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Anastasia Krapivina out, Anna Olasz in for Rio OW 10K Race per FINA

Anna Olasz will now race in the open water 10K now that Anastasia Krapivina has been barred from the competition.

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Seven Russian Athletes Banned Could Have Profound Effect On Medal Haul

The seven swimmers banned from the Russian Olympic team could have a profound effect on the teams medal count.

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Get To Know Aussie Olympians Outside The Pool (Videos)

Which of their Aussie Olympic teammates is most likely to be a movie star?

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Yulia Efimova’s Agent Says She’ll Appeal Decision to CAS

The agent of World Champion swimmer Yulia Efimova, who on Monday was withdrawn by the Russian Olympic Committee for nomination to…

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Can Barred Russian Athletes Appeal IOC Decision?

Yes, they probably can. Here’s what that would look like.

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NCAA DI Championships to Implement New Video Streaming Requirements

In a meeting on June 27-28, the NCAA Division I Competition Oversight Committee adopted strategic goals that focus on the…

Anastasia Krapivina out, Anna Olasz in for Rio OW 10K Race per FINA

Anna Olasz will now race in the open water 10K now that Anastasia Krapivina has been barred from the competition.

Seven Russian Athletes Banned Could Have Profound Effect On Medal Haul

The seven swimmers banned from the Russian Olympic team could have a profound effect on the teams medal count.

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Get To Know Aussie Olympians Outside The Pool (Videos)

Which of their Aussie Olympic teammates is most likely to be a movie star?

Yulia Efimova’s Agent Says She’ll Appeal Decision to CAS

The agent of World Champion swimmer Yulia Efimova, who on Monday was withdrawn by the Russian Olympic Committee for nomination to…

Can Barred Russian Athletes Appeal IOC Decision?

Yes, they probably can. Here’s what that would look like.

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FINA Says World Champs Efimova, Morozov Pulled from Olympic Games

Many anticipated that Yulia Efimova would be pulled from the Olympics, but FINA named 6 other Russian swimmers who also would not be allowed.

Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Men’s 4×100 Free Relay

At the past 2 Olympic games, one of the major headlines has been the rivalry between Team USA and France in the 4×100 free relay. While the rivalry continues this summer, a new team is in the mix.

Rio 2016 Olympic Preview: Japan Primed For 1-2 Finish In Men’s 400 IM

The Japanese combo of Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto will look to end the Americans streak of five straight Olympic gold medals in the 400 IM.

Is a Late U.S. Olympic Trials a Disadvantage?

The U.S. Olympic Trials are frequently criticized for being much closer to the Olympics than the trials meets of many…

Rio 2016 Olympic Preview: Campbells Look To Go 1-2 In Women’s 100 Free

Newly-minted World Record Holder Cate Campbell of Australia is the one to beat in the women’s 100m freestyle event at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Katie Drabot Wins 200 IM on Night 4 of Brown Deer Sectionals

Katie Drabot added the 200 IM to her win tally, posting a 2:15.79 to win that event by almost five seconds over Reilly Lanigan (2:20.34) of NASA.

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Wyatt Davis Wreaks Havoc on Indiana Age Group Records at IN SwimFest

Wyatt Davis of the Carmel Swim Club took down four Indiana 13-14 state records this weekend, and moved into the all-time…

The Darker Side Of Synchronized Swimming

‘The closer you swim to each other, the more difficult it is because you’re battling each other in the pool, and that’s where the danger is,” says U.S. Olympic synchronized swimmer Mariya Koroleva.

WADA “Disappointed” IOC Didn’t Decline All Russian Athletes’ Entries

In a statement released today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) expressed its disappointment that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) did…

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Darian Townsend Downs Three Masters World Records In Tempe

While competing at the 2016 Sun Devil Masters Heatstroker meet over this past weekend, American Darian Townsend made a monster dent on three Masters World Records.

Adele Zyniewicz Torches 10 & Under 50 Free NAG Record at IN Champs

10-year-old Adele Zyniewicz, unattached, broke the 10 & under NAG record in the 50m free yesterday afternoon at the Indiana SwimFest…

Holub Closes Out Portuguese Championships with Third Gold

Portuguese Olympian Tamila Holub took the gold in the women’s 1500 freestyle in a winning time of 16:35.08…

LEN Releases 2017 Competitive Calendar

Make a note of LEN’s biggest competitive events for 2017.

Rio Olympic Medal Ceremonies Have 3 Styles: Traditional, Pop, & Cool

Check out the 3 different medal ceremony styles set to highlight the 2016 Olympic Games.

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