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Taking a Closer Look At the USA Youth Olympics Roster

Last week, USA-Swimming announced it’s 8-person roster for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. This is a great group…

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USA-Swimming Names 8 to Youth Olympics Roster

USA-Swimming has named their roster for this summer’s Youth Olympic Games, which will take place in Singapore. Initially, it seemed…

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Former Berkeley Coach Pleads 'No Contest' in Sexual Abuse Case

Jesse Stovall, a 37-year old former coach at the Berkeley, California Bear Swim Club has plead no contest to a…

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Diving Tweaks Highlight 2010-2011 High School Rules Changes

The NFHS swimming and diving committee had a relatively quiet session during their meeting on March 28-30 in Indianapolis, especially…

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Australian Olympian Kowalski Comes Out as Gay

Daniel Kowalski, who is an Australian swimming hero, has announced that he is gay. Kowalski is the winner of 4…

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Alan Thompson Cleared of Wrongdoing

The Alan Thompson saga with Swim Australia seems to have been finally put to rest. It started when an anonymous…

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New Zealand Wins Appeal for Expanded Commonwealth Games Squad.

(Pictured Above: Lauren Boyle) After its weeklong National Swimming Championships wrapped up last week, it appeared as though Swimming NZ…

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List of 32 Coaches Accused in Sexual Misconduct Trial Released

(This is the list released by the prosecution. For the list released by USA-Swimming of Banned Coaches, not all of…

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London, We Have Water: London Aquatics Centre Pool Filled For First Time

Reports out of London, via the Associated Press,  are that the first of the London Aquatic  Centre’s three pools, a…

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New Study Shows Swimming To Be Deadliest Part of Triathalons

Working in a swim shop, and giving private swim lessons, I have a lot of contact with beginning triathaletes. Most…

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Laura Manaudou and Fred Bousquet are Parents

According to a release on the French Federation of Swimming website, Frederique Bosquet and Laura Manaudou of France became happy…

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Youth Olympics Hope Top Competition, Mixed-Gender Relay Will Lure Team USA

It was announced roughly 6-months ago that the United States swim team would not be sending a youth delegation to…

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Columbus Grand Prix 2010: Day 3 Preview

The big guns were out in full force on day 2. On the women’s side, event winners included budding star…

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Grand Prix Day 2- Picks, Previews, and Predictions

Live results from the 2010 Columbus Grand Prix Day 1 at the Columbus Grand Prix was an exciting one. On…

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Yolane Kukla-A Name to Know

Haven’t heard of Yolane Kukla? Don’t worry, you will. Today, the 14-year old, who is known as “yo-yo” knocked off…

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