New Zealand and Oceania

New Zealand announces Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs squads

World Champs bronze medalist Lauren Boyle headlines both the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs squads for New Zealand.

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Boyle Adds 400 Freestyle To Commonwealth Schedule; Women Qualify 4 x 100 Free Relay

It proved a fairytale finish to the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland tonight, when the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay team bettered the Commonwealth Games standard in the final event….

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Kiwi Men Qualify 4 x 200 Freestyle Relay; Main Sneaks Under Selection Time In Heats

At the State New Zealand Open Championships the top four men in the 200 freestyle combined for a Commonwealth birth in the relay while Corey Main posted a time in the 100 backstroke which will earn him a ticket to Glasgow…

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Boyle and Snyders Make Additional Selection Standards On Day Two Of New Zealand Championships

On the second day of the State New Zealand Open Championships World Championships medalist Lauren Boyle and Glenn Snyder both made the Commonwealth Games selection standard in their second event…

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Lauren Boyle’s national record highlights day 1 of New Zealand Open

Lauren Boyle broke her own national record in the 200 free, one of three New Zealanders to hit the nomination standard for the Commonwealth Games team.

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Matthew Stanley Receives Funding Through Sky Next Program

London Olympian and World Short Course Championships bronze medalist Matthew Stanley of New Zealand is one of 18 athletes who has been chosen for the SKY NEXT Initiative…

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Joel Crampton Puts Up Top Age Group Times In New Zealand

At the age of 11 years old Joel Crampton of the Tawa Swimming Club in Wellington, New Zealand has recorded butterfly times that are impressive in any country…

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Android Version Of “Whereabouts” App Now Available

WADA has just announced that the Android version of the “Whereabouts” app is now available for athletes to use…

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2013 TYR World Rankings Breakdown

The World Swim Coaches Association has done an interesting analysis of the 2013 FINA World Rankings. In 2013 there were…

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Kiwi Swimmers Earn Prestigious Halberg Awards

Gabrielle Fa ‘amusili and Sophie Pascoe both received Halberg Sports Awards…

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New Zealand Publishes World Short Course Selection Criteria

Swimming New Zealand has published it’s selection criteria for the 2014 World Short Course Championships in Doha…

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Claire Donahue Set for 3-Week Training Trip at New Zealand High Performance Center

U.S. Olympian Claire Donahue is in the midst of a month in South Florida, and next up she’ll take a three week training trip to New Zealand.

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Swimming New Zealand Hires Former International-Level Swimmers as High Performance Coaches

Former Olympic champion Danyon Loader will join the staff in Auckland, which includes Lauren Boyle among its stars.

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FINIS Lands New Zealand Open Water Swim Star Kane Radford

Radford is arguably one of the most exciting young swimmers to watch race in the sport of open water. He was selected for the Men’s 10k in the 2012 Olympics but did not meet the qualification standards of his federation to be sent to the Games.

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Former Big 12 Champion Fonua Nominated for “100 Most Eligible Bachelors” By Out Magazine

Fonua (middle) above poses at the 2012 Olympics with fellow Aggies Jeneba Tarmoh (athletics) and Breeja Larson (swimming).

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