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Hosszu, Le Clos Win European Leg of FINA World Cup Series

Chad le Clos has turned World Championship gold medals into World Cup gold coins. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Georgia’s Yildirimer Leaving Program to Return to Turkey

Above, Georgia head coach Jack Bauerle. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Jason Dunford, Thiago Pereira, Aaron Peirsol Nominated to FINA Athletes Committee

5-time Olympic Champion, and 16-time World Champion, Aaron Peirsol has been re-nominated to the FINA Athletes Committee. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swim and Shine, Do Not Give In – Swimming Psych Up Video

James Magnussen (featured image, Olympic ink) is a swimmer who does not give in. After a disappointing 2012 Olympic Games, Magnussen returned to the top of the men’s 100m free mountain, winning the 2013 FINA World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Current in the Pool: A Contrarian Brings Some Rationality to the Discussion

Was there a current in the Palau Sant Jordi? Maybe, but the numbers being thrown out by the Counsilman Center for Swimming Performance haven’t given any reason to believe so. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Tom Shields Sets Pair of American Records in 100/200 SCM Butterfly

Tom Shields set a pair of American Records at the Berlin stop of the FINA World Cup Series in the 100 and 200 meter butterflies. He now holds the American record in all three butterfly distances. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis)

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And it’s Vacation Time!

Now that the World Championships and the first two World Cup stops have concluded it is time for many of the top swimmers in the world to take some well deserved time off.

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Hosszu and Beltmonte Garcia set World Marks on Day Two in Berlin

Yesterday seemed like an anomaly, a day at a World Cup event without Katinka Hosszu breaking a world record… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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Katinka Hosszu Breaks World Record in 100 IM For 3rd Time in a Week

Katinka Hosszu has broken a World Record for the 5th time this week in Berlin. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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President Obama, USOC, Louganis Oppose Sochi Olympics Boycott

Four-time diving gold medalist Greg Louganis has openly voiced his disapproval of a potential boycott of the 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia, and he is joined by the President of the United States and the United States Olympic Committee as well. (Photo Credit: realclearsports.com)

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Day One in Berlin Begins with a Bang

Only a few short days after an amazing FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain ended the FINA World Cup series…

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Mireia Belmonte Garcia Blasts New World Record in 800 SCM Free, First Woman Under 8:00 Barrier

Mireia Belmonte Garcia posted a 7:59.34 in the 800 SCM Freestyle to become the first woman to ever break 8:00. This is her first freestyle world record. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Hosszu Does it Again Breaking Her Fourth World Record in Two Days

And she did it again. Hungarian Katinka Hosszu has broken her fourth World Record in two days at the World Cup in Eindhoven…(Courtesy of FINA)

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Hosszu Breaks 100 IM World Record in Prelims on Thursday, Third of Meet

Katinka Hosszu has broken her 3rd World Record and picked up her 3rd $10,000 check in two days (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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