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Swimmer’s Snorkel Goes Pink to Fight Cancer

During the month of October, FINIS is issuing a special offer on the Pink Swimmer’s Snorkel. In addition to receiving their Snorkel, customers will receive a *FREE* Pink Mesh Gear Bag along with their order.

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Former Arizona Swimmer, Future Dr. Pepper, Lands as Host on TV Show

Martin Pepper, after he finishes his PHD, will become Dr. Pepper: a name made for television. Seen here with his future cohost Liz Bonnin

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2013-2014 USAS Grand Prix Series Will Give Away One-Year Car Leases to Winners

USA Swimming has finalized the schedule for the 2013-2014 Grand Prix Series, which will look very similar to what it…

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NBC Signs Deal for 116 Hours of 2014 and 2016 Paralympic Coverage

Paralympic stars like Jessica Long will have a massive new television audience for the 2016 Games.

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USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp Now a U.S. Masters Swimming Sanctioned Event

Olympic coach, and the most celebrated college coach in history, David Marsh, will headline the USA Swimming Foundation Fantasy Camp November 8-10. Joining him will be Olympic gold medalists Rowdy Gaines, Janet Evans, Mel Stewart, Garrett Weber-Gale, and Ricky Berens.

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What Would Ryan Lochte Do Not Renewed For Season 2

“What Would Ryan Lochte Do” will not get a second season on E!.

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Universal Sports Network Announces Distribution Deal With Cox Communications

Universal Sports Network formally announced today a distribution agreement with Cox Communications that makes the network’s exclusive Olympic, endurance and adventure sports programming available to Cox Advanced TV subscribers across the country. In addition, the multi-year deal gives Cox full comprehensive TV Everywhere rights.

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The Raleigh Swim Across America Event Is This Weekend

For Team YOTA, Anil Chintapalli has raised the most amount of money for his team at $1,250.00. He is swimming in the relay for swim across America in honor of his grandmother who is fighting the battle with bile duct cancer and in memory of his grandfather. He loves to swim because it is lots of fun, and he has wanted to swim on YOTA since he was about four taking lessons at the Cary YMCA and doing the YOTA stroke school.

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Olympic Champion, Nathan Adrian, Joins Fastest Man in Texas Battle for $10,001

The Fastest Man in Texas competition just rose to a whole new level of competition. 2012 Olympic 100 free Olympic…

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Eric Shanteau ‘Swim For Your Life’ Open Water Race in Atlanta This Weekend

Wednesday is the last day to register for Eric Shanteau’s open water races and clinics in Atlanta on Saturday.

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Duel In the Pool has $120,000 in Prize Money; NBC to Tape-Delay

Event winners from the 2013 Duel in the Pool stand to walk away with some serious cash. (Ranomi Kromowidjojo won the 100 free in 2011)

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New Belmont Pool Will Only be Capable of Outdoor Long Course Meets; to Open in 2017

The Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool will no longer be an option for indoor 50 meter meets in Southern California.

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Say No to Doping – WADA Feature Video

The video, EFFORT, was produced as a campaign to encourage athletes to achieve based on “effort,” not by using performance-enhancing drugs and cheating.

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US Masters Swimming State of the Sport Delivered by Rob Butcher – Complete Speech

Rob Butcher, Executive Director of U.S. Masters Swimming, addressed his members at the United States Aquatic Sports Convention, September 12, 2013. (In the featured image above, Butchers swims breaststroke at the 2013 US Masters Summer Nationals.) Below is an unedited transcript of his speech. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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