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Mack Horton Reheats Rivalry With Sun Yang in Presser

In a pre-meet press conference on Friday at the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Australian swimmer Mack Horton renewed…

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2017 Worlds Previews: Defending Champ Fu Fighting Challengers in 50 Bk

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. 2017 FINA…

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Power Out at World Championship Team Hotel

The power was out at Danubius Grand Hotel in Budapest today. About a ten minute drive from the competition venue,…

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2017 Worlds Previews: Can McEvoy Replicate 47.0 in Men’s 100 Free?

If McEvoy can replicate that incredible 47.04, he would be head and shoulders above the field, but he has yet to dip back into the 47-mid to 47-low range.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Murphy vs. Jiayu Showdown in M. 100 Back

Murphy set the World Record at 51.85 on the 4×100 medley relay leadoff at the Rio Olympics, but Jiayu nearly took it down with a 51.86 at 2017 Chinese Nationals.

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LISTEN: Audio of Al-Musallam Demanding Commission of FINA Sponsorship

Today, the rumored audio from the meeting in which Al-Musallam demanded the 10% commission surfaced. Listen to it here.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Dogfight for Podium Spots in M. 200 Free

Several men have lined up to try and join China’s Sun Yang in the sub-1:45 club, but the Chinese Olympic champ is the only man in this field to have broken that barrier since 2012.

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Tokyo 2020 Swimming Finals May Be Held In Morning, Like Beijing

Still yet to be finalized, it’s looking like swimming finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games may take place in the morning there, much like Beijing in 2008.

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Sun Yang Adds Improved Start To His Talent Arsenal For Budapest

Freestyle ace Sun Yang of China has tweaked his start technique and is feeling confident heading into Budapest.

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FINA VP Al Musallam Allegedly Recorded Asking for Cut of Sponsorship

Additional scandal has been brought to light surrounding Kuwait’s Husain Al Musallam just days ahead of his bid for re-election as First Vice President of FINA.

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FINA Rejects Kuwait Swimming Association’s Complaints, Discredits KSA

After nearly two weeks of waiting, FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu has issued an official response to the frustrated and vocal Kuwait Swimming Association (KSA).

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2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Aquatic Competition Kicks-off July 19th

The Commonwealth Youth Games kick-off in Nassau, Bahamas tomorrow, July 19th.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Kalisz, Seto on Fire in Men’s 400 IM

Team USA’s Chase Kalisz has been on fire this season, and has a serious shot at challenging Japan’s Kosuke Hagino for gold in the 400 IM at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Peaty Teasing 57 Barrier in 100 Breast

Heading into the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty still seems to be head and shoulders above the rest in the men’s 100 breast.

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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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