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Siberia Set to Host FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup 2018

Courtesy: FINA Eight water polo squads representing the five continents are set to dispute the FINA Water Polo World Cup…

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Greece Claims U19 European Men’s Water Polo Crown

Greek achieved a rare double: in a span of two weeks their U18 team won the world title and now the U19 side clinched the European crown in Minsk after a brilliant victory over Montenegro in the final.

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8 Reasons Why Women Coaches Matter

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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Five Swimmers Named Finalists for USOC’s Best of August Awards

Five swimmers were among the 13 finalists announced by the United States Olympic Committee for the Team USA Awards Best of August , which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from the last month.

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Steffens Headlines USA Women’s Water Polo FINA World Cup Roster

Captain Maggie Steffens leads the U.S. Women into action at the FINA World Cup, riding a 20-game win streak, joined by a host of returners from the 2017 FINA World Championship squad and several 2016 Olympic Champions.

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Miami Opens 2018-19 Season with Dual vs. Florida, Sept. 28

“Making sure the regular season schedule prepares our team for the postseason, and teaching them a lot of lessons along the way,” is the reasoning behind the University of Miami’s tough 2018-19 slate according to head coach Andy Kershaw.

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Swim 1922, TAC Make Swim Lessons Accessible to Wake County Students

The Cary Alumnae chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority partners with the Triangle Aquatic Center for a four-year partnership providing free swim lessons to local students.

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LSU Completes Coaching Staff with former Volunteer Assistant Robelot

LSU Swimming and Diving co-head coaches Dave Geyer and Doug Shaffer announced Thursday the return of Baton Rouge native Lyle Robelot to the coaching staff.

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Brandeis Tabs Wheaton Assistant Nicole Carter as Head Coach

Brandeis University has announced that Nicole Carter has been named as the University’s head coach of men’s and women’s swimming and diving.

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SMU Announces Four Home Events Highlighting 2018-19 Slate

In its first full season at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium, SMU is slated to host four events.

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Quartet from Denver Sets 3 Masters Swimming Records

The Colorado Masters Swimming (CMS) team of Craig Petersen, Michael Mann, Kirk Anderson, and Greg Scott not only smashed the records for their age group (combined ages of 240–279), but also won all three relays outright, soundly beating teams with average ages that were decades younger.

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George Washington Tabs Wesley Mattice as Head Diving Coach

Courtesy: George Washington Athletics WASHINGTON, D.C. – George Washington head swimming and diving coach Brian Thomas has completed his staff for the…

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Missouri State Adds Ethan Jaconsen, Paul Le to Coaching Staff

Missouri State swimming and diving head coach Dave Collins has finalized his staff for the upcoming 2018-19 season with the addition of Ethan Jacobsen as assistant coach and Paul Le as volunteer assistant coach.

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Rutgers Slate Includes 9 Invitationals, 1 Open Water Event

Rutgers swimming and diving has unveiled its 2018-19 competition schedule with eight duals, three invitationals and two open water events to prepare for the Big Ten and NCAA Championships.

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Australia Creates Olympic Sportsmanship Award in Honor of Cecil Healy

The Australian Olympic Committee has today announced a move to create a Sportsmanship Award in honor of legendary 1912 Stockholm Olympic swimming gold medalist Cecil Healy – and it coincides with the 100th anniversary of his death.

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