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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jacco Verhaeren quits as coach of Australia's swim team after Olympic delay; Rohan Taylor takes charge
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jacco Verhaeren quits as coach of Australia's swim team after Olympic delay; Rohan Taylor takes charge

Jacco Verhaeren is standing down as head coach of Australia’s swim team, leaving Rohan Taylor to guide the Olympic squad in Tokyo next year.

British Olympic champion Adam Peaty now making a splash in a training pool in his own back garden
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British Olympic champion Adam Peaty now making a splash in a training pool in his own back garden

Peaty, 25, world record holder in 50 and 100 metres breaststroke, accepted with alacrity when offered the loan of a 5.7m long SwimFit ‘flume’ pool to use during the coronavirus lockdown

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia's Kyle Chalmers looking to cement himself as one of greatest swimmer at 'biggest' Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia's Kyle Chalmers looking to cement himself as one of greatest swimmer at 'biggest' Games

Kyle Chalmers stunned the swimming world when he stormed to gold in the 100 metres freestyle at the Rio Olympics and the Australian believes greatness awaits if he can retain his title in Tokyo next year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Swimmer Sajan Prakash, stranded in Thailand due to lockdown, utilising extra time to recuperate from neck injury
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Swimmer Sajan Prakash, stranded in Thailand due to lockdown, utilising extra time to recuperate from neck injury

Stuck in a training centre in locked-down Thailand's Phuket, ace Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash has found a silver lining in the extra time he is getting to recuperate from an injury amid the gloom of COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh to put off retirement until 2021 after postponement of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh to put off retirement until 2021 after postponement of Games

Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh has resolved to “keep going” for his dream to end his career with a golden swansong at what would be his fifth Olympic appearance in the Tokyo Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: USA postpones qualifying trials of athletics, swimming and gymnastics
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: USA postpones qualifying trials of athletics, swimming and gymnastics

Qualifying trials for three of the United States’ Olympic sports, athletics, swimming and gymnastics, have been postponed for 2020, officials after the Tokyo Games were delayed by one year because of the coronavirus pandemic

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Michael Phelps worries some athletes may have trouble coping with postponement of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Michael Phelps worries some athletes may have trouble coping with postponement of Games

Michael Phelps has been open about his mental health struggles, even as he became the most decorated athlete in Olympic history.

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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: USA Swimming joins clamour for postponment of Games amid coronavirus pandemic
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: USA Swimming joins clamour for postponment of Games amid coronavirus pandemic

The head of USA Swimming urged the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee to push for a 12-month postponement of the Tokyo Games, signaling the first fissure between powerful American factions attempting to maneuver the US team through the coronavirus crisis.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese swimmer Hiromasa Fujimori loses appeal against two-year doping ban
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese swimmer Hiromasa Fujimori loses appeal against two-year doping ban

At an earlier doping tribunal, held by swimming governing body FINA, Fujimori declined to blame a supplement or cold medication which could have resulted in a six-month ban

Tokyo Olympics 2020: National record holding swimmer Srihari Nataraj looking to book berth for Summer Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: National record holding swimmer Srihari Nataraj looking to book berth for Summer Games

Srihari Nataraj, who holds the national record in 50m backstroke, 100m backstroke and 200m backstroke, said his immediate aim is to book a berth in the Tokyo Olympics.

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack says she's 'struggling' with lengthy process to prove she did not take banned substance
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Australian swimmer Shayna Jack says she's 'struggling' with lengthy process to prove she did not take banned substance

Stating that the "whole process has been a test" of the strength of her mental health, Shayna Jack wrote: "I have found that I am struggling most with accepting the current situation, how much it has not only impacted my swimming career but my everyday life."

Stephanie Rice interview: Swimming legend speaks about starting an academy in India, blueprint for success in the pool and more
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Stephanie Rice interview: Swimming legend speaks about starting an academy in India, blueprint for success in the pool and more

In Mumbai to announce the launch of the Stephanie Rice Swim Academy in India, Stephanie Rice spoke to Firstpost about leaving a lasting legacy, the blueprint for achieving success in swimming and more.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tokyo Olympics organisers, FINA keeping close eye on water quality, temperature
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tokyo Olympics organisers, FINA keeping close eye on water quality, temperature

Hot weather issues have become the biggest headache for Tokyo organisers, who have already moved up the start time of several events including the marathon in a bid to mitigate the effects of the blistering heat of the Japanese summer.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Swimming: China's Sun Yang asks for public trial at CAS to defend himself against allegations of doping
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Swimming: China's Sun Yang asks for public trial at CAS to defend himself against allegations of doping

27-year-old Sun Yang won gold at each of the past two Olympics, in the 400 and 1,500 meters at the 2012 London Games and in the 200 at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games

Six-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte to seek treatment for alcohol addiction, says swimmer's lawyer
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Six-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte to seek treatment for alcohol addiction, says swimmer's lawyer

US gold medal winning swimmer Ryan Lochte will seek help for alcohol addiction in an attempt to get himself in the best state of mind leading up to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.