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2017 Worlds Previews: Rylov to Challenge Murphy in M. 200 Back

While Murphy and Larkin are 2 of the big names that come to mind in the gold medal conversation, Russia’s Evgeny Rylov is definitely in the picture as well.

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South Aussie State Cships: Chalmers Eases Back Into More Robust Racing

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers returned to a more robust racing schedule this week at South Australia States.

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2017 Worlds Previews: USA vs. GBR in Men’s 800 Free Relay

We’re just one day away from the 2017 FINA World Championships, and the battle between the USA and Great Britain in the 800 free relay is one of the most anticipated relay races of the meet.

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Aussie Melverton ‘Amazed’ With 7th Place Int’l Open Water Race Debut

Already a medalist internationally in the pool, Australilan Kiah Melverton raced her first international open water course this week at Lake Balaton, finishing 10th in the 5k.

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2017 World Preview: Sun’s Sweet Spot in the 400 Free

Sun Yang could win the 200, and could win the 800, but seems destined to take the 400 in his first head-to-head matchup with rival Mack Horton in Budapest.

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2017 Worlds Previews: USA Seeks Worlds Redemption in M. 400 FR Relay

After missing the final in the men’s 400 free relay in 2015, the USA is one of the major medal threats for gold at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Dressel vs. Schooling Again in M. 100 Fly

Former club teammates turned NCAA rivals Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel will have their rematch in the 100 fly, though this time it’ll go down in the long course pool at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Aussie Madi Wilson Enters Budapest With New Freestyle Fuel

Olympian Madi Wilson will be playing a different role on the Aussie World Championships team this time around than back in 2015.

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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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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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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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Behind The Blocks At Danube Arena With Cameron McEvoy (Video)

Check out what the coveted lane 4 looks like at the Danube Arena looks like, courtesy of Aussie Cameron McEvoy.

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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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