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Potomac Marlins Hosted Special Olympics Swim Meet at George Mason

More than 150 swimmers, parents and friends of the Potomac Marlins, a USA Swimming year-round swim team, volunteered April 26 to host the Northern Virginia Special Olympics Swim Meet held at George Mason.

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Breaststroke Legend Dr. Chet Jastremski Passes Away At 73

A man who revolutionized breaststroke has passed away today, a great loss for the Indiana University, Polish American, and Breaststroke communities alike.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Jessica Hardy to Participate in Annual Big Swim Benefit

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Jessica Hardy (Long Beach, California) will be participating in the 19th Annual Big Swim Benefit, which is a fundraiser designed for New York City kids ages 6-12. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 3 at the Asphalt Green’s AquaCenter in New York.

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An Inside Look at TYR Sport’s New Global Headquarters – Photo Vault

A front view of TYR’s brand new Global Headquarters in Seal Beach, CA. The floor-to-ceiling glass windows maximize natural lighting, which helps decrease the company’s carbon footprint.

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Pool Indoor Air Quality: Why It Matters To Your Health And Performance (Part 3)

Peeing in the pool creates a nerve toxin cyanogen chloride, which reacts slowly with water vapor to form toxic hydrogen cyanide poison. This issue is quite serious. Serious enough that the Federal Government has been taking steps to address the issue of indoor pool air quality.

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Alia Atkinson Rolls Impressive Grand Prix Weekend Into Speedo Sponsorship

Alia Atkinson emerged at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix with a Speedo logo on her forehead and a pair of event victories.

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National Level Swimmer and FINA Bureau Member Dies at 46

FINA learnt with great sadness about the sudden loss of Lino Cândido Lourenço, FINA Bureau Member since 2013. Mr. Lourenço was 46 years old and died on April 25, 2014 in Luanda (ANG).

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Twenty-five coaches graduate from International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program

The International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program today welcomed 25 members to its class of 2014 at the International Olympic Committee…

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Hey Michael, What’s That Suit That You’re Wearing?

Michael Phelps is wearing an Arena brand suit at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, but you wouldn’t know that on first glance.

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Emily Brunemann Joins Dolfin Swim

NCAA Champion and FINA 10K Marathon World Cup Champion

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SBD: Phelps to No Longer Sponsored by Speedo

Michael Phelps has long been the headliner of the Speedo brand, but the two have apparently not renewed their contract that ended last year, according to a new report by SportsBusiness Daily.

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Speedo USA Renews Partnership With Natalie Coughlin Through 2016

“I’m excited to continue my longtime partnership with SPEEDO,” said Coughlin. “I have been a part of the SPEEDO family since I started swimming professionally – and wore Speedo long before that – and their support both in and out of the pool has helped me become the swimmer I am today.”

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Luscinski to serve as Team USA Young Ambassador for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

A native of Bedford, N.H., Luscinski, 23, is the NCAA and collegiate coordinator at USA Triathlon. Previously, she served in the USOC’s international games division, where she assisted Team USA with behind-the-scenes logistics and registration in the lead up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

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Make A Splash Tour Features New USA Swimming Foundation Ambassadors Adrian, Ervin and Evans

The national tour will feature appearances by newly appointed USA Swimming Foundation Ambassadors: three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Ervin (featured image), and returning this year are four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans and swimming legend Rowdy Gaines.

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