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2016 Women’s Big Ten Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Liz Li absolutely owned the 50 freestyle this morning in Ann Arbor, clocking a 21.73 to hold the nation’s 2nd-fastest time behind newly-minted 2016 SEC Champion Olivia Smoliga (21.67). She got the job done tonight, becoming the 2016 Big Ten Champion with a winning time of 21.80.


Hoosiers Come On Strong: Ups/Mids/Downs of Day 2 Big Ten C’ships

Hoosier Haley Lips looks to score some big first place points in the 500 free to kick-off Indiana’s momentum.

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2016 Women’s Big Ten Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Sophomore Clara Smiddy from Michigan looks to defend her 200 IM Big Ten title from last year, taking on the likes of IU freshman Lilly King and Wolverine teammate Siobhan Haughey in tonight’s finals. Smiddy snagged the #2 seed this morning.


Sights & Sounds Of 2016 SEC Championships Day 2

No, Caeleb Dressel’s 18.23 record-breaking swim was NOT a dream. Relive it in this Day 2 highlights video from the 2016 SEC Championships.

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Construction Well On Its Way At Dagaly Swimming Complex

Check out what the new Dagaly Swimming Complex in Budapest looks like mid-construction.

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SEC Championships Day 2: Tennessee Volunteers Photo Vault

Colleen Callahan smiling at the finish of her 200 IM on day 2 of the SEC Championships.

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Watch Caeleb Dressel Rock 18.39 NCAA, American & U.S. Open Record

Congratulations to Florida Gator, Caeleb Dressel, who just scored a historic new 50 yard freestyle (ahem, Coach Gregg Troy, 18.39)


Dutch Sprinter Inge Dekker Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer

Dutch Olympic swimmer Inge Dekker has been diagnosed with cervical cancer, per a statement posted to the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation’s website today.

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Drone Your Way Through Rio’s Olympic Park

Get a ‘bird’s eye’ glimpse into the Rio 2016 Olympic Park, courtesy of the latest video published by Rio 2016 organizers.

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2016 Konami Open Meet Preview: Hagino Tries On 200 Backstroke

Kosuke Hagino may try on the 200m back/200m IM double for size at his nation’s Olympic Trials in April, but will first get a crack at the backstroke this weekend in Tokyo.

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Florida Gator Photo Vault – Day 1 Of 2016 SEC Championships

Kahlia Warner defended her top prelims score with a 346.10 in tonight’s 1-meter final to take her first career SEC title.

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Korean Swimming Federation HQ Raided By Prosecuters

Arrests and equipment confiscation occurred at the Korean Swimming Federation’s office earlier today amid corruption claims.

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Tennessee Volunteers Kick Off SECs With Speed (Video Recap)

Get pumped for Day 2 of the 2016 SEC Championships with a highlight reel of the first day.

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Niagara University’s Got Team Spirit (Video)

Watch the season-recapping video littered with the purple and white to get a sense of the Purple Eagles squad team spirit that fueled them throughout the year.

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FINA Visits Windsor As Costs Of 2016 Short Course World C’Ships Loom

Last week a FINA delegation, including Executive Director Cornel Marculescu, was on-site touring the venues slated to host the 2016 FINA World Short Course Championships later this year.


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