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Fotherby Wins Third Gold On Day 3 Of Canadian Junior Championships

Justin Fotherby won his third event in as many nights at the Canadian Junior Championships in Calgary, coming out on top in the boys’ 14-15 100 breast.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

After Australia’s Matthew Wilson tied the World Record in 200 breast semis, we’ll see both WR holders (Wilson and Japan’s Watanabe) in the final.

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Pickrem Becomes First Canadian Woman To Win Three Individual LC World Medals

Sydney Pickrem became the first Canadian woman to win three individual medals at the LC World Championships with her bronze in the 200 breast.

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Taylor Ruck Scratches 50 Free On Day 7 Prelims of Worlds

Canada’s Taylor Ruck has scratched out of heats of the 50 free on day 7 prelims at the 2019 World Championships, per heat sheets.

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Buck, Fotherby & Rathwell Claim Second Wins On Day 2 Of Canadian Juniors

Regan Rathwell, Carter Buck and Justin Fotherby all picked up their second win of the competition on day 2 of Canadian Juniors in Calgary.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Team USA’s Chase Kalisz swims his first individual final of the meet tonight as he competes for back-to-back 200 IM titles.

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Aussie Women Clock 4×200 Free Relay World Record Of 7:41.50

Ariarne Titmus’ 1:54.27 lead-off on the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay helped power Australia to the top of the podium in World Record-setting fashion.

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Oleksiak’s 1:54.3 Split Leads Canadian Women To National Record In 4×200 Free

Penny Oleksiak threw down a sizzling 1:54.36 anchor leg to lead the Canadian women to a new National Record and bronze medal in the 4×200 free relay.

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Thormeyer Lowers Canadian Record After Being Last Minute Sub In 200 Back

Scratched into the 200 back semi-finals on less than 90 minutes notice, Markus Thormeyer broke a 10-year-old Canadian Record to qualify for the final.

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Katie Ledecky to Return to Competition for the USA in 4×200 Free Relay

After scratching the 200 free prelims and 1500 free final due to illness, the USA’s Katie Ledecky will return to competition tonight in Gwangju.

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Rathwell Wins 200 Back On Day 1 Of Canadian Junior Championships

Regan Rathwell kicked off her busy program at the Canadian Junior Championships with a win in the women’s 200 backstroke on Wednesday in Calgary.

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FINA Reportedly Threatens Bans and Revocation of Medals Over Podium Protests

FINA issued a new Code of Conduct provision prohibiting athletes from “any political, religious or discriminatory statement or behaviour.”

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Caeleb Dressel Scares American Record with 47.3 in 100 Free Prelims

Though he wasn’t able to match his 2017 speed on the 400 free relay on night one, the USA’s Caeleb Dressel looks like his freestyle is in top form.

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Kylie Masse Becomes First Woman To Repeat In 100 Back Since 1975

Kylie Masse became the first woman to defend her World title since the event’s inaugural winner Ulrike Richter of East Germany did so in 1973 and 1975.

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Canadian Junior Championships Set To Kick Off Wednesday From Calgary

Regan Rathwell enters the Canadian Junior Championships entered in nine events, including the open water 3k and top seeds in the 100 and 200 backstroke.

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