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FINA Congress Rejects Changes to Breaststroke Rules on Underwater Dolphin Kicks

FINA has approved a number of rules changes, and will begin coed relays at the 2014 Short Course World Championships, but they rejected changes to the breaststroke rules.

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Cheer on Canadian Swimmers on Sportsnet Starting Sunday

Canadians can catch the swimming from the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona on Sportsnet beginning this Sunday. Swimming Canada’s broadcast partner will be compiling a one-hour highlight show from the finals sessions from all eight days of the championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Young Canadian Team 12th in Worlds Open Water Team Event

The team of Philippe Guertin, Eric Hedlin and Zsofi Balazs crossed the finish line at Moll de la Fusta in 57:13.7, good for 12th in the race.

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White Does it Again at Canadian Age Group Championships

Last weekend at the Canadian Summer National Championships in Pointe-Claire, Quebec Evan White of the Oakville Aquatic Club had a…

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The Keys to the Success of the Oakville Aquatic Club

On July 20th the Oakville Aquatic Club won their team’s first National title. To have the opportunity to lead a…

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Twitter, Ehh? Full Twitter List of Canadian World Championship Swim Team

The Canadian team has truly outdone themselves on the Twittersphere since the Olympic games. Now every swimmer on the women’s roster has Twitter account along with only two missing on the men’s side…impressive. (Image courtesy of Swimming Canada)

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Zsofi Balazs breaks into top 20 in open water battle

“That was probably one of the hardest 10k’s I’ve done,” said Balazs, who turned 23 earlier this month. “It’s one of the ones that I’m most proud of also. Everyone stayed together the entire time. It was just fight, fight, fight, none of the girls would give up and the pack never spread out.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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2013 Canadian Age Group Swimming Championships in Montreal July 24-29

More than 900 athletes from 159 clubs are expected to battle for titles from Wednesday through Monday at Parc Jean-Drapeau Aquatic Complex on Ile Ste-Hélène. Female swimmers will compete in the 12-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-and-under and 16-18 age groups, while the males are divided into 13-and-under, 14-and-under, 15-and-under, 16-and-under and 17-18. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Cochrane is Prepared for a Battle in Barcelona

Since the 2008 Olympics in Beijing there have been three men that have consistently found themselves on the medal podium…

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Weinberger fights back from mistake, settles for 5th

“I’m one of the strongest guys out there and I know I could have come first. It’s just so disappointing that I made such an amateur mistake and I didn’t notice the turning buoy pass on my right,” Weinberger said after the race. “I know I’m better than that.” (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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Swimming Canada Announces World Junior Team

The Canadian Swimming National Championships concluded on July 20th in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. The competition served as a selection meet for…

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White Sets New National Mark as Oakville Takes Team Title

On the last night of the Canadian National Championships in Pointe-Claire, Quebec 17 year old Evan White of the Oakville…

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2013 World Championship Previews: Women’s 100 Backstroke Looks A Lot Like ‘Chalk’

MIssy Franklin (right) is the defending Olympic Champion in the 100 back, but her future training partner Liz Pelton (left) is looking to crash the podium party in Barcelona. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Five More Qualify for World Juniors at Canadian Nationals

Day three of the Canadian Summer National Championships in Pointe-Claire, Quebec saw five more juniors qualify for the World Junior…

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Five-member Canadian Team Set To Brave Open Water at Worlds

Philippe Guertin of Montreal and Eric Hedlin of Victoria will take to Moll de la Fusta in the men’s 5-kilometre race at 7 a.m. ET. They’ll be the first Canadian competitors in swimming at the two-week marquee event, which continues with the pool competition from July 28 – Aug. 4. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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