International

4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Roland Matthes Dies at 69

Roland Matthes swept the 100 and 200 backstroke for East Germany at both the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games.

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2019 Swammy Awards: World Junior Female Swimmer of the Year Regan Smith

After 3 World Record and 2 World Championship gold medals, American Regan Smith was a runaway choice for the 2019 World Female Jr. Swimmer of the Year award.

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Florent Manaudou Comments on Dressel Breaking his 50 Free World Record (Video)

Florent Manaudou admitted that he actually likes being the 2nd fastest man in the world, as it gives him a target to chase

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International Swimming League Finale in Las Vegas: Day Two Live Recap

Energy Standard holds a slight lead on the Cali Condors and the London Roar. Tune in to find out who wins the ISL grand finale.

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Toussaint Takes 2 In Tilburg As Dutch SC C’ships Roll On

Kira Toussaint took 2 golds on night 2 of the 2019 Dutch Short Course Championsihps taking place in Tilburg, Netherlands.

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ESPN2 Will Air ISL Finale Sunday Afternoon

If you couldn’t catch the action Friday or Saturday, tune in to ESPN 2 Sunday afternoon to watch the key races from the ISL’s finale

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WATCH: Full Race Videos from Night 2 of ISL Grand Finale in Las Vegas

Catch full race videos from night 2 of the ISL grand finale, featuring Caeleb Dressel’s 3-for-3 wins and Energy Standard capturing the trophy.

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Energy Standard Captures Inaugural International Swimming League Championship

Energy Standard won nine events over the course of two days — bolstered by Daiya Seto’s three victories — to win the ISL.

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Adam Peaty Breaks British, U.S. Open Records in 100 Breaststroke

Adam Peaty shaved .02 seconds off his old British Record in the 100 breaststroke in short course meters on Saturday at the ISL Grand Finale.

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17-Year-Old Artem Selin Clocks 21.25 SC 50 Free At Salnikov Cup

German national age record holder Artem Selin threw down the fastest 50m free time of his career in 21.25 to beat the big dogs in Russia.

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Court Denies FINA’s Request to Dismiss Shields/Hosszu/Andrew Lawsuit

Emails revealed in court documents show USA Swimming long had interest in the ISL, but would not participate without FINA’s approval.

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15-Year-Old Evgenia Chikunova Lowers Own WJR In SC 200 Breaststroke

15-year-old Evgenia Chikunova produced a new World Junior Record in the women’s 200m breast en route to Salnikov Cup gold.

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Cate Campbell Explains how ISL Takes Stress out of Racing (Video)

Despite a disappointing finish in the 100 fly, Sarah Sjostrom showed her grit with a 23.43 win in the 50 free over London Roar’s Cate Campbell.

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Christiansen Becomes 3rd Fastest 800 Free Performer All-Time

Henrik Christiansen raced his way to the fastest 800m free time in Norwegian history while competing in Tilburg at the Dutch SC Championships.

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Including An ‘Off Event’, Kromo Takes Triple Gold In Tilburg

Olympic gold medalist Ranomi Kromowidjojo tried an ‘off’ event on for size en route to 3 golds on night 1 of the Dutch SC Championships.

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