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Garrett Reports: Weekend Wrap Up for Monday, September 24th

The Fast Lane Meet in Rio over the weekend featured a fresh format that was fan friendly. (Photo courtesy © Mike Alexandrov)

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China Daily: Swimming Australia Bans Cotterell From Training Foreigners

Update: Swimming Australia denies China Daily report. In apparently one of the first conclusions as Swimming Australia tries to rebound…

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Americans Top Aussies in Brazilian “Fast Lane” Final

Josh Schneider overtook James Magnussen in the medley relay final to win $25,000 for the Americans. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Alain Bernard to be Honored Friday in French Retirement Jubilee

French swimmer Alain Bernard, above, is one of three French Olympians being honored at a retirement ceremony today. (Photo Courtesy: Georges Biard)

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World Record Holder Gemma Spofforth Announces Retirement

Gemma Spofforth has announced her official retirement after finishing 5th in the 100 backstroke at the Olympics. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Argentina’s Only Living Olympic Swimming Medalist Bardach to Retire

Swim News: “Bardach won bronze in the women’s 400 IM in Athens in 2004, breaking the South American Record.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Cammile Lacourt Drops Brazilian “Fast Lane” Event

The Americans will be represented by backstroker Adam Mania at the Fast Lane meet in Rio. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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France Sending Near-Full Squad to Short Course World Championships

Fred Bousquet will return to global competition in December at the Short Course World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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WR Weekend Wrap-Up & Poll of the Week

Garrett races 18 year old World Record Holder Akihiro Yamaguchi in this World Record Weekend Wrap-Up.

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Akihiro Skips 100 Breaststroke After World Record in 200

With Yamaguchi out, Shinri Shioura had to lift Japan on the final day of their National Sports Festival (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swimming Australia Names 19 to Short Course World Championships Team

Tommaso D’Orsogna will be one of the stars of a small Aussie squad in Istanbul. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Seto Tops Olympic Bronze Medalist Hagino in 400 IM at Japanese Sports Festival

Without a breaststroke race on day 2 of the Japanese National Sports Festival, nothing was likely to live up to…

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Australian 1500 Future Gets Brighter; To Breaks National Record to Close SC Champs

Kenneth To remained in the spotlight to close the 2012 Australian SC Championships in Perth (Photo Courtesy: Swimming Australia)

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Robert Hurley Tops 50 Back on Day 4 at Aussie SC Champs

Robert Hurley proved his backstroke prowess tonight on day 4 at the Australian Short Course Championships in Perth, Western Australia,…

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Akihiro Yamaguchi Breaks World Record in Japan!

Akihiro Yamaguchi very nearly broke 2:07 in the 200 breaststroke at Japan’s National Sports Festival on Saturday.

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