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American Laura Sogar Qualifies first in the 200 breaststroke – World Short Course Championships – Day 5 Preliminaries

Men’s 200 backstroke American Ryan Lochte qualified first in a time of 1:49.71, “I actually felt really crap this morning. All…


World short course championships; Day 4 Preliminaries

Women’s 50 backstroke The women’s 50 backstroke saw the World Championships record holder Jing Zhao of China qualify first in…


Forbes Dunlop to Lead Scottish Swimming

The following is a press release from Scottish Swimming Scottish Swimming today announced Forbes Dunlop as its new Chief Executive…

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Hosszu out of the 400 freestyle final

Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Seto and Cseh set the stage in the 400 IM; Short Course World Championships Day Two

Women’s 100 freestyle Australia’s Marieke Guehrer qualified first in a time of 53.26. Yi Tang of China qualified second in a time…


Olympic Champion Meilutyte sets championships record; Day one preliminaries

The 11th FINA Short Course World Championships began in Istanbul, Turkey earlier today. There will be 958 athletes from 162…


FINA – All Olympic Doping Tests Negative

In a statement from FINA they have said all 518 doping tests carried out on athletes in aquatic events at…


McNulty Says No

With British Swimming looking for a new National Team Head Coach, David McNulty, who will lead the Brits at the…

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After Receiving a Refund for Their Travels Expenses the South Africans are Off to World Championships

Upon qualifying for the World Short Course Championships South African swimmers were told they would have to pay close to…

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Luis Villanueva to Lead Swimming New Zealand

The following was released by Swimming New Zealand Swimming New Zealand has turned to the architect of the burgeoning Spanish…

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Cameron van der Burgh and Roland Schoeman to Miss World Championships

As reported on the Eye Witness News website Olympic Champion and World Record Holder in the 100 breaststroke Cameron van der Burgh of…


Bovell Ready for Vindication in Turkey

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Adlington Not Impressed with British Swimming

By now the story of the Brits failure in the pool at the Olympics has been told many times over….

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After a Day Off Sycerika McMahon Collects Three More National Titles

After a day of rest on day two of the Irish National Championships Sycerika McMahon picked up right where she…

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