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Hungarians Improve Butterfly World Rankings On Day Four of Nationals

Tamas Kenderesi and Lazslo Cseh became second and third men this year to break 1:55 in the 200m butterfly.

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German Open to finalize nation’s World Champs roster

Today, the German Swimming Association (DSV) published an overview about the last step in the nomination procedure for German swimmers to qualify for the World Championships in Kazan in August.

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College

NCAA to add long course meters back into rulebook as ‘approved course’

Among the headline-grabbing NCAA rule changes we reported on last week is another impactful update: the NCAA will add long course meters as an approved course for college swim meets next season.

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Asia

Kazakh Swimmer Alexander Varakin Suspended 2 Years For Masking Agent

Kazakh swimmer Alexander Varakin has received a two-year suspension from the Disciplinary Committee of the Kazakhstan National Anti-Doping Centre, effective June…

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Three 13-year-olds qualify for Olympic Trials over the weekend

This past weekend, 3 women qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials at just 13 years of age. In the backstroke and breaststroke events, these swimmers could bring a strong presence to the future of Team USA.

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Hungarians Improve Butterfly World Rankings On Day Four of Nationals

Tamas Kenderesi and Lazslo Cseh became second and third men this year to break 1:55 in the 200m butterfly.

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German Open to finalize nation’s World Champs roster

Today, the German Swimming Association (DSV) published an overview about the last step in the nomination procedure for German swimmers to qualify for the World Championships in Kazan in August.

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NCAA to add long course meters back into rulebook as ‘approved course’

Among the headline-grabbing NCAA rule changes we reported on last week is another impactful update: the NCAA will add long course meters as an approved course for college swim meets next season.

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Kazakh Swimmer Alexander Varakin Suspended 2 Years For Masking Agent

Kazakh swimmer Alexander Varakin has received a two-year suspension from the Disciplinary Committee of the Kazakhstan National Anti-Doping Centre, effective June…

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Three 13-year-olds qualify for Olympic Trials over the weekend

This past weekend, 3 women qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials at just 13 years of age. In the backstroke and breaststroke events, these swimmers could bring a strong presence to the future of Team USA.

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Lessons from a 93 Year Old Swimmer: How To Live a Long, Healthy Life

What’s the formula for a long, healthy life? Four things: genetics, nutrition, exercise, being physically, mentally, and emotionally involved on a daily basis.

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Marcus Titus, Matthew Klotz Among Swimmers Named to US Deaf Swimming Roster for World Championships

Led by Olympic qualifiers and World Deaf Record Holders Marcus Titus (University of Arizona ’10) and Matthew Klotz (incoming freshman, LSU), United States Deaf Swimming (USA Deaf Swimming) today released its 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships (WDSC) roster.

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6 Bad Swim Practice Habits You Should Break Now

Elite swimmers like Matt Grevers understand the importance of having good habits in training. Here are 6 bad practice habits swimmers should break.

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How to stay motivated for college swimming in the summer

Let’s face it- it’s almost the middle summer and if you’re like me you’ve hit a low point in your…

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Indiana State Names Matt Leach Inaugural Head Coach

“This is not only an exciting opportunity for me, but it’s great for swimming at the collegiate and national level. The trend, as of recent, has been to eliminate swimming and diving programs and my hat goes off to Indiana State for bringing this team to life.”

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Saxe Hired as Idaho Assistant Coach

The University of Idaho Swim and Dive team is excited to welcome former Vandal swimmer Kelsie Saxe back to the program as the new assistant coach for the team.

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Swim Capz

Brian King isn’t USA Swimming member, no jurisdiction to ban in United States

Banned Australian swim coach Brian King is not a USA Swimming member, and the United States’ swimming federation lacks the jurisdiction to ban him, USA Swimming said today, but his application could be rejected if he applied in the States.

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FINA Meets With Potential 2021, 2023 World Championship Host Cities

Representatives from the UAE, Argentina, Qatar, Japan, Turkey and China met with FINA officials today in Lausanne to discuss information regarding hosting the 2021 and 2023 World Championships and Masters World Championships.

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Boston 2024 expands Olympic bid plans to include huge neighborhood developments

Organizers of Boston’s 2024 Olympic host bid have reformatted their plan as a massive city development project, though some have criticized the expanded plan as “incomplete.”

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Bobo Gigi’s Favorite Moments Of Michael Phelps’ Career

In honor of Michael Phelps’s 30th birthday, SwimSwam’s top commenter, Bobo Gigi, has compiled a list of some of his favorite moments from Phelps’ long career.

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