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Matt Rankin Out at Phoenix Swim Club; Garrett McCaffrey Named Interim Head Coach

SwimSwam’s Garrett McCaffrey, seen here outside of the Beijing Water Cube, has been named the new head coach at the Phoenix Swim Club.

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Committee on Women’s Athletics Requests for Triathlon to Be Named “Emerging Sport”

Women’s triathlon is on the verge of being named an NCAA emerging sport, which is one step closer to full NCAA Championship status. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Olympic Gold Medal of Legendary Distance Swimmer For Sale on EBay

The Olympic gold medals of American Ford Konno, like the one seen above, can be purchased on EBay for a hefty sum. (Photo Courtesy: AmericanHeritage1.com)

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Pedro Oliveira lands FINIS Sponsorship Deal

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of Olympic…

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Christie Shefchunas Departs University of Miami Swimming July 1st

College Swimming: After seven years at the helm of the University of Miami swimming program, head coach Christie Shefchunas will…

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Arena Responds to POWERSKIN Carbon-Pro Replacement Requests

“The company has expressed profound apologies to all consumers for the inconvenience caused by arena’s decision to waive approval codes on the old model Carbon-Pro. It added further that it is doing everything in its power to rectify the situation as quickly as possible, and to minimize the impact of the switchover.”

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Roy-Allan Saul Burch lands FINIS Sponsorship

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your swimming potential and technique, announces the sponsorship of Olympic…

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Olympic Gold Medalist Conor Dwyer Signs With Speedo USA

Rising Swim Star Joins His 4x200m Olympic Relay Teammates Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps on Team Speedo. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Swimming Canada Seeks Chief Executive Officer

“Swimming Canada is seeking its next Chief Executive Officer to build on this success nationally and lead it to greater achievements.”

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Arena USA Chief Tim McCool Addresses FINA Non-Compliant Suit

“Early Monday morning Arena USA distributed a press release, “Arena Waives FINA Approval On Three Models Of Powerskin Carbon-Pro”. SwimSwam spoke with Tim McCool, who helms Arena USA, shortly after the release went live.”

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Excerpt from Buoyant, The Book By Aaron Peirsol’s Mother

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Buoyant: How Water and Willpower Helped Wella to Channel Aaron and Hayley Peirsol has been…

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Arena Waives FINA Approval On Three Models Of Powerskin Carbon-Pro – Updated

“In February 2013, FINA, the international governing body for all aquatic sports, requested compliance information regarding one of the Arena POWERSKIN Carbon-Pro racing suits (woman full body open back – FINA approval code AR220993), purchased during routine testing.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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USA Swimming President’s Message From Bruce Stratton

This is an unedited message from USA Swimming President Bruce Stratton.  Mr. Stratton has dedicated nearly 30 years of volunteer…

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Shark Swimming Trunks Launch In 2013

Shark, the swimwear designer and producer based in London, is pleased to announce it has officially begun trading. At Shark,…

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FIRST: The Story of the London 2012 Olympic Games

“First” is a cinema event featuring first-time Olympic athletes, like Missy Franklin, from the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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