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Swim Poll of the Week: 56% Believe Athletes Shouldn’t Protest on Podium; In Favor of IOC Rule 50
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May 14, 2021 — This is the Swim Poll of the Week for Thursday May 13, 2021. Do You Think IOC Rule 50 Should Be Abolished and Athletes Should Be Able to Protest Key Issues They Deem Important?

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Swim Poll of the Week: 56% Believe Athletes Shouldn't Protest on Podium

This is the Swim Poll of the Week for Thursday May 13, 2021, sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. In our last poll, we wanted to know: Do You Thi...

  
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Tokyo 2020 Confirms Olympics Will Go Ahead Without Overseas Spectators
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March 20, 2021 — The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will go ahead without overseas spectators because of the pandemic, Tokyo 2020 organisers have confirmed.
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Tokyo Set To Stage Olympics Without Overseas Spectators
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opening ceremony of the torch relay will be held without spectators...
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March 9, 2021 — The Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo are to go ahead without overseas spectators, according to reports by Kyodo News agency.

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Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Will Start on 23 July 2021 | Swimmer's Daily
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March 30, 2020 — The International Olympic Committee (IOC, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed on new dates for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, in 2021. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be celebrated from 23 July to 8 August 2021. They also agreed on new dates for the Paralympic Games, which will be celebrated From 24 August until 5 September 2021.
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Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: 10,000 Volunteers Pull Out Of Games
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June 8, 2021 — 10,000 volunteers set to work at the Games have pulled out, though the IOC insists they will have enough numbers to ensure a smoothly run event

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Andre Brasil Gives Raw and Emotional Commentary on Para Ineligibility
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May 30, 2021 — CPB announced that the Court has ruled in favor of the IPC’s decision to reclassify Brasil as ineligible, effectively ending Andre Brasil’s 14-year career.

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Dan Flack on Coaching Club vs College, Wisdom Learned Through Both

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Ned Skinner Explains Move to Virginia Gators as Head Coach

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Andre Brasil Gives Raw and Emotional Commentary on Para Ineligibility

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ASU Assistant Herbie Behm Breaks Down How Entire Team Handled Red-Shirt Year

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Confirmed: No Foreign Fans At Postponed Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games
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March 20, 2021 — It's been officially announced today that there will be no foreign spectators in the stands at this summer's postponed Olympic & Parlympic Games.

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Olympic Games in Tokyo Set to Take Place Without Overseas Spectators
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March 9, 2021 — The Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Tokyo are to go ahead without overseas spectators, according to reports by the Kyodo News agency.
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Hashimoto Takes Over As Tokyo 2020 Chief: IOC, IPC And Naomi Osaka Welcome Appointment
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Feb. 18, 2021 — Seiko Hashimoto has been appointed as head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, replacing Yoshiro Mori who resigned last week.

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Tokyo 2020 Chief Mori Resigns As Search For New Leader Gets Under Way
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Feb. 12, 2021 — Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori resigned on Friday after his remarks about women as Saburo Kawabuchi turned down the request to replace him.
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Tokyo 2020 Organisers Unveil Measures For Safe Staging Of Olympics
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Feb. 3, 2021 — Olympic organisers put the emphasis on safety as they unveiled guidelines for international federation and technical officials at Tokyo 2020.

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Japanese Government, IOC And IPC Insist Games Will Go Ahead After Cancellation Claims
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Jan. 22, 2021 — The Japanese government , IOC and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have insisted the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will go ahead after a report in The Times quoted a senior official saying the Games would be cancelled. Speculation has been mounting for weeks now that the Olympics, which had already been pushed back a year from their original start date of July 2020, are under threat because of the pandemic. According to The Times, an unnamed senior Japanese government figure said: “No one wants to be the first to say so but the consensus is that it’s too difficult. “Personal ...

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Swimming Canada Wants 2021 World Championships Pushed to 2022
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April 1, 2020 — On Tuesday, Swimming Canada released a statement (full text below), welcoming the news that the Tokyo Olympics have been pushed back to 2021 and urging that the FINA World Championships scheduled for 2021 be held in 2022 instead. In the release, High Performance Director and National Coach John Atkinson explains that… Of course, moving World Championships back another would pose another set of challenges. Canada is slated to host the quadrennial Pan Pacific Championships in the summer of 2022, although the city and exact dates had yet to be determined. Swimming Canada also announced ...
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Canada Calls On FINA & WPS To Shunt World Titles & All Other 2021 Events To 2022
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April 1, 2020 — Canada , which triggered a chain reaction to get the Olympic Games moved to 2021 as the first nation to declare that it would not send a team to Tokyo 2o20 this July , has called on FINA to shunt the Fukuoka 2021 World Championships and all other events to 2022. The same message has been sent to World Para Swimming, while Swimming Canada has also announced that it will not send a team to the 2020 World Junior Open Water Championships in the Seychelles this August. The federation, which has already cancelled the whole of the summer season 2020 through August , welcomed the new 2021 da ...
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Swimming Canada Cancels Summer Swim Season Through August In Coronavirus Crunch
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March 27, 2020 — Swimming Canada has announced the cancellation of all summer 2020 national events due to the global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic . The cancellations include the suspension of the Olympic and Paralympic trials that had been slated for rescheduling, and the wipe out of the Canadian Masters Swimming Championships (May 22-24, Etobicoke, Ont.), Canadian Junior Championships (July 22-27, Montreal), and Canadian Swimming Championships (Aug. 6-9, Edmonton). On the Olympic Trials Swimming Canada noted: “In light of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, those plans ...
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