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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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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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