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Scientific Study Backs Positive Performance Effects Of #PhelpsFace

As was the case for his entire career, American Olympic icon Michael Phelps was ahead of his time, in this instance with his unmistakeable game face.

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Japanese IM Ace Takeharu Fujimori Handed 4-Month Suspension For Positive Test

The Japanese Anti-Doping Authority (JADA) has handed a 4-month suspension to Takeharu Fujimori for having tested positive for a banned substance.

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Persson Clocks 200 Breast Meet Record To Kick Off Swedish SC C’ships

Sweden’s national record holder the men’s 200 breast, Erik Persson, took his first victory at the National SC Championships, a qualifier for Glasgow.

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Pernille Blume & Jeanette Ottesen Pave Way For Danish Swimmers In Glasgow

Denmark is ready to rumble in Glasgow, naming its Olympian-heavy roster for this year’s European Short Course Championships.

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Timmers Heads Up Small, But Mighty 4-Strong Belgian Euro SC Roster

31-year-old Olympic silver medalist Pieter Timmers heads up a 4-strong squad for Belgium, set to compete in Glasgow this December.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Schooling Launches Skincare, Ledecky Joins A New Team

Check out this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Joseph Schooling, Cate Campbell, Katie Shanahan, Katie Ledecky and more.

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Two-Time World Champion Wellbrock Set To Race At German SC Nationals

The man who took 1500m free gold in the pool & 10k gold in the open water at this year’s World Championships, Florian Wellbrock, will be racing this weekend.

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Scott & Greenbank Bring World-Class Talent To BUCS SC C’ships

Duncan Scott threw down the 2nd fastest 100m free anchor of all-time at this year’s World Championships, but this weekend he has BUCS on his mind.

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Coleman Cruises Straight From FINA World Cup To Swedish SC C’ships

Fresh off the FINA World Cup Series, Swedish Olympian Michelle Coleman headlines the entry lists for the Swedish Short Course Championships.

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Vlad Morozov: “I’m Glad Grinev Wasn’t In Doha”

After racing at every stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Vlad Morozov had no problem admitting he ‘wasn’t fresh’ during his final few races in Doha.

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Ellen Walshe Produces Irish National Record In 50 Fly In Aberdeen

18-year-old Ellen Walshe produced a new Irish national record in the women’s 50m fly while competing in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Kosuke Hagino Makes Japanese National Team At The 11th Hour

Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino cleared the minimum time standard in the men’s 200m IM to make the Japanese National Team at the 11th hour.

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Tobias Bjerg Clocks 57.59 SCM 100 Breast Danish National Record

While competing on the final day of the 2019 Danish Open SC C’ships, 21-year-old Tobias Bjerg fired off a new national record in the men’s 100m breaststroke.

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Dumont & Hendrickx Take Down Belgian Records To Close Out SC C’ships

Valentine Dumont and Lander Hendrickx ended their Belgian Short Course Championships in style, each setting a new national mark.

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Winnington Tunes Up In Long Course, Takes 4 Golds At QLD Medal Shots

Elijah Winnington got some long course racing underway at the Queensland Medal Shots Prep meet over the weekend in Brisbane.

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