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Suburban Phoenix High School Swim Teams Cut, Denied Chance to Self-Fund

The Tolleson Union High School District, a Western suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, has decided to cut the swimming programs at…

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Cielo Breaks Pre-Polyurethane World Record

Riddle: When is a time of 21.55 better than a time of 20.91? Cesar Cielo’s world-record time of 20.91 seconds,…

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The Truth Comes Out: USA Swimming Recommendation of Uchiyama Surfaces

The AP is reporting that the recommendation of Everett Uchiyama, the former USA National Team Director from 2002-2006, has finally…

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FINA.org Gets Design Overhaul

  Following the USASwimming.org major overhaul, FINA has unveiled it’s own site remake. The site has been down over the…

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2010 Swimming World Cup Sites Announced

Rio De Janeiro has been awarded a host slot for the next world cup! Swimming World Cup,  that is. Just…

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Phelps Lands Huge Appearance Fee To Compete In Paris Open

Michael Phelps has not competed in France since the World Cup Stop in Paris in 2001. That was 16 Olympic…

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New Poll: What Was the Most Impressive National High School Record Set In May?

The Month of May saw a slew of National High School Records come out of the California State Championships. But…

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Britain Sits Out Youth Olympics

Just a few weeks after the USA announced a change of heart about the Youth Olympic Games, Britain took  an…

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Colorado Country Club Alleges Coverup In Uchiyama Case

In the recently released list of 46 coaches who have been permanently banned or have permanently resigned from USA-Swimming, there…

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A Eulogy For Polyurethane: Masters Nationals Closes Supersuit Era

Rest In Peace, Polyurethane swim suits. We bid thee adieu. (February 13, 2008-May 22, 2010) As Sunday turned to Monday,…

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Developers Propose $76 million overhaul to Swimming HOF

The City of Ft. Lauterdale, Florida, home to the International Swimming Hall-Of-Fame, has sought out bids for a massive rebuild…

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Schaefer Downs National Independent HS Record, Relay Mark Also Broken

Maddy Schaefer, a junior at St. Francis High School in Mountain View, California, downed the National Independent High School record…

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Jessica Hardy Cleared to Compete After WADA Appeal

After a hearing on March 12th, where the World Anti-Doping Agency appealed that Jessica Hardy’s doping suspension was unjustly reduce…

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Coach, Swim Official File Complaint Against USA-Swimming Alleging Retalliation

According to a report by the New York Times, two USA-Swimming officials have filed an official Complaint with the United…

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Vanderkaay, Soni Cash in Big at Charlotte Grand Prix

The 2010 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix, hosted by the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Downtown Charlotte, was a huge success,…

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