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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: American Women on WR Hunt in 800 Free Relay

The American quartet will be chasing gold as well as the Chinese World Record of 7:42.08.

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Anti-Doping

Russian Grigory Tarasevich Tests Positive For Meldonium, Avoids Ban

Russian swimmer Grigory Tarasevich, who competes for the University of Louisville stateside, has tested positive for meldonium, but will not face any punitive bans.

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Yoga for Swimmers: 4 Poses for Injury Prevention

Practicing yoga is a great way to ensure that you develop the strength and mobility you need to stay injury free…

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Europe

Duarte Breaks Two Portuguese Junior Records

Miguel Duarte set new Portuguese junior records in both the men’s 800 and 1500 freestyle on the first night of the Portuguese Junior and Senior National Championships…

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College

Indiana Hoosiers Add Another Sprinter, Nab Emory Transfer Harold Duke

After picking up one of Egypt’s top sprint freestylers Mohamed Samy as well as Tennessee sprint transfer Josh Romany in the last couple of…

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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: American Women on WR Hunt in 800 Free Relay

The American quartet will be chasing gold as well as the Chinese World Record of 7:42.08.

Russian Grigory Tarasevich Tests Positive For Meldonium, Avoids Ban

Russian swimmer Grigory Tarasevich, who competes for the University of Louisville stateside, has tested positive for meldonium, but will not face any punitive bans.

Yoga for Swimmers: 4 Poses for Injury Prevention

Practicing yoga is a great way to ensure that you develop the strength and mobility you need to stay injury free…

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Duarte Breaks Two Portuguese Junior Records

Miguel Duarte set new Portuguese junior records in both the men’s 800 and 1500 freestyle on the first night of the Portuguese Junior and Senior National Championships…

Indiana Hoosiers Add Another Sprinter, Nab Emory Transfer Harold Duke

After picking up one of Egypt’s top sprint freestylers Mohamed Samy as well as Tennessee sprint transfer Josh Romany in the last couple of…

1:59.72 200 Free for Katie Drabot on Night 2 of Brown Deer Sectionals

2016 SPEEDO SECTION 1 CHAMPIONSHIP Brown Deer, WI Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center Meet Central Results: Meet Mobile After posting a…

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Andrew Downs Two Records at Mizzou Sectional Day Three

Michael Andrew lowered two Sectional Records in the Friday finals session of the 2016 Central Section Region VIII Championship at Mizzou.

Putin Calls for National Russian Anti-Doping Commission

Without addressing the WADA report that confirms state-sponsored doping in Russia, Vladimir Putin has called for a new Russian anti-doping commission.

Rio Torch Relay Day 80: Torch Closes In On City of São Paulo

On each day of the official Olympic torch relay, carrying the Olympic flame to the Olympic cauldron in Rio de Janeiro,…

While IOC Waits, IPC Begins Proceedings to Suspend Entire Russian Fed

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the separate but partnered organization of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that manages the Paralympics…

2016 Rio Olympics Preview: Kaneto Favored in 200 Breast Sans Americans

Japans Rie Kaneto is the only sub-2:20 performer this year, and will look to lead an Olympic final without any Americans.

Friday Night Finals at Columbus Sectionals Cancelled

Friday Nights’ evening session at the 2016 Columbus Sectional Championships meet at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of Ohio…

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Watch The Original Swimtastic Rap Video: The Speedo Rap

Recent Olympic Trials swimmers Colin Babcock and Kevin Ferguson made the most of their time in between prelims and finals, producing this hilarious rap video dubbed “The Speedo Rap.”

MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman: Freestyle Triple Touch Switch

MP Swim Tips by Bob Bowman – Episode Five

Pinfold Cracks 50 In 100 Free On Day 1 Of Brown Deer Sectionals

Check out the day 1 recap of the Speedo Sectionals in Brown Deer, WI.

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IOC announces 2nd Name of Athlete Caught in Doping Retest

The IOC has now released the 2nd name of an athlete caught in their retest of nearly 1000 samples from…

First World Record Attempt in Olympic City

  The first world record attempt in the Olympic City will be made days before the Opening Ceremonies even begin–…

Previously Suspended Rio Anti-Doping Lab Receives Accreditation

WADA announced today that the Rio lab that was previously suspended has been given its accreditation back in time for the Games.

Watch FINA’s Montage Of Recent World Record-Setting Moments

FINA has pieced together old and new moments documenting world records across the long course and short course formats of our sport.

Distance Swimmer Jerad Kaskawal Verbally Commits to Arizona

The Arizona Wildcats have picked up some distance talent after FAST Swim Team’s Jared Kaskawal has verbally committed to join them in Tucson for the upcoming season.

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