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Rebecca Adlington announcing her engagement to Harry Needs

On February 5th 2008 double Olympic gold medallist and 2012 double Olympic bronze medallist Rebecca Adlington announced her retirement and…

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Spain qualifies 14 swimmers for World Championships at Spanish Nationals

Fourteen Spanish swimmers qualified for the upcoming World Championships at the Spanish Nationals which ran from March 21st-24th in Pontevedra….

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Friis, Stravius Grab Big Checks, World Leaders in “Golden Lanes” Meet in Amiens

Danish distance swimmer Lotte Friis is gearing up to defend her 1500m freestyle title in Barcelona. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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International Olympic Committee Begins 4-Day Inspection of Madrid for 2020 Bid

All three finalists for the 2020 Olympics have incredible architecture, but Madrid’s should not be undervalued even against Istanbul and Tokyo. Above is the Calle de Alca, the longest street in Madrid. (Photo: Antonio Garcia Rodriguez)

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Russian Olympian 4th to Be Punished in Banned Stimulant Doping Scandal

A 4th Russian woman has been punished over positive tests for a banned stimulant, according to the Russian anti-doping agency…

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Recently “Reprimanded” Doping Rules Violator Usitova Moves to 10th in the World in 200 Back

The Russians reacted harshly to the doping violations of two of its elite senior-level swimmers earlier this year, but a…

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British Swimming Sending 24 to European Juniors; Led By Matthew Johnson

This year’s British squad for the European Junior Championships, to be held from July 10th-14th in Poland, is a solid mix…

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Russian Swimmers suspended after Failing Doping Tests

It was announced today that former European Short Course Champion Ksenia Moskvina and 2012 Olympian Ekaterina Andreeva would be suspended from…

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Germans Soften their qualification standards for Barcelona

After having a successful campaign at the 2008 Olympics, winning two gold and bronze to finish fifth in the medal…

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Rollason comments on the toughness of Danish Swimmers

In late January Australian coach Shannon Rollason was hired to take over the coaching duties at the Danish National Training…

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Sarah Sjostrom Swims Lifetime Best in 400 Free at Grand Prix

Sarah Sjostrom also posted a top-three-in-the-world time in the 100 freestyle on the second day of the Swedish Grand Prix. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPicutres.com)

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Meilutyte, Carlin and Roebuck put up World Bests

On the final night of the British Gas International Ruta Meilutyte, Jazz Carlin and Joe Roebuck all posted times that took top spot in…

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Kromowidjojo wins the 50 freestyle in star studded final

Olympic 50 and 100 freestyle champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo came away with gold in the 50 freestyle on the third night of…

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Miley comebacks with a strong 400 IM; Ervin takes the 50 freestyle

The second day of the British Gas International Competition saw Hannah Miley redeem herself in the 400 IM while Anthony…

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17-Year Old O’Connor Breaks English Record in 200 IM on Day 1 of British Gas International

17-year old Siobhan-Marie O’Connor had a huge impact among a field rich with stars on day 1 of this new international meet. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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