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European Junior Championships to expand age ranges to four years instead of two, beginning in 2016

The European Junior Championships will double the age range of athletes eligible for competition beginning in two years, according to the Hungarian swimming federation.

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Mie Nielsen Receives a fr 100,000 Scholarship From the DIF

18 year old Mie Nielsen had a very good 2013-14 season in the pool and is now being rewarded for her performances…

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#NECabovethesea: Swedish Elites Spending Three Weeks at Altitude in France

11 of Sweden’s best swimmers are in the middle of a three-week altitude training camp in France.

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Laure Manaudou: Autobiography Released in time for her 28th Birthday

At the height of her success, Laure Manaudou was the most popular personality in France. Today, on her 28th birthday, the star has launched her autobiography.

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Jodie Henry to Join Cotterell in Sport Australia Hall of Fame

2004 Olympic star Jodie Henry will be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame at a ceremony tonight in Melbourne…

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Naoya Tomita suspended 18 months for camera-stealing incident at Asian Games

Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita has been hit with an 18-month ban after he was caught stealing a journalist’s camera at the Asian Games.

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USA Swimming Sending a Team “Down Under” for 2015 Billiton Aquatic Super Series Event

Swimmers who ranked as the fastest American in an Olympic event in 2014, as Elizabeth Beisel did in the 400 IM, will be eligible to compete at the 2015 Billiton Aquatic Super Series.

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3 Ways to Train and Compete With Intention

Just as swimmers conduct a physical warm-up just prior to a practice or competition the best prepared swimmers have also developed a comprehensive psychological or mental warm up in order to put them in the best frame of mind for a great training opportunity or peak performance.

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WADA Publishes First Ever “Athlete Reference Guide to the Code”

In a project led by the WADA Athlete Committee, tasked with representing the views and rights of athletes worldwide, the…

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Graciele Hermann Scratches Short Course Worlds; Daiane Becker Takes Her Spot

Graciele Hermann has pulled out of the 2014 Short Course World Championships for Brazil.

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How to handle deadlines and the Pressure to Commit to a College

Hopefully most of you seniors are starting to feel some pressure to pick a school. Pressure can be a good thing because it means that you have options.

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3 Healthy Ways to Boost your Energy

Navigating the world of supplements can be daunting. It’s important to remember that you can maintain higher energy levels with a few simple changes to your daily habits. Let’s take a moment to discuss what you can do right now to boost your energy throughout the day.

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British Olympian Amy Smith Announces Retirement

British relay standout Amy Smith has retired from international competition.

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Anthony Ervin Memoir, Chasing the Water Dragon, to hit bookshelves April 2016

Ervin says: “It’s in keeping that the publisher of my personal tale is Akashic, and that the editor is Dave Zirin, who can look below the surface to deeper social issues underlying athletics. It’s one hell of a team.”

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Fastest Man in Texas Shootout draws 20 World-Class Swimmers for 2014 Event

Swimming News Courtesy of Fastest Man in Texas SHOOTOUT.  Once again on Sat. Nov 1st at High Noon, the Josh…

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