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Katinka Hosszu Sets Meet Record in 100 IM, American Record in 4×50 Medley Relay Falls

Katinka Hosszu cleared yet another meet record this morning with her morning swim in the 100 IM.

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Russia Breaks 4×50 Medley Relay World Record at Short Course World Championships

Stanislav Donets provided a quick lead-off split for Russia as they cleared the controversial old World Record in the 4×50 Medley Relay

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Us & You: 10 Big Things from Day 1 of Short Course Worlds

SwimSwam writers and SwimSwam readers team up to break down the big takeaways from Day 1 of the Short Course World Championships.

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Belmonte Puts Spain On Top of the Medal Table

With her told wins Mireia Belmonte has Spain sitting on top of the medal table…

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Dutch women smash 800 free relay World Record to close day 1 in Doha

The Dutch ladies put up the two fastest relay splits in the field and smashed the world record by over three seconds, winning World Championships gold by more than four.

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Belmonte’s Big Day, Le Clos’ First Medal Highlight Day 1 of 2014 World Short Course Championships

Qatari flame-drummers entertained the crowd as a warmup to the first day’s finals at the 2014 World Short Course Championships in Doha, Qatar.

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Two-for-one: Belmonte breaks second WR of Doha Day 1 with 400 IM upset

For whom the Belmonte tolls: Mireia Belmonte knocked off her second World Record in just a few hours with a 4:19.86 in the 400 IM.

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Peaty Breaks Championship and British Records in the 100 Breaststroke

Adam Peaty broke the World Championships and British record in the men’s 100 breaststroke posting a time of 56.43…

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Ruta Meilutyte sits .01 from World 50 Breast Record after Semifinals in Doha

Lithuanian teenager Ruta Meilutyte is just a single hundredth of a second from owning all four sprint breaststroke world records with one more shot this week to complete the sweep.

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Mireia Belmonte becomes first woman under 2:00 in 200 fly with Doha’s first WR

Spain’s Mireia Belmonte crushed a super-suited record to become the first woman under two minutes in the 200 fly.

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Hosszu Added to Hungarian 800 Free Relay in Finals

Katinka Hosszu’s third entry on day 1 of this meet has been verified, and the Hungarians are now a relay medal contender.

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World #2 Daniel Gyurta Scratched Out of Prelims in Men’s 100 Breast at SC Worlds

Hungarian Daniel Gyurta is all-over-the-map on his breaststrokes. This summer, in long course, he infamously dropped the 200 breast at the…

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5 THINGS TO WATCH FOR: Day 1 Finals at 2014 World Short Course Championships

The men’s 100 fly semi-finals, with Ryan Lochte (above), Chad le Clos, and Kosuke Hagino, among others, should be an exciting affair.

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Around the federations: Denmark, Germany, Great Britain gear up for Doha Worlds

Hear from some National Team Directors about their federation’s goals and preparation for the Short Course World Championships.

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Olympic Star Michael Phelps Is Out Of Rehab

Olympic icon Michael Phelps is out of rehab reports TMZ Sports. After Phelps second DUI arrest, he entered a treatment…

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