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Bulgarian Record Holder Banned for 2 Years for Steroid Use

FINA announced today that Bulgarian swimmer Aleksandar Nikolov has been banned for two years after testing positive for the substance Stanozolol,…

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Universal Sports Network Expands Distribution With Verizon Agreement

Universal Sports has exclusive rights to world and national championship events in a wide array of sports, including swimming.

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FINA Swimming World Cup Update, New Doha trailer

Katinka Hosszu leads the women’s division on the 2013 FINA World Cup Series with 282 points.

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Vlad Morozov Among Many Confirmed For Upcoming World Cups

World Championships silver medalist Vladimir Morozov join two women, Yuliya Efimova and Sarah Sjostrom, who brought home gold in Barcelona…

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Charlotte Bonnet of France Pledges Efforts to Duel in the Pool

France’s Charlotte Bonnet has joined the European roster, as a very good 400 free relay develops.

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Dubai Children To Have Their Own Swimming World Cup

The golden boy of the London Olympics, and already a Dubai crowd favourite, South African Chad Le Clos, and Tunisian distance superstar Oussama Mellouli will be on hand to meet the children and sign autographs after the Children’s World Cup races on both Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October.

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Winning in Glasgow Would Be A Dream For Jamieson

The summer of 2012 was one to remember for Michael Jamieson as the Glasgow native won Olympic silver in London,…

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Stjepanovic to Race at Duel in the Pool for Team Europe; Klueh for Team USA

Michael Klueh will have an important role in the middle and distance freestyle races for Team USA.

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Wright State Hires Canadian Coach Sean Dwyer as New Assistant

Sean Dwyer is leaving the Trent Swim Club in Ontario to take an NCAA coaching job.

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Swimming Canada Restructures High Performance Centres

After a period of review Swimming Canada has decided to reduce the number of high performance centres that are being funded largely by the national organization and redirect their funding to four high performances centres rather than five.

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Florida State Snags Canadian Sprinter Lyons

Florida State’s brilliant outdoor scenery will be the home of Canadian sprinter Anthony Lyons for at least the next four years.

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Hungary’s Big Three Choose Salnikov Cup Over Duel In The Pool

Hungary’s top three swimming stars, Katinka Hosszu, Daniel Gyurta and Laszlo Cseh, have made the decision to bypass the Duel…

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FINA Disallows Michigan, Indiana, Iowa “World Records”

The Indiana scoreboard was flashing a week ago, but alas, FINA has nullified the hopeful records.

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Former SC World Champion Suzaan van Biljon Retires

South Africa’s Suzaan van Biljon, who finaled at the 2012 Olympics, has retired.

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Teenager James Guy to Swim for Euro Stars at 2013 Duel in the Pool

Guy is primarily a middle-distance freestyler, with bests from the World Championships in the 200 free (1:47.19) and 400 free (3:47.86).

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