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2017 Mare Nostrum Monaco – Welcome To The Sarah Sjostrom Show

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom already brought the house down yesterday in Monaco with a wicked-fast 56.20 100 fly, but she also fired off incredible 50m freestyle, 50m butterfly and 100m freestyle marks today.

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2017 Mare Nostrum Monaco Day 2 Prelims: The Brits Are Here

James Guy missed Monaco day 1, but is back for action on day 2, claiming the top seed in the men’s 100m butterfly.

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FINA Announces Kingdom of Bhutan As 208th Member Federation

The landlocked Asian nation the Kingdom of Bhutan has become the 208th National Member Federation to join FINA – the…

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2017 Mare Nostrom Monaco: Battles Brewing On Day 1 Prelims

Aussie speedster James Magnussen made his post-Rio debut today in Monaco, notching the 2nd seed in the 100m freestyle in 49.29.

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Sound Familiar? China’s Qiu Yuhan Tests Positive, Already Served Ban

Qiu Yuhan of China is wrapped up in the nation’s latest doping situation.

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Siobhan Haughey Nabs New Hong Kong Record In 200 IM

Siobhan Haughey scored more than just silver when she raced the women’s 200m IM over the weekend.

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Horton Headed For Another Sun Yang Showdown, Adds 200 For Budapest

Mack Horton will indeed be taking on the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyle events at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Tokyo 2020 Costs Now Twice That Of Original Bid Estimate

Tokyo 2020 organizers said this week that the estimated cost of the next edition of the world’s biggest competitive sporting event has ballooned to ¥1.4 trillion ($17.1 billion).

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Ryan Lochte #67, Ning Zetao #66 On ESPN’s World 100

Ryan Lochte comes in at #67 on ESPN’s annual ranking of the 100 most famous athletes in the world.

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What The FINA World Cup Changes Really Mean For Swimmers Like Hosszu

The World Cup superstar and triple Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu has no qualms making her opinions of the new FINA changes known.

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2017 FINA World Cup Limiting Number of Races Per Swimmer Per Stop

FINA will be limiting the number of races each swimmer will be able to enter per stop this year. The change will have a major effect on Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu’s event schedule, after she entered nearly every race at nearly every stop last year.

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Being Adam Peaty In Thailand & Tokyo (Video)

Want to get a glimpse into Adam Peaty’s lift sessions?

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Singapore Swimming Hires Aussie Stephan Widmer As National Head Coach

Joseph Schooling, Singapore’s first-ever Olympic gold medalist in swimming, will have an Aussie at the helm of his nation’s swimming program.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Michael Phelps Joins Up With Golfer Jason Day

The GOAT helps spread the word about childhood drowning, while Daiya Seto ties the knot.

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