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Lencoe To Attempt 12 Hour Swim To Raise Money For The MS Society of Canada

Former Canadian national team member Taryn Lencoe will attempt to swim for 12 hours to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis…

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Latecomer Katinka Wins Two at Salnikov; Efimova Just Misses World Record

Katinka Hosszu won a pair of events on day 2 of the 2013 Salnikov Cup, including nearly a lifetime best in the 200 fly.

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Cochrane named OMEGA Male Swimmer of the Year

The week-long celebration of the best in Canadian swimming continues as the Victoria Times-Colonist will reveal the next Big Splash Awards Week winner Thursday. The OMEGA Female Swimmer of the Year, Open Water Swimmer of the Year and the People’s Choice Race of the Year remain to be announced.

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Canadian NAG Record Holder Evan White Commits to Michigan

The defending NCAA Champions from the University of Michigan have added another IM’er to replace outgoing seniors Kyle Whitaker and John Wojciechowski in 2014.

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Canadian Swimmer Receives 11-Month Suspension For Substances Not on Label or WADA Prohibited List

Canada’s Dmitry Shulga has been hit with an 11-month suspension under very unusual circumstances.

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Canada Picks Up Two Gold as the Ukraine Continues to Dominate

The crowd in Montreal, Canada at the IPC Swimming World Championships had reason to cheer right from the get go…

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Grechin Goes 48.0 in 100 Free in first WUGs Session

The Canadians, Russians, an Americans all got off to a hot start, and Russia may have gotten a boost for a Worlds gold in the 400 free relay. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Muffat and Boyle provide a thriller at the French Open

Camille Muffat and Lauren Boyle provided the fans at the French Open in Vichy with an incredible race where the two…

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Canada’s Hedlin Making the Transition to Open Water Swimming

Canada’s Eric Hedlin known for his strength in the 1500 will be representing Team Canada in Barcelona in the 10K open water swim. Photo: Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com

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Stravius Goes 53.1 in 100 Back; Pedersen 2:21 in 200 Breast on Day 1 of Canet Mare Nostrum

Felipe Lima posted this shot of the Canet pool from day 1 of the 2013 Mare Nostrum series.

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Sutton Adds 2nd Victory in Strong Performance on Night 2 of SMOC

Chloe Sutton’s 400 free is looking as strong as ever just three weeks out from the World Championship Trials. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Olympians Berens and Breeja to Headline Texas Senior Circuit #2

Thanks to Scott Scofield for passing along the psych sheets. A large portion of the United States’ national and international…

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Jaeger Wins 800 in Lifetime Best on Night 1 at Santa Clara Grand Prix

Connor Jaeger continues to improve as he gains more experience in the distance events, as evidenced by his night one win at the Santa Clara Grand Prix. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Annamay Pierse on retirement

Over the past weekend at the Mel Zajac Jr. International SwimSwam had the opportunity to catch up with Canadian Olympian,…

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Canada’s Trent University Swim Teams Fighting to Retain Varsity Status

Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada is fighting to retain their varsity status in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport after swimmers…

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