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Canadian Age-Group Record Falls On Night One Of Canadian Age-Group Championships

In the final for 14-year-olds Tai Long Singh's time of 56.99 absolutely obliterated the rest of the field. That time broke Emil Goin's boys 13-14 Canadian age group record in the event, which was previously held at 57.31. Incredibly, Singh held off his competitors by over two full seconds as ELITE's Guillermo Cruz Zuniga took home the silver, Robert Powell the bronze. In that race the top five were all under the 1-minute barrier. Read More »

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

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Canadian Age-Group Record Falls On Night One Of Canadian Age-Group Championships

In the final for 14-year-olds Tai Long Singh’s time of 56.99 absolutely obliterated the rest of the field. That time broke Emil Goin’s boys 13-14 Canadian age group record in the event, which was previously held at 57.31. Incredibly, Singh held off his competitors by over two full seconds as ELITE’s Guillermo Cruz Zuniga took home the silver, Robert Powell the bronze. In that race the top five were all under the 1-minute barrier.

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Men’s 1500m Freestyle – Commonwealth Games Preview- Ryan Cochrane Looking To Defend His Title

MEN’s 1500m FREESTYLE – PREVIEW Commonwealth Games 2014. Glasgow, Scotland. July 24-August 2 1500m Freestyle – Tuesday July 29th Defending…

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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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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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Women’s 200 Meter Individual Medley – US Nationals Preview – The Usual Suspects

Maya DiRado is our top pick for the women’s 200 IM at 2014 Nationals.

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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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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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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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