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Two-Time Olympic Medalist Evelyn Kawamoto-Kono Passes Away

Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Evelyn Tokue Kawamoto-Kono passed away in Hawaii on January 22nd at the age of 83


After Suspension, Ontario Masters Swimmers Now Cleared to Compete

Swimming Canada just released a statement on behalf of themselves, Masters Swimming Canada, and Swim Ontario on how they’re going to allow masters swimmers to participate in sanctioned provincial, national, and international competitions.


Bruno Fratus Tweets Response To Club Dismissing Him

Several Brazilian swimmers who competed at the 2016 Olympic Games and Rio are currently without a club, including famed Brazilian sprinter Bruno Fratus.


Michael Phelps Named United States Sports Academy Male Athlete Of The Year

Michael Phelps was named the United States Sports Academy male athlete of the year for 2016 beating out Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt for the award.


UBC Leads U Sports Rankings For Week Nine

After nine weeks of U Sports (Canadian collegiate) swimming, the University of British Colombia is ranked first in both the men’s and women’s U Sports rankings with Toronto sitting in second.

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MSHSAA Advisory Committee Suggesting Splitting Schools Into 2 Classes

According to a source close to the story, the Missouri State High School Athletic Association advisory board is suggesting splitting schools into two classes for swimming to accommodate the large number of schools in the state.


Huskers Defeat Illinois To Finish Dual Season Undefeated

Abigail Knapton erupted for a career-best 343.12 to lead Nebraska’s sweep of the top-three spots on the three-meter board at Illinois.

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Waukesha And Monona Grove Still Leading WISCA Polls 3 Weeks Into 2017

It’s three weeks into the new year and bot Waukesha South-Catholic Memorial and Monona Groves are still leading their respective divisions, being awarded the most points in the latest boy’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association poll.

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Three-Time Canadian Olympic Diver Roseline Filion Announces Retirement

Canadian Olympic diver Roseline Filion announced her retirement from the sport today via Twitter.

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In (Canadian) Briefs 1/23/2017: CSCTA Announces AGM Dates

The CSCTA AGM will be held in Victoria, BC on April 5, 2017 following the technical meeting for the 2017 Canadian Swimming Trials.

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Mads Hansen Returns To Denmark To Coach At National Training Centre

Former University of Calgary swim coach Mads Hansen has returned to his home country of Denmark in order to accept a coaching position at the National Training Centre in Copenhagen.

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Swimming Canada Junior Team Leading World Rankings – Progression Evident

It’s early in the year, but the Canadians already have four junior swimmers who are ranked first worldwide this season for 17&under females spanning across a total of eight events.

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WATCH: Akron Swim&Dive Boogie Wonderland Lip Dub

So far we’ve seen countless of training trip videos, which will make this video by Akron University Swim & Dive that much more refreshing. It’s not a training trip video, but it is a complete lip dub of the song “Boogie Wonderland” by Earth, Wind, & Fire.

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International Council of Arbitration for Sport Appoints New Members

The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS), which serves as the governing body of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has appointed 23 new arbitrators and 2 new mediators as of January 1, 2017

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Display Featuring All Names Of Rio 2016 Olympic Medalists Revealed

This past December Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes revealed a display at the Barra Olympic Park displaying the names of all athletes and teams that stood on the podium in Rio.

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