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College Swimming Previews: #10 Indiana Looks To End Minnesota’s Streak

Canadian Brooklyn Snodgrass will look to lead Indiana to their first B1G Ten title since 2011 this season

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USA Swimming Announces 2015-2016 National Team Coaches

Bruce Gemmell made the U.S. National Team Coaches list for his work with world record-holder Katie Ledecky.

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USA Swimming Announces 2015-16 National Team Roster

USA Swimming has announced its 2015-16 National Team roster, which is headlined by veterans Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte, and Michael Phelps.

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Los Angeles City Council Authorizes 2024 Olympic Bid

The Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympic Games took one more big step forward today, with the City Council voting to back the bid in a unanimous decision.

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FINA Will Submit Underwater Dolphin Kick Interpretation in November

Cornel Marculescu told us today that the FINA’s Technical Swimming Committee will provide an official interpretation to the rule that will be submitted to the next FINA Bureau meeting in the beginning of November 2015.

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USA Swimming Releases Moving Graphic of Membership Geography (Video)

USA Swimming has released a cool visual look at its membership growth on the federation’s YouTube page.

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Remembering Nebraska Swimmer Jon Nelson

Jon came from Storm Lake, Iowa as a :54 second hundred freestyler and ended his career as the team captain of one of the best men’s teams in the country.

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FINA rules Lochte’s new underwater technique illegal in IM races

FINA has clarified its rules after a bit of a legal skirmish at the 2015 World Championships, officially announcing that Ryan Lochte’s new twist on underwater kicking will be illegal in IM races moving forward.

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Pitchfork Aquatics Joins USA Swimming, Will Operate out of ASU’s Pool

Bob Bowman will run Pitchfork Aquatics’ pro team, though it’s not yet clear if the pro/non-ASU swimmers will represent the club formally in competition.

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Commentary: Is the Rule that FINA is Interpreting Even Necessary?

Is the rule that makes Ryan Lochte’s IM technique illegal even necessary? Video Courtesy: Universal Sports.

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Los Angeles projects $161 million surplus on Olympics before major city council meeting

Organizers of Los Angeles, California’s 2024 Olympic bid have projected a $161 million surplus on hosting the event, with a key city council vote coming up this week.

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Race For Gold: Kelsi Worrell Video Interview

Kelsi Worrell dominated the event, winning with a time of 57.26. That time is .02 off of her time from prelims the Pan American Game of 57.24.

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Race For Gold: Jack Conger Video Interview

Jack Conger is among the favorites to make the 2016 Olympic team in the butterfly events after two second place finishes to Michael Phelps in the 100 and 200 butterfly at the US National Championships.

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Worlds, Pan Ams Medalist Eugene Godsoe to Train With NC State Wolfpack

Earlier this week, four-time World Championship medalist Eugene Godsoe announced he will relocate for the upcoming Olympic year to Raleigh, North Carolina to train with the NC State Wolfpack.

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Ledecky Considering 100 Free, 400 IM Events At U.S. Olympic Trials

Ledecky is possibly looking at incorporating the 400m IM and/or the 100m freestyle into her Olympic Trials portfolio of events in Omaha.

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Kelowna AquaJets terminate coach Lois Daigneault over undisclosed suspension

Canada’s Kelowna AquaJets swim club has fired new head coach Lois Daigneault after news surfaced that Daigneault was under a 7-year suspension by USA Swimming, a suspension the club says she never disclosed.

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Kathleen Hersey among 5 inducted into Georgia Aquatic Hall of Fame

U.S. Olympian Kathleen Hersey is one of five figures inducted into the Georgia Aquatic Hall of Fame over the weekend.

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FINA Is Putting Together Streaming Television Option For Jr Worlds

FINA is now planning to add a live-streaming option for the Junior World Championships next week in Singapore.

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I’m a College Swim Parent; Now What Do I Do?

Your child is 18 years old, a graduate from high school and ready to start his/her next chapter hundreds of miles away from you. What do you do now?

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