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PIAA Cancels All Winter & Spring Sports for Remainder of 2019-20 Season

The meet was initially scheduled for March 13-14 at Bucknell University, but was suspended the day before and remained as such for more than three weeks.

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Madisyn Cox’s Swimming Career Now Depends on Getting Med School Deferred

The IMer was supposed to go to med school this fall after what would’ve been her final summer as a competitive swimmer. Now what?


Spanish Swimming Federation Donates Hypoxic Generators In Effort To Save Lives

The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation is donating its hypoxic generators in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus and save lives.

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Italy’s Luca Dotto Takes To Twitter, Calls For A Touch Of Common Sense

“The real worry is for those who are sick or who by the end of this outbreak will lose their jobs and will not know how to feed their family,” wrote Dotto.


Spain Joins the Calls For Tokyo 2020 Postponement

Spain’s swimming federation is joining several other national and international sports governing bodies in calling for the postponement of the 2020 Games.

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Japanese Olympic Committee Official Calls For Postponement Of 2020 Games

Kaori Yamaguchi, one of 23 executive board members on the Japanese Olympic Committee, has called for the postponement of the 2020 Games.


Olympian Jacob Pebley Calls for USA Swimming to Postpone Olympic Trials

Pebley, a 2016 Olympian for Team USA, also urged USA Swimming leadership to advocate for postponing the 2020 Olympics, which are still running as planned.


Coronavirus: Barcelona Olympic Stadium Architect Vittorio Gregotti Dies At 92

Gregotti is renowned for having redesigned Barcelona’s Olympic stadium for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Seattle Metropolitan Suspends Practice, Statewide Shutdown Issued In Washington

“In this case, we felt that we have a responsibility not just to the membership, but also to the community at large,” said SMAC President Jim Hong.


Olympic Torch For Tokyo 2020 is Lit in Ancient Olympic, Greece

The Olympic torch was today lit in a ceremony which took place in Greece, marking the beginning of the final preparations ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games