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Mare Nostrum Canet Day 1: Historic Swims From Efimova & Sjostrom

Sarah Sjostrom and Yulia Efimova set the pool on fire in Canet tonight on day 1 of the final 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour.

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Sjostrom Heads For Another Stunning Double In Canet

Girl on Fire: 24.53 50 free and 57.07 100 fly double morning swims for Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom in Canet like it’s no big deal.

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Park Tae Hwan Targeting 200 & 400 Free Events In Budapest

“I especially want to do well in the 200m and the 400m,” says Korean Park Tae Hwan of the upcoming World Championships.

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Japan to Unleash Self-Driving Taxis in Time for Tokyo 2020 Games

If you’re going to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, be prepared to ride through the city in a driverless car.

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Feeling ‘Lost’ After Rio Gold, Singapore’s Schooling Says, “I’m Back”

“I kind of lost myself,” says Singaporean swimming hero Joseph Schooling of his time after winning Olympic gold.

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Van Der Burgh, Sjostrom Points Leaders Headed Into Mare Nostrum Canet

After unrelenting speed thrown down during the first two stops of the 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour, the final competition in Canet-en-Roussilon, France has the line-up to keep the competitive fire burning in a big way.

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2017 Mare Nostrum Barcelona-Sjostrom Snares 4th Fastest 100 Free Ever

Swedish Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom took on the Campbell sister titans in the women’s 100m freestyle and won, clocking the 4th fastest time ever in the process.

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06/14/17 In Briefs: Wilimovsky & Twichell, Welson Sim, Aussie News

Catch up on the smaller swimming stories from around the web in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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Yulia Efimova Clocks 200 Breast Within .72 Of World Record In Spain

Yulia Efimova frightened the 200m breaststroke world record tonight, earning a mark that would have won gold in Rio.

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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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