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2014 US Summer Nationals Pick ‘Em Contest has arrived!

The day you’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived – SwimSwam’s official 2014 U.S. National Championships Pick ‘Em Contest is here! So put those crystal balls to good use and make your picks.

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LEN Votes to Postpone 2015 European Short Course Championships By 11 Months

The beachside city of Herzliya, Israel will be the new host of the 2015 European Championships.

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FINA Partners With Globosat TV In Brazil

Lausanne (SUI), August 4, 2014 – FINA is pleased to announce the partnership with TV network Globosat for the broadcasting rights…

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The Olympic Movement Celebrates the 2-year countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games

Michael Phelps appears to be on track for his 5th Olympic appearance.

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Globosat TV in Brazil inks FINA Partnership

FINA is pleased to announce the partnership with TV network Globosat for the broadcasting rights in the Brazilian territory from 2015 to 2022.

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European Championships Preview – Women’s Backstroke

Mie Nielsen will be shooting for gold in both the 50 and 100 backstroke in Berlin…

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Swim The Bay in Barbados Developing into World-class Event

Barbados’ “Swim the Bay” is attracting major sponsors, which means lots of great prizes for competitors!

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US, Australia not attending Youth Programme prior to Short Course Worlds in Doha

Representatives from USA Swimming and Swimming Australia have both told SwimSwam they are not planning to attend the first-ever “Youth Programme” FINA recently announced the week before Short Course World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

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Rio without an anti-doping lab, working to open new lab before 2016 Olympic Games

After Rio de Janeiro’s anti-doping lab was stripped of its accreditation by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) last year, Brazil is still without a certified drug testing laboratory two years out from the next Olympics, which it will host.

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See Images of Transformation of Berlin Velodrome From Cycling Track to Swimming Pool

The transformation of the Velodrome in Berlin, Germany for the 2014 European Aquatic Championships is almost complete. The Velodrome in…

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11 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 eleven Swim Jobs you might love…

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Danila Izotov Dropped From Russia’s 2014 European Champs Roster With Injury

Danila Izotov, the defending European Champion in the 200 short course meters freestyle, won’t race at the long course meet in 2014.

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Camille Lacourt Pulls out of Euros Due to Inflammation of the Hip Flexor

Camille Lacourt announced on Sunday, August 3 that he would be withdrawing from European Championships due to inflammation in his hip.

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Rosset takes the 3m at the FINA Diving Grand Prix in Bolzano

Divers from a total nine nations – China, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway and Russia – occupied…

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Japan clinches title at FINA World Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships

The 14th FINA World Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships concluded on Sunday August 3, 2014 in Helsinki, Finland. The five-day event…

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