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

Canada’s Sydney Pickrem swims to gold in 200m medley at short-course worlds

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Canada's medal haul at the world short-course swimming championships in Abu Dhabi continued on Monday.

Canadian swimmers win gold in mixed relay at short-course worlds

Friday, December 17th, 2021

Canada continued to find success at the short-course world championships in Abu Dhabi on Friday, claiming gold in the mixed freestyle relay, while Kylie Masse scored individual silver in the 100-metre backstroke.

Canadian swimmers set to cap resilient, successful 2021 at short-course worlds

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021

For Canada’s swimmers, 2021 began with a singular focus on training. It peaked when that dedication amounted to six medals at the Tokyo Olympics in July. It’ll end with the short-course world championships in Abu Dhabi beginning on Thursday, a culmination of a second half of 2021 filled with racing.

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.