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3 days until the Fastest Man and Woman In Texas SHOOTOUT!

Six Olympians and Olympic hopefuls who have gone 18 seconds in the 50 yard free and two of the fastest women of all time will have a SHOOTOUT! in San Antonio, TX at the Josh Davis Swim Center.

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Preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games Back on Track

After a visit to Rio de Janeiro the IOC stated that they are satisfied with the progress of the city’s preparation for the 2016 Olympics…

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Hong Kong National Teamer Jamie Yeung Verbally Commits to Michigan

A second member of the Hong Kong National Team system, Jamie Yeung, has verbally committed to the University of Michigan. She…

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Widmer Takes Over as Head Coach of Swimming Queensland

At the end of 2012 when Stephan Widmer‘s contract with the Queensland Academy of Sport had expired the Swiss born coach…

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2014 Tokyo World Cup Day 2 Meet Replay

Thanks to SwimSwam’s favorite YouTube detective bobo gigi for tracking down this video. Above, see the full replay from day…

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7-Time NCAA All-American Silva Suspended Two Years For Doping Test in Brazil

Brazilian Evandro Vinicius Silva, who raced for two years in the NCAA, has been suspended after a positive doping test in his native Brazil.

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Swim Job: YMCA of Greater Spartanburg seeks Head Site Coach

YSSC is one of the top YMCA swim programs in the nation, winning the 2014 SCY YMCA National meet, placing 2nd in the girls at this summer’s Junior Nationals and regularly finishes in the top 20 of the USA Swimming Virtual Club Championships.

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World Cup Tokyo Day Two Results

Katinka Hosszu started another strong night of swimming taking the women’s 400 IM in a time of 4:23. 67…

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Hagino Breaks 200 IM Asian and World Cup Record in Tokyo

Kousuke Hagino broke his own Asian and World Cup record in the men’s 200 IM posting a time of 1:51.27…

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Movember for Mental Health

Dr. Stewart Vella is encouraging many to sport a Movember moustache in support of mental health…

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Xmetrics launches the world’s first portable swim coach

Swimmers dream to have an easy to use device to keep tracks of their performance, such as laps, time count, frequency monitoring etc. With Xmetrics this dream becomes to reality.

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3 Ways to Stay Healthy in Flu Season

Fall is an important time of year for swimmers as they lay down an aerobic base to build upon for the season ahead. In the midst of competitions and heavy training, athletes need to maximize their health so they can maintain consistency and perform their best.

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Olympic Medalist Hogshead-Makar launches Champion Women Non-Profit

A new chapter for championing girls and women in sports begins today with Champion Women, a non-profit organization founded by its CEO, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a civil rights attorney, prolific scholar and speaker and Olympic champion.

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Fran Halsall breaks British 50 back record at Tokyo World Cup

Fran Halsall broke a national record that was less than a year old while winning the 50 backstroke at the Tokyo World Cup event.

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