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Magnussen To Attend Aussie Rio Protocol Camp, But Not Yet Competing

Magnussen will attend his team’s ‘Rio Protocol Camp’, but most likely will not be ready to compete until early 2016.


Paris Officially Submits 2024 Olympics Bid

Following its City Council approval vote in April of this year, Paris, France has now formally submitted its bid to…

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Olympic Gold Medalist Suzuki (JPN) Nabbed for Sports Agency Role

Japanese former Olympic swimmer, Daichi Suzuki, has been announced as the head of a brand new, yet-to-be-named national sports agency…

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Botswana, The Bahamas Now Possible Hosts of 2017 C’Wealth Youth Games

With the recent announcement that St. Lucia has had to withdraw as host of the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, two other countries are now stepping up as possible replacement hosts.

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Coventry Clinches Triple Three-Peat On Final Night of All Africa Games

With tonight’s win in the women’s 200m backstroke, Kirsty Coventry’s trifecta of wins across three editions of the All Africa Games is now complete.


UVa Hazing Case Defendants File Official Responses To Civil Suit

The defendants in the civil lawsuit alleging hazing, brought forth by Anthony Marcantonio, have filed their official responses with the court.


Aussie Swimmers Of The Year ‘Behind The Scenes’ Video

Want a quick physics lesson from Australia’s Cameron McEvoy? Take a listen!

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Ahmed Akram Nabs Double Gold On Day 5 of 2015 All Africa Games

Ahmed Akram snagged two gold medals on the second to the last night of the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo.


Missy Franklin Headed For Singapore Stop of FINA World Cup

Missy Franklin is set to make her World Cup debut in Singapore on October 3rd and 4th.


Jeanette Ottesen’s Road Rage Aggressor Receives Punishment

Jeanette Ottesen and boyfriend, Maro Loughran, were victims of a road rage incident last June; their attacker has now been punished by the Danish justice system.

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Rio 2016 Venue Construction Progress: Updated Time Lapse Video

Catch some time-lapsed footage of how the construction is coming along now that we’re just under a year away from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Egypt Scores Two Golds On Day Four Of 2015 All African Games

Farida Osman nabbed one of two golds for the country of Egypt on day 4 of the 2015 All African Games.

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Le Clos: “Phelps And I Are the Favorites Next Year”

Of his gold medal-winning 100m butterfly race in Kazan, Le Clos says, “I wanted to show everybody that it [the 200 fly] was just a bad race, so I was just happy with the way I bounced back.”


Coventry On Way To Triple Three-Peat At 2015 All Africa Games

Zimbabwe’s Kirsty Coventry won the women’s 100m backstroke tonight, an event she has now dominated at the All Africa Games since 2007.

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Bronte Campbell, Emily Seebohm Headed to Singapore World Cup

Australian on-fire athletes, Bronte Campbell and Emily Seebohm, have been announced as attending the 2015 FINA World Cup in Singapore slated for October 3rd and 4th.

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