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Lencoe To Attempt 12 Hour Swim To Raise Money For The MS Society of Canada

Former Canadian national team member Taryn Lencoe will attempt to swim for 12 hours to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis…

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Grenada to Send Four Swimmers to 2014 Commonwealth Games

The small island nation of Grenada (not to be confused with the similarly-named Granada, Spain) is sending a team of…

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All-American Luke Percy Won’t Return to Tennessee For His Sophomore Season

2013 Junior World Champion Luke Percy has decided that his swimming future is best served at home in Australia.

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Swim Training: How to Gain a Balanced Underwater Kick

A key ingredient of a successful underwater kick is a proper coordination between the movements of the head, chest, hips and feet. Without a balance between all movements of the body a swimmer sacrifices speed, strength and efficiency in underwater kicking.

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Beautiful Barbados Plays Host to International Championship Swim Meets

The next Open Water event on the calendar is the Barbados Open Water Festival scheduled for November 2nd 2014 in Carlisle Bay (1.5km & 5km races) and open to all swimmers from recreational to elite.

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Yannick Agnel Beat Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte in 100 Free

Frenchman Yannick Agnel won against a deep field in the men’s 100 free on Sunday night in Athens, Georgia.

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160 divers from 28 countries compete at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup

Prize money will be distributed to the medallists as follows: USD $10’000 (1st place), USD $8’000 (2nd place), USD 5’000 (3rd place) for each of the nine events.

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Sanz Takes 200 IM In The Only Championship Record On The Final Night Of European Juniors

Africa Zamoran Sanz of Spain was the only swimmer to break an individual championship record on the final night of the European Junior Championships in Dordrecht…

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Australians Begin Arriving in Manchester This Weekend for Pre-Commonwealth Camp

Daniel Tranter, Laura Crockart, and Kenneth To prepare to depart the Sydney Airport on Saturday en route to the Commonwealth Games staging camp in Manchester, England

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Nic Fink Crushes 200 Breast Despite Questionable Song Choice – Video Interview

Georgia’s Nic Fink had a great swim, coming within two seconds of his lifetime-best to go 2:11.76.

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Race Video: Michael Phelps Wins 100 Back in 53.88, 2014 Bulldog Grand Slam

Michael Phelps is gaining steam in his career comeback, following up a great 100 fly with a 53.88 in the 100 back to win tonight.

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Australian Olympic Champion Ian Thorpe Comes Out as Gay in Television Interview

Ian Thorpe, revered as one of the greatest swimmers in history (he’s on anybody’s short list of 5), has revealed…

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Sabbioni Breaks World Junior Record To Win The 50 Backstroke At European Juniors

Italian Simone Sabbioni broke the World Junior Record in the boys 50 backstroke en route to taking the title at the European Junior Championships…

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Inge Dekker Stops Just Short of Lifetime Best, Wins Two More at KNZB Challenger Dordrecht

The second day of the KNZB Challenger meet in Dordrecht, Netherlands highlighted more great swims from the country’s senior-level stars…

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