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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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TMZ: Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI in Baltimore

The winningest Olympian of all-time, Michael Phelps, has been arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to TMZ. TMZ cites anonymous sources…

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Junior National Finalist, Pennsylvania Record Holder Vivian Tafuto Commits to UVA

Augie Busch and the Virginia Cavaliers picked up a verbal commitment from Hershey, Pennsylvania breaststroker Vivian Tafuto.

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Hosszu Extends Lead in World Cup Money Lists; Shields Has Best Day Yet of 2014 Season

Katinka Hosszu added another $8,500 to her prize money total on Monday at the 2014 FINA World Cup.

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Cielo and Townsend combine for four Masters World Records at Mesa meet

Cesar Cielo and Darian Townsend made celebrity appearances at the Mesa Aquatic Club’s Jamina Winston Memorial Invite over the weekend, combining for four Masters World Records between them.

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Former NC State Swimmer Joe Rhyne Awarded The Ronnie Shavlik Award Of Merit

Former NC State swimmer Joe Rhyne received the Ronnie Shavlik Award of Merit this Friday for his continued contributions in…

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The Official SwimSwam Ballot for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards

Katie Ledecky is a shoe-in for Female Swimmer of the Year at the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards. Most of the choices aren’t that obvious.

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