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Illini Swimming & Diving Ink 4 in Class of 2015-2016

Fighting Illini swimming and diving head coach Sue Novitsky has received signed National Letters of Intent from four student-athletes in the Class of 2015.

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Anthony Ervin Chases the Water Dragon – Gold Medal Minute Video

Anthony Ervin is taking the 2014 Short Course World Championships off to drill-down on his book, Chasing the Water Dragon. The highly anticipated memoir is expected to hit book shelves in the spring of 2016.

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Hey, It Really Is Mind Over Matter (Or How I Became a Sub-3:00 Minute 200 Freestyle Kicker)

You know those moments in your training where you do something you have never done before? You reach a new height or speed that you never thought was possible? Here is how to harness that powerful feeling so that you can consistently improve in the pool.

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Lifestyle

5 Things Swimmers Can Be Thankful For

I think we all know that there is a lot more to swimming than the day-in-day-out of practices with the occasional best time. Here are five things swimmers in particular can be thankful for:

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Training

The 8 reasons why you should be at practice

The 8 reasons why you should be at practice

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International

The Hungarian Swimming Association Announces Hall of Fame Nominees

The Hungarian Swimming Association announced a list of Hall of Fame nominees

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Illini Swimming & Diving Ink 4 in Class of 2015-2016

Fighting Illini swimming and diving head coach Sue Novitsky has received signed National Letters of Intent from four student-athletes in the Class of 2015.

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Anthony Ervin Chases the Water Dragon – Gold Medal Minute Video

Anthony Ervin is taking the 2014 Short Course World Championships off to drill-down on his book, Chasing the Water Dragon. The highly anticipated memoir is expected to hit book shelves in the spring of 2016.

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Hey, It Really Is Mind Over Matter (Or How I Became a Sub-3:00 Minute 200 Freestyle Kicker)

You know those moments in your training where you do something you have never done before? You reach a new height or speed that you never thought was possible? Here is how to harness that powerful feeling so that you can consistently improve in the pool.

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5 Things Swimmers Can Be Thankful For

I think we all know that there is a lot more to swimming than the day-in-day-out of practices with the occasional best time. Here are five things swimmers in particular can be thankful for:

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The 8 reasons why you should be at practice

The 8 reasons why you should be at practice

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The Hungarian Swimming Association Announces Hall of Fame Nominees

The Hungarian Swimming Association announced a list of Hall of Fame nominees

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Nike Swim

Harvard Men Down Columbia to Remain Undefeated for the Season

Harvard swept the top three spots in many of the races against Columbia, producing a lopsided score of 207-88 in the dual meet.

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Hunter Doerr Brings Much-Needed Sprint Depth to Minnesota Men’s Team

Hunter Doerr of Colorado Springs, Colorado has signed his National Letter of Intent to swim for the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

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Objectivity: The Case FOR and AGAINST Phelps as Athlete of the Year

Several eyebrows were raised last night at the 2014 Golden Goggles Award Ceremony as Michael Phelps’ name was announced as…

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United Nations passes resolution to respect autonomy of sport apart from politics

The upshot of the resolution is that it calls for sport to exist independently of politics, meaning that nations shouldn’t boycott sporting events to make political statements, among other things.

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Vyatchanin Injures Foot; U.S. Winter Nats Questionable

Arkady Vyatchanin suffered an injury while training from kicking the bottom of the pool, causing him to miss at least the Minneapolis Grand Prix.

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Paltrinieri Leads 31 Italians in Quest for SC Worlds Gold

Distance swimmer Gregorio Paltrinieri will look to upgrade his 2012 silver in the 1500 free to a gold in Doha.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Simone Manuel and the swim that changes everything

In a busy weekend for fast college swimming, one race was on another level entirely.

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B.C. Para-swimmer wins first Big Splash Award

Swimming Canada’s Big Splash Awards Week is underway as Nathan Stein of Maple Ridge, B.C., was named the Team Aquatic Supplies Male Para-swimmer of the Year today.

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Kierra Smith is Big Ten Swimmer of Week after conference’s first A cut

Minnesota’s Kierra Smith was named the Big Ten Female Swimmer of the Week after hitting the conference’s first NCAA “A” cut of the season at the Minneapolis Grand Prix this past weekend.

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Florida, A&M clean up on SEC weekly awards for November 25

Texas A&M won three of the conference’s six weekly awards, while Florida took two.

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