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Five Big Things From The First Night Of U.S Junior Nationals

Miranda Tucker won the 100m breaststroke Thursday night, churning out a 1:08.32 best time to win gold by over an entire second.

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Brian Loeffler Selected as 2014 Paralympic National Coach of the Year

USOC announced that Brian Loeffler was its selection as the Paralympic National Coach of the Year for 2014, one week after he was removed from the Para Pan American Games staff due to comments critical of the IPC classification process.

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USA Swimming “Futures” Era Begins Thursday With Distance Races

USA Swimming’s inaugural “Futures Championships” began Thursday, highlighting a trio of meets taking place in Greensboro, North Carolina, Mt. Hood, Orgeon and West Lafayette, Indiana.

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High temps could leave Texas prone to power failures during Nationals, Juniors

Texas’s soaring summer temperatures could put this summer’s Junior and Senior National Championship meets at risk for power failure.

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2015 U.S. Junior Nationals: Day 1 finals live recap

Livonia’s Miranda Tucker flew away with the 100 breast title, just missing the meet record.

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IOC President Pleased With Rio 2016 Progress

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach told reporters at the IOC executive board meetings in Kuala Lumpur that he was confident that Rio De Janeiro will put together a great Olympic Games next year.

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James Guy Ready To Show Full Potential In Kazan

For three years James Guy has continued to improve. Since making his first World Championships appearance in Barcelona where he…

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Brunzell, Barta earn medals on day 4 of European Youth Olympic Festival

There were only three gold medals awarded on what was a thin night 4 of the European Olympic Festival in Tbilsi, Georgia, with Hannah Brunzell and Marton Barta taking individual titles.

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Aldan Johnston Ties National Age Group Record in 200 Free at NCSA Jrs

Aldan Johnston of the Lakeside Seahawks in Kentucky has tied a National Age Group Record in the 200 long course…

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Bill May Moves are Awesome in this World Champs Medal Winning Video

First ever Mixed Duet Free, Bill May (USA), after winning the first ever Mixed Gold in the Technical, settles for Silver in the Free, with Kristina Lum-Underwood, just .2666 behind the Russians.

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2015 US Junior Nationals: Day 1 Finals Preview

Day One’s finals are already shaping up to pit some of the nation’s very best against each other. Ella Eastin and Max Miranda lead their respective fields in the 200 fly, while Miranda Tucker and Ian Finnerty top the qualifiers in the 100 breast.

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PHOTO VAULT: Team Australia’s Press Conference in Kazan

The key weapons on Swimming Australia’s Worlds team attended a press conference today, July 30th, at the Aquatics Palace in…

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USA 11th in Synchro Duet Free – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva (USA) score 84.9667, good enough for 11th place, 8.6333 points off the podium.

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Cozad 6th in Women’s Platform Diving – 2015 FINA World Championship Video

Amy Cozad finished sixth in the women’s 10-meter final Thursday at the World Championships, good for the best finish by a U.S. woman on that event at a World Championships since Laura Wilkinson was fourth in 2007.

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2015 US Junior Nationals: Day 1 Live Prelims Recap

This morning marks the start of the 2015 U.S. Junior National Championships, which will feature some of the top U.S. talent as the rising stars go head to head against each other.

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Britain’s Swimming Teachers Association under investigation on financial concerns

British-based Swimming Teachers Association (STA) is under investigation as questions about finances have arisen, The Independent reports.

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Newburgh Sea Creatures rehire coach Aaron Opell on interim basis

The ongoing leadership saga with Indiana’s Newburgh Sea Creatures swim club took a new turn this week, with the club’s new board re-hiring coach Aaron Opell on an interim basis.

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