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Scotland votes down independence, British swimming programs to remain unified

Scottish voters elected against becoming their own, independent nation yesterday, a decision that means Great Britain’s swimming programs will remain as one team.

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Shannon Rollason resigns from leadership role at Denmark’s National Training Center

Shannon Rollason, whose swimmers led Denmark to 6 gold medals at the European Championships, will resign as coach of the National Training Center at the end of 2014.

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What would Scottish independence mean for swimming?

Scotland votes on a referendum today that would establish its independence from the United Kingdom. But outside of the political realm, what would this mean for Scottish Swimming?

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Look What’s New From Slix Australia’s Summer Collection

Slix Australia swimwear features their Exclusive STAMINA – Chlorine Resistant fabric and superior construction technology, combined with trend-driven designs. Slix Australia ships worldwide daily.

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Jamieson Refocuses After Commonwealth Disappointment

Before the Commonwealth Games this summer Scottish star Michael Jamieson stated that winning Commonwealth gold on home soil may mean…

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Marseille’s Grégory Mallet to Train with SwimMAC Team Elite for 6 Months

French national teamer Grégory Mallet is coming to the US to train with Team Elite in Charlotte, just as his compatriot Yannick Agnel is making the opposite journey back to France.

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Malmsten AB renews Top Partnership with World Aquatics Convention

Dr. Julio C. Maglione, FINA President: “A long-term supporter of both FINA and the Convention, Malmsten is very passionate in their on-going commitment to improving the Aquatic environment.”

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Intrigue and Excitement in French Swimming: Agnel’s Back, Is Leveaux Next?

Could two of the four London gold medalists in France’s 4×100 free relay become training partners in Mulhouse? (Left to right: Clément Lefert, Yannick Agnel, Amaury Leveaux, Fabien Gilot)

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Yannick Agnel Leaving North Baltimore to Return to France For Training

French star and Olympic gold medalist Yannick Agnel has taken another change of course, moving on to his third coach in…

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Pellegrini Splits With Lucas to Join Forces with Giunta

Federica Pellegrini and coach Philippe Lucas have decided to part ways…

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Russian Sergey Makov, Former World Record Holder, Suspended For Two Years

Russian Sergey Makov has been handed a two-year suspension dating back to the 2013 Moscow stop of the FINA World Cup series.

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Egypt dominates Arab Championships led by distance sweeps from youngsters

Egypt rolled through the 2nd Arab Championships earlier this month, winning 33 of 42 events, including distance sweeps by 19-year-old Marwan Ahmed Aly Morsy and 16-year-old Roaia Mohamed Ahmed.

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Katinka Hosszu to Release a Motivational Book Titled “Hungary’s Iron Lady”

Katinka Hosszu will release her first book two months from Monday in Hungary. The English version comes in 2015.

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Lionel Horter, Technical Director of French Swimming, Abruptly Resigns from Post

Lionel Horter, the 49-year-old technical director of French swimming, announced to the press today that he had given notice to…

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China dominates Junior Diving Championships in Penza

China dominated the 2014 edition of the FINA World Junior Diving Championships, organised from September 9-14 in Penza (RUS), by getting 14 medals (including seven titles out of the 14 events at stake).

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