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2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from the first night of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.

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Yu and Santana Tied With Top Time In The 100 Freestyle

Yu Hexin and Matheus Santana put up identical times of 50.15 in the prelims of the boys 100 freestyle in Nanjing…

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Grevers blows away meet, all-comers records at day 1 prelims

The 2014 Pan Pacs meet kicks off from Australia today, with Ryosuke Irie set to clash with a whole field of talented 100 backstrokers.

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PHOTO VAULT: Brazilian Team Relaxed in Run-Up to 2014 Pan Pacs

The entire Brazilian contingent for the 2014 Pan Pac Championships.

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PHOTO VAULT: XX Goodwill Swim Meet in Suriname

Check out photos from the 2014 Goodwill Swim Meet between Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and St. Lucia in Paramaribo, Suriname.

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Trinidad and Tobago win XX Goodwill Swim Meet

The 20th edition of the Goodwill Swim Meet, an annual competition between Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and St. Lucia took place at Club Oase in Paramaribo, Suriname from August 15-17, 2014.

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Santana Puts Up Fastest 50 Freestyle in Prelims on Day Three in Nanjing

Matheus Sanatana was the fastest qualifier in the boys 50 freestyle posting a time of 22.55…

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Watanabe leads women’s breaststrokes with Americans, Aussies in tow

Japan’s Kanako Watanabe is among the top seeds in both women’s breaststrokes, leading very strong Japanese delegations in both.

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Li and Shen Put Up Strong Times on Day Two of The Youth Olympic Games

Chinese teammates Li Zhuhao and Shen Duo put up quick prelim times on day two of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing…

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Men’s butterfly – Phelps comeback heads 100, tough Japanese crew leads 200

Can Michael Phelps further lower his world-leading time in the 100 fly, and will he be able to find his fastest swimming in the final, something he struggled with at U.S. Nationals?

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PHOTO VAULT: Team Brazil testing the waters before 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

Thiago Pereira prepares for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Australia. Check out a full photo vault of Team Brazil here.

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6 Big Highlights of the First Day at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

The Brazilians got their first taste of Matheus Santana’s quality on day 1 of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in a relay.

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Women’s sprints – Can anyone topple the Campbell sisters?

Australia’s Cate Campbell is the odds-on favorite in both women’s sprint events, while her sister Bronte is a likely finalist as well.

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Brazil announces event entries for Pan Pacs, loss of 50s stroke cut down medal chances

Brazil’s swimming federation has announced what events each of its 19 Pan Pacs roster members will be entering on the Gold Coast of Australia next week. That includes current #2 swimmer in the world in the 50 free Bruno Fratus.

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Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Men’s sprint freestyles – Magnussen leads tough Aussie trio

James Magnussen and the Australians went 1-2-3 at the Commonwealth Games in the 100 free. Can Nathan Adrian and the Americans stop their momentum in the Land Down Under?

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