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Australian Coach Dean Pugh Loses Battle With Cancer

Australian coach Dean Pugh lost his battle with lung cancer, dying in his sleep earlier this week surrounded by his family and friends.

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Pandemic and Politics Narrow Manaudou’s Tokyo 2020 Training to Marseille

Manaudou had planned to train for Tokyo with Energy Standard head coach James Gibson in Turkey, but politics and pandemic travel difficulties changed that.

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Swim England CEO Nickerson: Closures Are Extremely Distressing

Swim England CEO Jane Nickerson posted an official response regarding new restrictions, pleading for leisure centres to be exempt from closures.

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2020 Swammy Awards: Male Swimmer of the Year Caeleb Dressel

This year’s Male Swimmer of the Year goes to the man who set 4 world records this year en route to decisively winning the 2020 ISL MVP award: Caeleb Dressel.

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Boris Johnson Announces 6-Week National Coronavirus Lockdown

The UK is entering a nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus, with closures leaving many swimmers out of the pool for even longer.

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Canadian Olympic Trials Qualifier Payton Kelly Commits to Ball State for 2022

Ball State University has received its first class of 2026 verbal commitment from Candian Trials qualifier Payton Kelly.

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2020 Swammy For Female Swimmer Of The Year Goes To Australia’s Kaylee McKeown

This year’s Swammy award for Female Swimmer of the Year goes to backstroke ace and Australia’s newest world record holder – Kaylee McKeown.

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Swim England Eyes 2022 Commonwealth Games With Enlarged Nat’l Squad

Elite English swimmers such as Adam Peaty will be joining other likely Commonwealth Games athletes on Swim England’s enlarged national team for 2022.

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2020 Swammy Award For African Coach Of The Year: Rocco Meiring

For the third consecutive year, South Africa’s Rocco Meiring of Tuks has earned the Swammy Award for African Coach of the Year.

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2020 Swammy Awards: Mark Faber Is This Year’s European Coach of the Year

This year’s European Coach of the Year goes to the coach of the Netherlands’ best of 2020 including world record breaker Kira Toussaint.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Carter & Ottesen Honored By Home Nations

Check out this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Dylan Carter, Jeanette Ottesen, and the world record-breaking Chinese mixed medley relay.

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See 2525 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 2925 Swim Jobs.

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Italian OLY Committee Chief Warns Italian Flag Could Be Barred from Tokyo 2020

The head of the Italian Olympic Committee warned that the Italian flag and national anthem could be barred from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Shijiazhuang Day 3: Wang Shun, Xu Jiayu Double Up For Gold

Wang Shun already took the 200m IM here in Shijiazhuang City but he made it a double with 400m I gold to close out the competition.

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15-Yr-Old Yu Yiting Takes Down Vazquez’s 400 IM World Junior Record

Teenager Yu Yiting turned heads while competing in the women 400m IM event in China, crushing a new World Junior Record.

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