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Swimming Canada Honours Organizers of Lac-Megantic Event

At the Swimming Canada AGM the organization honoured the organizers of the Lac-Megantic Open Water event with the President’s award,…

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Swiss Swimming Federation Looking For New Head Coach

The Swiss Swimming Federation will be looking for a new National Team Head Coach for January 2014. The Swiss Swimming…

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British Swim Coaches Association Honors Jon Rudd as Coach of the Year

Jon Rudd has been named the top coach in Britain by their swim coaches’ association.

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Revenge of the Nerds: All-time Women’s Olympic Medal Winners

You might be surprised to learn that it’s Kirsty Coventry who has won the most individual Olympic medals, among women, of all time. Believe it. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Kirsty Coventry)

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Indian Swimmer’s Doping Ban Reduced From Two Years to One

Jyotsna Pansare’s doping sentence is being reduced to only 1 year, and she will be able to keep all of the wins and records she set.

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Australians Take 2013 Raia Rapida

The 2013 Raia Rapida competition saw teams from Brazil, Australia, France and the United States pitted against each other in…

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Mateusz Sawrymowicz and Ashley Twichell Take Home The $10,000 Prizes At The 2013 RPC Tiburon Mile

Mateusz Sawrymowicz and Ashley Twichell Take Home The $10,000 Prizes At The 2013 RPC Tiburon Mile.

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Paulo Frischknecht Becomes New Executive Director of LEN

It was announced at the LEN Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland that Paulo Frischknecht will become the new Executive Director of…

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Ye Shiwen to Lead China to East Asian Games

Ye Shiwen has been announced as a headliner of the Chinese squad for the 6th edition of the East Asian…

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Natalie Du Toit Awarded MBE by Queen Elizabeth

Natalie du Toit has been honored for blurring the lines and motivating a generation of athletes with physical disabilities.

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Danish Distance Swimmer Anton Ipsen Commits to NC State

Anton Ipsen from Denmark could, as a freshman, challenge the NC State Record in the 1650 yard freestyle. Stock

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Germany’s Britta Steffen Latest World Record Holder to Retire

This week, we’ve seen now three current and former World Record holders announce their retirement from swimming; the latest is Germany’s Britta Steffen, who according to the German Swimming Federation has retired.

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Jeanette Ottesen, Lotte Friis, Pal Joensen All Confirmed for Duel in the Pool

Lotte Friis, the woman who went toe-to-toe with Katie Ledecky at Worlds, is one of three Danes who have accepted spots on the 2013 Duel in the Pool roster.

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Blueseventy Planning Ahead with nero14

Nero14, the latest technical racesuit from blueseventy, is set to dive into pools around the world from 1 January. Serving as the next generation suit to evolve from the experience of racing in finals in London last summer, nero14 has been body-fit tested by top swimmers, is made from seamless construction and is exceptionally compressive to reduce hydrodynamic drag and support muscular function.

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Seebohm, McEvoy and Elmslie Promote Go Swim Month

Queenslanders Emily Seebohm, Cameron McEvoy and Brittany Elmslie will be among many Australian National Team members visiting different swim centres…

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