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Beyond The Lane Lines: Olympian Wanted For Fraud

Get your weekly news fix on happenings outside the pool, with this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines. A wedding engagement, first pitch, a memorial meet and more stories make-up the latest edition.

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Kyle Chalmers: Watching Caeleb Dressel Puts A Fire In My Belly

Not being able to compete in Budapest only makes the 2016 Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers want to return to elite international competition even more.

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2017 Australian SC C’ships Preview: Visiting Swimmers Pack A Punch

Japan’s Olympic medalist Daiya Seto is just one of several heavy-hitting foreign swimmers set to compete at this week’s Australian Short Course Championships. American Jordan Wilimovsky and Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte are also set to compete, with Aussie talent Kyle Chalmers, Emily Seebohm and the Campbell sisters ready to rock as wel.

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Read Swimming Australia’s Statement On Cleared Maddie Groves

“Maddie adhered to this process and this was a critical element of why she has been cleared,” said Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson.

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Remaining Aussie Whereabouts Case Maddie Groves Cleared To Compete

As reported back in May of this year, 3 Australian Olympians were named as having missed 3 drug tests over a 12-month…

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Sun Yang Defends Himself

Catch up on smaller stories from around the web in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Grant Hackett, Brooke Hanson and Sun Yang.

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Aussie Olympian Taylor McKeown Involved In Jet Ski Incident (Video)

Australian Olympian Taylor McKeown is under investigation by Australian authorities for riding a jet ski too close to a pod of whales recently.

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Video Replay Determines Winners Rasovszky & Cunha At World Cup 10k

The 6th stop of the 2017 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Cup concluded in dramatic fashion, as video replay had to be used to determine the winners in both the men’s and women’s 10k races.

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Meilutyte & Seto Spend Time Under Aussie Coach Bohl At Griffith

Lithuanian Olympic champion from 2012, Ruta Meilutyte, and Japanese Olympic medalist in Rio, Daiya Seto, have both been training in the Gold Coast at Griffith University.

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Paltrinieri to Train with fellow Olympic Champ Horton for 6 Months

Italian Olympic champion Gregorio Paltrinieri will be changing things up this season, joining Mack Horton for 6 months of training in Australia.

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Day 2 Doha Finals: Hosszu Goes 3-For-3 To Gain Ground On Sjostrom

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu claimed a trio of victories on night 2 in Doha, taking the 100m back, 100m IM and 400m IM.

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FINA World Cup Doha Day 2 Prelims Recap

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu warmed up this morning and will tackle the 100m back, 100m IM and the 400m IM tonight in Doha.

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World Cup Doha Day 1: Sjostrom Triples, Le Clos Takes Back 200 Fly

Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom further distanced herself from the overall FINA World Cup series field with 3 big wins in Doha on night 1.

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FINA World Cup Doha Day 1 Prelims: Stars’ Warm-up Swims Completed

Vlad Morozov was just one of the high-profile athletes in the water this morning getting some racing in before finals tonight in Doha.

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Le Clos & Shields Set For More Battles, Hosszu In The Hunt In Doha

Tom Shields took the men’s 200m fly win in Hong Kong, but Le Clos will be looking to take back the gold this week in Doha.

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