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Hugo Gonzalez Loses Scholarship from Spanish Olympic Committee

Despite his amazing performance at the World Junior Championships, Spanish 2016 Olympic semifinalist Hugo Gonzalez will no longer benefit from the “PODIUM Tokio 2020” scholarship given to promising young athletes by the Spanish Olympic Committee.

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13 Days Until LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships

In only 13 days the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships will take place in the new indoor event arena in Copenhagen, Royal Arena.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: GOAT, Pellegrini, Sjostrom & The ‘Swim Reaper’

News on Michael Phelps, Federica Pellegrini, Sarah Sjostrom and more are found in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Irish Swimmer Mona McSharry Awarded Olympic Solidarity Scholarship

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has announced 12 athletes who will received Olympic Solidarity Scholarships to “assist with qualification…

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Kathryn Greenslade In, Max Litchfield Out for British Euros Squad

Max Litchfield, who finished 4th in both IMs at the 2017 World Championships, has withdrawn from the 2017 European Short Course Championships.

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Katie Ledecky Nominated for BBC Sports Personality Award

American swimmer Katie Ledecky has been nominated for a BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award. She’s one of 6…

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FFN Releases Psych Sheets for 2017 French SC Nationals

After taking into account retirements and injuries, Jeremy Stravius is one of the few stars from the French men’s team who will be on hand for the Short Course Nationals in Montpellier this weekend.

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Adam Peaty Among 12 Nominees For BBC Sport’s Personality Of The Year

Olympic champion and world record holder Adam Peaty has been announced as a nominee for BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year 2017.

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Evgeny Rylov Rehabbing from Shoulder Injury

Evgeny Rylov is rehabbing from a shoulder injury and is expected to return to competition in February.

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Morozov, Prigoda Expected at European SC Championships

Early last week, Russian news outlet R-Sport reported that Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov confirmed that Vladimir Morozov and Kirill Prigoda…

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Mireia Belmonte Leads 10-Member Spanish Squad For Copenhagen

Now that the Spanish Short Course Winter Championships have concluded in Barcelona, the Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN) has announced its 10-strong roster of athletes for this December’s European Short Course Championships.

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Belmonte Makes Presence Known On Final Day In Barcelona

The 61st Spanish Winter Short Course National Championships in Barcelona wrapped up with multi-national record holder and Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte making an appearance in two individual finals.

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Loughborough Nips Toronto In Inaugural Virtual Dual

The first international virtual dual meet between Great Britain’s Loughborough University and Canada’s University of Toronto ended in a tight, three-point meet on the men’s side, with Loughborough taking both wins.

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Seto, Kosuke and Kalisz to Duel at 2nd Annual Lausanne Cup

2017 LAUSANNE CUP Lausanne, Switzerland December 20-21, 2017 Meet central A lengthy list of stars are set to compete in…

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IOC Sanctions 5 Russian Athletes, Publishes Full Decision

Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published new decisions from the Oswald Commission hearings, which are being conducted in the context of the Sochi 2014 forensic and analytic doping investigations.

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