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Looking At British Swimming’s Podium Potential Program’s Predictiveness

British Swimming released its athletes eligible for funding for the 2019/20 season, but let’s take a look at how their past talent predictors have fared.

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Filippo Magnini Appeals Doping Ban to CAS, Hearing On Nov 4

Two-time world champ Filippo Magnini is appealing a four-year doping ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, where he’ll face a hearing on November 4.

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Italian Olympic Committee To Open Procedure Against Italian Swim Federation

CONI is opening a new judicial proceeding against the Italian Swimming Federation in a funding dispute that’s been ongoing since 2014.

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Tazmin Pugh’s Death Ruled An Accident, Although Drug Use Was Involved

Additional details concerning the death of former European Junior champion Tazmin Pugh are coming to light almost a year after the British swimmer’s death.

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Shake-Up On British World Class Program Roster Leaves Out Several Veterans

Duncan Scott made the grade and was named to British Swimming’s World Class Program for the 2019/20 season, but other elite athletes didn’t fare as well.

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Whittle & Richards Among Young Guns At Derventio Excel Baseline Meet

The reigning European Junior Champion in the men’s 100m freestyle, Matt Richards, raced a heavy schedule at Derventio Excel’s Open SC Meet this weekend.

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High-Level International Meets For October 2019

Check out the elite international meets headed our way in the month of October, including the first set of International Swimming League (ISL) competitions.

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Dutch Women Scorch SCM Medley Relay Record; Toussaint Puts Up 56.65 Lead-Off

Although her squad missed out on gold, Kira Toussaint put up the fastest 100m backstroke split of the medley relay contest in Eindhoven today.

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Elite Squad Assembly Adds Spice To Scottish Nat’l Team Championships

Mark Szaranek was among the competitors vying for the Scottish National Team Championships title today in Glasgow, with the former Gator taking the 100m IM.

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Sweden Releases Qualifying Standards for 2019, 2020 European Championships

Sweden has released its selection criteria for both the 2019 and 2020 European Championships in swimming.

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Adelaide Withdraws Interest in Hosting 2026 Commonwealth Games

Adelaide is the latest city to withdraw its intent to bid to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games – which don’t have any official announced suitors.

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German Media: Russia Suspected of Manipulating Moscow Lab Data

German journalists with news outlet ARD are reporting that Russia is suspected of manipulating data from the Moscow Anti-Doping lab.

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Energy Standard Adds Estonian Record Holder Kregor Zirk for ISL Season

Kregor Zirk will fill a lot of gaps for Energy Standard, which has lost 2 big name male swimmers from its roster in the last 2 weeks.

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Tusup in Dark Horse Vlog Update: ‘I Can’t Want the Olympic Gold More Than You’

Tusup expressed frustration with his swimmers after they don’t want to do a get-out swim at the end of a session in the pool.

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3-Time Olympian Hannah Miley Joins Aqua Centurions

Hannah Miley is no stranger to the elite swimming stage and is taking another step in her career by joining the Aqua Centurions ISL squad.

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