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Fran Halsall Commits to Big Fall of Racing, Including Duel in the Pool

Fran Halsall, who was a bronze medalist in the 50 free at the 2013 World Championships, has pledged to swim at the 2013 Duel in the Pool.

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Winning in Glasgow Would Be A Dream For Jamieson

The summer of 2012 was one to remember for Michael Jamieson as the Glasgow native won Olympic silver in London,…

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Teenager James Guy to Swim for Euro Stars at 2013 Duel in the Pool

Guy is primarily a middle-distance freestyler, with bests from the World Championships in the 200 free (1:47.19) and 400 free (3:47.86).

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Michael Jamieson, Brits to Compete at Fall World Cup Races

Sophie Allen, who won 6 medals at last year’s World Cup, will kick off her 2013-2014 short course season in Moscow.

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British Swim Coaches Association Honors Jon Rudd as Coach of the Year

Jon Rudd has been named the top coach in Britain by their swim coaches’ association.

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Blueseventy Planning Ahead with nero14

Nero14, the latest technical racesuit from blueseventy, is set to dive into pools around the world from 1 January. Serving as the next generation suit to evolve from the experience of racing in finals in London last summer, nero14 has been body-fit tested by top swimmers, is made from seamless construction and is exceptionally compressive to reduce hydrodynamic drag and support muscular function.

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Indiana Hosting ‘Relay Rally’ to Challenge FINA World Records

Indiana has a chance to set 8 new World Records on Thursday. Not just the “Guinness Book of” off the wall World Records. Serious, FINA World Records.

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James Goddard Retires from Swimming

Two-time Commonwealth Games champion James Goddard has retired after a decade at Britain’s most elite level.

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Jon Rudd, Graham Wardell to Lead English and Scottish Commonwealth Games Teams

Despite saying in an interview with SwimVortex earlier this week that his most famous charge, Ruta Meilutyte, would be taking her…

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Greenwood Leaves Stirling for Para-Swimming Position

Rob Greenwood has been the Head Coach of the Stirling Intensive Training Centre for the last five years and today…

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Today in Swimming History, September 20th: Louisville Opens Natatorium

The Ralph R. Wright Natatorium at Louisville celebrates its 8th birthday on Friday.

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Blueseventy backs talent pool for Rio Olympics

Since coming on board with blueseventy, Adam Barrett has made his first British team and finished third at the British Championships. Adam now has his sights on qualifying for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next summer.

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British Swimming Chief Executive David Sparkes Excited to Host Duel in the Pool

The first Duel in the pool was conceived in 2003 when the Americans took on the Australians in a head…

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Duel In the Pool has $120,000 in Prize Money; NBC to Tape-Delay

Event winners from the 2013 Duel in the Pool stand to walk away with some serious cash. (Ranomi Kromowidjojo won the 100 free in 2011)

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Scottish Star Michael Jamieson Named to Europe’s Duel in the Pool Squad

British Swimming has leaked out the first name to officially be selected for the 2013 Duel in the Pool.

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