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Arena signs Brazilian sprinter Bruno Fratus

Arena has signed a sponsorship deal with 25-year-old Brazilian swimmer Bruno Fratus. Fratus is the current Pan Pacific 50 freestyle champion and record holder, and will be a serious podium contender at the 2016 Olympics in his home country.

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Rio Organizing Committee Releases Session Schedule, Confirms 10pm Swimming Start Time

The 1pm prelims and 10pm finals start times for the swimming events stand, per the just-released 2016 Rio session schedule.

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FINA Launches Scholarship Training Program in Phuket, Thailand with 38 Swimmers

FINA has launched a new scholarship program in Phuket, Thailand for 38 athletes of 19 countries with an eye on the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Sun Yang Swims 3rd-Ranked 400 Free to Open Chinese Nationals

Sun Yang was impressive in winning the men’s 400 free to open the 2015 Chinese Spring Nationals, though the rest of the men’s middle-distance group was underwhelming in their results.

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2015 Australian Nationals and Trials: Day Seven Finals

Emily Seebohm posted a 2:06.69 to win the 200 backstroke and now occupies the top spot in the world rankings in all three backstroke events…

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2015 Australian Nationals and Trials: Day Seven Prelims – More Campbell vs Campbell Action in the Women’s 50 Free

We’ll have one more opportunity to watch the Campbell sisters face off against one another: the pair led the 50 free qualifiers through to the semi-finals on the penultimate morning of the 2015 Australian Nationals and Trials.

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Thiago Pereira wins Maria Lenk 400 IM for 13th-straight year, Fratus beats Cielo on day 3

On day 3 of Brazil’s long course national championships, Thiago Pereira extended a long win streak while Cesar Cielo saw his come to a close.

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WATCH: Race videos from Australian Champs, Days 5 and 6

Courtesy of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team on YouTube, check out race videos of days 5 and 6 at the Australian Swimming Championships.

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WATCH: Race videos from Australian Champs, Days 3 and 4

Courtesy of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team on YouTube, check out race videos of days 3 and 4 at the Australian Swimming Championships.

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WATCH: Race videos from Australian Champs, Days 1 and 2

Courtesy of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team on YouTube, check out race videos of days 1 and 2 at the Australian Swimming Championships.

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Germany’s Paul Biedermann Set to Retire After Rio Olympics

While in Berlin getting ready for German Nationals, Paul Biedermann confirmed for the press that he will indeed be retiring…

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Proposed Russian Bill Limits Athletes to Two Olympic Games

According to The Associated Press, the Russian government is considering implementing a rule banning its athletes from competing in more…

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Koch, Deibler, Biedermann already pre-nominated for Germany’s Worlds team, says national head coach

Steffen Deibler pulled out of German Nationals with an infection, but has already earned a pre-nomination for the German World Championships Team.

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Cameron van der Burgh struggled after the Olympics, but has motivation back now – Video Feature

Nils Zätterström catches up with 2012 Olympic Champion Cameron Van Der Burgh at the Swim Cup Eindhoven 2015.

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Irie Becomes World Leader in 100 Back; Olympic Medalist Suzuki Misses Final in 100 Breast

Satomi Suzuki, who won a bronze medal in the 100 breaststroke at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, has failed to even final in Tokyo on day 2 of the Japanese National Championships.

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