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USA Swimming Announces 2015-16 National Team Roster

USA Swimming has announced its 2015-16 National Team roster, which is headlined by veterans Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte, and Michael Phelps.

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Los Angeles City Council Authorizes 2024 Olympic Bid

The Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympic Games took one more big step forward today, with the City Council voting to back the bid in a unanimous decision.

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FINA Will Submit Underwater Dolphin Kick Interpretation in November

Cornel Marculescu told us today that the FINA’s Technical Swimming Committee will provide an official interpretation to the rule that will be submitted to the next FINA Bureau meeting in the beginning of November 2015.

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USA Swimming Releases Moving Graphic of Membership Geography (Video)

USA Swimming has released a cool visual look at its membership growth on the federation’s YouTube page.

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Check Out the 2015 All Africa Games Anthem (Video)

Cameron Van der Burgh is one of the athletes highlighting the All Africa Games set to begin tomorrow in Brazzaville, Congo. Need some spring in your step before then? Take a listen to the 2015 All Africa Games anthem to add some rhythm to your day.

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Former Arkansas club coach pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

Former Arkansas club and high school coach Stephen Duwel has pleaded not guilty to seven felony charges, including allegations that he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy.

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USA Swimming Announces 2015-16 National Team Roster

USA Swimming has announced its 2015-16 National Team roster, which is headlined by veterans Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte, and Michael Phelps.

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Los Angeles City Council Authorizes 2024 Olympic Bid

The Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympic Games took one more big step forward today, with the City Council voting to back the bid in a unanimous decision.

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FINA Will Submit Underwater Dolphin Kick Interpretation in November

Cornel Marculescu told us today that the FINA’s Technical Swimming Committee will provide an official interpretation to the rule that will be submitted to the next FINA Bureau meeting in the beginning of November 2015.

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USA Swimming Releases Moving Graphic of Membership Geography (Video)

USA Swimming has released a cool visual look at its membership growth on the federation’s YouTube page.

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Check Out the 2015 All Africa Games Anthem (Video)

Cameron Van der Burgh is one of the athletes highlighting the All Africa Games set to begin tomorrow in Brazzaville, Congo. Need some spring in your step before then? Take a listen to the 2015 All Africa Games anthem to add some rhythm to your day.

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Former Arkansas club coach pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

Former Arkansas club and high school coach Stephen Duwel has pleaded not guilty to seven felony charges, including allegations that he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy.

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College Swimming Previews: Is #10 Alabama the New SEC Sprint Capital?

NCAA champ Kristian Gkolomeev leads a loaded sprint crew at Alabama that’s only getting better.

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Swim Across America Announces the Crazy Big Swim

The Crazy Big Swim is the world’s largest virtual swim meet to break a Guinness World Record and raise money to fight childhood cancer.

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Tokyo 2020 Organizers Abandon Logo Amid Plagiarism Claims

The previously unveiled logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be scrapped for a new emblem to be determined via submission contest.

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The Brick Now in Use by 5 of the Top 20 NCAA Division I Teams

THE BRICK is the world’s first-ever coreboard, a 6 lb weighted kickboard that turns any kick set into a total body workout that actually changes a swimmer’s body position in the water—even after the kicking is done.

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Toronto budget committee does not support 2024 Olympic bid

Toronto’s possible bid for the 2024 Olympics has hit a bit of a snag, as none of the city’s budget committee members endorsed a Toronto bid at a meeting this week. Pictured: Toronto’s Pan Ams pool.

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A Big SwimSwam Sendoff to the 2600+ S&D Athletes Entering College Now

It’s Back-to-School-Back-to-the-Pool time, and we at SwimSwam would like to acknowledge the 2632-and-counting freshmen swimmers and divers we’ve been tracking. Good luck to you all; have a great freshman season!

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4 Keys to Success When Preparing to Sprint with Ivy Martin

Every swimmer knows the most successful swimmers are also the most confident swimmers. Sprint freestyle races, like any other race, require a lot of confidence in order to be successful particularly because there is no room for error!

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Swim Job: JCC Piranhas Swim Team seeks Head Coach

The JCC Piranhas Swim Team is seeking Head Coach who is positive, enthusiastic, and career-oriented to join our Aquatics team in Austin, Texas.

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Swim Job: Hershey Aquatic Club seeks Assistant Swim Coaches

Hershey Aquatic Club participates in USA Swimming meets at the Olympic Trials, Nationals, Junior Nationals, Sectionals, Zones and Junior Olympics levels.

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Fiji Conditionally Selected As Host of 2016 Oceanic Swimming C’ships

Fiji has been awarded hosting duties of the 2016 Oceanic Swimming Championships, provided facility upgrades are performed.

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