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NC State Hosts Swim Across America in Raleigh Featuring Olympians and World Champions

The Triangle Water Festival will feature Olympic Gold Medalist David Fox, Olympic Silver Medalist Elaine Breeden, Puerto Rican Olympian Dan Velez, and Open Water World Champion Ashley Twichell.

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Yannick Agnel Leaving North Baltimore to Return to France For Training

French star and Olympic gold medalist Yannick Agnel has taken another change of course, moving on to his third coach in…

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Coach David Marsh: Fishing Wisdom For Swimmers and Swim Coaches

SwimMAC CEO/Coach David Marsh shared this message with his staff, something he does often, always striving to guide and mentor the swimming family. We asked if David would allow us to share it with you. Thankfully he said ok.

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Peterson, Jennings to rep Team USA at final two Open Water World Cups, 4 others for Hong Kong

Team USA will be represented at the final two stops of the FINA Open Water World Cup series by Chip Peterson and Christine Jennings.

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Pellegrini Splits With Lucas to Join Forces with Giunta

Federica Pellegrini and coach Philippe Lucas have decided to part ways…

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Swimming Canada Announces 2014 FINA SC World Championship Team

John Atkinson: “This is a strong, targeted group that will perform competitively at the international level.” (Featured Image: Hilary Caldwell)

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Russian Sergey Makov, Former World Record Holder, Suspended For Two Years

Russian Sergey Makov has been handed a two-year suspension dating back to the 2013 Moscow stop of the FINA World Cup series.

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James Magnussen Splits With Long-Time Coach Brant Best

Australian sprint-star and 2013 100m freestyle world champion James Magnussen split with long-time coach Brant Best in what he has…

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Egypt dominates Arab Championships led by distance sweeps from youngsters

Egypt rolled through the 2nd Arab Championships earlier this month, winning 33 of 42 events, including distance sweeps by 19-year-old Marwan Ahmed Aly Morsy and 16-year-old Roaia Mohamed Ahmed.

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Brent Hayden to Compete for the Title of Canada’s Smartest Person

Olympic bronze medallist Brent Hayden will be one of the participants on the television program Canada’s Smartest Person…

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African Swimming Federation Postpones 2014 African Championships Over Ebola Concerns

Ebola fears have struck a second major international swimming competition this week, as La Confederation Africaine de Natation (African Swimming Federation)…

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Playful banter or rollicking trash talk? Sun Yang ramps up rivalry with TV commercials directed at Park Tae-Hwan

With about a week to go until the start of the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, perhaps the biggest rivalry of the meet is already heating up.

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Steele Wisdom: 7 Visualization Drills for Fast Swimming

Steele’s coaching wisdom can be summed up simply: “It’s not what you do, but how you do it,” and “if it’s fun to watch, it’s fun to do”.

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Katinka Hosszu to Release a Motivational Book Titled “Hungary’s Iron Lady”

Katinka Hosszu will release her first book two months from Monday in Hungary. The English version comes in 2015.

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Lionel Horter, Technical Director of French Swimming, Abruptly Resigns from Post

Lionel Horter, the 49-year-old technical director of French swimming, announced to the press today that he had given notice to…

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