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Danish Swimmer Dies of Drowning at Open Water Race

A Danish woman has drowned during an open water race in Denmark. (stock photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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No Positive Doping Tests From FINA World Championships

The 2013 FINA World Championships were a successful gala with 6 World Records, including two by Katie Ledecky, and no doping violations. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Malaysia’s Lim Ching Hwang Wins Countries First Gold at Asian Youth Games; Lim Fast in 50 Free Semi

Darren Lim and Lim Ching Hwang are the stars after three days at the 2013 Asian Youth Games.

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Seven-Time World Champion Lisogor Involved in Kidnapping Accusations in Liberia

Former World Record holder Oleg Lisogor’s name has been swirling in African and Ukrainian media in connection to an alleged kidnapping. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Brown Continues to Shine at South African Short Course Nationals

South African Myles Brown experienced a great deal of success over the last couple of weeks in Europe. In the…

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Three More Elite Russian Swimmers Provisionally Suspended; Double Digit Positives in Last Year

At least 10 Russian swimmers have received sanctions in the last year for positive doping tests, ranging from “warning” to a 6 year suspension. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Late August is Swimming’s Wedding Season: Trio of Swimming Superstar Weddings in Two Weeks

Anastasia Zueva (white dress) and Sergey Fesikov (black suit) was one of three mega-star swimming weddings from the past weekend, plus one American star got engaged. (Photo Posted to Fesikov’s Facebook, labeled courtesy: Georgian’s Swimmers Club)

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Seven More World Records on final night of IPC World Championships

Seven more world records were set on the final night of the IPC Swimming World Championships making it a total of 45 new world marks being recorded through out the seven day competition…. (Photo Credit: Janna Schulze)

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Sviderska and Vynohradets Both Collect Their Fifth IPC World Titles

Ukrainians Olga Sviderska and Dmytro Vynohradets both collected their fifth gold medals of the competition powering the Ukraine to an…

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Femke Heemskerk Breaks Meet Record to Close 2013 Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil

Femke Heemskerk (above) broke the Championship Record in the women’s 100 free and Julia Sebastian broke her 3rd Argentina National Record to close the Jose Finkel Trophy. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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An Amazing Eight World Records Broken in Montreal

Another swim, another championships and another world record those words are often heard when American Jessica Long is in attendance at an international competition so why should today be any different…

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Jakub Jonczyk from Poland Tests Positive For Banned Substance

FINA reported a positive drug test for Polish swimmer Jakub Jonczyk

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IOC Awards Broadcast Rights to 2016 Summer Olympics in 17 Asian Countries

The IOC announced earlier this week that they had awarded television and all platform video broadcast rights to Dentsu in…

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Le Clos Named 2014 Youth Olympics Ambassador; Swimming 4th-Most Popular Sport in S.A.

South Africa’s Chad le Clos has been named the IOC’s ambassador for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Sebastian Breaks Second Argentine Record on Day 4 of Jose Finkel Trophy

Argentina’s Julia Sebastian broke her second National Record of the meet on Thursday. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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