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South African Ryk Neethling Takes On New Foundation Role

South African Olympic swimmer Ryk Neethling has been appointed CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, an organization that teaches children essential water safety skills and how to swim. 

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2017 FINA World Cup Eindhoven Day 2 Finals: The WR Siege Continues

Sarah Sjostrom and Mireia Belmonte were tonight’s golden girls in Eindhoven, each having earned a shiny new world record to close out the first cluster of this year’s FINA World Cup Series.

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2017 FINA World Cup Eindhoven: 2 National Records Go Down In Prelims

Dutch swimmer Arno Kamminga raced his way to the #2 seed in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Eindhoven, clocking a new national record in the process.

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FINA World Cup Eindhoven: Sjostrom, Hosszu, Morozov, Belmonte Are MVPs

Sjostrom fires off a new SCM World Record, while Katinka Hosszu, Mireia Belmonte and Vlad Morozov collect double wins in Eindhoven.

Sjostrom Scorches 51.02 Morning 100 Free In Eindhoven

Sarah Sjostrom gets it done again, clocking 51.02 in the women’s 100 SCM freestyle in Eindhoven this morning.

Bethany Galat At Energy For Swim: “I Did Not Expect To Win”

Bethany Galat won the women’s 200m breaststroke in Rome. Hear from her and other winners at the Energy for Swim!

Despite Stellar Swims From Smith, Kalisz, Team Energy Standard Wins

Team Energy Standard topped the podium overall at the inaugural Energy For Swim! event in Rome, despite a 4:04 400 free from American Leah Smith.

Day 1 Energy Swim: Hear From Lochte, Pellegrini, Sjostrom, Murphy

“I like this type of competition because it is for charity, for children, says Federica Pellegirni of the uniquely-formatted Energy for Swim!

Kalisz Rocks 2 Event Wins, But Energy Standard Leads Energy For Swim!

American Chase Kalisz rocked two individual event wins in Rome, but Team Energy Standard holds the overall point lead halfway through the unique Energy For Swim! meet.

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Brad Tandy explains World Champs Visa mix up (Video)

Brad Tandy breaks down the reason why he was unable to compete for South Africa at the 2017 World Championships

FINA World Cup Berlin: Le Clos Unloads South African 100 Free NR

Chad Le Clos’ freestyle keeps improving, signaled by a new short course 100 freestyle South African national record.

Sjostrom, Pellegrini, Le Clos, Murphy & More Take To Energy For Swim!

The uniquely formatted Energy For Swim! event kicks off on Tuesday, August 8th in Rome.

2017 FINA World Cup Moscow Day 2: Sjostrom Remains On Fire

Sarah Sjostrom is on-fire and simply shows no signs of stopping.

Another Day, Another World Record For Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom (100 Fr)

The Sarah Sjostrom Show continues in Moscow, as the Swede nailed her 2nd SCM world record in as many days.

No Prelims, No Problem Making Finals On Moscow Day 2

American Tom Shields didn’t race this morning’s heats of the men’s 50m butterfly in Moscow, but he’ll appear in the event tonight due to his being a medalist.

Hosszu & Le Clos Wrap Up Multiple Wins, Sjostrom WR On Day 1 In Moscow

Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden cracked a new World Record, while Katinka Hosszu collected 3 medals of her own to kick-off the 2017 FINA World Cup Series.

Rocky Start To FINA World Cup Rules Changes In Moscow

The new FINA World Cup rules have already rendered one anomaly with 9 men in the 200m freestyle final.

Hosszu, Pellegrini, Kromowidjojo Take Top AM Spots At World Cup Moscow

Several big names who made headlines in Budapest jetted over to Moscow for the 1st stop of the FINA World Cup.

New World Cup Rules Take Effect With 1st Stop In Moscow August 2nd

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary is already on her way to Moscow after concluding a successful 2017 FINA World Championships.