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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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2010 Dubai: Day 3 Recap: More Spectacular Swimming From Lochte, Youngin's on Day 3 in Dubai

1. Outside Smoke Rules the Day – Most top swimmers treat semi-final races as a chance to get stretched out…

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Dubai 2010: Results, Feedback, and Analysis From Day 1 Finals; Semi-Final Highlights

Wow, there’s tons to talk about after one day of competition. 1. What’s the deal with the Americans? – Ryan…

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FINA Hints at Timetable for Fran Crippen Investigation With Release of 2011 Open Water Schedule

Today, FINA released a revised Open Water season schedule for 2011 that includes pushing back both the Swimming World Cup…

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And the Award Goes To…Recapping the 2010 Golden Goggles

The big winners at the USA Swimming Golden Goggles Awards are….Drumroll please….Ryan Lochte and Rebecca Soni! Ok, so the drumroll…

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Online Donations Now Being Accepted for Fran Crippen's Elevation Foundation

Elevation Athletics, Fran Crippen’s former management company, has launched an online donations site for donating to the Elevation Foundation set…

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San Antonio's Northside ISD Gets Approval for $14 Million National Swim Center Mega-Facility

When people think of the United States’ great permanent swimming facilities, almost all of them exist in swimming mecca’s Florida…

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Richard Pound to Chair USA-Swimming Open Water Commission on Crippen Tragedy

USA Swimming has announced the five-person committee that will review the Fran Crippen situation specifically, and open water swimming in…

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FINA Sports Medicine Committee Approves of Dubai Facility for World Short Course Championships

The FINA Sports Medicine Committee received a private tour of the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex in Dubai…

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Phelps, Bowman, Design Signature Swim Spas for Backyard Training

In the latest big marketing deal for Michael Phelps, after announcing his Under Armour endorsement earlier this year, he has…

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FINA Announces Specific Task Force Members for Crippen Investigation

FINA has announced in a press release the task force that will investigate the tragic death of American Open Water…

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Barcelona Replaces Dubai as Hosts of 2013 World Championships

Fina has selected Barthelona, ahem, Barcelona, Spain to host the 2013 Fina Long Course World Championships at its first annual…

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Email from Wielgus: New Athlete Partnership Plan Prepared, Ready to Be Approved

The following is an email that was sent out today by Chuck Weilgus, the current CEO of USA-Swimming. Read as…

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Original APP Executive Summary With the Contractual Commitments

We’ve had lots of questions about what exactly is in the Athlete Partnership Plan, so we tracked it down and…

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Were the Issues with the APP Blown Out of Proportion?

As it turns out, USA-Swimming and the USOC were not as far appart on the ill-fated Athlete Partnership Plan as…

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