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Delayed European Championships To Start In Budapest On Monday

The European Championships get under way in Budapest on Monday with 51 countries - all but one of the national swimming federations - set to participate across swimming, open water, diving and artistic swimming. The Championships were initially scheduled for May 2020 but were postponed in the wake o...

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Passages: Olympic Silver Medalist Georgy Prokopenko Dies at Age 84

Olympic silver medalist Georgy Prokopenko passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021. He was a two-time Olympian for the Soviet Union at the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games. Prokopenko won the silver medal in the 200-meter breaststroke at the Tokyo Olympics in 1964, finishing behind Australia's Ian O'Brien, who...

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Sarah Sjostrom Eyes Return to Competition at Mare Nostrum Series

Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom is looking ahead to the Tokyo Olympics, but the injured star is not looking too far ahead — just enough to target a return date after her elbow injury. Sjostrom plans to return to racing during the Mare Nostrum Series. The Canet stop is June 1-2. She detailed the plan...

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Twenty-Eight Swimmers Named On Team GB For Tokyo Olympics

Team GB has announced a squad of 28 swimmers as they seek to emulate their six-strong medal haul from Rio 2016 at the Olympics in Tokyo in July. Adam Peaty, Duncan Scott, Luke Greenbank and James Wilby had all been pre-selected to Team GB after winning individual medals at the 2019 World Championshi...

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Sarah Sjostrom Continues Road to Recovery With Tokyo in Her Sights

Sarah Sjostrom is continuing her recovery after an elbow injury that required surgery just months before the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. Sjostrom sustained the injury to her right elbow when she slipped on ice on her way to Reimersholme, south of Stockholm, in February and she was quickly transported ...