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Sjöström, Dressel Named FINA Best Female, Male Athlete of Year 2017

Tonight in Sanya, China, FINA named Caeleb Dressel and Sarah Sjöström their “FINA Best Male and Female Swimmers 2017” at the FINA World Aquatics Gala “Soirée…

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Orsi Cracks Two National Records To Open Italian Champs

On a day with two timed finals sessions, Marco Orsi broke an Italian record in each session to kick off Italian Nationals.

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Simone Sabbioni Becomes 3rd Italian Record Breaker on Day 1

2017 Italian National Championships December 1-2, 2017] 25m (SCM) Riccione, Italy Live Results After 2 records were broken to open…

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2 National Records Broken in Back-to-Back Events at Italian Nationals

Matteo Rivolta now holds all 3 Italian butterfly records in short course meters.

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Marco Orsi Finishes the Day in Riccione With Another National Record

2017 Italian National SC Open Championships December 1-2, 2017] 25m (SCM) Riccione, Italy Live Results While he didn’t swim his…

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2 National Records for Charlotte Bonnet on Day 1 of French SC Nats

For the first time in many years, the French Elite Nationals began with a pair of National Records on Day One, and both were the product of Nice’s Charlotte Bonnet.

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Shane Tusup Has Verbal Altercation With Officials At Youth Meet

Shane Tusup, coach and husband to world and Olympic champ Katinka Hosszu, had a profanity-laden verbal outburst directed towards officials at an age group meet in Hungary, local media report.

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Hugo Gonzalez Loses Scholarship from Spanish Olympic Committee

Despite his amazing performance at the World Junior Championships, Spanish 2016 Olympic semifinalist Hugo Gonzalez will no longer benefit from the “PODIUM Tokio 2020” scholarship given to promising young athletes by the Spanish Olympic Committee.

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13 Days Until LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships

In only 13 days the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships will take place in the new indoor event arena in Copenhagen, Royal Arena.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: GOAT, Pellegrini, Sjostrom & The ‘Swim Reaper’

News on Michael Phelps, Federica Pellegrini, Sarah Sjostrom and more are found in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Irish Swimmer Mona McSharry Awarded Olympic Solidarity Scholarship

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has announced 12 athletes who will received Olympic Solidarity Scholarships to “assist with qualification…

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Kathryn Greenslade In, Max Litchfield Out for British Euros Squad

Max Litchfield, who finished 4th in both IMs at the 2017 World Championships, has withdrawn from the 2017 European Short Course Championships.

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Katie Ledecky Nominated for BBC Sports Personality Award

American swimmer Katie Ledecky has been nominated for a BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award. She’s one of 6…

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FFN Releases Psych Sheets for 2017 French SC Nationals

After taking into account retirements and injuries, Jeremy Stravius is one of the few stars from the French men’s team who will be on hand for the Short Course Nationals in Montpellier this weekend.

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Adam Peaty Among 12 Nominees For BBC Sport’s Personality Of The Year

Olympic champion and world record holder Adam Peaty has been announced as a nominee for BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year 2017.

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