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Stirling Captures BUCS Men’s Trophy To Bust 32-Year-Long Loughborough Streak

The University of Stirling took its first-ever men’s BUCS trophy, which bears well for the overall big picture of Olympic qualification.

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2020 BUCS Championships Day 2 Live Recap

Loughborough’s Luke Greenbank will be among those chasing points on day 2 finals of the 2020 BUCS long Course Championships in Sheffield.

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On-Fire Daiya Seto Becomes Japan’s 7th Fastest 200 Freestyler All-Time

Japanese swimmers showed up big-time on day 1 of the Konami Open, including Daiya Seto pumping out a PB in the 200 free.

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Duncan Scott Tops Max Litchfield In Men’s 400 IM At BUCS LC C’ships

The battle is brewing in Sheffield, with individual events giving teams a chance to separate themselves at these BUCS Long Course Championships.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Dutch Olympian Dion Dreesens Retires

Catch up on various stories found around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines. Dion Dreesens and trio of Kiwi swimmers highlight the news.

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McEvoy Tops Men’s 100 Free Field, Fairweather Impresses On Vic Open Day 1

Day 1 of the 2020 Vic Open is done and dusted with Cameron McEvoy, Jack McLoughlin and Jess Hansen among the gold medalists.

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World Jr Champion Papastamos To Make 2020 Debut At Greek Open

World Junior Champion Apostolos Papastamos is among the competitors set to race at the Greek Open Winter Championships this weekend.

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Singaporean Swimmers Gain Extra OLY Qual Time Due To Virus Rescheduling

Singaporean swimmers such as Joseph Schooling will have additional qualification time for the 2020 Olympic Games with the rescheduling of events due to virus.

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Breaststroke Battle Brewing, As JPN’s Shoma Sato Devises New Race Strategy

This weekend’s Konami Open may give Shoma Sato the chance to try out a new race strategy essentially nothing to lose and some cash and confidence to gain.

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Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Aquatic Facility Breaks Ground

The new aquatics facility to be used for swimming events at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in host city Birmingham, England has broken ground.

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Stirling Looks To Deny Loughborough BUCS Long Course Title

Here comes Duncan Scott, ready to take on 3 individual events at the British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) Championships this weekend.

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Hagino Heads Up Japanese Money Chase At Konami Open

Lucrative cash prizes are up for grabs at this weekend’s Konami Open, which stars Kosuke Hagino, Yui Ohashi, Ryosuke Irie and more.

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Stubblety-Cook To Show His Early 2020 Hand At Victorian Open C’ships

Aussie Zac Stubblety-Cook unleashed the fastest 200m breast time of his career last December. Let’s see what the man has up his sleeve at the Vic Open.

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Portuguese National Records Fall At 2020 Lisbon International

The Jamor Nacional Sports Center hosted the 2020 Lisbon Int’l over the weekend, where national records bit the dust over the course of the 2-day affair.

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Gorbenko Hacks 7+ Seconds Off Israeli Record In 400 IM

16-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko fired off a new Israeli national record in the women’s 400m IM over the weekend in Nice, France.

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