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Hierarchy of Danish Swimming: A Q&A with Danish Swimming Federation Director Pia Holmen

The Danish Swimming Federation’s Sports Department will be expanded in the spring with the appointment of a national swimming coach.

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Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

FINA Threatening to Pull World Championships from Guadalajara if Conditions Not Met

The Scotiabank Aquatic Center in Guadalajara, Mexico is scheduled to host the 2015 World Aquatics Championships.

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Canada

UBC Leads Men’s And Women’s Rankings As CIS Championships Approach

In both the men’s and women’s rankings, the UBC Thunderbirds lead the way. They’re looking for a repeat win on the women’s side and the chance to challenge the University of Toronto men, so they’re in a very good place heading into the meet.

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Dolfin Swimwear Launches first 4-Stage Framing Suit Technology

Dolfin Swimwear, renowned as the world’s best training suit manufacturer, will release the world’s first 4-Stage Framing System integrated in the latest advancement in competition swimwear –Titanium™.

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13 Perks of Being A Swimmer

Swimming is undeniably a tough sport, but we have perks, lots of them. Here are thirteen.

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MEET NOTES: Australian Swim Team looking for hat-trick of titles at BHP Billiton

The 24-strong Australian Swim Team will be looking to take home their third straight title at the 2015 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series this weekend, after taking the honours at the series for the past two years.

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Chad le Clos, Michael Andrew to Race in Sellenbosch Grand Prix Meet in Mid-February

Chad le Clos, above, will swim four races at the Sellenbosch Grand Prix, but that won’t include the 200 fly – a race that he’s backed off from at in-season meets recently.

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Sport England Survey Reveals Significant Drop in Swimming Participation

The recent Sport England Active People Survey revealed a significant drop in participation in the sport of swimming.

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Rio 2016 Torch Relay Details Released; Scheduled to Visit 250 Total Cities in Brazil

Details on the Rio 2016 torch relay have just been released to the public, 554 days out from the world’s…

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How to get tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Want to be in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games? We’ve got you covered. The ticket sales process is laid out here.

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Aquatic Super Series Mayhem: Allison Schmitt Is Out, Melanie Margalis Is In For Team USA

Freestyle specialist Allison Schmitt has been replaced by Melanie Margalis in the most recent version of the start lists for the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series in Perth, Australia.

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PREVIEW: Biedermann, Jamieson, Belmonte to Highlight Euro Meet in Luxembourg This Weekend

The entry list for the 17th Euro Meet in Luxembourg was released earlier this week, revealing the key talent that…

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MUSIC VIDEO: Tom Daley and the British divers train in Rio

Some of Great Britain’s top divers, including former World Champ Tom Daley, have been training in Rio de Janeiro this winter, checking out the host city of the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Blog do Coach: 2015 Maria Lenk trophy could be moving back to renovated Maria Lenk pool

Brazil’s biggest national swim meet could be returning to its most famous pool.

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Elizabeth Beisel Pulls Out of BHP Aquatic Super Series Meet in Perth With Minor Groin Strain

Elizabeth Beisel is no longer listed on the United States’ roster for the 2015 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series meet.

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Team USA Elects 4 Captains for BHP Aquatic Super Series

Cammile Adams earned her first career captaincy, as the heavily-represented SwimMAC Carolina earned 3 out of the 4 positions.

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