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Eyes on Ortiz: Spanish Swimmer Poised for Success

Club Wolverine Elite’s Miguel Ortiz has been making headlines both here and abroad as a relative newcomer to professional swimming.


Park Fails Doping Test; Agency Blames Doctor

As reported by both NBC Olympics and Yonhap News, South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae-hwan has failed a doping test,…


Sun Yang Eyeing Thailand as China Weighs Possible Gold Coast Protest

Sun Yang is no longer welcome in the Gold Coast training facility he has been rather secretly training in recently; could Thailand be next?


VA Tech Takes Down Georgia Tech, UNCW and Miami (FL) in Triple Dual

Virginia Tech’s Jessica Hespeler’s 200y and 500y freestyle wins helped lead the Hokie assault on UNCW, Georgia Tech and Miami (FL) yesterday, while the VA Tech men also dominated.

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Louisville Men Prevail, Women Squeeze Out Win over Kentucky Wildcats

Kelsi Worrell scorched a 48.22 split in the final 400y freestyle relay event to help give the Louisville women a final push in their win over in-state rival Kentucky.

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Ipsen’s Pool Record Helps NC State Take Lead Over Minnesota After Day One

The NC State Wolfpack lead Minnesota on both the men’s and women’s sides after Day One.

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Ohio State Men & Women Win Over MSU Spartans

The Buckeye Men and Women just would not be denied, as they won easily over the Michigan State Spartans in East Lansing tonight.

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US Paralympic Committee to Host 14 Sanctioned Meets in 2015; More Than Double 2014

For the second year, Crafton Hills College Aquatic Center will host the California Classic, one of 11 USPC-sanctioned meets to be held in the U.S.


Phelps to Represent Aqua Sphere at Germany’s ISPO

Aquatics equipment manufacturer, Aqua Sphere, announced in a press release last August that Michael Phelps would be partnering with the brand…

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FINA Announces New Dates for Junior World Championships

Mack Horton (AUS) won big at the 2013 Junior World Championships; New dates have been announced for the 2015 edition of the meet.

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Renderings of Boston 2024 Aquatics Center Unveiled as Olympic Vision is Released

We now have insight into the overall plan, vision, and design the Boston 2024 Olympic officials offered during its efforts…


Russian National Team Heads to Spain

The head coach of the Russian National Swim Team, Anatoly Zhuravlev, is sending swimmers to a training camp in Spain,…


Sjostrom Takes Home Sweden’s Top Sporting Achievement Honor

Last night, Swedish speed demon, Sarah Sjostrom, was given her country’s Jerring Sports Achievement Award for 2014. The award is…


What Do the Stats Say: A Look at the Final 2014 World Rankings

The American Women and Men each suffered a drop in the quantity of #1 world-ranked times from 2013 to 2014, but other countries saw a rise in their overall world performance.


Lochte is All-In for 400 IM, but Out of 200 Free at Arena Pro Swim Series Austin

Ryan Lochte is set to swim the 400 IM this morning, but is avoiding the double by opting out of the 200 free event.

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