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Shannan McClain added to USA Swimming’s banned list after drug bust

Shannon McClain of Arkansas has been added to the USA Swimming banned list after an arrest last spring for drug-related offenses.

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USA Swimming Loosens Standards for Minneapolis Grand Prix

The Minnesota Aquatics Center will play host to the 2014 Minneapolis Grand Prix.

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USA Swimming Hands Out 6-Month Suspension to Phelps; Two Sides Agree on Withdrawal From Worlds

18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has been suspended from USA Swimming sanctioned competition for 6 months, and won’t race at the 2015 World Championships either.

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USA Swimming Announces Time Standards for 2015 Nationals & Junior Nationals

The Northside Aquatic Center in San Antonio, Texas will play host to the 2015 U.S. Summer National and Junior National Championships.

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Michael Phelps is “Taking Some Time Away” From Swimming

After a successful Pan Pac Championship meet, Michael Phelps has stepped away from swimming to “enter a program.”

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Chuck Wielgus Reacts to Phelps’ Decision to Enter Treatment Program

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus says that he and the organization support the decision by Phelps to seek treatment.

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SwimSpray Announces Team Fundraising Opportunity for Club Swim Teams

Effective October 10th, 2014, SwimSpray, LLC will be offering a team fundraising program to help United States Swimming club swim teams raise money for travel, equipment, scholarships, and expenses.

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USA Swimming Announces Roster for 2014 Short Course World Championships

2014 U.S. National Champion in the 100 and 200 flys Tom Shields has built a lot of experience in short course meters in the last two years, and should be a key to the Americans’ success in Doha.

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Katie Ledecky To Kick Off Nationals-Giants Post-Season Series With Ceremonial First Pitch

Katie Ledecky will be throwing out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals game this Friday to kickoff their playoff…

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Maryann Miller, Kyle Reid win three races each at Paralympics Warrior Games

The 2014 Warrior Games brought together more than 200 service members who are wounded, injured or ill to compete in a major Paralympic competition at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

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DeSantis: How I Killed Morning Practice – Then Resurrected It

Swimming is morning practice. The conventional wisdom is that at a certain point, you get as much as you can…

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A Tale of Two Meets: The OKC Pro-Am’s Big Break Up is a Win For Swimming

The State of Oklahoma is hosting two pro-am meets in December.

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Maryland Public Records Release 5 Charges Against Michael Phelps in DUI Case

Early this morning, roughly 24 hours after his arrest for suspicion of DUI, the state of Maryland has released the…

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Phelps Addresses DUI Arrest, Apologizes on Twitter Account

Michael Phelps made his first public comments at approximately 3:45 Eastern Time on Tuesday since his arrest for DUI.

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USA Swimming: “We Expect Our Athletes to Conduct Themselves Responsibly…”

Early on Tuesday morning in Baltimore, Michael Phelps was arrested on suspicion of Driving Under the Influence in his hometown…

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