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Turkey's Jerome Heidrich Sprinting Toward Dreams

Turkey's Jerome Heidrich Sprinting Toward Dreams Jerome Heidrich fell in love with the comfort and silence of being underwater at a young age. His father was a member of the Turkish National Basketball Team, and athletic prowess has always been a part of his DNA. In the summer of 2015, while Heidric...

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'ROC' Will Be Name for Russian Athletes in Next Two Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday that since Russia's name is banned for the next two Olympic games, the country's athletes will be known as the "ROC." The acronym stands for Russian Olympic Committee, and was agreed on by the IOC and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) o...

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Swim Ireland To Hold Tokyo Trials From 21-24 April In Dublin

Swim Ireland will hold their trials for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games from 20-24 April at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. The five-day meet will replace the 2021 Irish Open Swimming Championships and will also offer an opportunity to qualify for the European Championships in Budapest...

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Fabio Dalu: A Journey From Sardinia to Division II Record Holder

Growing up on the Italian island of Sardinia, Fabio Dalu was surrounded by water. But soon it wasn’t just the Mediterranean Sea that surrounded Dalu, who grew up in Cagliari and recently broke the NCAA Division II record in the 1,650-yard freestyle. “I started swimming when I was 6 years old, along...

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European Championships To Go Ahead In May But Without Spectators

The European Championships will go ahead in Budapest, Hungary, in May but without spectators, LEN announced on Wednesday. The event will run from 10-23 May in the Hungarian capital with some nations using it as a qualifying meet for Tokyo 2020. The Duna Arena - which hosted the 2017 World Championsh...

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CEO Ian Reid Confident 2022 Commonwealth Games Will Go Ahead

Birmingham 2022 CEO Ian Reid is confident the Commonwealth Games will go ahead in front of capacity crowds in Birmingham, England. The Games are scheduled to run from 28 July - 8 August next year in the midlands city but questions are already being asked as to whether spectators will be able to atte...

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Grevemberg Leaves Role As CEO Of Commonwealth Games Federation

CEO David Grevemberg will leave the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on 5 March after more than six years in the role. Grevemberg took up the position in November 2014 after overseeing the Commonwealth Games in July and August of that year in Glasgow, Scotland. The next Commonwealth Games are set...