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Franklin, Phelps, Adrian to Swim at US Winter Nats; NBC to Tape Delay

USA Swimming has announced that Michael Phelps (above) will race at the special long course edition of the United States’ Winter National Championships along with at least 5 other Olympic gold medalists.


Olympic Experience: Does It Really Matter?

DeSantis and the Viking take a look at the stats to determine how much past Olympic experience should weigh in toward national selection criteria.


Larkin Rising: Leads World Cup Cluster 3 Points After 60 in Doha

Australian Mitch Larkin has blown up on the third cluster of the FINA World Cup series, rolling up 60 points at the Doha stop to take the Cluster 3 lead over series leader Cameron van der Burgh.

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2015 FINA World Cup Doha: Finals Live Recap

The first evening of the 2015 FINA World Cup Series in Doha is once again jam packed with stars…


2015 FINA World Cup Doha Prelims Recap: Yannick Agnel Makes His Return

France’s Yannick Agnel indeed made his return to the pool this morning, making the men’s 100m freestyle final in Doha.


Doha World Cup Preview: The Possible Return Of Yannick Agnel

Yannick Agnel appears on the World Cup Doha start lists, potentially marking his return to competition since pulling out of the World Championships due to illness.


Atkinson and Johansson Fail to Make Top 8 in the 100 Breaststroke

Both Alia Atkinson and Jennie Johansson failed to finish in the top 8 in the 100 breaststroke in Tokyo…

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10/23/15 In Briefs: Rooney’s Award, Filipino Record, West Fargo Hire

Maxime Rooney’s Pacific LSC ‘Swimmer of the Year’ award highlights this edition of In Briefs.

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USA Swimming Announces Duel In The Pool Roster; No Phelps Or Ledecky

The Indianapolis team will be lead by Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin, and Simone Manuel, the hero of the 2013 Duel in the Pool Team.


Long, Steffens Up For Sports Woman Of The Year Awards

Jessica Long is among those female athletes up for the Women’s Sports Foundation’s ‘Sports Woman of the Year’ awards.


How The U.S. Olympic Trials Is A Meet Unlike Any Other (Video)

“You can think about it and be afraid, or you can have fun with it”, says Connor Jaeger of the most-hyped competition that is the U.S. Olympic Trials.


Lacourt Set to Take His Second Gold in Chartres

Camille Lacourt put up the morning’s fastest 50 backstroke time of 25.41…


Béryl Gastaldello Lowers Own French National Record in 50m Backstroke

Béryl Gastaldello lowered her own French National Record in the women’s 50 meter backstroke to 28.01 on Saturday at the Paris-Chartres stop of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015.

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Hosszu Qualifies as Top Seed in Three Events in Chartres

Katinka Hosszu put up the morning’s fastest times in the 200 freestyle, 200 IM and 100 butterfly…


American Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay From Pan Ams Faster Than Worlds

After a top notch showing by the American women at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, a question was raised as to whether the worlds team would be able to better their relay results, and after both competitions have concluded, the Pan Am team is still on top.