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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BBC Radio Reports On Alleged Paralympic Classification Cheating

A BBC radio special report last week aired allegations that athletes are using tape, cold showers and even surgery to cheat the IPC’s classification system and improve their chances of winning and setting records.

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Wisconsin To Add Qatari Olympian Al-Khulaifi To Roster

Qatari Olympian Noah al-Khulaifi was a surprise entrant at Wisconsin’s intrasquad meet today, and will join the program’s roster moving forward, sources say.

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Dressel Goes 46.8 Fly, 55.7 Breast On Day 2 Of All-Florida Invite

2017 ALL-FLORIDA INVITE Friday, September 22 – Sunday, September 24, 2017 University of Florida – Stephen O’Connell Center Gainesville, FL…

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Hinchey Emphasizes Flex Plan, ‘Trialized’ Events In State of Sport Address

Though USA Swimming has said it will take some time before new Executive Director Tim Hinchey is ready to give media interviews, he did deliver the State of the Sport address at U.S. Aquatic Sports’ convention last week.

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