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Hosszu, Cseh, Gyurta among usual suspects on strong 23-person Hungarian Euros team

After leading all nations at the 2012 European Championships with 26 overall medals and 9 golds, Hungary returns five gold medalists on their loaded 2014 squad.

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10 things you NEED to know about the Commonwealth Games

The 2014 Commonwealth Games begin tomorrow in Scotland and world-class swimmers from across the world are poised to battle it out for glory in the pool. But who competes at the Commonwealth Games, and what makes the event so special for so many athletes?

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Olympic, World champ Daniel Gyurta to forgo 200 breast at European Championships

Two-time World Champ and Olympic gold medalist Daniel Gyurta will not compete in his signature event, the 200 breast, at this year’s European Championships, according to his coach.

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Fran Halsall and Roberto Pavoni star at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Halsall, 24, will be competing in the 50m and 100m freestyle, 50m butterfly, 4x100m freestyle relay and 4x100m medley relay.

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Le Clos, Hosszu Among Preliminary Announced Swimmers for Dubai World Cup Stop

Two-time World Cup series champion Chad Le Clos will be back in 2014.

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PHOTO VAULT: Twitter’s inside glimpse at the Commonwealth Games

With most of the athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games now moved into the athlete village and preparing for competition, Twitter has been flooded with some great photos of the facilities and athletes. We’ve reposted a few of the best here to give you an insider’s look at the Commonwealth Games

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Commonwealth Games Preview – Women’s 200 and 400 freestyle

Jazz Carlin looks to add a gold to her Commonwealth medal collection…

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Shouts From the Stands: Coventry, England Fights to Save Their Pool

Robert Bernhardt is a high school senior and contributing author for SwimSwam. He recently spent the last 10 months in…

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Member of Israeli National Water Polo Team Dies in Fighting with Palestine

The rising tensions and fighting between Israel and Palestine has hit close to home for the aquatic community, as a…

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Vall Montero Sweeps Breaststroke Events At Spanish Championships

Jessica Vall Montero collected the win in the 200 breaststroke to complete the sweep…

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World Junior Sprint Star Evgeny Sedov Withdraws From Youth Olympic Games

Russian budding superstar Evgeny Sedov has withdrawn from the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China with an apparent back injury,…

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Conor Ferguson Has Impressive Day at 2014 Irish Age Group Champs

Irish swimming certainly has a lot to be excited about with the performance of Junior swimmers this week at Irish…

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Belmonte Garcia Breaks 1500 Freestyle Spanish Record

Mireia Belmonte Garcia took down her own national record in the women’s 1500 freestyle at the Spanish National Championships…

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WADA Data: Blood testing on the rise, Aquatics among most-tested Olympic sports

This month, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) released its 2013 Anti-Doping Testing Figures Report – in short, an aggregation of all of the drug testing data it acquired over the past year.

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SMU Signs Austrian Olympian Christian Scherubl

There were rumors abound that Austrian National Teamer and Olympian Christian Scheruebl was coming to the United States to train within…

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