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Septuagenarian Throw Down in the English Channel

This week history is in the making as 3 swimmers, each in their 70′s, are attempting to set the record…

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International

6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps makes his return to international competition in Australia this week. Get the scoop on what to watch for at the Pan Pacific Championships here.

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European Championships

WATCH: Race Videos From Wednesday at the 2014 European Championships

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom (above) won the women’s 100 free on Wednesday for her second individual title of the meet. Serbian Velimir Stjepanovic added his second gold as well.

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College

Gregorio Paltrinieri Breaks European Record in 1500 Free at Euro Champs

Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri is riding high after breaking the European Record in the 1500 free by a whopping five seconds.

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#FantasySwimming goes international, expands to two leagues for Pan Pacs & ‘Ricky’ returns to defend Lane4 title

After a highly-successful run in its official debut at U.S. Nationals, the newly-formed sport of #FantasySwimming is back for the Pan Pacific Championships, now expanded into two separate leagues.

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Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

PHOTO VAULT: Brazilian Team Relaxed in Run-Up to 2014 Pan Pacs

The entire Brazilian contingent for the 2014 Pan Pac Championships.

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Speedo
10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – Where Does Your Coach Fit In?
5 Things You’ll Never Hear a Successful Swimmer Say
5 Habits of Mentally Tough Swimmers
How to Be a More Coachable Swimmer
USA Swimming Releases 2014 Jr Pan Pacific Championships Roster
The Truth about Your Head Position In Swimming
2014 Youth Olympic Games Preview: Links, Results, Video Streams, and 5 Storylines to Watch
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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends
17 Ways You Know You Are a Distance Swimmer
Michael Phelps misses the wall in 100 free at US Nationals – Video Interview
10 Swim Coach Stereotypes – Where Does Your Coach Fit In?
Commonwealth Games Day One Finals – Live Results
5 Things You’ll Never Hear a Successful Swimmer Say
10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games
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Septuagenarian Throw Down in the English Channel

This week history is in the making as 3 swimmers, each in their 70′s, are attempting to set the record…

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6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps makes his return to international competition in Australia this week. Get the scoop on what to watch for at the Pan Pacific Championships here.

  9 CommentsRead More »

WATCH: Race Videos From Wednesday at the 2014 European Championships

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom (above) won the women’s 100 free on Wednesday for her second individual title of the meet. Serbian Velimir Stjepanovic added his second gold as well.

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Finis

Gregorio Paltrinieri Breaks European Record in 1500 Free at Euro Champs

Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri is riding high after breaking the European Record in the 1500 free by a whopping five seconds.

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#FantasySwimming goes international, expands to two leagues for Pan Pacs & ‘Ricky’ returns to defend Lane4 title

After a highly-successful run in its official debut at U.S. Nationals, the newly-formed sport of #FantasySwimming is back for the Pan Pacific Championships, now expanded into two separate leagues.

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PHOTO VAULT: Brazilian Team Relaxed in Run-Up to 2014 Pan Pacs

The entire Brazilian contingent for the 2014 Pan Pac Championships.

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Nike Swim

6 Thoughts From Day 3 at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games: Yu and Shen Have ‘Staying Power’ for China

The Chinese swimmers are once again dominating the swimming at the second edition of the Youth Olympic Games, led mainly…

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Ous Update: Visa For Pan Pacs Arrives Too Late; Returning to Train at USC

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli is returning to the Trojan Swim Club to resume training, and will not race at the 2014 Pan Pac Championships.

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Medal Table: 2014 European Championships – GBR leads, Sweden on the rise after day 3

Sweden picked up three medals on day 3, including gold from Sarah Sjostrom in the 100 free.

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Phelps, Lochte, Taewhan, And Mellouli Scratch Their Day 1 Pan Pacs Prelim Swims

Michael Phelps scratches the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke on day 1 of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.

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Why pulling underwater with a high elbow matters

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

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Dear Coach….A Recruiting Breakup Letter

The most uncomfortable part of the college recruiting process is the “decline to sign”. For the swimmer, you have to try…

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Swim Capz

Is Katie Ledecky the Greatest Freestyler of All-Time – Gold Medal Minute Video

Katie Ledecky now has the 400, 800 and 1500 meter freestyle world records, and she appears to be ontrack to threaten the 200 freestyle world record by the 2016 Olympic Games. Is Ledecky the greatest freestyler of all-time?

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Rich Get Richer and Fast Get Faster

Guest contributor Josh Davis is a 5-time Olympic medalist, former captain of the USA National Team and a television sports…

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2014 European Championships: Day 3 Live Finals Recap

Laszlo Cseh is looking for his fifth (you read that right) consecutive European Championship crown in the men’s 200 IM tonight.

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 8/13/2014

See who made our last WWAGS list for the 2013-14 swim year.

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