Swimming Canada

Pierre Lafontaine stepping down as head of CIS

Former Swimming Canada CEO Pierre Lafontaine is stepping down from his role as CEO of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) after just under two years.

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Big Ten Breaststroke Champion Kierra Smith Planning 2016 Olympic Redshirt

Big Ten breaststroke champion Kierra Smith is planning to take an “Olympic redshirt” season between her junior and senior years at…

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UPDATE: Sinead Russell “Improving and Out of Danger” After Blood Clots

Sinead Russell is pulling through the worst of her serious illness, according to father Cecil.

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Taylor Ruck Breaks Another Canadian Age Group Record in 100 Backstroke

Taylor Ruck has broken another Canadian Age Group Record, this one coming in the 100 back.

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Taylor Ruck Destroys Canadian National Age Group Record in 200m Backstroke

Canadian 14-year old Taylor Ruck already ranks among the greats of all-time in the 200 backstroke in her country.

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MINI PHOTO VAULT: A Gopher in Doha

A view of Doha from the Canadian hotel.

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Brittany MacLean Wins Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year

Brittany MacLean has been named the 2014 Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year.

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Ryan Cochrane Wins Canadian Swimmer of the Year for 7th-Straight Year

Distance swimmer Ryan Cochrane has been Canada’s best male swimmer for more than half-a-decade.

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Swimming Canada Names 5 Coaches to “Select Coaches” Developmental Group

Swimming Canada has named 5 rising coaches to a developmental group hoping to expand the country’s swimming success.

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Swimming Canada Race Simulation Camp Puts Top Juniors Through The Speed Test

“We’re practising racing in season, something that we’re trying to encourage Canadians to do a little bit more diligently and a little bit more consistently through all the training programs,” said National Development Coach Ken McKinnon, who is overseeing the camp.

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Canada Moves High Performance Centre to New Pan Ams Pool

The new Pan Am Games pool is already reeling in tenants on the UT-Scarborough campus. (Artist’s Rendering)

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Brazil Finishes as the Top Nation at the Pan American Sports Festival

Brazil took home the most medals at the inaugural Pan American Sports Festival which concluded yesterday…

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Swimming Canada Q&A with High Performance Director John Atkinson

Swimming Canada High Performance Director John Atkinson recently attended the Canadian Swimming Congress where he had a chance to share his vision with coaches from across the country.

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Firby, Snelling and Thierry Become the First Inductees Into the CSCTA Hall of Fame

Tonight marked the creation of the Canadian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association Hall of Fame. The inaugural inductees were announced…

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