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Manaudou’s Handball Lineage, Full Translation of Facebook Statement

In early March 2016, while he was still dreaming of being the first swimmer since Alexander Popov to pull off the 50/100m freestyle double in an Olympic Games, France’s Florent Manaudou confided in the newspaper La Provence, “My absolute dream would be to take part in the Olympic Games in two different sports.”

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Florent Manaudou To Take Training Break, Will Dabble In Handball

French sprint star Florent Manaudou announced on Facebook this week that he would be taking a break from his full training program, but made clear he still plans to compete in the sport of swimming down the road.

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Melanie Marshall Wins Third-Straight British Coach of the Year

Melanie Marshall, coach of Adam Peaty (above), has been named the BSCA British Swim Coach of the Year for the third-straight time.

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Israeli Record-Holder Gil Kiesler Announces Verbal to NC State

NC State picked up its sixth high-level verbal commitment from the high school class of 2017 with Gil Kiesler’s announcement.

Hungarian Olympian Liliána Szilágyi to Join Gators Mid-Season

Hungarian Olympic butterflier Liliána Szilágyi will join the Gators mid-season, in January 2017.

LEN European Short Course Championship 2017 Reveals Official Logo

LEN European Short Course Championship 2017 will be the first sport event in the new multi arena of Copenhagen, Royal Arena.

5 Cities Bidding for 2022/2024 World Swimming Championship

All 5 interested bidders sit on the Eurasian land mass, including 2017 World Championships hosts Budapest (above)

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Italy’s Federica Pellegrini Turns Towards Tokyo 2020

Falling short of the podium in Rio has only fueled Italy’s Federica Pellegrini’s desire to end her career as she wants.

Danish Swim Federation Defends Blume’s Innocence After Medical Info Hack

The Danish Swimming Federation strongly supported the innocence of Olympic 50 free champ Pernille Blume after Russian hackers released her medical records last week.

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Embattled Paolo Barelli Re-elected as Italian President in Landslide

The embattled president of the Federazione Italiana Nuoto (FIN), or the Italian Swimming Federation, Paolo Barelli has been re-elected in a…

Christa Thiel won’t run for re-election as president of German DSV

Dr. Christa Thiel is the current president of the German Swimming Federation (DSV, Deutscher Schwimmverband) – she is in this…

69-Year-Old Australian To Tackle English Channel Swim

Sunshine Coast resident Chris Shapland is preparing to take on a challenge that would daunt many younger and fitter people. Any day now, when conditions are right, he will attempt to swim 33km across the English Channel.

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City of Glasgow Hires 3 New Coaches

Commonwealth Games finalist Lewis Smith (above) has joined the City of Glasgow coaching staff.

Watch The Katinka Hosszu World Cup Highlight Reel

Hungary’s #IronLady Katinka Hosszu simply put on a show during the first 3-meet cluster of the 2016 FINA World Cup Series….

Olympic Champ Anthony Ervin to Lead Americans in 2016 Raia Rápida

There has still been no full announcement about the non-Brazilian rosters for the 2016 Raia Rápida meet in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…

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Juba Extremely Happy With Denmark’s Performance in Rio

Danish National Team Head Coach Nick Juba is extremely happy with the team’s performance in Rio after achieving their best result at an Olympic Games since the Second World War…

Italy Wins in Points and Medal Count on Day 3 of Euro Junior OW Champs

While Spain and Germany won the 15-16s and 19-and-under relays respectively, Italy finished the 2016 European Junior Open Water Championships at the top of both the points and medals tables.

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