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2017 Worlds Preview: McKeon Making Claim for 200 Free Medal Upgrade

Ledecky has a clearer path to gold, and so does McKeon for silver.

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Mireia Belmonte May Swim 7400 Total Meters in Budapest

Mireia Belmonte of Spain has taken on quite a schedule for the upcoming World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Her event…

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Katinka Hosszu Has 6 Provisional Entries at 2017 World Championships

It’s a new year, a new Olympic quad, and the same old Katinka Hosszu. The 28-year old Hungarian has entered…

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Murdoch Looks To Make 200 Breaststroke Magic In Budapest

Ross Murdoch won gold at the 2016 European Championships in his favored event, the men’s 200m breaststroke, and the British swimmer hopes to repeat the performance in Budapest.

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British Open Water Swimmers Making Final Preparations For Budapest

Britain’s Marathon Swimming Lead Bernie Dietzig says, “The World Championships is always incredibly competitive. We will be expecting a huge field in both the men’s and women’s 10km and we have done everything we can this season to be ready for this.”

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Olasz, Rasovszky Lead Hungarian Open Water Team for Worlds

Hungary has announced its open water squad for the upcoming World Championships in Budapest. Eight swimmers have been named to…

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IOC Votes to Award 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games Together

Today the IOC officially announced it will award both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games simultaneously during the summit in Lima, Peru, on September 13th.

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British World Championships Squad Heads To Edinburgh

British coach Bill Furniss says that Edinburgh is a city that lends itself to a ‘relaxed, low-key training camp at a very high-pressure time’

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James Guy Is “In A Good Place” To Defend 200 Freestyle World Title

Look for freestyle maestro James Guy to defend his 200m world title in Budapest.

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AASF Fires Back: Barelli Has “No Comprehension” of FINA Constitution

“Do we wish to elect an insecure person and one who has no comprehension of the FINA Constitution to lead us in FINA?” -Virendra Nanavati

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IOC Will Select, Announce 2024 Olympic Host On September 13

The International Olympic Committee has released a schedule for the 131st IOC Session this fall, including a date for the selection of the 2024 Olympic host city: September 13, 2017.

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Barelli to CANA: “who is promising indiscriminate cash for votes?”

“I see that in an awkward attempt to play catch up with the proposals I included in my Manifesto the letter sent few days ago by CANA leaders promises indiscriminately $ 15,000 to each Federation. I am truly pleased to see this sudden change of direction but then I wonder: who is it that is promising indiscriminate cash for votes?” -Paolo Barelli

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Dutch European Jr Champion Steenbergen Opts Out Of World Championships

European Junior Champion and 2016 Olympian Marrit Steenbergen of the Netherlands will no longer be competing in Budapest.

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2017 Worlds Previews: King vs. Efimova Rematch in W. 100 Breast

Swimming fans are getting ready to see the big rematch between rivals Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova in the 100 breast at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Team Efimova Taps Roland Schoeman For Pre-Worlds Technical Coaching

Yuliya Efimova, who has been red-hot in the pool leading up to Budapest, has recently sought Roland Schoeman’s technical advice on ‘catapult starts.’

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