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World #2 Jiao Liuyang Looks Flat in 200 Fly at Military World Games; Fabiola Molina Makes Comeback

For those who are still completing their last-minute predictions for the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, they’ll be interested at…

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Shanghai Roundup: China Remains Perfect on Diving, Food Safety Enforced

China’s Minxia Wu and Zi He finished gold and silver, respectively, on the women’s 3 meter springboard to continue China’s…

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Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Men's 400 Medley

Our final relay breakdown, just in the nick of time for tonight/tomorrow’s first prelims section, is also the last event…

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FINA Releases Psych Sheets for 2011 World Swimming Championships

At long last, FINA has released the psych sheets that we’ve all been waiting for! The full startlists can be…

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Brazil Takes First World Championship Medal in Women's 25km

The women’s 25k didn’t suffer nearly the same dropout rate as the men’s race, but still saw 2 swimmers withdraw…

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Bulgaria's Petar Stoychev Wins Gold in Men's 25k

The men’s 25k open water swim was one riddled with controversy, specifically surrounding the water temperature. FINA twice moved this…

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USA Swimming's Alex Meyer and Haley Anderson Withdraw From 25k

Shortly before the beginning of the open water 25km swim, the longest event on the World Championship schedule, two of…

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Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Womens 400 Medley

The medley relays are where things really get dicey in Shanghai. In the free relays, it’s more clear-cut who is…

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Where is the Anti-Doping Process Failing Us? Fix the Code, Not the Court.

Though a small minority have fallen on the side of the Brazilians in their now-infamous doping scandal, a majority (or…

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Shanghai Roundup: FINA Hints at Release of Psych Sheets, China Slips in Diving, 5K Open Water

…The big news, that everyone has been waiting for, is the release of the psych sheets for the World Championships…

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Cracking the Relays: Women's 800 Free Relay

Halfway through our relay breakdown, next up us the women’s 800 free relay. Looking back on what we’ve done so…

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Shanghai Roundup: China Stays Perfect on the Boards, Gold for US Open Water 5k Team

In the first incarnation of the “team 5k” event at the World Aquatics Championships, the USA drew their first gold…

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RUSADA Responds to Anastasia Chaun Blood-Draw Injury

The RUSADA (the equivalent of the USADA in Russia) has released a response to the claims of Anastasia Chaun, who…

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Athletes React to Cielo Announcement Via Twitter; Poll Results

As is evidenced by the Tweet of Dutch swimmer Sebastiaan Verschuren above above, the first reactions from other athletes about the…

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Cielo "Warning" Upheld, Cleared to Compete in Shanghai; Waked Receives One Year Ban

As we predicted in this editorial yesterday, the CBDA’s warning for Cesar Cielo, Henrique Barbosa, and Nicholas dos Santos was…

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