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Italy's Luca Dotto Takes To Twitter, Calls For A Touch Of Common Sense
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March 26, 2020— Italian Olympic swimmer Luca Dotto took to Twitter to comment on how fellow athletes have reacted to the news that the Tokyo Games have been postponed to 2021 over the coronavirus pandemic . Dotto’s tweet reads as follows: News surrounding the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics sparked mixed reactions among athletes worldwide : Since the modern Olympics took place in Athens, Greece, in 1896, the Games had never been postponed. Hence, athletes are witnessing an unprecedented event. The Olympic Games were canceled for reasons related to World War I and World War II in 1916, 1940 and 19 ...

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@SwimXps How about a little perspective from fellow athletes?
  
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Pellegrini Puts Up Impressive 1:55.8 In 200 Free Time Trial
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March 21, 2020— After clocking a time of 53.6 in the 100 freestyle on Tuesday , Italian superstar Federica Pellegrini followed up by taking on the 200, her speciality, on Thursday. The 31-year-old has been simulating the Italian Olympic Trials this week after they were cancelled due to the coronavirus . First going 1:57.4 in the morning, the two-time defending world champion posted a time of 1:55.8 in the simulated final , a showing that puts her well under the nation’s established qualifying time by a full second. Translated from Italian, her coach Matteo Giunta was happy with the effort. “It is a ...

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@SwimXps Pellegrini in good form, 1:55.8 200 free time trial
  
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Paolo Barelli Speaks Out About Need To Postpone 2020 Games
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March 20, 2020— Paolo Barelli translated from his native Italian the IOC issued a press release Italy Giusy Cisale here Italian Swimming Federation president believes that with many athletes unable to train it's unrealistic for the IOC to continue to plan on running the Games.

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@SwimXps Paolo Barelli pushes to postpone 2020 #Olympics
  
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The Week That Was: Coronavirus Causes Worldwide Shutdown
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March 17, 2020— The coronavirus pandemic seemed to reach a climax last week in the western hemisphere as sporting events all across the United States ceased in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus. The NBA season got shut down. The NCAA Division II Championships got cancelled after just three sessions. Pools all around the world shut down, leaving a lot of questions of the status of the Olympic Games up in the air. The NCAA decided to cancel all of its winter championships, including the March Madness basketball tournament, and the swimming and diving championships. Read below the five biggest ...

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Postcards From Pellegrini & Co In Coronavirus Containment: “We’ll Be Back Stronger Than Ever”
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March 16, 2020 ITALY— Federica Pellegrini , the most decorated swimmer in the history of 200m freestyle racing, has urged Italy’s young, swimmers and all alike, “to be patient and take care of yourselves and your loved ones. We’ll be back, stronger than ever.” Pellegrini was taking to the leading Italian swimming site nuoto.com as part of a series of ‘postcards from Italy ‘ during the nationwide lockdown imposed in Italy designed to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) . Italy was the first European nation to be hard hit by the virus, prompting the Government to impose stringent lockdown measures ...

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@SwimXps Federica Pellegrini urges Italy’s young #swimmers, “to be patient and take care of yourselves."
  
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Federica Pellegrini on Fate of 2020 Olympic Games: 'Think of the Athletes'
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March 15, 2020— First reported by SwimSwam Italy’s Giusy Cisale. In an interview with Italian paper La Repubblica Sunday, Olympic champion Federica Pellegrini gave her take on the prospect of postponing or canceling the 2020 Olympic Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pelligrini, 31, has said that the upcoming games would be her last if she qualifies. Italy’s Olympic qualification meet, originally scheduled for March 17-21, was postponed with the Decree of the Council of Prime Ministers on March 8. On a potential postponement of the Olympics, Pellegrini said she hopes the International Olympic Commi ...

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@SwimXps Federica Pellegrini cares about athletes, shows little concern for spectators ...
  
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The Week That Was: Sun Yang Saga Continues, Italy Cancels Olympic Trials For Coronavirus
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March 10, 2020— The Sun Yang story continues as his coach Denis Cotterell has ended his tenure with the Chinese Swimming Association after the full report of why Sun was handed an eight year ban was released to the public last week. His Chinese supporters have also turned on him and apologized to his chief rival Mack Horton for how they treated him online after the podium protest at the 2019 World Championships.

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Italy Cancels Olympic Trials & Wave Of Other Aquatic Championships In Coronavirus Lockdown
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March 10, 2020— The Italian Swimming Federation (FIN) has cancelled its Olympic Trials and a host of other aquatic national championships, in water polo, diving and synchronised swimming, as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown of a third of Italy. The swimming trials had been scheduled for March 17-21 in Riccione but will no longer take place on those dates. There is no alternative date as things stand nor as yet any proposal for how the Italian swimming team might be selected for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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@SwimXps Italy cancels Olympic #swimming trials due to #coronavirus outbreak
  
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IWD: Becky Adlington On Four Olympic Medals, Being Speechless In Beijing & ‘Ultimate Athlete’ Ledecky
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March 8, 2020— Picture the scene. It’s August 2004 in Rhodes where the Mediterranean meets the Aegean Sea. The sun is shining in a blue sky. Holidaymakers are enjoying the island’s natural beauty and ancient civilisation. Among them are the Adlingtons , parents Steve and Kay along with daughters Chloe and Laura. But their 15-year-old sister is nowhere to be seen. That’s because Becky is in her room in front of the TV completely engrossed in the Olympics taking place a one-hour flight away in Athens.

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Leah Smith Talks Suited Swims with Arizona Pro Group (Video)

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IWD: The Day Janet Evans Went A 4:03 Over 8 Laps To Legendary Status

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IWD: Freya Anderson On London 2012 Lighting The Fire, Beating Her Idols & Embracing Nerves

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Olivia Smoliga: "I feel like I really sunk my teeth into the race" (Video)

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Melanie Margalis Becomes 4th Fastest American Ever with 4:32 400 IM

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Siobhan Haughey Breaks Own Hong Kong 100 Free Record in Des Moines

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TYR Pro Swim Series Stop in Mission Viejo to Flip Finals to Morning

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IWD: Freya Anderson On London 2012 Lighting The Fire, Beating Her Idols & Embracing Nerves
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March 8, 2020— International Women’s Day (IWD) So far in our celebration of IWD 2020: After being crowned world junior 100m freestyle champion in 2017, Anderson went on to win two bronze relay medals representing England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Later that year, she anchored the British 4x200m free and mixed medley relays to gold among four medals at the European Championships. In 2019 Anderson swam the freestyle leg as Great Britain claimed bronze in the mixed medley relay at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

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