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36-Year Old French Swimmer Given 8 Month Suspension For Positive Cannabis Test

A French swimmer, far from any international relevance, has been handed an 8 month suspension for a positive test for cannabis.

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Spanish record falls to Jessica Vall in fast 100 breast race to open Spanish Nationals

Jessica Vall rolled to a national record on the first day of Spanish Nationals, going 1:06.81 to break Marina Garcia’s mark from last summer.

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Sjostrom Flexes Her Muscles In Eindhoven Winning The 50 Freestyle And 100 Butterfly

Sarah Sjostrom took both the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly on the first evening of the Swim Cup in Eindhoven…

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Guy’s Brit record 400 free, Jamieson’s world-leading 200 breast kick off British Gas Swimming Championships

James Guy broke the first national record of the British Gas Swimming Championships, going 3:45.15 to win the 400 free.

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Detti tops Paltrinieri in tight 400 free race to highlight day 3 of Italian Nationals

After breaking the European record in the 800 free on day 1, 19-year-old Gabriele Detti continued his rise by taking the men’s 400 free after an intense showdown with Gregorio Paltrinieri.

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Miley, Renwick Scratch Best Events at British Nationals on Day 1

British Swimming has posted the start lists for the first day of the 2014 British Swimming Championships, and while Olympic…

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Lacourt-Stravius Matchup Headlines Day Two of French Nationals in Chartres

Camille Lacourt won the much-anticipated men’s 100 back at the 2014 French Long Course National Championship in Chartres.

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Martina Rita Caramignoli takes over top world ranking in 1500 at Italian Trials day 2

The 22-year-old’s 1500 time was one of three top-5 swims in the world put up on day 2 of Italian Nationals.

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British Gas Swimming Championships Preview

The Commonwealth Games teams for England, Scotland and Wales will be chosen at the British Gas National Championships which will be held from April 10th-15th…

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National 800 free record for Gabriele Detti at Italian Nationals Day 1

The distance freestyle races saw big times on the first day of Italian Nationals. Federica Pellegrini (above) put up the second-fastest 400 free time in the world this year while Gabriele Detti broke a national record in the 800 and took over the world’s top ranking.

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Hosszu, Ottesen, Heemskerk, Dekker to Swim at Maria Lenk

Katinka Hosszu will race at the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy in two weeks, swimming for Corinthians.

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Day One Wrap-Up

A view of the competition pool at the 2014 French Long Course Championships in Chartres.

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Fan Guide Part 1 – Setting the Stage

Quiet before the storm: the French national championships get underway tomorrow morning in Chartres, France. Among the top international stars who will be competing are Yannick Agnel, Camille Muffat, Florent Manaudou, Jérémy Stravius, and Camille Lacourt.

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Denmark Announces 15 For European Championships; Nielsen Should Earn a Bid Too

Denmark’s Rikke Moeller-Pedersen will lead a team of 15 (probably 16) to the 2014 European Championships.

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Ross Murdoch sets national record on night 1 of Scottish Nationals

20-year-old breaststroker Ross Murdoch highlighted the opening night of Scottish Nationals, breaking his own national record in the 50 breast and winning the event by half a second.

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