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Swim Job: North Baltimore Aquatic Club Seeks Assistant Senior Coach/Challenge Division Director

The North Baltimore Aquatic Club is searching for a goal-oriented, creative coach to lead the club’s Challenge Division and to coach two Challenge level groups.

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2014 Commonwealth Games: Day 1 Finals Preview, and a World Record Watch

Members of the Australian swim team got to meet the Queen on Thursday morning in Glasgow; on Thursday afternoon, they’ll be looking for some big swims at the queen’s event.

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How to Strength Train on the Pool Deck

No Weight Room? No Problem! Let’s discuss all the equipment and tools you may need to execute proper strength training on the pool deck.

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16 Things You Didn’t Know About Ryan Lochte

Here are 16 things you probably didn’t know about one of the top swim stars on the planet, Ryan Lochte.

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Getting “The Edge” In Swimming

How do we reconcile new training methods with those that are tried and true?

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PHOTO VAULT: Scots Swimming Well on Day 1 of 2014 Commonwealth Games

Team Scotland, the home team, started off day 1 very well at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. That includes a top…

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Meet Records Fall in Nearly Every Event On Day 1 Prelims Of 2014 Commonwealth Games

Miley broke her own Commonwealth Games record to qualify for finals in 4:38.83.

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Record Falls On Night One Of Canadian Age-Group Championships

In the final for 14-year-olds Tai Long Singh’s time of 56.99 absolutely obliterated the rest of the field. That time broke Emil Goin’s boys 13-14 Canadian age group record in the event, which was previously held at 57.31.

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Men’s 1500m Freestyle – Commonwealth Games Preview- Ryan Cochrane Looking To Defend His Title

MEN’s 1500m FREESTYLE – PREVIEW Commonwealth Games 2014. Glasgow, Scotland. July 24-August 2 1500m Freestyle – Tuesday July 29th Defending…

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Sarah Sjostrom Making Post World Record Appearance at Portuguese Open

Sarah Sjostrom will be back in the pool this week at the Portuguese Open Championships.

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Watch Ryan Lochte on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss – Video

11-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte, guest starred on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss. Watch Lochte lend his swim lessons knowledge to help Jayce overcome his fear of open water swimming.

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Le Clos Retains 4 Individual Entries for 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Start lists were released on Wednesday for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where swimming is set to begin on Thursday, and Chad…

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3 Reasons Why Drills Matter In Swimming

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

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Commonwealth Games will be the backbone of Canadian teams for 6 years says Atkinson

“This team is having great exposure and opportunity at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs, and will be the backbone of Canadian teams for the next six years,” said John Atkinson, Swimming Canada high performance director.

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Irish Olympic Hopefuls Compete Against Top Canadians

Twelve members of the Swim Ireland International Youth Squad departed on Sunday July 20th for Winnipeg, Canada, to represent Ireland at the 2014 Canadian Championships.

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