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2017 Worlds Previews: USA Spells Trouble for AUS in W. 400 Free Relay

After a strong showing in the 100 free at U.S. Nationals, the American women are now a serious threat to the Australians in the 400 free relay at the upcoming 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Korea’s Park Looks To Ride Windsor Momentum Into Budapest

Park is riding momentum from a very successful World Short Course Championships in Windsor, where he grabbed gold in the 200m, 400m and 1500m freestyle events.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Historic 51 on Notice in Women’s 100 Free

No woman has ever broken 52 seconds in the 100 meter free, but Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom has been very close with her 52.08 this season.

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Afghanistan to Send First Swimmers to FINA World Championships

For the first time in its country’s history, Afghanistan has swimmers registered to compete at the FINA World Championships. The…

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Eddie Reese Awarded Singapore’s ‘Coach Of The Year’ Honors

Storied Head Coach of the University of Texas, Eddie Reese, can add yet another accolade to his already stacked resume.

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Howdy, FINA, Kuwait Swimming Here… What’s the Word on Al-Musallam?

Today, the Kuwait Swimming Association published a response to the Asian Swimming Association’s defensive sponsorship of Al-Musallam, and asked why FINA had not replied to a previous list of complaints.

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AASF Fires Back: Barelli Has “No Comprehension” of FINA Constitution

“Do we wish to elect an insecure person and one who has no comprehension of the FINA Constitution to lead us in FINA?” -Virendra Nanavati

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Tokyo 2020: Brazilians Procure 6 Japanese Training Bases

The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) have partnered on an agreement rendering 6 training bases allocated…

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2017 Worlds Previews: King vs. Efimova Rematch in W. 100 Breast

Swimming fans are getting ready to see the big rematch between rivals Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova in the 100 breast at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Video: Joseph Schooling Swam 50.7 100 Meter Butterfly In Practice

Joe talks about where he’s at in the taper-process and what he’s thinking going into World Championships ranked #2 behind Dressel–not #1 in his beloved event.

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Joseph Schooling Swims World’s #2 100 Fly at Austin Sectionals

2017 SOUTHERN ZONE SECTIONALS – AUSTIN July 6th-9th, 2017 Psych Sheet Pre-Scratch Timeline Meet Info Real-Time Results Joseph Schooling swam…

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VIDEO: Joseph Schooling Said His 50.9 100 Fly Felt Monotonous

Joe Schooling said he’s looking forward to racing Dressel in a World Championship atmosphere. Joe’s into less than two weeks of rest, and he wants more.

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Barelli Accuses AASF of Political Interference & Shadowy Figures

“My point of view on this matter is very clear: the lack of good governance within FINA is indeed the reason that led me to put forward my candidacy to the Presidency of FINA.” -Paolo Barelli

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Asia, Africa Sign Up in Support of Julio Maglione in FINA Fight

The Asian Swimming Federation (AASF) and the African Swimming Federation (CANA) published letters in favor of Julio Maglione for a third term as President of FINA.

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American Dana Vollmer Photoshopped Into Turkey Sports Campaign

Dana Vollmer swimming with a nation other than U.S. on her cap? That’s the way the Turkey Youth & Sports Ministry sees it.

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