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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor with double top seeds on day 1 of British Gas International

Bath University’s Siobhan-Marie O’Connor paced the first day of action at Manchester’s British Gas International Meet, taking the top seed in two events heading into finals Wednesday night.

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Prince Harry visits Minas Tenis, meets Cesar Cielo on swing through Brazil

England’s Prince Harry has been in Brazil this week taking in the World Cup, but he took an opportunity earlier today to tour the Minas Tenis swimming facility.

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British Swimming Coaches Association founder Charlie Wilson passes away

Coach Charlie Wilson, a well-respected swimming coach and founder of the U.K.’s British Swim Coaches Association, has passed away, the BSCA reports.

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Willers, Hintze and Brandt Set Multiple Records At German Junior National Championships

Julia Willers, Johannes Hintze and Moritz Brandt all set multiple age group records at the German Junior National Championships which ran from June 17th to 21st in Berlin…

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Molly Renshaw Ties English National Record At Japan Open

Molly Renshaw definitely made a statement this weekend at the Japan Open by tying the English national record in the…

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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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