International

Rikako Ikee Becomes First Woman Ever To Win Asian Games MVP

Rikako Ikee, just 18 years old, became the first woman ever to be awarded MVP of the Asian Games.

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Syrian Swimmer Sara Mardini Arrested in Greece for Aiding Refugees

Sara Mardini, sister of UNHCR Ambassador and 2016 Olympian Yusra Mardini, is being detained in Greek prison on charges that include aiding human traffickers, money laundering, espionage, and forgery.

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Madisyn Cox’s Suspension Reduced to Six Months after Trimetazidine Detected in Multivitamin

The Court of Arbitration for Sport approved a reduction of Madisyn Cox’s suspension from two years to six months after her multivitamin tested positive for Trimetazidine.

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Norwegian Record-Holder Hvas Won’t Swim For UNC Until Post-2020

Norwegian national teamer Tomoe Zenimoto Hvas, the top recruit for UNC this season, won’t join the NCAA until after the 2020 Olympics, the program says.

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Dates Determined For 2019 LEN Short Course European Championships

In March 2017, the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) selected Glasgow, Scotland as host of the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships and we now know the dates of those championships.

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FINA Opens Bidding for 2025, 2027 World Championships

The winners will follow Doha, Qatar: host of the 2023 World Championships.

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Campbell Sisters, Cusack Moving To NSW In Bid To Reboot State

Swimming superstar sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell of Australia are set to move to a new training home less than 2 years out from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Cate Campbell to ‘Keyboard Warriors’: ‘It’s Time We Talked’

Australian world record-holder Cate Campbell penned an open letter this week, addressing “keyboard warriors” – or the fans and internet commenters critical of her swimming performances, specifically her showing at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Lewis Pugh Completes English Channel Mega Swim

Donning just a pair of briefs with a simple cap and goggles, activist swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh became the first person to swim the length of the English Channel.

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With Pan Pac Swimmers Ineligibile, Canada Selects Just 6 For Hangzhou

With this year’s major senior meets of the Commonwealth Games, Pan Pacific Championships, European Championships and Asian Games having now…

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Queensland Catches Up W/ Rest of Australia & Now Requires Water Safety

In response to the state’s Save Our Schoolkids (S.O.S.) campaign calling for government action, as of next year, all primary school students in Queensland, Australia will be taught swimming and water safety skills as part of their educational curriculum.

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Olympic Silver Medalist Masato Sakai Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Masato Sakai (left) took the Olympic silver medal behind American icon Michael Phelps in the 200m fly at the last Summer Olympic Games. Since, the 23-year-old hasn’t been as explosive, leading to shoulder surgery this week.

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1:55 Flyer Ivanov Following Lopez From Auburn To Virginia Tech

World Juniors bronze medalist and 1:55 long course butterflyer Antani Ivanov, previously an Auburn commit, is following coach Sergio Lopez to Virginia Tech.

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Australia Creates Olympic Sportsmanship Award in Honor of Cecil Healy

The Australian Olympic Committee has today announced a move to create a Sportsmanship Award in honor of legendary 1912 Stockholm Olympic swimming gold medalist Cecil Healy – and it coincides with the 100th anniversary of his death.

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