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Coronavirus Outbreak: Locked-down athletes face mental health challenge
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Locked-down athletes face mental health challenge

Chalmers is one of thousands of athletes whose dreams have been put on hold following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, while thousands more around the world are in lockdown with their sporting careers shelved indefinitely.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Swimmer Chad le Clos forced to abandon Turkish base in mad rush, doubtful of Tokyo 2020 going ahead
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Swimmer Chad le Clos forced to abandon Turkish base in mad rush, doubtful of Tokyo 2020 going ahead

Olympic swimming gold medallist Chad le Clos had to leave his Turkish base in a rush after his training schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Games was thrown into disarray, and has doubts over whether the event will go ahead.

South Africa's Olympics gold-medallist swimmer Chad le Clos says he always knew Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was cheating
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South Africa's Olympics gold-medallist swimmer Chad le Clos says he always knew Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was cheating

Sun, a multiple world and Olympic champion, was banned for eight years last Friday for missing an out-of-competition test in 2018

Sun Yang's eight-year doping ban a 'statement to the world', says Australian swimmer Mack Horton
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Sun Yang's eight-year doping ban a 'statement to the world', says Australian swimmer Mack Horton

Mack Horton says the eight-year doping ban handed out to his rival Sun Yang, who the Australian swimmer once famously described as a “drug cheat”, was a statement to the world about clean sport.

FINA World Championships 2019: Michael Phelps acknowledges new world record holder Hungarian Kristof Milak as 'incredible'
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FINA World Championships 2019: Michael Phelps acknowledges new world record holder Hungarian Kristof Milak as 'incredible'

Hungarian 19-year old Kristof Milak breaks Michael Phelps' world record in 200 metres butterfly

World Aquatics Championships: Kristof Milak breaks Michael Phelps' 200m record; veteran Federica Pellegrini stuns Katie Ledecky
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World Aquatics Championships: Kristof Milak breaks Michael Phelps' 200m record; veteran Federica Pellegrini stuns Katie Ledecky

Milak touched in 1 minute, 50.73 seconds on Wednesday to lower the mark of 1:51.51 that Phelps set at the 2009 worlds in Rome during the height of the high-tech suit era

FINA World Championships 2019: Duncan Scott joins Mack Horton in snubbing Sun Yang after Chinese swimmer wins 200m freestyle
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FINA World Championships 2019: Duncan Scott joins Mack Horton in snubbing Sun Yang after Chinese swimmer wins 200m freestyle

Chinese juggernaut Sun Yang suffered another salty snub Tuesday after retaining his 200 metres freestyle world title on a controversial disqualification that sparked howls of protest.

FINA World Championships 2019: Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini narrowly misses personal best time, says proud to represent displaced people
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FINA World Championships 2019: Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini narrowly misses personal best time, says proud to represent displaced people

Syrian refugee swimmer, Yusra Mardini is currently participating in the World Championships as part of the FINA Independent Athletes Team

Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Sandeep Sejwal look to repeat medal-winning feats; Sajan Prakash keen to turn the tide
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Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Sandeep Sejwal look to repeat medal-winning feats; Sajan Prakash keen to turn the tide

The likes of Sajan and Khade have their eyes on the Tokyo Olympics and therefore, their performance in the Asian Games will be a big test to judge their preparedness for Tokyo 2020.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Chad le Clos dismisses comparison with Michael Phelps after dominant run in event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Chad le Clos dismisses comparison with Michael Phelps after dominant run in event

Chad le Clos shot to fame after taking down American swimming legend Michael Phelps at the 2012 Olympics, and proved over the past week on the Gold Coast that he will be a force to be reckoned with at the Tokyo Games in 2020.

Commonwealth Games 2018:Duncan Scott shocks heavyweights Kyle Chalmers, Chad le Clos to win men's 100m freestyle
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Commonwealth Games 2018:Duncan Scott shocks heavyweights Kyle Chalmers, Chad le Clos to win men's 100m freestyle

Scotland's Duncan Scott punched well above his weight by bagging a stunning Commonwealth Games gold in the men's 100 metres freestyle on Sunday in the biggest swimming upset so far.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Chad le Clos disappointed with disqualification of rival Ben Proud in 50m butterfly
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Chad le Clos disappointed with disqualification of rival Ben Proud in 50m butterfly

Proud dominated le Clos in their heat and clocked what would have been a Games record 22:84 seconds, but England's defending champion was adjudged to have moved early on the blocks.

FINA World Championships: Federica Pellegrini pips favourite Katie Ledecky to win 200m freestyle gold
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FINA World Championships: Federica Pellegrini pips favourite Katie Ledecky to win 200m freestyle gold

Pellegrini last won a world title at the 2011 championships, but the determined Italian rolled back the years to clock one minute 54.73 seconds.

FINA World Championships: Swimming ushers in new era post Michael Phelps' retirement
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FINA World Championships: Swimming ushers in new era post Michael Phelps' retirement

The world swimming championships will usher in a new era following the retirement of American great Michael Phelps when eight days of racing commence at Budapest's Duna Arena on Sunday.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps says being a little part of Joseph Schooling's inspiration means a lot
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps says being a little part of Joseph Schooling's inspiration means a lot

Michael Phelps has acknowledged a "small part" in his own dramatic Olympic defeat by Singapore hero Joseph Schooling but bears no grudge.

Rio 2016: Usain Bolt readies for Olympic action as Michael Phelps takes his final bow
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Rio 2016: Usain Bolt readies for Olympic action as Michael Phelps takes his final bow

Swimming great Michael Phelps takes a final bow at the Olympics on Saturday while the Rio curtain rises on another legend as sprinter Usain Bolt guns for three golds.

Rio Olympics 2016: Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps, creates history with Singapore’s first gold
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Rio Olympics 2016: Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps, creates history with Singapore’s first gold

Singapore exploded in celebration Saturday after homegrown swimming hero Joseph Schooling beat US legend Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly in Rio to win the tiny republic's first ever Olympic gold.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps says 'there wasn't a shot in hell' of losing out on 21st medal
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps says 'there wasn't a shot in hell' of losing out on 21st medal

Michael Phelps won two more finals to take his historic all-time record load to 21 golds and cement his legendary status.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps clinches 21st gold medal with 4x200 freestyle relay win
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps clinches 21st gold medal with 4x200 freestyle relay win

Michael Phelps captured his 20th Olympic gold medal in devastating fashion Tuesday, sealing victory with a kiss, before adding a staggering 21st before the night was over.