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FINA Received Names Of Russian Athletes With Allegedly-Doctored Tests

FINA confirmed this month that it received from WADA the names of Russian athletes implicated in reports of a state-sponsored doping program in Russia that covered up positive anti-doping tests.


2017-2018 Men’s NCAA Power Rankings: Post-Invite Edition

It’s a dead heat at the top of our men’s rankings. Ryan Hoffer and Cal hold top time in the nation in 4 relays. But after a stellar Texas Invite, did the three-time defending champs run them down for the top spot?


South Carolina ‘Confident’ Almeida Will Be Competing Second Semester

A representative from South Carolina’s athletics department says the school is confident Brazilian star Brandonn Almeida will be eligible to compete during the spring semester.


SwimSwam Pulse: 58% Pick The Walsh Sisters As Most Impressive Siblings

Voters picked sister combo Alex and Gretchen Walsh as the most impressive sibling duo at the Winter Junior Championships.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Kolesnikov’s Finest Hour

It was a banner week for Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov. In fact, the hardest decision about this Swim of the Week is which Kolesnikov swim to select.

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Trevan Valena Breaks 35-Year-Old Chas Morton NAG In 200 IM

10-year-old Trevan Valena broke the second-oldest short course National Age Group record on the books with a 2:11.79 in the 200 IM.


Australia Announces Selection Procedures For Commonwealth Games

Swimming Australia will select its team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games at the Australian Swimming Trials in February and March of 2018.


Le Clos Goes 1:58 Fly, 49 Free To Double On Day 3 Of CWG Trials

Chad le Clos won a pair of events to book more event entries at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. He took the 200 fly in 1:58.01 and the 100 free in 49.74 at South Africa’s KZNA Premier Championships.

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2018 Junior Pan Pacs Open Water Race Cancelled

The open water portion of the 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships has been cancelled to allow athletes to focus on the World Junior Open Water Championships the following month.

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Adelaide To Host 2020 Australian Olympic, Paralympic Trials

Swimming Australia has announced the hosts for a slew of upcoming national meets, including the 2020 Australian Olympic Trials, which will return to Adelaide.


Italy Appeals Medley Relay Result After Backstroke Wedge Malfunction

Italy appealed the results of Thursday’s mixed 4×50 medley relay after the team’s coach says the backstroke starting wedge gave way under leadoff man Simone Sabbioni, though the appeal was ultimately rejected.


2017 European Short Course Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Keep refreshing this page for live, event-by-event recaps of all the swimming action from Copenhagen.


Hosszu: Euros 400 IM Final ‘Not That Inspiring’ Due To Absent Swimmers

Katinka Hosszu called the 400 IM field “not that inspiring” and “without world-class” opponents. In other post-race comments, Adam Peaty implied he didn’t rest for Euros and Ruta Meilutyte said the enjoyment is coming back for her.


SwimSwam Pulse: 51% Pick Grothe’s 500 Free Over 1650

In a very tight poll result, 51.7% of voters said Zane Grothe’s 4:07 500 free was more impressive than his 14:18 mile.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: East 800 Free Relays Soar

At USA Swimming’s Winter Junior Championships – East, the opening night saw two of the best age group 800 free relays in history, punctuated by two of the best leadoff splits in age group history.