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Australian Olympic Medalist Faith Leech Passes Away at 72

Yesterday Swimming Australia announced the passing of Olympic medalist Faith Leech who died on Saturday at her home in Bendigo…

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Swedish Swimming Federation Publishes European Championships Criteria

The Swedish Swimming Federation have published their qualifying standards for the 2014 European Aquatic Championships that will run from August 13-24 in Berlin…

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Junior Worlds Medal Winners to Compete in November FINA World Cup Events

Gunnar Bentz looks to help lead Team USA into competition at two FINA World Cup events in November.

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Say No to Doping – WADA Feature Video

The video, EFFORT, was produced as a campaign to encourage athletes to achieve based on “effort,” not by using performance-enhancing drugs and cheating.

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Danish Viking Warrior Mascot For European Short Course Championships

At the 2012 LEN European Short Course Championships in Chartres, France athletes such as Rikke Moller Petersen, Lotte Friis, Jeanette…

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Stephanie Rice Eyeing 2014 Commonwealth Games for Swimming Swan Song

Stephanie Rice is considering one more go at swimming before retiring. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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The 2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series Promo Video

The BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series community program will visit 6 regions this year – Goldfields, Great Southern, Southwest, Kimberley, Mid-West and the Pilbara with over 40 elite swimmers, water polo players and coaches. (Image courtesy of Swimming Australia)

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2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series More Than Just a Competition

In what was a very difficult 2012-2013 season for Australian Swimming one of the brightest spots was the creation of…

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Should Swimmers Wax or Shave Down? Video Feature

Getting your chest waxed appears to be the biggest hurdle for men who choose wax over razors. (Image courtesy fo Coach Matt video capture)

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Swimming Australia Seeking IPC Clarification Over Freney Snub

Swimming Australia is up-in-arms in early September after Jacqueline Freney has been overlooked by the International Paralympic Committee in their nominees for…

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Sporting Organizations Motivated to Keep ITCs Up and Running

Earlier this week it was reported by the BBC that British Swimming will continue to adjust their budget and funding structure with the latest move effecting the intensive training centres (ITC) in both Swansea and Stirling…(Photo by David Crawford / www.stillsport.com)

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Swimming Australia GO Swim Month, October 2013

Via Swimming Australia: October 2013 is being transformed into GO Swim Month, a national campaign aimed at promoting swimming through…

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Australian Swimming Stars Biggest Influence – Feature Swim Video

Video features Cate Campbell, Matt Abood, Leiston Pickett, and Christopher Wright. (Image courtesy of Swimming Australia video capture)

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Spice Impressed by Young Swimmers Performances in Dubai

After observing the results of their young swimmers at the World Junior Championships in Dubai the leadership within British Swimming is very encouraged about their potential… (Image courtesy of Blueseventy)

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Hagino Breaks Student Championship Records; Shioura Nearly Gets National Records

Japan’s Kosuke Hagino had one last stellar long course meet in him before closing the championship season. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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