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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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FINA Announces Hosts for 2019 and 2021 World Championships

This pool in South Korea, designed to be shaped like a water drop, will host the 2015 World University Games and now the 2019 World Aquatics Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Gwangju organizing committee)

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Oakville Takes Lead After Day Two of Canadian Nationals

The Oakville Aquatic Club has been experiencing some successes as of late, at the 2012 Summer National Championships and 2013…

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Canadian Worlds Team Gathers For Staging Camp

“It’s pretty exciting when the trip finally comes together and you get everyone there,” said Cochrane, who will be competing at his fourth world championships. “The final push is always a stressful time but once you get the team together it’s a very calming experience. I think we’re all excited for the meet to start.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Canadian National Championships Begin in Pointe-Claire

The Canadian Summer Nationals got underway this evening at the Pointe-Claire Aquatic Centre in Pointe-Claire, Quebec (a suburb of Montreal)…

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Americans, Russians Poised to Finish Universiade With More Medals

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss took the 2nd seed in the men’s 400 IM as the Russians and the Americans are both lined up to win at least 5 more medals in the last pool session of the meet on Tuesday evening. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swimming Stars The Fast & The Furious – Documentary Film

Victor Davis and Alex Baumann were swimming greats in the early 1980s, arguably during Swimming Canada’s golden years.

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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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