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Swimming From Home Talk Show: Chris Reid on the Importance of Journaling

Chris spoke to the importance of journaling and getting your feelings down on paper, so that way they don’t control you.

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Swimming From Home Talk Show: Brad Tandy on ASU Sprint Training

Brad helped me get my Practice + Pancake fix in by explaining what sprint group at Arizona State had done for their recovery practice.

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Epic Swims: The South African Quartet Who Shocked the 2004 Olympics

Heading into the 2004 Olympics, the men’s 4×100 free relay was a hot commodity. The United States had swept the…

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With More Time, Le Clos Looks To Add Another Olympic Event

With a few days’ worth of reflection under his belt, South Africa’s Chad Le Clos is already tossing around new schedule ideas for next year’s Olympic Games.

South Africa Announces New OLY Trials Date For Postponed Event

Swimming South Africa has announced its revised dates for the National Championships which doubles as its Olympic Trials.

2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Cameron van der Burgh Has Coronavirus Infection

2012 Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh is the first elite swimmer to publicly announce infection with coronavirus.

South African Olympic Trials Postponed, Opening Door For Schoeman

The South African Olympic Trials have been postponed, leaving just the 2020 Japan Swim on the docket for the month of April.

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Your Guide To All Of The International Olympic Swimming Trial Meet Changes

There hasn’t been an hour gone by without a meet or event being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Get the big-picture view of it all here.

April’s African Championships Postponed Due To Coronavirus

More than a month out, the 2020 African Swimming Championships have been postponed to a later date, according to an email sent today.

February Racing In Review: Men’s World Rankings Shake-Ups

Refresh yourself on the big international swims from February as we take a look at how the men’s world rankings were affected.

Meet South Africa’s Next 200 Fly Star, 16-Year-Old Ethan Du Preez

Here’s your chance to familiarize yourself with the name of Ethan du Preez, the 16-year-old butterflier from South Africa.

Le Clos Says ‘Not Punishing Drug Cheats’ is ‘Killing Generations of Swimmers’

Chad le Clos (left) has told CNN that not punishing drug cheats is “killing generations of swimmers” after Sun Yang was handed down an 8-year ban from the CAS

Beyond The Lane Lines: Liu Xiang Joins Olympic Campaign; Condorelli In The Sun

Get your fix on smaller swimming stories from around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Italian pro Santo Condorelli.

Schoenmaker, Du Preez Get It Done In Durban To Close Out Grand Prix

200 fly standout Ethan du Preez tried the 100m sprint on for size, as Tatjana Schoenmaker was also in the water to close out Durban’s Grand Prix.

16-Yr-Old Du Preez Hits 1:56.5 200 Fly, 17-Yr-Old Meder 2:12.8 200 IM In Durban

South African swimming is looking strong in the younger set, with teens Ethan du Preez and Rebecca Meder clocking huge lifetime bests in Durban.

16-Year-Old South African Ethan Du Preez Fires Off 1:56.97 200 Fly PB

16-year-old Ethan du Preez just hacked almost 2 seconds off his lifetime best to check-in as South Africa’s 4th fastest 200m flyer ever.

High-Level International Meets For March 2020

Hang onto your swim caps, as March is just the beginning of the hectic Olympic-qualifying schedule that is already upon us with Tokyo just over 150 days away.

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