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Injury Sustained During Drug Testing Causes Russia's Chaun to Withdraw from World Championships

In a worst-nightmare scenario, Russian swimmer Anastasia Chaun has withdrawn from the World Championships, which are to begin next week, after…

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Shanghai Roundup: To Tweet or Not to Tweet?; Open Water Eve; Enter Sandman

This article, posted by the San Francisco Chronicle, indicates that swimmers will lose access to much of their social media…

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In Briefs: Cielo Hires Jessica Hardy's Lawyer, Howard Jacobs, for CAS Arbitration

As we sit and wait patiently for Wednesday’s hearing, where the CAS will decide on the appeal of FINA vs….

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USOC/IOC To Arbitrate Validity of "Rule 45" August 17th; Subirats' Fate Hangs in Balance

Switzerland’s Court for Arbitration of Sport (CAS) has set a date of August 17th for the arbitration between the United States…

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PRESS RELEASE: FINA Officially Announces Intent to Appeal Doping Case to CAS

In a previously implied-and-anticipated move, FINA has officially decided to appeal the doping suspensions (or lack thereof) to the international…

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TYR Makes More Strong Statements by Signing World, Olympic Champion Ricky Berens

TYR Sport has really made a strong move into the swimming sponsorship market with their second major splash in the…

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FINA Whittles Down 2015/2017 World Championship Candidates to Just Three

The name “Shanghai” infiltrates pretty close to every article we post these days. After that, London will be the most…

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High-Tech Rubber Suits Seeing New Life in Elite Competitive Swimming

Though FINA has said that the high-tech rubber suits that tore up the World Record books in 2008 and 2009…

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USA Swimming Rules and Regulations Committee Releases Rules Changes Recommendations

The USA Swimming Rules & Regulations Committee has released their thoughts on 46 proposed rules changes to the USA-Swimming rule…

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New Twist in Cielo Case: Lab Denies Cross-Contamination Was Their Fault (UPDATED WITH CBDA RESPONSE)

Yesterday, we reported that the source of Cielo’s supplement contamination had been found and confirmed to be a labaratory where…

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Off the Deep End: Top 10 Royal Olympians, Featuring Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock

On April 29th, there was a royal wedding (you may have heard about it, if only because the great Ian…

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TYR Signs European Backstroke Champion Camille Lacourt

Swimsuit manufacturer TYR Sport Inc. has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with European backstroke champ Camille Lacourt, which is a…

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Hosszu Nominated ESPY Award

USC swimmer, who will be a senior next season, has been nominated for an ESPY, which is ESPN’s version of…

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Speedo Bringing Vending Machines to a Pool Near You

In a modern era of speed and convenience over service (a bigger percentage of the American economy is done on the…

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The Aftermath: Does Year-Long Suspension Mean Subirats Is Ineligible for 2012 Olympics?

Earlier today, FINA announced that Albert Subirats had received a one-year suspension for three violations of the “whereabouts filing” rule…

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