record

21-year-old Andrew Jeffcoat lowered his own newly-minted New Zealand national record in the men’s 50m backstroke racing in Auckland.

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