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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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Say No to Doping – WADA Feature Video

The video, EFFORT, was produced as a campaign to encourage athletes to achieve based on “effort,” not by using performance-enhancing drugs and cheating.

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Sporting Organizations Motivated to Keep ITCs Up and Running

Earlier this week it was reported by the BBC that British Swimming will continue to adjust their budget and funding structure with the latest move effecting the intensive training centres (ITC) in both Swansea and Stirling…(Photo by David Crawford / www.stillsport.com)

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Spice Impressed by Young Swimmers Performances in Dubai

After observing the results of their young swimmers at the World Junior Championships in Dubai the leadership within British Swimming is very encouraged about their potential… (Image courtesy of Blueseventy)

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James is the Guy for the Future – Exclusive Interview with the Junior Worlds Swim Star

In the absence of abundant senior British success, it was a junior freestyle prodigy from Southern England who relished the opportunity to shine in his senior international championship debut. (Image Courtesy of Colin Blair video capture)

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British Swimming Planning to Axe Two More ITC’s

After a £4,000,000 funding cut, British Swimming has again had to further reduce its Intensive Training Center program. After cutting the…

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FINA Unveils 2014 Youth Olympic Games Qualifying Procedure

Chad le Clos is the greatest Youth Olympics success story in swimming, having won a World Short Course title later that year, and ending up with Olympic gold in 2011, and double gold at Worlds in 2013. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Huge Decisions Loom at 125th IOC Session in Argentina, Including Host, New Sports, New President

The International Olympic Committee will change the future of sports this coming weekend.

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 6 Real-Time Recaps*

American Caeleb Dressel won the boy’s 100 freestyle in a championship and NAG record time of 48.97… (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Australia Wins the Medal Standings as the Russians Pass the Americans

Mack Horton’s dominance in the men’s freestyle events powered the Australians to the top spot in the medal standings…

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Australia’s Hold Medal Table Lead, Russians & Americans Nipping

It may be a bit blurry, but the image captures Gunnar Bentz’s emotion and intensity after winning the boys’ 400 IM. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 5 Real-Time Recaps*

Luke Percy already won the 50 free at World Juniors; he’ll be looking for a middle lane coming out of Friday’s semifinals in the 100. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Great Britain Wins 800 Free Relay with 1:46 Anchor by James Guy – Post Race Video Interview

Team GB got a huge 1:46.39 anchor from James Guy, which blows away any swim he’s had in that race through European Juniors and Junior Worlds. (Image Courtesy of Colin Blair video capture)

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Australia Remains Atop Medals Table as Americans Slip to 3rd

The Australian Junior team is having an impressive run of success at this year’s World Junior Championships. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Haughey 100 Freestyle Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

The title went to Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey in 54.47, which broke the Meet Record set by American Lia Neal in 2011 at 54.90. That also re-broke the Hong Kong National Age Group Record for 15-17′s that she set in prelims, and came within a tenth of former NCAA standout Hannah Wilson’s overall National Record.

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