SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 19, 2020—
Gilles Sezionale is a man in the know on swimming and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic . The head of the French Swimming Federation (FFN) , a pharmacist by profession and currently working on the front line of the global health emergency, has harnessed his knowledge and status in both worlds to tell the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games organisers that he is stunned by a lack of action that he calls both “indecent” and “shocking”. From the heart of Paris 2024 country and city, Sezionale heaps scorn and pressure on the Olympic realm as he calls on leaders ...
French swimming advocates postponement until, 2021 ...
Sept. 4, 2018 FRANCE—
French President Emmanuel Macron has named former world champion backstroker Roxana Maracineanu the new Minister of Sports.
July 25, 2018—
Plans for a private swimming pool at the French president's summer retreat land him in hot water.
July 25, 2018—
Emmanuel Macron has ordered a swimming pool to be built in the grounds of the French president’s Riviera retreat to avoid prying paparazzi, sparking opposition claims he is dishing himself perks at the expense of the poor.
June 22, 2018—
French President Emmanuel Macron has landed in some hot water over plans to build a new swimming pool at his private presidential retreat. The planned pool at Fort Brégançon, on France’s sout…
June 21, 2018—
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte want a private swimming pool to be built at the historic presidential retreat Fort de Brégançon which lies on an island just off the south coast of France.
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