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Sjoestroem Collects Three Wins On The First Night In Moscow

Women’s 100 breaststroke Lithuanian superstar Ruta Meilutyte once again showed that she is the best 100 breaststroker to have ever…

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Start Lists Revealed for Moscow World Cup

Cal post-grad swimmer Tom Shields is the only American we found entered on the first day in Moscow.

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Fu Yuanhui Speeds Through 50 Back on Livened-Up East Asia Games Day 2

China’s Fu Yuanhui added more hardware to her 2013 World Championship silver (seen above).

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China Takes 5 of 7 Golds on Day 1 of East Asian Games

The swimming portion of the 2013 East Asian Games, with a few stars in attendance from China and Japan, began…

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Indian Swimmer’s Doping Ban Reduced From Two Years to One

Jyotsna Pansare’s doping sentence is being reduced to only 1 year, and she will be able to keep all of the wins and records she set.

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Ye Shiwen to Lead China to East Asian Games

Ye Shiwen has been announced as a headliner of the Chinese squad for the 6th edition of the East Asian…

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Indiana Hosting ‘Relay Rally’ to Challenge FINA World Records

Indiana has a chance to set 8 new World Records on Thursday. Not just the “Guinness Book of” off the wall World Records. Serious, FINA World Records.

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The Swimming Federation of India Asks The Government to Host The 8th Asian Age Group Championships

The Swimming Federation of India wrote to the Jharkhand State government asking the government to fund and host the 8th Asian Age Group Championships in the summer of 2014. The SFI is in the process of building a national swimming program, and government assistance may benefit all involved.

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Say No to Doping – WADA Feature Video

The video, EFFORT, was produced as a campaign to encourage athletes to achieve based on “effort,” not by using performance-enhancing drugs and cheating.

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2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series More Than Just a Competition

In what was a very difficult 2012-2013 season for Australian Swimming one of the brightest spots was the creation of…

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Hagino Breaks Student Championship Records; Shioura Nearly Gets National Records

Japan’s Kosuke Hagino had one last stellar long course meet in him before closing the championship season. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Sun Yang Shines at Chinese National Games on Final Day

Sun Yang wrapped up his run of 5 gold medals at this meet, including sweeping the 200, 400, and 1500 freestyles, by winning the men’s 1500 in 14:53.17. Sun pushed a little bit early in this race, to give himself a clear view of the field, but then largely seemed to cost to that winning time that was 22 seconds slower than his own World Record. (Image courtesy of Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Germany’s Thomas Bach, Olympic Champion, Takes Over IOC President Presidency

The IOC has a new president, and for the first time, it’s an Olympic gold medal athlete. (Photo: Sven Teshcke)

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16-Year Old Xin Xin Breaks Asian Record in 800 Free

China’s Xin Xin has broken a Continental Record in the 800 free with an 8:19. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/THeSwimPictures.com)

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Ning Zetao Breaks National Record in 50 Free in Prelims on Day 6 of Chinese Games

Ning Zetao Broke the Asian Record in the 50 free in prelims, but couldn’t match it in the semi-finals on Monday. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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