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UNI Coach Resigns, Takes Over South Dakota State Program

University of Northern Iowa swimming and diving head coach Doug Humphrey resigned from his head coaching position this past week.  …

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Mel Zajac Meet Preview – Shaping up to be Canada vs. USA showdown

UBC Aquatic Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia May 26th-28th, 2017 Meet site (with past results) Psych sheets Live results Last week…

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NHSCA Announces Scholar Athletes of the Year

The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) has announced the 2017 High School Academic All-Americans for the 2016/17 school year….

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Race Videos: 2017 Open Water National Championships

2017 U.S. OPEN WATER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS May 19-21,2017 May 19 – OW Nationals 10 KM May 20 – Junior Nationals…

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Jack Buckner New Chief Executive of British Swimming

British swimming has named Jack Buckner as their new chief executive. He was the 1987 World Championship bronze medalist, and…

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54th Mel Zajac Jr. International Swim Meet – New UBC Aquatic Centre

2017 Mej Zajac Jr, International UBC Aquatic Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia May 26th-28th, 2017 Meet site (with past results) Psych…

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Martha McCabe Retires, Announces New Initiative

Two time Canadian Olympian Martha McCabe announced her retirement yesterday. At the same time, she is launching a new initiative, Head to Head.

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Taylor Ruck Moving to Canada To Train With High Performance Centre

Two-time Olympic medalist Taylor Ruck is moving up to Canada to train with the High Performance Centre – Ontario.  Lead…

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Simone Manuel Throws First Pitch at JJ Watt Charity Classic

Taking her athletic talent to the field, two-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel was given one of the biggest honors in…

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I Miss My Mom

Perhaps one of the reasons so many freshmen struggle in college is the physical absence of a mother. Having a…

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Ruta Meilutyte… The Legacy Begins

Rūta Meilutytė set the bar high for young Lithuanian girls when she touched the wall first back in 2012 at…

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Mark Spitz Will Be Commentating for SportTV at World Championships

Today, Brazil is announcing their World Championship team heading to Budapest this summer. Including 9-time Olympic Champion Mark Spitz, domestic…

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No Shows…It’s Becoming a Problem

Pascual Perez is somewhat of a folk hero here in Atlanta.  Perez was a Dominican baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves…

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Oleksiak vs. Manuel II

We’re in for a treat next week.  The Arena Pro Swim Series stops in Atlanta and the second night features…

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