International

Australia Lusts After Phelps for January Showdown With Thorpe in Sydney

This is a story that first broke a few weeks ago, but with a lull in the international swimming circuit…

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Cielo Eyes Textile Bests; Foreign Stars Converge for Maria Lenk Trophy

Special thanks to our Brazlian correspondents Caio Leal and D’Artagnan Dias. Caio writes a great Portugese-Language swimming blog at http://simplesmenteesporte.wordpress.com/….

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Cielo Passes on 50 Free, Wins 100 Fly Instead on Final Day of Brazilian Trials

It appears as though Brazilian sprinter Cesar Cielo is really taking the butterfly races (and his overall strength and conditioning)…

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Zueva, Efimova Finalize Russian Nationals with More Top-3 Times

In a fitting end to the 2011 Russian National Championships and World Championship Trials, the women’s duet of Anastasia Zueva…

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USA Swimming Open Water Nationals Moved From Ft. Myers to Ft. Lauderdale

USA Swimming has decided to move their Open Water National Championships about 150 miles across the Florida peninsula from Ft….

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Henrique Rodrigues Posts 4th-Ranked Time in 200 IM in Brazil

With Cesar Cielo taking the session off, Henrique Rodrigues stepped up and stole the show at the 3rd-day of the…

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Popova Takes Two More Titles, Another Russian Record on Day 5

Veronika Popova is ripping apart the Russian record books in Miscow. On the tail of her 100 free National Record…

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In Briefs: Russian National Team World Championship A-Cuts

This week, we’ve been witness to some very fast swimming at the Russian National Championships in Moscow, with a top-10…

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Morozov Finishes 4th in 50 free, Efimova Dominated 50 Breast on Day 4 in Russia

This was the day that American swim fans have been looking forward to: USC star Vlad Morozov’s first sprint-freestyle swim…

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In Briefs: TSC Travel Guide for Shanghai 2011

With yesterday’s announcement that tickets are finally on sale for all of the FINA World Championship Disciplines in Shanghai (more…

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Tickets Go On Sale for Shanghai 2011 FINA World Championships (Updated With Seating Plans)

Today, ticket sales officially opened for the 2011 Fina World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai. Ticket prices will range from approximately…

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Cielo Posts 48.66 On First Day of Brazilian Trials

Special thanks to our Brazlian correspondents Caio Leal and D’Artagnan Dias. Caio writes a great Portugese-Language swimming blog at http://simplesmenteesporte.wordpress.com/….

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Efimova Takes 100 Breaststroke, Izotov Ranks in World's Top-3 in the 200 free

Day 3 in Moscow absolutely lit up the scoreboard, including an onslaught of the international top-15 lists. Yulia Efimova is…

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FINA Makes Decision on 2011 Open Water Event in Shanghai

FINA has made their decision on the final location for the open water event at this summer’s FINA World Aquatic…

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Russian Women Steal the Show from Donets and Crew; Popova Sets Russian Record in 100 free

First, let me say that it would not have been possible to follow Russian Nationals without the help of Tom…

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