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PR 15 - FINA establishes COVID-19 taskforce

In order to best protect the health and wellbeing of participants in international aquatics competitions, FINA has established a COVID-19 taskforce. Comprised of leading medical experts, the group will consider and assess the spread of COVID-19. It will consider the consequences of that spread for FINA events and efforts to safeguard participants both in terms of practical measures and communications.

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10Mar2020

PR 14 – ASWS: Ukrainian stars rule in Paris (FRA)

The team of Ukraine was in evidence during the first leg of the 2020 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series, by earning seven gold medals out of the 10 finals contested in Paris (FRA), on March 6-8. The remaining winners in the French competition were Spain – two titles –, and France, with one victory.

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09Mar2020

PR 13 – ASWS: Stars gather in Paris (FRA) for the opening of the 2020 season

The first leg of the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series will take place from March 6-8 in Paris (FRA), with the participation of athletes from 23 nations. For the start of the 2020 circuit comprising eight meets until June, some of the strong countries in the discipline will gather in the French capital for the three-day event, to be held in the historical Georges Vallerey swimming pool, initially built for the 1924 Olympic Games.

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05Mar2020

PR 12 – DWS 2020: Team Canada shines at home in Montreal

The team of Canada shone at home, during the first leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series, staged in Montreal on February 28-March 1, by earning six gold medals out of the 10 finals of the competition. Russia won three titles and Great Britain left with one victory.

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02Mar2020

FINA ANNOUNCEMENT: FINA Women's Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament

Due to the worldwide disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the FINA Executive, after consulting with the FINA Technical Water Polo Committee, decided to postpone the FINA Women's Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, initially scheduled in Trieste (ITA), from March 8-15, 2020.

The new dates of the tournament are May 17-24, 2020. One month before, on April 20, it will be decided if the competition can still be held in Trieste (ITA), or if another Organiser is staging the event.

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28Feb2020

FINA STATEMENT - Sun Yang (CHN)

FINA has noted the judgement published by CAS today in the case of WADA versus Chinese swimmer Sun Yang.

Notwithstanding any further legal action, and as directed, FINA will implement CAS's decision with regard to disciplinary action against the swimmer. FINA has also noted CAS's provisions with regard to the modification of competition results.

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28Feb2020

PR 11 – DWS 2020: Elite divers ready to shine in Montreal (CAN)

The first leg of the 2020 FINA/CNSG Diving World Series is ready to kick off in Montreal (CAN), where some of the best divers in the world will compete from February 28 to March 1.

Among men, stars to watch include Great Britain’s Jack Laugher and Tom Daley, Mexico’s Rommel Pacheco, Jahir Ocampo and Yahel Castillo, Russia’s Evgeny Kuznetsov, Viktor Minibaev and Aleksandr Bondar, or US David Boudia. Local fans in Montreal will also have the opportunity to support Vincent Riendeau and François Imbeau-Dulac.

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27Feb2020

PR 10 – WPWL: Hungary wins and leads European ranking

The 2020 FINA Women’s Water Polo World League proceeded on February 25 with three matches in Europe, with Russia and Hungary winning their games at home, and Italy prevailing in French soil. After this round, the Magyars lead the ranking in the Old Continent, with 10 points after four matches.

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26Feb2020

PR 9 – DGP: Five nations earn gold in Rostock (GER)

The second leg of the 2020 FINA Diving Grand Prix took place on February 20-23 in Rostock (GER), with athletes from Great Britain, USA, Russia, Germany and Ukraine getting gold medals in the competition, which comprised 10 finals.

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24Feb2020

PR 8 – DGP: US athletes confirm good shape in Madrid (ESP)

The team of the United States controlled operations in the first leg of the 2020 FINA Diving Grand Prix, held in Madrid (ESP) on February 14-16, by securing six out of the eight gold medals at stake. The North American divers made a clean sweep in the women’s events, and were also the best in the men’s individual finals.

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17Feb2020

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