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USA Swimming Sending 10 Youngsters To Tokyo/Singapore World Cups

USA Swimming will send 10 of its top youth swimmers to the final two stops of the 2017 FINA World Cup, a roster that includes Regan Smith, Michael Andrew, Andrew Abruzzo, Dakota Luther and Alex Walsh.


Canada & Australia Lone Entrants At Canadian Open

The Canadian Open, put together as an alternative to the postponed World Para Swimming Championships, will feature Canada and Australia’s national teams this weekend, per a press release from the meet.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 84% Predict More Success For Desorbo Than Busch

Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to predict which new NCAA head coach would have the most successful season


Brothers’ Suspension Reduced to 2 Years For Refused Doping Test

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has reduced William Brothers’ suspension from four years to two for a refusing to take a doping control test on medical grounds in 2015.


2017-2018 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.


David Plummer, Haley Spencer To Join Minnesota Aquatics Hall of Fame

Olympic champion David Plummer and NCAA champion Haley Spencer will join the Minnesota Aquatics Hall of Fame this weekend at the team’s alumni meet.

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Germany To Send 6 To World Cup’s Second Cluster

Germany has announced that it will send three men and three women to the second cluster of the 2017 World Cup.

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Mixed Gender Entrants, 4 Nations Confirmed For Raia Rapida Meet

The four teams for Brazil’s 2017 Raia Rapida (translates to “Fast Lane”) sprint meet have been confirmed: the host nation, the United States, Italy and Argentina. And for the first time, the meet will feature both men and women – two swimmers of each gender per team.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Paul Ungur, Utah

Paul Ungur put up a big sprint backstroke time that could help Utah break through for an NCAA relay berth later this year.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Gregg Troy, Florida

Competitor Coach of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based coach who has risen above…

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Canada Names 26 Swimmers To 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

About 6 months in advance of the meet, Canada has named its roster for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, to be hosted in Australia next April.


SwimSwam Swimmer of the Month: Maxime Rooney, Florida

Rooney swam 14 races over three days at the All-Florida Invite, putting up three nation-leading times including a 1:36.76 200 free.


Trial Begins For Former Swimmer Paralyzed While Diving

A former swimmer who shattered a vertebrae during a start in 2005, leaving her a quadriplegic, begins a civil trial this week against the Regina facility where she was injured.

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All-American Swimmer & Coach Maureen Rankin Passes From Cancer

All-American swimmer, coach and lifelong swimming fixture Maureen Rankin has passed away from cancer.


Rooney 1:46 Back, Dressel 44.0 Free To Close All-Florida Invite

Florida stars Maxime Rooney and Caeleb Dressel each came up with big swims on the final night of the 2017 All-Florida Invite.