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SwimSwam Pulse: 55% Say Seliskar Should Swim 200 Free at NCAAs

More than half of voters in our latest poll say Cal senior Andrew Seliskar should ditch the 400 IM in favor of the 200 free at NCAAs this spring.

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No Scratches For Day 2 Finals at 2018 Short Course Worlds

There are no scratches on day 2 of the Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, despite some swimmers set up for tough triples.

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2018 SC World Championships: Day 2 Finals Preview

The men’s 100 back might be the race of the meet. Since 2015, Matt Grevers, Kliment Kolesnikov and Xu Jiayu have all broken the world record in this event, while Ryan Murphy broke the vaunted long course world record.

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Molly Hannis Out of SC Worlds Due To Death in Family

American breaststroker Molly Hannis has returned home from China after learning that her father had died unexpectedly, according to TV commentator Rowdy Gaines.

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USOC Fires Chief of Sport Performance After Ropes & Gray Report

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has fired chief of sport performance Alan Ashley after a Ropes & Gray report revealed that he failed to take action for more than a year after learning about the sexual abuse allegations against Larry Nassar.

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2018 SC Worlds Previews: 4-Woman Netherlands Team Strong in Relays

With Kira Toussaint out, the Netherlands only have four women to enter on relays… but that still might be enough for multiple golds.

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2018 SC Worlds Previews: Atkinson Looking For Breaststroke Three-Peat

Alia Atkinson and Ruta Meilutyte share the 100 breast world record, and will go head-to-head in Hangzhou.

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Prosecutors: Swim Coach Absent When HS Swimmer Drowned

Prosecutors in a criminal negligence trial against a former swim coach say the coach disappeared from video surveillance cameras for nearly 10 minutes on the day a 13-year-old swimmer drowned in Southlake, Texas.

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2018 Winter Juniors East: Jake Foster Goes 3:44 IM at Day 3 Prelims

Jake Foster and Alex Walsh each lead two events at Friday’s prelims session of the 2018 Winter Junior Championships – East.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 89% Say Seliskar Should Stick To 200 IM

Overwhelmingly, SwimSwam voters encouraged Andrew Seliskar to stick with the 200 IM, rather than challenging Townley Haas in the 500 free.

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USA Gymnastics Files For Bankruptcy As Lawsuits Pile Up

USA Gymnastics, under fire from dozens of sex abuse lawsuits, has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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2018 Winter Juniors East: Douglass Goes 21.8 on Day 2 Prelims

Day 2’s prelims session was marked by some historic 50 free swims, including a 21.87 from Kate Douglass, an elite 13-14 swim from Claire Curzan and a sub-20 from Matt Brownstead.

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Top 8 Combined Finishers: Day 1 of 2018 Winter Juniors East/West

With USA Swimming’s winter junior national meets split between two Junior Championships locations, we’ll be putting together nightly lists of the top 8 finishers in each event overall, combining results from the two meets.

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Remembering President George H.W. Bush: Yale Swimming Fan

Famously a passionate sports fan, the 41st president of the United States attended the 2009 national swimming championships, which were held at Texas A&M University in Bush’s home state of Texas.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Which Seliskar Swim To Pick?

It was quite a weekend for Cal senior Andrew Seliskar. The only real question is which of his six events is the Swim of the Week?

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