Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Aquatics/Swimming’ Category

Wilm, Knox break Canadian records, while Toronto Titans take win at ISL match

Friday, September 10th, 2021

Canadian swimmers broke national records, and the Toronto Titans emerged with the win at the International Swimming League match in Naples, Italy on Friday. 

Toronto Titans’ Summer McIntosh claims ISL women’s 400m freestyle victory

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Canada's Summer McIntosh emerged victorious in the women's 400-metre freestyle final, picking up 14 points for the Toronto Titans in International Swimming League competition in Naples, Italy on Thursday.

Alex Baumann resigns as Swimming Australia CEO, citing health reasons

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Two-time Canadian Olympic gold medallist Alex Baumann will leave his role as chief executive officer of Swimming Australia for health reasons.

Oleksiak gets historic medal No. 7 as Canadian women win bronze in 4×100 medley relay

Saturday, July 31st, 2021

The foursome of Kylie Masse, Sydney Pickrem, Maggie Mac Neil and Penny Oleksiak powered their way to a bronze medal in the women's 4x100 medley relay on Sunday morning at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. 

Canadian women just miss podium in 4x200m freestyle relay

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

The foursome of Summer McIntosh, Kayla Sanchez, Rebecca Smith and Penny Oleksiak just missed the podium with a fourth-place finish in the women's 4x200-metre freestyle relay Thursday morning in Tokyo.

Russian swimmer calls Tokyo Games ‘unfair,’ accuses organizers of bowing to U.S. interests

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova on Monday branded the Tokyo Olympics unfair due to the number of athletes ruled out of the Games and criticized organizers for scheduling morning finals to meet the demands of U.S. prime-time television.