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French Minister of Sport to Host Convention on Prevention of Sexual Violence

French paper L’Equipe released an investigation on sexual abuse in French sport this week, including bombshell allegations in swimming and ice skating.

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World Championships 4th-Place Finisher Philip Heintz Reinjures Hip

Philip Heintz, who missed a medal at Worlds in 2019 by less than a tenth of a second, has reinjured the same hip that forced a scratch of the 400 IM final in Gwangju.

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4-Time World Champion Jeremy Stravius Announces Retirement from Swimming

The 31-year old Frenchman won the long course World Championship in the 100 backstroke in 2011, and has 3 Olympic medals as well.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: A Double Dose Of Mireia Belmonte

Catch up on this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring reigning 200 fly Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte of Spain.

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Swim Ireland Sees Funding Increase For 2020 Olympic Year

Swim Ireland received an increase in funding for the 2020 Olympic year, perhaps helping boost its athletes into better results than Rio.

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Hong Kong International Backstroker David Chang Commits to Duke

David Chang attends the Millfield School in England, a program that sends a number of swimmers to NCAA program every year.

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Sjostrom 53.02 100 Free; Manaudou & Stjepanovic Hit Fastest Times Since ’16

Bow down to Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom, as the multi-Olympic medalist just put up the 2nd fastest 100m freestyle time this season.

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Vilbergsson and McKee Pick Up Multiple Medals At 2020 Reykjavík Games

2020 Reykjavík International Games Friday, January 24 – Sunday, January 26, 2020 Reykjavík, Iceland LCM (50m) Course Meet Site Results…

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British Athletes Enter Final Week of Altitude Training in Arizona

Duncan Scott is one of 16 British athletes in the middle of a 3 week altitude camp in Flagstaff, Arizona ahead of British Championships in April.

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2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet Day 2 Finals Recap

Swedish Olympic multi-medalist Sarah Sjostrom takes on the 50 back, 100 fly and 50 free triple on day 2 of the 2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet.

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Bukhov’s 23.14 50 Fly Silver In Luxembourg Sets New World Junior Record

Ukrainian teen is following in teammate Andrii Govorov’s footsteps in the men’s 50 fly, establishing a new World Junior Record.

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2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet Day 1 Finals Recap

How did Florent Manaudou fare in the men’s 50m fly? Find out in our Day 1 Euro Meet Recap from the intense action in Luxembourg.

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WATCH LIVE: 2020 Euro Meet in Luxembourg

Follow along as superstars like Florent Manaudou (above), Katinka Hosszu, and Sarah Sjostrom race for cash in Luxembourg this weekend.

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Dresden Completes €40 Million Pool Project on Freiberger Platz

A five-year, €40 million construction project wrapped up in December, leaving Dresden, Germany with two 50-meter pools at Freiberger Platz.

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Record-Breaking Masters Swimmer John Harrison Dies at 105

One of the world’s most accomplished centenarian masters swimmers John Harrison died last week at 105-years old.

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