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Femke Heemskerk Tests Negative for COVID-19, Set to Join ISL Bubble

Energy Standard sprinter Femke Heemskerk missed the opening match of the 202o International Swimming League (ISL) season because of a positive COVID-19 test. On Monday, she tested negative and will begin the process of traveling to Budapest to rejoin her team in the ISL bubble. "results come back ne...

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ISL Match 2 Day 1 Notes: Who's Missing, and Who's Stepping Up

The comment from Rowdy Gaines, just after the 200 backstrokes at ISL Match 2, couldn’t have been more spot on. “We’re not knowledgeable about where everyone sits,” the commentator said, just after assumed favorite Katinka Hosszu was upset in the 200 back, fading to a distant fifth place. With the ra...

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ISL Day Two Notes: Cali Condors' Lilly King Puts On Dominant Show

ISL Day Two Notes: Cali Condors' Lilly King Puts On Dominant Show Following an eight-month absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has inflicted havoc around the world, the sight of global racing (in any format) was greatly desired by athletes, coaches, fans and the media. And that is exactly what...

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Adam Peaty Fueled By Dad Strength, Making Every Second Count

Olympic 100m breaststroke champion Adam Peaty says that becoming a father has given him a new perspective and clarity as he prepares to start his International Swimming League season with London Roar. Peaty and partner Eiri Munro became first-time parents when son George-Anderson was born last month...

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Five Races to Watch as Season Two of ISL Climbs the Blocks

Five Races to Watch as Season Two of ISL Climbs the Blocks The first matchup of the 2020 International Swimming League is just a couple days away as three of the four finalists from last season will be racing in the first weekend after a long year where not a lot of swimming has unfolded because of ...