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2017 Worlds Preview: Leah Smith v. The World for 400 Free Silver

We’re four years in to Katie Ledecky’s reign in this event, a dominance that began with her gold and world record in Barcelona at the 2013 World Championships. Despite it being half a decade with her name all over the headlines, Ledecky continues to find ways to get just a bit faster.

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2017 Worlds Previews: USA Spells Trouble for AUS in W. 400 Free Relay

After a strong showing in the 100 free at U.S. Nationals, the American women are now a serious threat to the Australians in the 400 free relay at the upcoming 2017 FINA World Championships.

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British Olympic Coach Hugh Hamilton Smith Dies

British Olympic Coach Hugh Hamilton Smith has died. He served as an assistant coach for the 1964 Great Britain Olympic…

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2017 World Champs: Peng, Keeney Lead 1M Springboard After Prelims

Peng has amassed 435.15 points thus far after six dives, rocketing to first after starting in 12th after round 1.

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2017 Worlds Preview: Japanese Look Strong in Unpredictable M200 Breast

World record holder Ippei Watanabe is fighting for gold in the men’s 200 breast in Budapest.

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Korea’s Park Looks To Ride Windsor Momentum Into Budapest

Park is riding momentum from a very successful World Short Course Championships in Windsor, where he grabbed gold in the 200m, 400m and 1500m freestyle events.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Historic 51 on Notice in Women’s 100 Free

No woman has ever broken 52 seconds in the 100 meter free, but Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom has been very close with her 52.08 this season.

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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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