Canada

2013-2014 Canadian Nationals Standards Remain Unchanged

On Friday, Swimming Canada released their qualifying times for this year’s championship meets including Age Group Nationals, Eastern Nationals, Western…

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Hayden and Ocean Falls Swim Team Head to BC Sports Hall of Fame

Brent Hayden and the 1965 Ocean Falls Swimming Team were amongst the newest inductees into the BC Sports Hall of…

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Olympian Brent Hayden Swims In the Bathtub

Canadian Olympic swim star, Brent Hayden, is a man with an artist’s eye for the usual. Sure, he was stalwart speed demon for most of his career, racking up Olympic, World Championship and Commonwealth Games medals, but he’s also a great photographer capturing stunning images.

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Change in Canadian Qualifying Procedures Leads to Plummeting Participation at Age Group Champs

Swimming Canada changed its age group championship qualifying procedures in 2013, for better or for worse.

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Annamay Pierse Set to Become the Third Olympian on OAK Coaching Staff

Former 200 breaststroke world record holder Annamay Pierse will be joining the Oakville Aquatic Club’s coaching staff for the 2013-14…

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Say No to Doping – WADA Feature Video

The video, EFFORT, was produced as a campaign to encourage athletes to achieve based on “effort,” not by using performance-enhancing drugs and cheating.

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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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Junior World Championships Finalist Teddy Kalp Commits to Indiana

Teddy Kalp, a finalist at the 2013 World Junior Championships, has committed to Indiana. (Photo: Teddy Kalp)

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Canadian Swimmer Receives 11-Month Suspension For Substances Not on Label or WADA Prohibited List

Canada’s Dmitry Shulga has been hit with an 11-month suspension under very unusual circumstances.

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Central Ontario Without a Championship Pool During Pan Ams Preparations

An artist’s rendering of the new pool at UT-Scarborough that will serve as the jewel of Canadian swimming when opened in a few years. (Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games)

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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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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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