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French Swimming Star Camille Muffat Calls It Quits; Announces She Will Not Be At European Championships

French superstar Camille Muffat announced she is quitting the sport of swimming.

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Today in Swimming History: September 26th, A Dark Day for Doping Bans, a Bright Day for Birthdays

United States Olympian Jimmy Feigen is one of an impressive lineup of September 26th birthdays.

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USC Men Get Another Huge Recruit in Junior National Champ Reed Malone

National High School Record holder, and Junior National Champion, Reed Malone Fights on to USC. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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France Sending Near-Full Squad to Short Course World Championships

Fred Bousquet will return to global competition in December at the Short Course World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Clement Lefert Retires; Pellegrini Picks Lucas as Coach

Federica Pellgrini meets her new boss, same as the old boss (Photo Courtesy: Alan Philip Muler)

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Jaeger, Hardy Safely Into Finals; Aussie Women Dominate Medley Prelims

Jessica Hardy survived a tight 50 free prelim, though KLJ was nipped by a three-way swim off. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Phelps Begins Last Run at Olympic Three-Peat in 100 Fly Prelims

Michael Phelps is still seeking individual gold at this meet, and enters still as the favorite in the men’s 100 fly. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Ryan Lochte Handles Double Easily Through Preliminary Rounds

Ryan Lochte exerted little more energy than would a warmup on Wednesday morning (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Dwyer Gets 4th Spot on American 800 Free Finals Relay

Conor Dwyer, thanks to a great prelims swim, will get a shot at the finals of the 800 free relay. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Adrian’s Confidence Shows in 100 Free Prelims Swim

Nathan Adrian looked very good to take the top seed in the 100 free on morning 4 of the 2012 Olympics (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Armchair Olympic Coach, Create Your Historic 4×100 Free Relay

(Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Day 2 Finals Recap, Presented by SwimOutlet Team Division

Ryan Lochte was unable to hold off Yannick Agnel and it was sweet revenge for the French in the 4×100 Free Relay. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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American Vollmer; van der Burgh Break World Records on Day 2 (RECAP)

The French were all smiles after pulling off their first ever relay gold medal on day 2. (Photo: US Presswire)

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Seebohm Breaks Australian Record in Day 2 Prelims; Missy 2nd

Australia’s Emily Seebohm came within a stroke of the World Record in prelims of the 100 back. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Lezak Among American Morning 400 Free Relay Swimmers

The Americans have assigned morning relay duties to Jason Lezak, Jimmy Feigen, Matt Grevers, and Ricky Berens, with Michael Phelps and Nathan Adrian (at least) starting…

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