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Spain Unveils Selection Policy For 2020 European LC Championships

Spain was without its superstar Mireia Belmonte at the 2018 edition of the European Championships, but the Olympic champion should be competing next year.

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Kosuke Hagino Misses Out On Japanese National Team For 2019/2020 Season

The Japanese Swimming Federation has revealed its National Team roster for the 2019/2020 season, with two major names missing from the list.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Peaty Lands On Walk Of Fame, Hackett Expecting Baby

Check out the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Adam Peaty, Eamon Sullivan, Jennifer Reilly and Grant Hackett

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Scott, Greenbank & Wilby Headline British SC European C’ships Squad

British Swimming has announced its 16-strong roster for the 2019 LEN European Short Course Championships scheduled for Glasgow this December.

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South Africa Takes Home 78 Medals From Junior Africa C’ships

The 2019 CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis, Tunisia concluded on Saturday, September 14th, with South Africa coming out as the big winner.

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Former Florida Gator Corey Main Retires From Competitive Swimming

Former Florida Gator Corey Main of New Zealand has announced his retirement from competitive swimming at 24 years of age.

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Shioura Takes Men’s 50 Free Title To Close Out JPN Sports Festival

The 2019 Japan National Sports Festival wrapped up last night with seasoned veteran Shinri Shioura taking away the men’s 50m freestyle title.

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Japan Releases Stiff Qualifying Standards For The 2020 Home Olympic Games

The Japanese Swimming Federation has just released the selection criteria for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games set to be hosted in Tokyo.

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Kosuke Matsui Digs Deep For 21.88 50 Free On JPN Festival Day 2

Kosuke Matsui nailed a new PB in the men’s 50m freestyle, hitting 21.88 for a new meet record on the Niigata men’s 4x50m free relay.

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Horton No-Shows 800 Free But Steers MVC To Relay Gold At Vic Open

Mack Horton was set to race the 800 free but wound up not swimming the event at the Vic Open. Gabriella Peiniger did more damage to Aussie Age Records.

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Sunama Tops Hagino, Ohashi Gets Double Gold On Night 1 Of JPN Sports Festival

World Championships medalist Yui Ohashi walked away with 2 gold medals on just the first day of Japan Sports Festival competition.

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17-Year-Old Peiniger Beats Seebohm’s 200 IM Aussie Age Record

17-year-old Gabriella Peiniger busted out 3 powerful performances on day 1 of the 2019 Vic Open, taking the 200m IM, 200m free and 50m fly.

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International Swimming League Roster Refresh

With the technical details of the ISL’s inaugural season now disclosed, refresh yourself on each of the eight squads’ stacked rosters.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Jamieson Gives Back, New Victorian OW Series

Check out the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Tokyo 2020 news, an update on Michael Jamieson’s MJ Swim Academy and more.

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Team GB’s Only Black Swimmer Alice Dearing Catches Up With Ed Accura

Alice Dearing recently spoke with Ed Accura, the man behind the film entitled Blacks Can’t Swim, about her experience as the only black swimmer on Team GB.

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