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FINA Applies Provisional Suspension to World Record Holder Yulia Efimova

In the first official recognition and acknowledgement that Russian superstar swimmer and World Record holder Yulia Efimova actually tested positive for…

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Arena and FINA take partnership to the next level through 2019

Global aquatic sports brand Arena has pulled off a major coup by landing the prestigious sponsorship of the swimming world’s governing body, FINA.

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Meilutyte and Walker Lend Support to Swimming In The Cayman Islands

Over the weekend 2012 Olympic gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte and 2000 and 2004 Olympic gold medalist Neil Walker both attended the Splash, Dash and Dine event in the Cayman Islands…

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Flanders Cup scheduled for Saturday, Hosszu, Plummer, huge British squad among entrants

Katinka Hosszu is entered in 16 events in Belgium, while Great Britain has nearly all of its top swimmers entered. David Plummer and Kim Vandenberg are the U.S. representatives.

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Promising Young Swimmer Joins Rudd’s Plymouth Crew

Coach Jon Rudd’s talent pool just got a little stronger as it was announced that 14 year old Laura Stephens will be joining his group at Plymouth College…

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Magnussen’s 47.7 ties him for most sub-48 swims in history

The Australian has twelve swims under 48 seconds, tied with France’s Alain Bernard and one ahead of World Record-holder Cesar Cielo. More impressive is that all 12 of Magnussen’s swims have come in the post-bodysuit era.

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Russian Federation Releases Statement on Efimova Case

In the statement, the Russian Swimming Federation confirms that it did receive a report from FINA about Yulia Efimova’s ‘professional activities,’ but would not comment on the contents of that report.

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Yulia Efimova Tests Positive for DHEA; Russian Sports Minister Urges Caution

World Champion and World Record holder Yulia Efimova has tested positive for DHEA.

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Nick Juba Discusses His First Year On The Job

It has been almost 10 months since Nick Juba moved from the UK to Denmark to take over as the Danish National Team Coach…

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10 Legends in Progress to Follow in 2014

Katie Ledecky is one of 10 legends in the making who are on the verge of ‘forever’ status in swimming.

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Houston’s Jane Figueiredo to Coach Tom Daley at London’s New HP Diving Centre

NCAA coaching legend Jane Figueiredo has resigned her position as the head diving coach at the University of Houston to take…

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British stars aligning to break Guinness World record with 100 x 100m relay for Leukemia charity

A who’s-who of British swimming stars will come together on February 1st in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record in the 100 x 100m relay while raising money to research and treat Leukemia.

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The History of Swimwear

“Wool was virtually the only fiber that was available. While cotton was a booming business at the time it creates a denser fiber than wool and does not have any of wool’s natural water-repelling capabilities.” (Image: Buster Crabbe, 1932 Olympic gold medalist, 400m freestyle)

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German Olympian and new Gator Michalak to arrive in Gainesville Thursday

Theresa Michalak says she’ll have her full four years of eligibility for the Gators and could start competing as soon as Saturday, depending on her immediate eligibility with the NCAA.

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Danish Sport Receives Generous Donation From Supermarket Chain

The Danish Sports Federation (DIF) recently announced that they have entered into a four-year partnership with the Dansk Supermarked A/S…

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