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Louise Hansson, Erik Persson, Added to Sweden’s 2020 Olympic Team for Tokyo

Louise Hansson (above), the fastest 100 butterflier in history in short course yards, will join countrymate Sarah Sjostrom, the fastest 100 butterflier in long course meters, in Tokyo.

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Acadia Men Look To Dethrone Dalhousie At Upcoming AUS Championships

The Acadia Axemen look poised to end Dalhousie’s 21-year run as AUS champions and win their first title since 1981.

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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.

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See 2250 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 2650 Swim Jobs.

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French Minister of Sport to Host Convention on Prevention of Sexual Violence

French paper L’Equipe released an investigation on sexual abuse in French sport this week, including bombshell allegations in swimming and ice skating.

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Kenya Plans to Enter Swimmers at 2020 Olympic in Spite of Federation Suspension

The Kenyan Olympic Committee says that it plans to send 2 swimmers to the 2020 Olympic Games, even though its swimming federation is suspended.

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Judge Orders Reopening of Rio Olympic Park Despite Safety Concerns

An appeal court ruled on Tuesday that the Rio Olympic Park will be reopened provisionally pending a safety examination.

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World Championships 4th-Place Finisher Philip Heintz Reinjures Hip

Philip Heintz, who missed a medal at Worlds in 2019 by less than a tenth of a second, has reinjured the same hip that forced a scratch of the 400 IM final in Gwangju.

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$275,000 USD Offered For World Record Broken At Upcoming Konami Open

On-fire Daiya Seto will have extra incentive to give it his all at next month’s Konami Open, seeing how a quarter of a million dollars is up for grabs.

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On-The-Mend Cartwright Joins Elite & Budding Stars At Aussie Event Camps

Aussie men and women will be heading to their annual National Event Camps next month, with high-profile coaches such as Michael Bohl & Dean Boxall.

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4-Time World Champion Jeremy Stravius Announces Retirement from Swimming

The 31-year old Frenchman won the long course World Championship in the 100 backstroke in 2011, and has 3 Olympic medals as well.

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South African Chad Le Clos Kicks Off 2020 In Stellenbosch

Here we go, Chad Le Clos, as the South African is set to take to Stellenbosch waters this weekend at his nation’s Grand Prix.

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7 Kobe Bryant Quotes To Inspire Your Swimming Career

This week, athletes across the world of sport are mourning Kobe Bryant, one of the best professional basketball players in history and a sports inspiration.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: A Double Dose Of Mireia Belmonte

Catch up on this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring reigning 200 fly Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte of Spain.

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Swim Ireland Sees Funding Increase For 2020 Olympic Year

Swim Ireland received an increase in funding for the 2020 Olympic year, perhaps helping boost its athletes into better results than Rio.

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