Live: Pan Am Games Opening Ceremonies As it Happens

The 2015 Pan American Games will officially kick off when the torch is lit at the opening ceremonies. The opening ceremonies are being held at the Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays, performed by the Canadian circus art group Cirque Du Soleil.


Busy Weekend of Competition Ahead Domestically and Internationally

While the pool swimming portion of the 2015 World University Games, the biggest competition of the last week, has wrapped…

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Photo Vault: Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Part One – Water Polo And Synchro

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Two national age records fall on day 1 of Lithuanian Nationals

Greta Gataveckaite and Ieva Jaceviciute each set national age records for Lithuania to open up the Lithuanian Swimming Championships.

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166 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? Here are 166 Swim Jobs you might love.

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UANA Discusses Creation of a Pan American Junior Meet

Bill Hogan and the Union Americana De Natacion have expressed interest in having a Pan American Junior meet to provide juniors with more experience on the international level.

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Van Rouwendaal Wins 2 More on Friday at Romanian Championships

Dutch swimmer Sharon van Rouwendaal swam near a lifetime best in the women’s 200 free on Friday at the 2015 Romanian…

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Litherland & Prenot go 1-2 in 400 IM for Americans at World U Games (Race video)

The USA swept the medals in the final individual event, as Jay Litherland ruined teammate’s Josh Prenot’s bid for his third individual gold medal this week.

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Russia wins first relay of WUGs in men’s 4×100 medley (Race video)

In another thrilling race, Russia won its only relay gold medal of this meet.

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Italy knocks off Japan, USA for women’s 4×100 medley relay gold (Race video)

In what may be the biggest upset this week, Italy spoiled the USA’s attempt to sweep the relays at this meet.

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Lindsey Vrooman wins gold for USA in 800 free at WUGs (Race video)

Vroomon took over the lead from Martina De Memme of Italy at the 200m mark, then held off another Italian, Martina Caramignoli, to win in a time of 8:26.67.

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China’s Yilin Zhou wins 200 fly at World U Games (Race video)

Zhou put it into another gear over the final 50, outsplitting Polieri by over a second to take the gold, 2:07.69 to 2:08.66.

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Tsurkin touches out Martins for 50 free gold at World U Games (Race video)

It looked like Brazilian Henrique Martins had the lead in the final meters, but Tsurkin got his hand to the wall first to win, 22.22 to 22.24.

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Russians go 1-2 in the women’s 50 free at WUGs (Race video)

Rozaliya Nasretdinova of Russia won her first individual gold of the meet with a 24.91, the only swimmer under 25.0.

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Margo Geer Swims Fastest 100 Freestyle Done By An American This Season At LA Invite

Margo Geer swam the most impressive performance of the meet thus far in the prelims of the women’s 100m freestyle; touching the wall in 53.95 to take the top seed heading into finals.