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FINA Plans to Combine World Championship, Masters World Championships in 2015

In one of the more notable announcements of the FINA World Aquatics Convention going on this week in Moscow, FINA President Cornel Marcelescu revealed…

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Michael Phelps Visits Slums of Rio to Promote 2016 Olympic Games

“Phelps appeared at the Olympic Center in Complexo do Almeao, in the center of a group of shantytowns that were still embroiled in drug-trafficking and gang as recently as 2010.” (Swim Photo Credit: EN)

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Brits Send 19, Including Jamieson and Halsall, to Short Course Worlds

Lougborough’s Fran Halsall, under the direction of a new coach, is one of the stars of a deep British Worlds team. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Top Canadian Recruit Decides to Stay Home; Headed to UBC

After visiting multiple American colleges, Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson has decided that UBC was the place for her (Photo Courtesy: Swim Ontario)

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Tournée d’adieu pour Laure Manaudou?

After some impressive swims over the weekend, French swim fans are holding on to hope that they haven’t seen the last of Laure Manaudou.

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Brits Poach Marseilles Sprint Coach; Payne Seeks New Training Grounds

Fran Halsall is one of the stars of the Loughborough sprint group that has a new coach. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Geoff Huegill Retires Again; Enjoys Fatherhood

Australia’s Geoff Huegill has announced his retirement again, after a comeback bid that left him short of a second Olympic…

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Manaudou Siblings Dominate in Compiegne

Swim News: The siblings Manaudou made their post-Olympic debuts at a national meet in Compiegne over the weekend. (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Laure Manaudou Announces Retirement Plans (the Sequel)

Laure Manaudou says the end is near, but her coach doesn’t necessarily believe it. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Bennett, Nagy Leads Canadian Nominees for Coach of the Year

Tom Johnson, the coach of Brent Hayden (above), is one of two nominees for Men’s Coach of the Year in Canada. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPIctures.com)

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Swimming Canada Reveals 14-Swimmer Roster for Worlds, McCabe/Van Beilen to Headline

Martha McCabe is one of a handful of Olympians making the trek to Turkey for this winter’s World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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China, Japan, and Korea All Intend to Bid for 2019/2021 World Championships

The South Korean federation, buoyed by the exploding popularity of Tae Hwan Park, is bidding for another championship, (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)

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The Anthony Ervin Written SwimSwam Song

Swim News: Ervin delivers his original “SwimSwam Theme Song” for swimswam’s support of his Indiegogo fundraiser (Swim Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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Kromowidjojo and Agnel Named Euro Swimmers of the Year

Ranomi Kromowidjojo has been named the LEN European Swimmer of the Year. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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French Technical Director Christian Donze Passes Away From Heart Attack

It is with heavy hearts that the French swimmers return home from the Berlin stop of the World Cup today,…

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