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Mare Nostrum: a swimmer’s perspective

Sophie: “I’d compare Mare Nostrum to the Diamond League for athletics, a series of three competitions in three different places all linked together, attracting athletes from around the world.”

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Cameron’s world record overlooked at British Championships

The only world record performance at the British Gas Masters Championships in Swansea was Kirstin Cameron’s 40-44 age group 1500m freestyle.

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Amy Van Dyken Being Moved to Denver’s Craig Hospital

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will be flown back to Denver today to continue rehabilitation.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Peaty puts himself right in the middle of the breaststroking battlefield

19-year-old Adam Peaty has put himself right in between Christian Sprenger and Cameron van der Burgh in what once looked like a two-man race for world’s top sprint breaststroker.

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FINA Announces Dates for 2017 World Championships; Masters Worlds to Follow

The Scotiabank Aquatics Centre, built for the 2011 Pan Am Games, will host the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

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2014 FINA World Cup Lands Russian Bank MASTBANK as Title Sponsor

FINA has announced a new title sponsor for the FINA World Cup Series in 2014, with Russian bank MASTBANK replacing…

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U.S.-Based South African Swimmers to Cover Portion of Own Travel Costs for 2014 Commonwealth Games

South African swimmers based in the United States were informed this morning that they would have to cover a portion…

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Hanser Re-Emerges With Top Seed in 100 Free in Canet; Ervin and Adrian Chasing

Cal Golden Bear Anthony Ervin had the fastest morning swim in the 100 free, though it took as much to even get him into the final.

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Swim Gear: Funky Trunks Launches Apex Performance Jammer

The APEX Performance Suits uses advanced waterproofing fabric to cut through the water.

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Sycerika McMahon Headlines 10 Northern Irish Swimmers for Commonwealth Games

All-time, 11 different countries have won aquatics medals at the Commonwealth Games. Northern Ireland is not among those countries, but…

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Wales Announces 23, Led by Lowe, Davies, and Carlin, for 2014 Commonwealth Games

23 swimmers have been named to the Welsh swimming roster for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland: 7 preselected…

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Eammon Gumley Breaks British National Age Group Record in 50 Fly

British 15-year old Eammon Gumley, who trains at the famous ex-pat club Hamilton Aquatics in Dubai, has broken the British National…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Hannah Miley adds another piece to a big Scottish swimming summer

Hannah Miley is helping Scottish swimming rise to the occasion in what’s becoming a highly-important summer for the country’s swimming culture.

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Start Lists for 2014 Monaco Mare Nostrum Stop

Double butterfly World Champion Chad le Clos will be racing at the 2014 Monaco stop of the Mare Nostrum series.

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Lisa Bates to Lead New High Performance Training Center at London 2012 Olympic Pool

British Swimming and the ASA have already brought one elite program to the London Aquatics Centre, a diving centre that…

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