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The Challenge for FINA's Open Water Safety Committee: The "NFL Dilemma"

There has recently been an uproar about the initial report coming out of FINA’s “independent” open water committee. As Craig…

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TSC Introduces "Swim Your Swim" by Ryan and Shelly Theil

The Swimmer’s Circle welcomes today our two newest writers, Ryan and Shelly Theil, who will be publishing articles they call…

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In Briefs: Bousquet Relents, Will Swim for France in Shanghai

After some nasty teeth-gnashing from French star Fred Bousquet and the Fédération Française de Natation, a somewhat peaceable resolution has…

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In Briefs: Arena Adds Ranomi Kromowidjojo to Increasingly Impressive Stable

Nobody can yet match Speedo’s roster of athletes (that includes Michael Phelps and Ryan Locthe, the two greatest swimmers in…

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USA Today Releases Their Own Olympic Medal Predictions

So you thought we were crazy to pick Olympic medalists 500 days out, ehh? Well apparently, USA Today doesn’t think…

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Same Song, Different Verse, as Female Coach in Utah Accused of Relationship With Swimmer

(Above-left is a photo taken from Waite’s MySpace page, above-right is her mug shot). As sad as it is, a…

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Swim Ireland's Own Sexual Abuse Scandal Rocks Highest Levels of Sport

It would be naive to assume that USA-Swimming is the only swimming organization in the world that had a problem…

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"Crippen Mile" Open Water Swim to Benefit Elevation Foundation

The Elevation Foundation, which was started in the wake of Fran Crippen’s Tragic Death last year with a mission to…

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In Brief: Korean National Team Coach Resigns

Roh Min-sang, the 50-year old coach of the South Korean National Team, has resigned his post, according to the Korean…

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Shanghai 2011:Shanghai Oriental Sports Center Inaugurated 200 Days Out (pictures)

On December 28th, the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center was “inaugurated” to much fanfare. This date marked exactly 200 days until…

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In Wake of Crippen Tragedy, New South Wales' Open Water Technical Committee Develops Water Temperature Policy

The Open Water Technical Committee for the Australian state of New South Wales has developed a new Water Temperature Policy…

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FINA Launches New and Improved World Swim Rankings

At long last, FINA has re-launched its own World Swim Rankings in a format with much greater usability and accuracy….

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Josh Schneider Signs with TYR

(Update: Press Release) USA-Swimming National Team member Josh Schneider has signed his first major sponsorship deal with swimsuit and equipment…

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"Amphibians": Play About Elite Swimmers to Open in London on January 4

Back in September, Swim Network’s Mike Gustafson quipped about a possible script for a teen-centric swimming movie. The movie would…

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2010 Year in Review: A Year of Turmoil and Tragedy in Review

The year 2010. This will be one of those years in swimming that will be remembered for a long time….

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