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Schneider, MacDonald blaze fast times at Oxford, Ohio Sectionals

Josh Schneider nearly snuck under 22 seconds in winning the 50 free this week at the Oxford Sectionals. Read More »

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Chelsie Miller wins 400 IM at Shenandoah Sectionals Thursday night

Thursday night's action at the Speedo Sectional in Shenandoah, Texas was brief, with just four individual events and two relay races among the slated events. Rising Kansas junior Chelsie Miller grabbed the headlines, winning the women's 400 IM in runaway fashion. Read More »

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2014 Commonwealth Games
Australia Leads Commonwealth Games Swimming Medal Count After Day 1

After day 1 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, the Australian team is leading the pack with 8... Read More »

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Open Water
Cunha nips Jennings in Open Water photo finish to claim World Cup lead

Brazil's Ana Marcela Cunha won a nailbiter at the Lac St. Jean, Canada stop of FINA's Open Water 10K World Cup to take over the lead in the points standings. Meanwhile Germany's Andreas Waschburger picked up the men's win on what's been a German-dominated tour so far. Read More »

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Women’s 200 Meter Backstroke – US Nationals Preview – Missy Franklin Will Be Defending Her National Title

Day 2 will be a busy day for Missy Franklin, but that shouldn't phase the world record holder in this event. Read More »

Read More Missy Franklin and future teammate at Cal Berkely, Elizabeth Pelton, were the top two finishers in the 200 backstroke. Their times stand as the top two times in the world for 2013. Missy Franklin and future teammate at Cal Berkely, Elizabeth Pelton, were the top two finishers in the 200 backstroke. Their times stand as the top two times in the world for 2013.

2014 Commonwealth Games
Golds, Records, And Glory – A Historic Day At The Commonwealth Games

After that it was all Murdoch as he took absolute control of the race turning first at the 150m wall. Jamieson was just a fraction of a second behind him at the turn, but Murdoch managed to pull away from the previous Scottish record holder and touch the wall in 2:07.30 just off of the world record held by Japanese swimmer Akihiro Yamaguchi. Read More »

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2014 Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games Day One Finals – Live Results

Hannah Miley started off the first night of swimming in Glasgow taking Scotland's first gold winning the 400 IM in a time of 4:31.76... Read More »

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Schneider, MacDonald blaze fast times at Oxford, Ohio Sectionals

Josh Schneider nearly snuck under 22 seconds in winning the 50 free this week at the Oxford Sectionals.

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Young Swimmers Continue To Shine On Night Two Of Canadian Age Group Championships

After a Canadian record was set last night at the Canadian Age Group Championships in Winnipeg, MB., the stakes were…

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Chelsie Miller wins 400 IM at Shenandoah Sectionals Thursday night

Thursday night’s action at the Speedo Sectional in Shenandoah, Texas was brief, with just four individual events and two relay races among the slated events. Rising Kansas junior Chelsie Miller grabbed the headlines, winning the women’s 400 IM in runaway fashion.

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Australia Leads Commonwealth Games Swimming Medal Count After Day 1

After day 1 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, the Australian team is leading the pack with 8…

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Cunha nips Jennings in Open Water photo finish to claim World Cup lead

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha won a nailbiter at the Lac St. Jean, Canada stop of FINA’s Open Water 10K World Cup to take over the lead in the points standings. Meanwhile Germany’s Andreas Waschburger picked up the men’s win on what’s been a German-dominated tour so far.

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Women’s 200 Meter Backstroke – US Nationals Preview – Missy Franklin Will Be Defending Her National Title

Day 2 will be a busy day for Missy Franklin, but that shouldn’t phase the world record holder in this event.

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Golds, Records, And Glory – A Historic Day At The Commonwealth Games

After that it was all Murdoch as he took absolute control of the race turning first at the 150m wall. Jamieson was just a fraction of a second behind him at the turn, but Murdoch managed to pull away from the previous Scottish record holder and touch the wall in 2:07.30 just off of the world record held by Japanese swimmer Akihiro Yamaguchi.

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Commonwealth Games Day One Finals – Live Results

Hannah Miley started off the first night of swimming in Glasgow taking Scotland’s first gold winning the 400 IM in a time of 4:31.76…

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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends

Swimmers have a language unto themselves. The way we talk to each other is different from the way we talk to our non-swimmer friends. Here are ten examples…

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Australian Women Crush World Record in 400 Free Relay

The Campbell sisters bookended a new World Record at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Ryan Lochte

Here are 16 things you probably didn’t know about one of the top swim stars on the planet, Ryan Lochte.

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PHOTO VAULT: Watch Darian Townsend Get Sworn In as U.S. Citizen

Today, Darian Townsend became an American citizen. In two weeks in Irvine, California, he’ll race to become a member of…

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FALLOUT: How Does Darian Townsend’s Addition Nationality Change Affect U.S. Landscape?

Earlier today, SwimSwam’s Mike Lewis reported an exclusive interview where former South African Darian Townsend announced that he had earned American…

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All American – Darian Townsend earns USA Citizenship, Will Compete at U.S. Nationals

Three-time South African Olympian Darian Townsend is now an American citizen, sending shockwaves through the American lineup. Darian Townsend is one…

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