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4 Unusual Ways to improve your start in swimming

Swimmers usually do not practice their starts much as they get older. Regular practice takes priority, and requires a lot more time and focus. Here are 4 unusual tips to improving your start…

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Dutch Tag on 3rd Gold Medal in Open Water at European Championships

The Dutch open water swimmers continued their hot-streak at the Regattastrecke Grunau in Berlin, Germany. The country pushed further into…

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Women’s sprints – Can anyone topple the Campbell sisters?

Australia’s Cate Campbell is the odds-on favorite in both women’s sprint events, while her sister Bronte is a likely finalist as well.

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European Championships Preview – Men’s Sprint Freestyle

Russian Vladimir Morozov will have a chance to sweep the men’s freestyle events in Berlin…

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Blucore launches Pan Pacs TV ad – Video Feature

Blucore, the company behind the new posture training tool, the Corsuit, has launched a new TV commercial, filmed in the…

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Britain Finalizes 21 Pool Swimmers for European Championships; O’Connor Pulls Out With Illness

British breaststroker Ross Murdoch had a breakout meet at the Commonwealth Games. He’ll look to carry that through to the European Championships, where the competition doesn’t get any easier.

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South Africa Finalizes Roster for 2014 Pan Pac Championships

Friday marked less than a week until the August 21st beginning of the 2014 Pan Pac Championships on the Gold…

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Ebola Concerns Will Leave Three Western African Athletes Barred From Youth Olympic Games

The Ebola outbreak has touched the Youth Olympic Games, if only as a precaution.

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Record Watch: 10 records on high alert at the European Championships and the swimmers going after them

Sarah Sjostrom has already cracked a world record this year. Can she add more in Berlin over the coming week?

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Michael Phelps Entered in 5 Individuals, McBroom Trying Open Water at 2014 Pan Pacs

Michael Phelps will swim 5 individual races at the 2014 Pan Pac Championships, according to psych sheets that were released…

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British French Dual Set Up In 4x100m Medley Relay At 2014 European Championships

The French 4x100m medley relay team celebrating a good prelim swim at the 2013 World Championships. They will be going head-to-head with Britain at this year’s European Championships for gold.

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Editorial: Changing Perception Through Para-Swimming: 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

2012 Paralympic gold medalist and SwimSwam’s Para-swimming correspondent Mallory Weggemann discusses the use of sport to change the perception of the term “disability.”

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6 storylines to watch, all the links you need for the 2014 European Championships

After a quiet summer, French freestyle sensation Yannick Agnel returns to the big stage in Berlin. Check out links, schedules and storylines to watch at the European Championships here.

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2014 Youth Olympic Games Preview: Links, Results, Video Streams, and 5 Storylines to Watch

World Record holder Ruta Meilutyte will be the star attraction at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

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Water Polo: Team USA eclipses Singapore 24-0 at the FINA World Cup

The USA Women’s National Team breezed into the semifinals of the FINA World Cup with a 24-0 defeat of Singapore in the quarterfinal round.

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