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PRESS RELEASE: FINA Officially Announces Intent to Appeal Doping Case to CAS

In a previously implied-and-anticipated move, FINA has officially decided to appeal the doping suspensions (or lack thereof) to the international…

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TYR Makes More Strong Statements by Signing World, Olympic Champion Ricky Berens

TYR Sport has really made a strong move into the swimming sponsorship market with their second major splash in the…

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FINA Whittles Down 2015/2017 World Championship Candidates to Just Three

The name “Shanghai” infiltrates pretty close to every article we post these days. After that, London will be the most…

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High-Tech Rubber Suits Seeing New Life in Elite Competitive Swimming

Though FINA has said that the high-tech rubber suits that tore up the World Record books in 2008 and 2009…

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USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Committee Releases Rules Changes Recommendations

The USA Swimming Rules & Regulations Committee has released their thoughts on 46 proposed rules changes to the USA-Swimming rule…

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New Twist in Cielo Case: Lab Denies Cross-Contamination Was Their Fault (UPDATED WITH CBDA RESPONSE)

Yesterday, we reported that the source of Cielo’s supplement contamination had been found and confirmed to be a labaratory where…

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Off the Deep End: Top 10 Royal Olympians, Featuring Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock

On April 29th, there was a royal wedding (you may have heard about it, if only because the great Ian…

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TYR Signs European Backstroke Champion Camille Lacourt

Swimsuit manufacturer TYR Sport Inc. has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with European backstroke champ Camille Lacourt, which is a…

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Hosszu Nominated ESPY Award

USC swimmer, who will be a senior next season, has been nominated for an ESPY, which is ESPN’s version of…

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Speedo Bringing Vending Machines to a Pool Near You

In a modern era of speed and convenience over service (a bigger percentage of the American economy is done on the…

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The Aftermath: Does Year-Long Suspension Mean Subirats Is Ineligible for 2012 Olympics?

Earlier today, FINA announced that Albert Subirats had received a one-year suspension for three violations of the “whereabouts filing” rule…

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2012 YMCA Short Course Nationals to Make Rare Appearance Outside of Ft. Lauderdale

For one of the only (the only?) times in the history of the meet, and certainly the first time of…

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FINA Hands World Champ Subirats One-Year Suspension After Administrative Anti-Doping Error

Venezuelan swimmer Albert Subirats, who won a gold in the 50 fly and silver in the 100 fly at last…

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NBC Top Bidder, Receives $4.3 Billion Rights for 2014-2020 Olympics

For only a cool $4.3 Billion dollars, NBC-Universal has earned itself the rights to broadcast everything Olympics in the United…

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Ray Lawrence Becomes Highest-Profile Coach Since Uchiyama to Receive Permanent USA-Swimming Ban

In a shocking move, former Carmel (Ind.) high school coach Ray Lawrence has been added to USA Swimming’s list of…

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