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Canada Announces New East vs. West Dual Meet

Swimming Canada has designed a unique meet format for their youth swimmers in 2014 to replace their participation in the NACC. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Olympians and Top Juniors Featured at Summer Nationals

A handful of Olympians and Canada’s top junior swimmers are the featured performers for the 2013 Summer Nationals competition set to take place at the Pointe-Claire Aquatics Centre on Montreal’s West Island from July 17-20. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Chocova Breaks Meet Record Monday Morning at Universiade

Petra Chocova not only bettered Yulia Efimova in the women’s 50 breast prelim, she also broke Megan Jendrick’s meet record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championship Previews: Yang’s Shape Questioned, But Still a Big Favorite in 1500

China’s Sun Yang has had his conditioning publicly questioned by his coach, but he’s still a favorite in the 1500 in which he holds the World Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championships Preview: Can Dana Vollmer Avoid the 100 Fly Post-Olympic Curse?

History is not on the side of the World Record holder and her ability to win the World Championship in the women’s 100 fly (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: A Young Japanese Contender for Lochte in the Men’s 200 IM

Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Russians Burn Up Pool Again on Morning 2 at World University Games

The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 Worlds Preview: A Humbled Magnussen and Resurgent Russia

All signs abroad are that James “the Missile” Magnussen has his sights set on a 100 freestyle gold in Barcelona. (Photo: Swimming Australia)

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Grechin Goes 48.0 in 100 Free in first WUGs Session

The Canadians, Russians, an Americans all got off to a hot start, and Russia may have gotten a boost for a Worlds gold in the 400 free relay. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swimming Canada Hires New CEO From Water Polo, Ahmed El-Awadi

After five strong years at the helm of Water Polo Canada, Ahmed El-Awadi will become the new CEO of Swimming Canada, the two organizations announced today. (Image courtesy of Swimming Canada)

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5 Headlines to Watch at the World University Games

Three of the world’s top 9 200 breaststrokers on the women’s side will swim at the World University Games this week.. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: Sun a Runaway Favorite as Men’s 400 Free Field Thins Out

China’s Sun Yang is the defending Olympic Champion, and there doesn’t seem to be anyone even in the neighborhood of catching him in the 2013 field. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Canada’s Hedlin Making the Transition to Open Water Swimming

Canada’s Eric Hedlin known for his strength in the 1500 will be representing Team Canada in Barcelona in the 10K open water swim. Photo: Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com

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Canada: Savard breaks national record; new para performance coach hired

Katerine Savard was the top performer at this weekend’s Canada Cup in Montreal. Savard broke the Canadian record in the…

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Water safety a priority as Canada’s Swim Team launches get swimming.ca

“Swimming Canada is proud to be launching Getswimming.ca with these three great organizations,” said Chris Wilson, marketing and events director for Swimming Canada. “Of course every child that learns to swim is a potential recruit, but much more importantly they become more safe around water, more fit and more confident. We all benefit from a goal of teaching every Canadian child to swim.” (Photo Courtesy of Swimming Canada)

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