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Cielo wins 50, two South American relay records drop on day 3 of Jose Finkel Trophy

Cesar Cielo won the 50 on day 3, though a bad turn left him slower than his preliminary time.

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Coaches, Swimmers and Parents: Protect your Eyes!

Once upon a time, before I became a swimming coach and instructor at The Race Club, I was an eye surgeon. In fact, I operated on about 50,000 eyes over 25 years, trying to help people see better.

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Cesar Cielo with world-leading 20.68 in 50 free prelims of Jose Finkel

Cesar Cielo put up a lightning-quick relay split on day 1 of the Jose Finkel trophy, and at prelims of day 3, he followed it up with the world’s fastest 50 free of 2014.

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Another national record for Snyders on day 2 of New Zealand Short Course Nationals

Glenn Snyders stayed on a roll on the second day of New Zealand’s Short Course Nationals, breaking his second national record in as many days.

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Back Injury Forces James Magnussen to Withdraw from Prudential Singapore Swim Stars

The current 100m Freestyle World Champion, James Magnussen (AUS) has withdrawn from this Friday’s Prudential Singapore Swim Stars due to…

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The Save Your Season Solution for Injured Swimmers

How do you keep your injured swimmers in training? (Featured Image: Alex Meyer, VASA Athlete)

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Le Clos’ textile-best 100 fly turns into a $50,000 swim

The South African rattled a super-suit world record while earning 30 World Cup points in one race en route to his giant bonus for leading the first cluster by just 4.

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Azad Al-Barazi Not Included on the Syrian Team for the Asian Games

Azad Al-Barazi will not be representing Syria at the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea…

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Thiago Simon, Julia Sebastian set South American breaststroke records on day 2 of Jose Finkel Trophy

South American records went down in both 200 breaststrokes on the second day of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.

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Why our brains do not like red-bottomed swimming pools

In the midst of Ledecky’s dominance, Phelps’ comeback, and the rest of Pan Pacs hubbub, I ask the readers of SwimSwam: Would we all love swimming so much if the bottom of the pool were red?

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Swim Gear: Speedo’s New Nemesis Fins are Making Waves

Speedo’s new Nemesis Fin was designed using biomimicry and inspired by the pectoral fin of the Humpback Whale. (Featured image: Ryan Lochte, Speedo Athlete)

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One day after qualifying for Worlds, Thiago Pereira out of Jose Finkel Trophy with groin injury

Thiago Pereira will take two weeks off to rest and recover from a nagging groin injury, plus finalize his coach and training plans for the two years leading up to the 2016 Olympics in his home country.

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Eurosport To Broadcast Prudential Singapore Swim Stars Live in 51 Countries

Among the 12 Olympic Champions and 21 World Champions lined-up are James Magnussen (Australia), Katinka Hosszu (Hungary), Jessica Hardy (USA) Rūta Meilutytė (Lithuania), Nathan Adrian (USA), Fabien Gilot (France), and Jeanette Ottesen (Denmark).

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17 Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you are jobless or don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Here are 17 Swim Jobs you might love…

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Halsall and Carlin Up for Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Month

Fran Halsall and Jazz Carlin have both been nominated for Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Month…

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