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USA Men Top Serbia For First Time Since 2008 Olympic Games With 12-10 Win

In front of a sold out crowd at UC-San Diego’s Canyonview Pool, the USA Men’s National Team beat Serbia for the first time since the 2008 Olympic Games, winning 12-10.

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31 Athletes Caught in Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Re-Testing

Names, sports, and nationalities of the 31 athletes who tested positive have not yet been released.

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The Jason Lezak Swimming Photo Vault

Jason Lezak, the man with the greatest performance in swimming history, the 2008 Olympic Games 4×100 freestyle relay anchor leg. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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20 Weightlifters Test Positive For Doping From 2008, 2012 Samples

20 positive re-tests from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games were from weightlifters.

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Olympic Champion Megan Jendrick Retires

Megan Jendrick, one of the United States’ most beloved Olympians, has officially retired. She won two gold medals at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney; in the 100 breaststroke and as a member of the women’s 4×100 medley relay. At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing Jendrick netted a third Olympic medal, a silver.

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IOC DQ’s 2 Wrestlers, 1 Weightlifter For Failing Anti-Doping Test

As part of this process, the IOC today announced that three athletes have been disqualified from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 and London 2012.

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Pedro Oliveira comments on Swimwear Deal and Pablo Morales

Oliveira is a backstroke and butterfly specialist who enters the professional ranks following an exceptional NCAA career at the University of Louisville. Prior to being a Cardinal, Oliveira had already competed in the 2008 Olympic Games and was Portugal’s National Champion in both the 200m fly and 200m backstroke.

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Mark Spitz: “It Is Unfortunate That My Quote Was Misconstrued” Regarding Phelps

Mark Spitz has responded publicly for the first time to an article in Express Sports UK, who reported that Spitz claims that Michael Phelps didn’t actually win the gold medal in the men’s 100 fly at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

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Soro To Goalkeep for Brazil: A New Wave in Water Polo (Milorad Cavic Editorial)

This post was written by Olympic medalist Milorad Cavic, who represented his native Serbia when he challenged Michael Phelps in that .01 second 100 butterfly race in the 2008 Olympic Games.

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UCLA Water Polo Coach Steps Down

After a loss to Stanford in the NCAA final game in May, UCLA Water Polo head coach Brandon Brooks announced…

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Olympic Medalist Katie Hoff Inducted Into Maryland Swimming HOF

Olympic medalist Katie Hoff, who retired from competitive swimming in December 2015, was inducted into the Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame this past weekend.

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U.S. Olympic Committee Recognizes 2016 Coaches Of The Year

The United States Olympic Committee today announced its annual award recipients for 2016 national coaches of the year. On the…

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Ervin, Gilot To Participate In Torch Lighting At Maccabiah Games

Anthony Ervin will be one of seven athletes participating in the torch lighting ceremonies at the 20th Maccabiah Games.

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IOC Sanctions One Athlete For Failing Anti-Doping Test At Beijing 2008

THE PROTECTION OF CLEAN ATHLETES AND THE FIGHT AGAINST DOPING ARE TOP PRIORITIES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), AS…

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Krayzelburg & Lezak Join Maccabi USA For 20th World Maccabiah Games

Rick Ehrlich, Team USA Swim Chairman for the 20th World Maccabiah Games is proud to announce that Olympic gold medalists…

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2024 Summer Olympics: Budapest to Withdraw its Bid to Host Games

And then there were two. After Budapest formally withdraws its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, only Los Angeles and Paris will remain in the race.

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IOC Sanctions 9 Athletes for Failing Anti-Doping Test at Beijing 2008

The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement.

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Natalie Coughlin Open To Adding 100 Back To Olympic Trials Lineup

She’s not shying away from the thoughts of once again racing the 100m backstroke, and possibly going after a third 100 back Olympic gold, “In the Olympic format 100 back, 100 free, 50 free, that plays out pretty nicely.”

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The Olympic Movement Celebrates the 2-year countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games

Michael Phelps appears to be on track for his 5th Olympic appearance.

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Scalpers Threatening Online Ticket Sales For 2018 Commonwealth Games

Some tickets to the 2018 Commonwealth Games are seeing their original price increase tenfold due to online reseller websites.

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