New Zealand and Oceania

Chocova Breaks Meet Record Monday Morning at Universiade

Petra Chocova not only bettered Yulia Efimova in the women’s 50 breast prelim, she also broke Megan Jendrick’s meet record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championship Previews: Yang’s Shape Questioned, But Still a Big Favorite in 1500

China’s Sun Yang has had his conditioning publicly questioned by his coach, but he’s still a favorite in the 1500 in which he holds the World Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: A Young Japanese Contender for Lochte in the Men’s 200 IM

Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Russians Burn Up Pool Again on Morning 2 at World University Games

The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 Worlds Preview: A Humbled Magnussen and Resurgent Russia

All signs abroad are that James “the Missile” Magnussen has his sights set on a 100 freestyle gold in Barcelona. (Photo: Swimming Australia)

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Grechin Goes 48.0 in 100 Free in first WUGs Session

The Canadians, Russians, an Americans all got off to a hot start, and Russia may have gotten a boost for a Worlds gold in the 400 free relay. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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5 Headlines to Watch at the World University Games

Three of the world’s top 9 200 breaststrokers on the women’s side will swim at the World University Games this week.. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Magnussen Impressive in 100 freestyle win at French Open

Australian James Magnussen who leads the world in the 100 freestyle this year having posted a time of 47.53 in…

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FINA Strips Glaesner of World Championship As Well; Paltrinieri Becomes 1500 Champ

FINA has stripped both of Mads Glaesner’s World Championship medals, and awarded them to the next-highest placed finishers. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Ruta Meilutyte Gets 2nd European Record in a Week at Barcelona Stop

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte now owns both sprint records on the Continent.

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Dwyer Posts Surprise Lifetime Best; Cordes Makes LC Debut on Friday Morning

Conor Dwyer swam a lifetime sprint best and Ryan Lochte (above) looked sharp early at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. (File Photo: Bill Collins)

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Hardy Doubles; DiRado Posts Top American Time on Day 1 of Speedo Grand Challenge

Stanford’s Maya DiRado, in her first long course meet of the season, appears to be poised for her international-level breakout. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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