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The Elvis Initiative Seeks to Promote Diversity in Swimming

Swimming news courtesy of Elvis Burrows YMCA of Greater Louisville and JCPS After-School Program Southwest Family YMCA 2800 Fordhaven Road Presents…

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Will Licon Breaks Third Texas School Record At Big 12 Championships

On day two of the 2015 Big 12 Championships Licon dropped a huge 1:41.67 in the 200 IM to break the previous Texas record of 1:41.92 set by Olympic gold medallist Ricky Berens back at the 2009 NCAA Championships. Not only was it a school record, but it doubled as the Big 12 record, which was also held by Berens with the same 1:41.92.

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IOC proposes relaxing Rule 40 on athletes, sponsorships during Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is looking set to relax one of its more contentious rules, one that limits athletes’ abilities to advertise or promote sponsored products.

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De Lucca, Lochte, SwimMAC Team Elite Among Pros Scheduled for Greensboro Sectionals

Ryan Lochte will be among a group of pros in attendance to race in short course yards next weekend in Greensboro.

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2015 BIG 12 Championships – Day Two Finals Live Recap

After one day of competition both the Texas men and women are in the lead. On the women’s side they’re leading over Iowa State 80-68. The men are only up by two points against their closet competitors, the Texas Christian University, 117-115.

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Fort Lauderdale Commissioners Vote on Whether New Aquatic Center Gets Green Light

During a City Hall meeting tonight (February 25, 2015), Fort Lauderdale commissioners will determine if the city will move ahead with a multi-million-dollar aquatic facility construction project.

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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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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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Dressel Sets Even Lower 100 Free 17-18 NAG Record During Finals of 2015 SEC Championships

Caeleb Dressel lowered his 100 free 17-18 NAG record into new territory tonight.

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Dressel Breaks 2nd NAG Record at 2015 SEC Championships

Florida Gator Caeleb Dressel now holds two 17-18 NAG Records, adding the 100 freestyle to his 50 freestyle record he earned earlier in the 2015 SEC Championships.

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USA Swimming Sends Out Reminder Communication About WADA’s New “Association” Rules

Effective January 1, 2015, a new version of the World Anti-Doping Code went into affect, that among other things has…

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Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Drew teDuits of the University of Wisconsin

Just like the University of Wisconsin women have been exceptionally good in championship season for a number of years, the…

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Caeleb Dressel Breaks His Own 17-18 National Age Group Record in 50 Yard Free at SEC Prelims

Caeleb Dressel improved upon his own National Age Group Record in the 50 yard free on Wednesday morning.

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Peter John Stevens Swims Fastest Breaststroke Split In NCAA History

Stevens split a 22.72 on the winning 200 medley relay, going a full tenth faster than anyone has ever gone before in NCAA history.

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With PAC-12, NCAA Championships In Sight, Franklin Considers Rio 2016 Training Plans

Missy Franklin’s collegiate swimming career may be coming to a close after conference and NCAA championships, but that doesn’t mean her Rio 2016 training plan is already set.

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Top 10 In-Season NCAA Performances

Already this season she is within one second of that mark (1:40.31), and swimming faster in the event than she was last year. Going into the meet last season the American record was 1:41.21. Now, she’s swimming times like that in-season which is what puts this swim on this list.

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