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Etobicoke’s Rob Novak Set To Join HPC-Ontario Staff As Assistant Coach

Novak will join the High Performance Centre – Ontario staff in November after wrapping up his duties as the head coach of Etobicoke Swim Club.


Ilya Kharun Among 17-Member Canadian Team Announced For Short Course Worlds

Kharun was removed from the U.S. Junior Pan Pacific Championship team after USA Swimming learned that he was not an American citizen.


Canadian Senior National Head Coach Martyn Wilby Moves On From Swimming Canada

Wilby is stepping down from his position as the head coach of Canada’s Olympic program after more than five years at the helm.


Swimming Canada Officially Names Ryan Mallette Head Coach of HPC-Ontario

Mallette has served as in the interim head coach since March after the departure of Ben Titley.

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Kayla Sanchez To Represent Philippines Following Release From Swimming Canada

A two-time Canadian Olympic medalist, Sanchez was born in Singapore to Filipino parents and feels a strong connection to her family heritage.


Seven-Time Olympic Medalist Penny Oleksiak Withdraws From 2022 Commonwealth Games

“I have decided this is the best option long-term to prepare for the 2023 season and into Paris 2024,” Oleksiak said.


British Swimming, Canada & Netherlands Issues Worlds-Postponement Reactions

Federations have released statements in reaction to the World Championships delay, including British Swimming and the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation (KNZB).

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Swimming Canada Names Martyn Wilby Interim Head Coach At HPC-Vancouver

Wilby takes over in the interim in place of former head coach Brad Dingey.


Taylor Ruck Si Apre Sui Suoi Disturbi Alimentari “Ti Tolgono Tutto”

La canadese medaglia olimpica nel 2016 Taylor Ruck si è confidata aprendosi sui disturbi alimentari di cui soffre dal 2018

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Taylor Ruck Opens Up On Eating Disorder That’s Plagued Career In Recent Years

Canadian Olympian Taylor Ruck reveals the issues she’s had with an eating disorder in recent years in an interview with Canadian paper The Globe and Mail.


Canada Cancels 2022 Open Water Swimming Trials

Swimming Canada has announced that it has canceled the open water qualifiers for the FINA World Championships next year.


Australia, Great Britain & Canada Benefit From Relay Initiatives In Tokyo

Swimming Australia’s “relay project” paid off in Tokyo, and the Brits and Canadians have benefitted from a similar strategy.


Swimming Canada Annuncia Gli Atleti Ufficialmente Convocati Per Tokyo

Swimming Canada ha annunciato la convocazione ufficiale alle Olimpiadi di 24 atleti per le gare in piscina e due per le acque libere

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Swimming Canada Announces 26-Member Olympic Roster

Brent Hayden will make his fourth Olympic appearance in Tokyo after winning the men’s 50 freestyle at the Canadian Trials in Toronto.


Canada Pulls Out of World Junior Championships Over COVID-19 Concerns

Canadian swimmers won’t attend either the World Junior Swimming Championships or the World Junior Open Water Championships.

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