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Germany’s Thomas Bach, Olympic Champion, Takes Over IOC President Presidency

The IOC has a new president, and for the first time, it’s an Olympic gold medal athlete. (Photo: Sven Teshcke)

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Engine Swimwear Drives into USA Market With New Head Designer

After recently launching into North America, Australian born company Engine has recently appointed revered designer Britta Cabanos to head up their Design Department as Swimwear Design Director. Britta will join former champion, USA Olympic swimmer Roque Santos, Director & Partner of Engine USA. (Image courtesy of Engine)

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Alex Pussieldi Announces the French and Australian Rosters for the 2nd Raia Rapida

Florent Manadou and Fred Bosquet (pictured above), are two of the members of the French Raia Rapida team. The French and Australian teams were both recently announced by Alex Pussieldi. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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2013-2014 Major Oceania Swimming Master Schedule

Now that the World Championships have come and gone we can look forward to the meet schedule for the 2013-14 across the world…. (photo credit: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Second Edition of Fast Lane Meet Set for September 29th

Adam Mania was a part of the 2012 Raio Rapido “Fast Lane” meet in Brazil that won a huge cash prize. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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FINA Unveils 2014 Youth Olympic Games Qualifying Procedure

Chad le Clos is the greatest Youth Olympics success story in swimming, having won a World Short Course title later that year, and ending up with Olympic gold in 2011, and double gold at Worlds in 2013. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Huge Decisions Loom at 125th IOC Session in Argentina, Including Host, New Sports, New President

The International Olympic Committee will change the future of sports this coming weekend.

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Swimming Australia Amends Constitution; Alters Term of Directors & President

As they appoint a new president, Swimming Australia has amended their constitution to give more freedom to his term.

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Hardcore Swim of the Week: Australia’s Mack Horton Gives Lots of Options

Australian Mack Horton filled his trophy case at the 2013 FINA World Junior Championships. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 6 Real-Time Recaps*

American Caeleb Dressel won the boy’s 100 freestyle in a championship and NAG record time of 48.97… (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Australia Wins the Medal Standings as the Russians Pass the Americans

Mack Horton’s dominance in the men’s freestyle events powered the Australians to the top spot in the medal standings…

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Australia’s Hold Medal Table Lead, Russians & Americans Nipping

It may be a bit blurry, but the image captures Gunnar Bentz’s emotion and intensity after winning the boys’ 400 IM. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 5 Real-Time Recaps*

Luke Percy already won the 50 free at World Juniors; he’ll be looking for a middle lane coming out of Friday’s semifinals in the 100. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Chimrova Breaks 4th Meet Record in 100 Fly Prelims on Day 5 at Junior World CHampionships

Luke Percy was also among the top seeds coming out of prelims, with his coming in the 100 free. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Matthew Wilson Breaks Two Australian National Age Records in Japan

14-year old Matthew Wilson has broken two Australian Records, including one that was 20 years old. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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