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2021 ISL Match 5, Day 1 Start Lists: Iron’s Hosszu Once Again Not Entered

Despite placing third in their first match of the season last season, team captain Katinka Hosszu once again remains off the start lists for Iron.

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See 3045 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 3445 Swim Jobs.

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Olympic News Roundup: North Korea Barred from 2022 Winter Olympics

Catch up on the biggest Olympic and Paralympic storylines outside of the swimming world, including North Korea’s Olympic ban and a Paralympics controversy.

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Tokyo 2020 Reports 817 Positive COVID Cases Across Olympic and Paralympic Games

Tokyo 2020 organizers have released the data on the transmission of COVID during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which have now concluded.

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2021 ISL Match 5 Preview: LA Fights to Hold Off Toronto, Bag First Season 3 Win

Match 5 of the International Swimming League’s third season is upon us and it’s going to be an interesting one with 4 team points are up for grabs.

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FINA Allocating up to $5.2 Million USD for Olympic Aquatics Support Program

The goal of the OASP is to provide money to FINA’s National Member Federations, which can be used to continue to the development of aquatic sports.

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Caeleb Dressel, Cali Condors Lead ISL Prize Money Through Week 2 of Season 3

Superstar Caeleb Dressel leads the ISL ranks with $50,575 in prize money through his first two meets of the third season.

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Alberto Pinto, Former Cielo Coach, Begins Working With Team Portugal

Alberto Pinto da Silva, known for coaching Cesar Cielo at Pinheiros, is leading Team Portugal through Paris 2024 and started work last week.

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Only 10 Countries, No European Women, Won Olympic Gold Medals in Tokyo

Sarah Sjostrom was the only European to win an Olympic silver medal, let alone gold, in a women’s pool swimming event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Multiple Russian Cities Reportedly Bidding On 2036 Summer Olympics

Russian is reportedly vying for the chance to host the 2036 Summer Olympic Games, as multiple cities have thrown their hats in the ring.

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FINA Announces “Aquatics Festival” that Will Run Parallel to SC World Champs

The organization has dubbed this new slate of events the “Aquatics Festival,” and it will include diving, high diving, and open water swimming events. 

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FINA Offers 140 Scholarships for Swimmers, Divers; 40 More than Last Year

FINA has offered 140 scholarship for swimmers, divers, and open water swimmers to receive world-class training that otherwise might not be available to them. (Above: Marcelo Costa of El Salvador, an alumnus of the FINA Scholarship program)

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The Most Decorated Paralympic Swimmers of All-Time

American Jessica Long won six medals in Tokyo, giving her 29 for her career which ranks second all-time among swimmers.

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Olympic Champion Pernille Blume Swaps Fins For Heels, Joins Danish Dance Show

Pernille Blume will spend some of her off-season in the dance studio, competing on the Danish celebrity dance show ‘Vild Med Dans’.

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Klaudia Nazieblo Breaks Polish National Record in 100 Butterfly

Klaudia Nazieblo, representing the DC Trident in the 2021 ISL season, broke a 14-year-old Polish National Record in the 100 meter butterfly in Match 4.

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