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Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
24 make Mexico’s Central America & Caribbean Games squad, will compete at home

In the wake of Mexico's national championships over the weekend, 12 men and 12 women have been named to the country's squad for the Central America & Caribbean Games (CACG) including Fernanda Gonzalez. Read More »

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European Championships
Hosszu, Cseh, Gyurta among usual suspects on strong 23-person Hungarian Euros team

After leading all nations at the 2012 European Championships with 26 overall medals and 9 golds, Hungary returns five gold medalists on their loaded 2014 squad. Read More »

Read More Katinka Hosszu, women's 400 IM final, 2013 FINA World Championships (Photo Credit: Victor Puig) Katinka Hosszu, women's 400 IM final, 2013 FINA World Championships (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

Featured
10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games

The 2014 Commonwealth Games begin tomorrow in Scotland and world-class swimmers from across the world are poised to battle it out for glory in the pool. But who competes at the Commonwealth Games, and what makes the event so special for so many athletes? Read More »

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Lifestyle
Want to Achieve Big Things with Your Swimming? Start Small. Here’s Why.

Ready to smash some big goals, but aren't sure where or how to begin? Start small. Here's why. Read More »

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College
What Impact Do the New 2015 NCAA Division I Qualifying Standards Have?

Would the toughened standards have kept Cal from winning the men's NCAA title? Probably not. They would, however, have significantly impacted the NCAA fate of several other teams. Read More »

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College
NCAA Releases 2014-2015 Division I Time Standards

2014 NCAA Champion Brittany MacLean now has her targets for 2015 qualifying when she will be a junior at Georgia. Read More »

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Previews & Recaps
Men’s 100 Meter Butterfly – US Nationals Preview – Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte comebacks could collide

Perhaps the marquee event of this summer's U.S. Nationals, the men's 100 fly is a mash-up of the year's two biggest comeback stories, a lineup of iconic swimming figures and exciting young talents that should capture the attention of the whole world on August 8th. Read More »

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24 make Mexico’s Central America & Caribbean Games squad, will compete at home

In the wake of Mexico’s national championships over the weekend, 12 men and 12 women have been named to the country’s squad for the Central America & Caribbean Games (CACG) including Fernanda Gonzalez.

  Comment First!Read More »

Hosszu, Cseh, Gyurta among usual suspects on strong 23-person Hungarian Euros team

After leading all nations at the 2012 European Championships with 26 overall medals and 9 golds, Hungary returns five gold medalists on their loaded 2014 squad.

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Finis

10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games

The 2014 Commonwealth Games begin tomorrow in Scotland and world-class swimmers from across the world are poised to battle it out for glory in the pool. But who competes at the Commonwealth Games, and what makes the event so special for so many athletes?

  4 CommentsRead More »

Want to Achieve Big Things with Your Swimming? Start Small. Here’s Why.

Ready to smash some big goals, but aren’t sure where or how to begin? Start small. Here’s why.

  Comment First!Read More »

Nike Swim

What Impact Do the New 2015 NCAA Division I Qualifying Standards Have?

Would the toughened standards have kept Cal from winning the men’s NCAA title? Probably not. They would, however, have significantly impacted the NCAA fate of several other teams.

  4 CommentsRead More »

NCAA Releases 2014-2015 Division I Time Standards

2014 NCAA Champion Brittany MacLean now has her targets for 2015 qualifying when she will be a junior at Georgia.

  11 CommentsRead More »

Men’s 100 Meter Butterfly – US Nationals Preview – Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte comebacks could collide

Perhaps the marquee event of this summer’s U.S. Nationals, the men’s 100 fly is a mash-up of the year’s two biggest comeback stories, a lineup of iconic swimming figures and exciting young talents that should capture the attention of the whole world on August 8th.

  28 CommentsRead More »

Paddock Evacuator

Swim Job: Cardinal and Gold Aquatics Seeks Senior Group Coach

CGA is a coach owned club and is one of the top small teams in the Maryland LSC. We are located in Towson, MD on the campus of Calvert Hall College High School; about 20 minutes from downtown Baltimore.

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Fairfield Hires Former UConn Assistant Janelle Atkinson-Wignall As New Head Coach

Fairfield University has hired Janelle Atkinson as their new head coach.

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Swim Job: Machine Aquatics Seeks Age Group Swim Coach

JOB DESCRIPTION We are looking to hire an Age Group Coach that would lead, design and foster systematic growth from…

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Swim Capz

25 Thoughts Every Swimmer Has During Meet Warm Up

Anthony Ervin gets sage warm up advice from Coach Jack Roach…

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Public Service Announcement: Entries For 2014 Junior Nationals Close Monday Night

Irvine, California will play host to the 2014 Junior National Championships beginning July 30th.

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USLA to Send 12-guards for the 2014 Life Saving World Championships

The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) today announced their 12-guard roster for the 2014 Life Saving World Championships. The group…

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Olympic, World champ Daniel Gyurta to forgo 200 breast at European Championships

Two-time World Champ and Olympic gold medalist Daniel Gyurta will not compete in his signature event, the 200 breast, at this year’s European Championships, according to his coach.

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