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SWIMJAMS: Welsh Swimmers are the Kings of Their Castles

Swimming Wales is staying loose ahead of competition that begins Thursday at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and the team, that... Read More »

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Lifestyle
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… Read More »

Read More Missy Franklin & McDermott, 2014 Women's NCAA D1 Swimming and Diving Champsionships (Tim Binning, theswimpictures) Missy Franklin & McDermott, 2014 Women's NCAA D1 Swimming and Diving Champsionships (Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
Sarah Sjostrom Making Post World Record Appearance at Portuguese Open

Sarah Sjostrom will be back in the pool this week at the Portuguese Open Championships. Read More »

Read More Sarah Sjostrom, 100 freestyle, semi finals, 2013 FINA Worlds (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com) Sarah Sjostrom, 100 freestyle, semi finals, 2013 FINA Worlds (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

Lifestyle
Watch Ryan Lochte on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss – Video

11-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte, guest starred on ABC's Extreme Weight Loss. Watch Lochte lend his swim lessons knowledge to help Jayce overcome his fear of open water swimming. Read More »

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2014 Commonwealth Games
Le Clos Retains 4 Individual Entries for 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Start lists were released on Wednesday for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where swimming is set to begin on Thursday, and Chad... Read More »

Read More Chad le Clos, 100 butterfly final, winner, 2013 FINA World Championships (Photo Credit: Victor Puig) Chad le Clos, 100 butterfly final, winner, 2013 FINA World Championships (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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1,100 To Compete at the 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships

Nearly 1,100 of America’s up-and-coming swimmers will participate at USA Swimming’s 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships, beginning Wednesday, July 30, at the William Woollett, Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, CA. (Featured Image: Caeleb Dressel) Read More »

Read More Caeleb Dressel, Bolles School, a rising swim star at the 2013 US World Championship Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures) Caeleb Dressel, Bolles School, a rising swim star at the 2013 US World Championship Trials (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Reece Whitley obliterates 200 breast NAG, steals 100 too

Penn Charter's Reece Whitley had himself an outstanding weekend, taking over both long course breaststroking national records for the 13-14 division. Read More »

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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
The 12 Swimmers You See at Your Local Swim Meets
25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up
Reece Whitley Takes 13-14 Breaststroking to Ridiculous New Heights; Shatters Own NAG Record
5 Tips for Surviving Your Taper
NCAA Releases 2014-2015 Division I Time Standards
10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games
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10 Words That Have a Completely Different Meaning to Swimmers
10 Things You Will Learn About Yourself from Swimming
10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.
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Top 10 Swimming Recruits In The Girls’ High School Class Of 2015
Australian Olympic Champion Ian Thorpe Comes Out as Gay in Television Interview
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SWIMJAMS: Welsh Swimmers are the Kings of Their Castles

Swimming Wales is staying loose ahead of competition that begins Thursday at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and the team, that…

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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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Sarah Sjostrom Making Post World Record Appearance at Portuguese Open

Sarah Sjostrom will be back in the pool this week at the Portuguese Open Championships.

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Watch Ryan Lochte on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss – Video

11-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte, guest starred on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss. Watch Lochte lend his swim lessons knowledge to help Jayce overcome his fear of open water swimming.

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Le Clos Retains 4 Individual Entries for 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Start lists were released on Wednesday for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where swimming is set to begin on Thursday, and Chad…

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1,100 To Compete at the 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships

Nearly 1,100 of America’s up-and-coming swimmers will participate at USA Swimming’s 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships, beginning Wednesday, July 30, at the William Woollett, Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, CA. (Featured Image: Caeleb Dressel)

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Reece Whitley obliterates 200 breast NAG, steals 100 too

Penn Charter’s Reece Whitley had himself an outstanding weekend, taking over both long course breaststroking national records for the 13-14 division.

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3 Reasons Why Drills Matter In Swimming

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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Colgate Hires TCU Assistant Andy Waeger as New Head Coach

Division I Colgate University has hired former TCU assistant Andy Waeger as their new men’s and women’s head swimming and diving coach….

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St. Bonaventure Names Former Team Captain Krista Carlson as New Head Coach

St. Bonaventure has hired former team captain Krista Carlson as their new head coach.

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SMU Earns AAC Team Academic Excellence Award Winners

The SMU men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs have earned the inaugural Team Academic Excellence Award for their respective…

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The Swimmer’s Guide to Creating Awesome Habits

Ready to take your swimming to the next level? Developing awesome habits is the ultimate shortcut to fast swimming. Here’s how to make them work for you.

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Commonwealth Games will be the backbone of Canadian teams for 6 years says Atkinson

“This team is having great exposure and opportunity at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs, and will be the backbone of Canadian teams for the next six years,” said John Atkinson, Swimming Canada high performance director.

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8-Mile Boston Light Swim Set for Saturday

The annual 8-mile Boston Light Swim is a perennial favorite among marathon swimmers around the world and this year’s event boasts an accomplished group of solo and relay swimmers hailing from near and far.

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2014 Texas Senior Circuit #3 - Courtesy of Aringo Athletic Alliance. Elizabeth Pelton & Missy Franklin at the LA Invite (photo coutesty of Anne Lepesant) Courtesy of Kenneth To (@kennethkhto) on Twitter. Margo Geer at LA Invite. Photo: Anne Lepesant