International

Australia’s Brianna Throssell Rips World’s New #1 200m Butterfly Time

Brianna Throssell dethroned USA’s Cammile Adams as the worlds #1 in the women’s 200m butterfly.

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Queensland swim club official jailed after guilty plea in indecent sexual conduct case

A 57-year-old official with an Australian swimming club plead guilty this week to indecent treatment of a child, among other things, after making inappropriate advances on a 15-year-old swimmer, the Courier-Mail reports.

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USA Vs. Europe to Renew Duel in the Pool Battle in 2015 at IUPUI

The Duel in the Pool series will renew in 2015 at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.

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7 Swimming Jobs You Might Love To Have

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Here are 7 Swim Jobs you might love…

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How to Maximize The Fifth Stroke

The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.

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Nielsen and Bromer Set to Compete at Western Danish Championships

Mie Nielsen and Viktor Bromer will be two of the four Danish national team members that will be competing at the Western Danish Championships…

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Unfortunate Run of Freak Accidents Leaves Belinda Hocking’s Swimming Career in Question

2014 Commonwealth Games and Pan Pac Champion Belinda Hocking may not race at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

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In Briefs: Olympic News Round-up Edition

Technological advancements in Olympic Games security, a potential joint Middle-Eastern bid and the cost risks of Boston 2024 highlight recent Olympic news.

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5 Signs You are a Sprinter

#1 – You’re horrible at IM, but you wish the 100 IM was an event in NCAA swimming.

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Shouts From the Stands: Imagine The Possibility of the USA Hosting an Impossible World Championships

USA Swimming has plenty of experience of hosting major swimming events, including one of the biggest in the world: the Olympic Team Trials.

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7 Ways to be a Better Teammate

It’s the season for championship meets, and the goal of any program is to finish on top. One of the easiest ways to do this is to compete as a cohesive team, with everyone participating as the best teammate they can be.

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Markus Deibler Named Hamburg Athlete of the Year Two Months After Retirement

When Markus Deibler retired after winning the 2014 World Short Course Championship in the 100 IM in December, in the process…

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Yik Yak Reveals the Ugly Side of Swimming – Shout From the Stands

In what has been an amazing conference championship’s season, an elephant has been sneaking onto the deck.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson tells fans to buy tickets to the FINA Diving World Series

London Mayor Boris Johnson: “I urge people to snap up tickets to this sporting spectacular. We want competitions like this to inspire a new generation of young athletes and to get Londoners to take the plunge.”

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New Zealand’s Lauren Boyle Now Training with Australian Coach Denis Cotterell

Swimming New Zealand has confirmed that its current short course 1500m world record holder, Lauren Boyle, is now training under Australia’s Denis Cotterell.

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