Superstitions and beliefs – Olympic rituals

This is part two of my interview with Olympic Gold Medalist, Nelson Diebel. He shares how he had to change…

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British Swimming to Send 21-Strong Junior Squad to U.S. Open

Florida’s Dan Wallace will be joined by 20 of his young teammates from Britain at the U.S. Open. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Van Landeghem Posts Fast 100 Free on Day 2 of Canadian Nationals

This report was contributed by Mike Thompson, a Canadian swim coach and journalist, who is one of the leading voices…

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Vancouver Dolphins Snap 15-17 Canadian NAG Relay Record

The Americans aren’t the only ones breaking National Age Group Records this weekend. North of the border, in Edmonton, the…

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3 Olympic backstrokers – friends and competitors?

Dear Katrina, What is it like when you have to race your friends and main competitors in practice? To partially…

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Noemie Thomas Swims Historically-Ranked Time in 200 Fly at Canadian Nationals

Kier Maitland was also among the winners on day 1 at Canada’s National Championships. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Online Pawn Broker Marketing to Olympic Athletes

“And now you can pawn your medal for a zero interest loan.”

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Sprint News 7/19/12: Bolles’ Lopez Gets Big Honor; Kuwait’s Swimmer Changes Entry

…The Royal Spanish Swimming Federations on the hosting committee for the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain has named a…


Olympic Coach’s Perspective on the Games!

Jim Montrella, Assistant Olympic Coach in 1976 and a top coach in the USA for many years, shares his perspective…

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Leeds Man Caught Spying on Chinese Olympic Swimmers

A man described by the Yorkshire Post as a “serial sex offender” was caught at the Yorkshire Sports Centre in…

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Sprint News 7/18/12: Criste Headed to Miami; Canadian Nationals Thursday

John Criste will be training with the Hurricanes for the time being (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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Switzerland’s Flori Lang Breaks FinSwimming World Record

Flori Lang is now the fastest swimmer ever recorded in fins. This video is of the old record. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Italy, Germany Expand Olympic Rosters at 11th Hour

(Photo of the Olympic Team announcement ceremony courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Brazil Departs for Pre-Olympic Camp in Crystal Palace

King Cesar and the Brazilians tonight depart for their Palace in London ahead of the Games (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Canadian Olympians on Twitter: The Complete List

33 Canadians will wave their team’s banner proudly in London; 29 of them will be Tweeting about it (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


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