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More than 3000 students, many athletes, involved in UNC academic scandal

The University of North Carolina announced the results this week of an independent investigation into its past academic programs, concluding that over 3,000 students, nearly half of them athletes, had benefited from grade-inflated “phantom” courses.

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Tim Phillips to Replace Michael Phelps on 2015 World Championships Squad

Tim Phillips will swim the 100 fly at the 2015 World Championships in Kazaan, Russia.

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College

Yahya Radman Named Head Diving Coach at NC State

Coach Holloway: “As we look to the future in diving for our program, we’re encouraged about his vision and plan to help bring NC State Diving back to the storied program it has been in previous times.”

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International

Australia Sends Big Crew to FINA World Cup in Beijing, Tokyo & Singapore

With the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships just around the corner a group of ten swimmers will fit in some final race practise when they head to Asia to contest the FINA World Cups in Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore starting this Friday October 24.

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My 3 Favourite Strategies for Exceptional Swim Practices

Wanna get more from your practices? Here are my 3 favorite strategies for getting the absolute most from your time spent in the water.

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FINA World Cup Series

$300,000 more up for grabs at the FINA Swimming World Cup

Beijing welcomes swimming’s elite for the fifth leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup from October 24-25. The Chinese capital, together with Tokyo (JPN, October 28-29) and Singapore (SIN, November 1-2), constitute the third and final cluster.

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More than 3000 students, many athletes, involved in UNC academic scandal

The University of North Carolina announced the results this week of an independent investigation into its past academic programs, concluding that over 3,000 students, nearly half of them athletes, had benefited from grade-inflated “phantom” courses.

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Tim Phillips to Replace Michael Phelps on 2015 World Championships Squad

Tim Phillips will swim the 100 fly at the 2015 World Championships in Kazaan, Russia.

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Yahya Radman Named Head Diving Coach at NC State

Coach Holloway: “As we look to the future in diving for our program, we’re encouraged about his vision and plan to help bring NC State Diving back to the storied program it has been in previous times.”

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Australia Sends Big Crew to FINA World Cup in Beijing, Tokyo & Singapore

With the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships just around the corner a group of ten swimmers will fit in some final race practise when they head to Asia to contest the FINA World Cups in Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore starting this Friday October 24.

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My 3 Favourite Strategies for Exceptional Swim Practices

Wanna get more from your practices? Here are my 3 favorite strategies for getting the absolute most from your time spent in the water.

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$300,000 more up for grabs at the FINA Swimming World Cup

Beijing welcomes swimming’s elite for the fifth leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup from October 24-25. The Chinese capital, together with Tokyo (JPN, October 28-29) and Singapore (SIN, November 1-2), constitute the third and final cluster.

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1,300 Swimmers Registered to Compete at FINA World Championships Dec 3-7

With just over one month to go until the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), already Qatar is setting records as an unprecedented 1,300 swimmers and more than 500 team officials have registered their interest in competing at Hamad Aquatic Centre.

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Swimming Canada Race Simulation Camp Puts Top Juniors Through The Speed Test

“We’re practising racing in season, something that we’re trying to encourage Canadians to do a little bit more diligently and a little bit more consistently through all the training programs,” said National Development Coach Ken McKinnon, who is overseeing the camp.

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Katie Latham verbally commits to FGCU

The UK is beginning to realising the potential the NCAA has to offer. Katie had 10 offers and chose FGCU.

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Iowa High School State Champ Lizzie Brown Commits to Wisconsin

Lizzie Brown from the Iowa City Eels Swim Club, the defending Iowa High School State Champion in the 100 breaststroke,…

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23 Swimmers, 5 Coaches Inducted Into Indiana High School Hall of Fame

The Indiana High School Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame has announced 23 swimmers and 5 coaches in their class…

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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 10/22/2014

Click through to see the AgonSwim Weekly Wonders for the weekend of October 17-19, 2014.

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UBC Sports Hall of Fame To Honour The Decade Of Dominance

The University of British Columbia will be honouring their top swimmers and coaches that competed from 1998-2007, giving recognition for the 10 men’s championships and 10 women’s championships won during those years.

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Touch The Wall Puts Out New Trailer As Release Date Approaches

Touch The Wall, the swimming film staring Kara Lynn Joyce and Missy Franklin, put out a new trailer today as…

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NCAA Division I Meets to Watch For October 23rd – 26th

The Michigan Wolverines will host the Texas Longhorns, Louisville Cardinals, and Indiana Hoosiers in what will be the biggest meet of this weekend.

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3-time Olympic Gold Medalist Brooke Bennett Gives Birth to Bas Maxwell Frioud

Swimming great, Brooke Bennett, is a new mom. She gave birth to her baby boy, Bas Maxwell Frioud, October 20th, at 5:46pm. Bas is 7.4 lb and 20 inches.

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