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Fate of Olympics Remain Uncertain; October a Key Month for Plans

Olympics Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission boss John Coates has revealed that October is looming as the key month in guiding plans for the postponed 2020 Tokyo Games, with possible quarantines and restrictions on spectators potentially necessary.  Coates has warned that Tokyo 2020 would need to beg...

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More Aussie National Teamers Get Green Flag to Resume Training

The next waves of Australian Dolphin elite swim squad members have finally received the go-ahead to return to training next week but under strict COVID-19 guidelines with pools on the east coast preparing to open their doors. Leading coaches from around the country met via conference link with Swimm...

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Judgement Day Looming for Banned Aussie Swim Star Shayna Jack

Banned Australian swim star Shayna Jack’s fight to save her career is closer to resolution as she forges ahead towards a hearing with the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Jack’s coach Dean Boxall has told Australian media that his charge could well be informed within days of her pending CAS appeal he...

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Swimming Australia Ready to Announce Plan for Return to the Water

Swimming Australia will announce details this week of a plan to assist swim clubs and coaches to safely return to swimming activity. A notice has been placed on the Swimming Australia website following yesterday’s National Cabinet announcement which saw Prime Minister Scott Morrison unveil the detai...

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Australia Eager for Return To Pool After Six-Week COVID-19 Lockout

Queensland and NSW High Performance program swimmers, with their sights set on next year’s postponed Tokyo Olympics, will be next in line for a return to the pool as Australia prepares to start swimming again. And they are hoping the return will be sooner rather than later following a six-week COVID...