Canada

Brian Johns Named Head Coach Of Vancouver Pacific Swim Club

Former Canadian Olympian Brian Johns was named the head coach and director of swimming for the Vancouver Pacific Swim Club

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UVic-PCS Grab Their Fifth Straight BC AAA Provincial Title

Over the weekend University of Victoria Pacific Coast Swimming picked up their fifth straight BC AAA Championship title…

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After Final Pre-Games Visit IOC Says Everything is Ready to Go in Rio

After the IOC Coordination Commission Chair Nawal El Moutawakel finished her final pre-Games visit to Rio the IOC has stated that “Rio 2016 is ready to welcome the world”…

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Canada’s Mackenzie Padington is 1st Verbal for Minnesota Class of ’21

Mackenzie Padington, who attends Claremont Secondary School in Victoria, British Columbia, and swims for Island Swimming, has made a verbal commitment to swim for Minnesota beginning in the 2017-18 season.

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Ellenstein to Attempt Guinness World Record with 65 Mile Lake Swim

Ultra-distance triathlete Adam Ellenstein will attempt a Guinness World Record for the fastest north-to-south non-stop swim of Okanagan Lake in Penticton, Canada, by swimming 105 kilometers (65 miles) onJuly 25-26.

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UBC to Send Record-Setting 29 Athletes to Olympics/Paralympics

A record number of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, coaches, and staff were sent off to Rio from UBC Wednesday afternoon and UBC’s incoming President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono made sure they were sent off in style.

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Katerine Savard Appears On Honey Nut Cheerios Box

Canadian Olympian Katerine Savard has appeared on a box of Honey Nut Cheerios with four other Canadian Olympians.

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GMAC 11-12 Boys Complete Sweep, Now Hold All 10 Canadian Relay Records

The 11-12 Guelph Marlin Aquatic Club boys now hold all ten national age group relay records in Canada.

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Case Adjourned For Canadian Coach Accused Of Sexual Assault

The trial of former Ajax Swimming coach and CEO Matt Bell, who was arrested in November under three different charges which included sexual assault, sexual exploitation, and four counts of luring a person under 18-years, was adjourned once again.

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Katerine Savard Breaks Canadian 50 Fly Record at Quebec Cup

At the Quebec Cup in Montreal today, Canadian butterflier Katerine Savard broke the 50 fly national record during prelims. QuebecCup: AM heat:…

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New Commercial Focuses on Cochrane and Bennett’s Relationship

In a new series of commercials by Sport Chek, which are entitled What it Takes (#WhatItTakes), Ryan Cochrane talks about his 13 year relationship with coach Randy Bennett who pasted away last April…

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2016 FINA SC World C’Ships Warm-up Pool Finished Ahead Of Schedule

Windsor, Ontario, Canada’s construction of a permanent pool to be used for warm-ups at the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships has been finished ahead of schedule.

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Swimming Canada Proposes Removal of SC Qualifying Times For National Meets

As part of their new Competition Framework, Swimming Canada will be removing all short course qualifying times from national competitions.

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Proposed Plan Has 50m Stroke Events Removed From Canadian Junior Nationals

Swimming Canada plans to make many changes starting in 2017, including removing stroke 50m races from all competitions.

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Guelph Marlin Boys Rewriting 11-12 Canadian Age Group Relay Records

The Guelph Marlin Aquatic Club has rewroten the 11-12 Canadian Age Group relay records over the past few months.

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