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World's Top-Ranked 100 Freestyler Hospitalized with Viral Menengitis

Ranomi Kromowidjojo, who currently has the top ranked 100 LCM freestyle time in the world, has been hospitalized with a…

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World Aquatics Convention Will Feature Vote to Replace Dubai as the Host of the 2013 World Championships

Today, FINA announced that the 2013 World Championships bid will be voted on and re-awarded at the upcoming 1st annual…

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Coventry Signs Deal with Arena

This press release came across the wire this morning. After signing big contracts with both Auburn and the Cal men,…

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Janet Evans Leads Incredible 2010 Class Into High School Hall of Fame

Janet Evans, who is probably the greatest American distance swimmer in history, was one of 12 inductees into the the National…

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Former Olympic Champion Tom Dolan Suffers Severe Concussion

SwimmingWorldMagazine.com is reporting that former Olympic gold medalist Tom Dolan is recovering from a very severe concussion. The injury supposedly…

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USA-Swimming Rule Change Proposals Include Major Overhauls to Abuse Reporting System, Glossary Rewrite

USA-Swimming has released all of the proposed rules changes that will be voted on at the House of Delegates meeting…

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Suburban Phoenix High School Swim Teams Cut, Denied Chance to Self-Fund

The Tolleson Union High School District, a Western suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, has decided to cut the swimming programs at…

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Cielo Breaks Pre-Polyurethane World Record

Riddle: When is a time of 21.55 better than a time of 20.91? Cesar Cielo’s world-record time of 20.91 seconds,…

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The Truth Comes Out: USA Swimming Recommendation of Uchiyama Surfaces

The AP is reporting that the recommendation of Everett Uchiyama, the former USA National Team Director from 2002-2006, has finally…

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FINA.org Gets Design Overhaul

  Following the USASwimming.org major overhaul, FINA has unveiled it’s own site remake. The site has been down over the…

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2010 Swimming World Cup Sites Announced

Rio De Janeiro has been awarded a host slot for the next world cup! Swimming World Cup,  that is. Just…

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Phelps Lands Huge Appearance Fee To Compete In Paris Open

Michael Phelps has not competed in France since the World Cup Stop in Paris in 2001. That was 16 Olympic…

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New Poll: What Was the Most Impressive National High School Record Set In May?

The Month of May saw a slew of National High School Records come out of the California State Championships. But…

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Britain Sits Out Youth Olympics

Just a few weeks after the USA announced a change of heart about the Youth Olympic Games, Britain took  an…

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Colorado Country Club Alleges Coverup In Uchiyama Case

In the recently released list of 46 coaches who have been permanently banned or have permanently resigned from USA-Swimming, there…

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