“The reasons for the sanctions as well as for the protective measures still exist: this is not the time to change any of our sanctions…” Thomas Bach said.
Let’s check back in with our Stealthy Six of David Popovici, Matt Sates, Hwang Sunwoo, Flynn Southam, Matt Richards and Jacob Whittle.
Evgeny Rylov is currently serving a nine-month suspension from all FINA-sanctioned competitions and activities for appearing on stage at a pro-war rally.
“She had three months out of the water, we just didn’t know what she was going to do,” Aussie coach Michael Bohl said of superstar athlete Emma McKeon.
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Paris Olympic organizers have selected Thomas Jolly as their artistic director for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2024 Games and the Paralympics.
“We know that the IOC is beginning to think about whether there is a pathway back for the Russian athletes,” USOPC chair Susanne Lyons said.
According to L’Equipe, there will be about 700 cities along the route, which will be finalized next year. About 12,000 runners will be involved.
The Paris organizing committee will be hunting for cost-cutting measures due to the global economic climate.
By FINA rules, David Popovici is only allowed to swim one leg of a relay. So who else could Romania put around him with a chance at an Olympic final?
Despite three rulings by India’s Supreme Court in the past week, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is no closer to avoiding another suspension.
The women’s 200-meter freestyle final will take place on Day 3 in Paris instead of Day 4 like in Tokyo, avoiding a clash with the women’s 1500 free.
Below, you can view tables comparing the Paris 2024 time standards to the London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo 2020 standards.
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