International

17-Year Old O’Connor Breaks English Record in 200 IM on Day 1 of British Gas International

17-year old Siobhan-Marie O’Connor had a huge impact among a field rich with stars on day 1 of this new international meet. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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New Canadian Director Atkinson: We’re Going to Focus on Improvement

Swimming Canada’s new high performance director John Atkinson, just two days officially into his new role of leading Canada’s best…

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Bill Smith, Olympic Gold Medalist in Swimming, Passes Away

Via The International Swimming Hall of Fame Bill Smith, the 1948 London Olympic Games gold medalist in the 400-meter freestyle…

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Will there be a comeback for Ian Thorpe?

Although Ian Thorpe has talked about making comebacks for the both the 2013 World Championships and the 2014 Commonwealth Games,…

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New High Performance Director brings proven approach from U.K.

John Atkinson had many highlights in his 12-year career with British Swimming. Among the memorable perks: sitting with Prince Harry…

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Halsall takes centre stage on final day in Marseille

On the final day of the 2nd International Meeting of the Mediterranean in Marseille Great Britain’s Fran Halsall capped off a…

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Fast 50 Freestyles in France As Adrian Wins Bragging Rights Over Manaudou

Nathan Adrian, in a battle of Olympic sprint champions, topped Florent Manaudou in France on Saturday. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Belmonte Takes Two; Lacourt Beats World Record Holder on Day 1 in Marseilles

The Americans weren’t involved on Day 1 of the Marseilles meet, but the Spanish and French went at it for some big results. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Budapest, Brasilia, and Baku First Three Bidders for 2019 World University Games

The number of cities to have officially indicated intents to bid for the 2019 event has grown to three. (Photo of Hungarian Parliament Building courtesy: Jozefff)

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Arena signs Canadian Olympic open water medallist Richard Weinberger

Arena, one of the world’s leading swimwear brands and F3 Distribution, its Canadian exclusive distributor, are pleased to announce a new…

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Russian Pres. Says Breaststroke Underwater Rules May Be Changing Again

Russia’s Vladimir Salnikov released a statement today speaking of considerations by FINA to try again to clean up the underwater pullout. (Stock Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Adrian, Coughlin, Ervin to Race in French Meet; Latter Two in British Gas Open In Coming Weeks

Teammates Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin are taking a road trip this weekend. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Caitlin McClatchey looks forward to the future

After taking a much needed  break Caitlin McClatchey is looking forward to her future in Edinburgh, both in the water…

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Terakawa Breaks Japanese Record in Continued Focus on Shorter Backstrokes

Aya Terakawa gave up the 200 backstroke in a head-scratching decision last year, but the move has paid off so far. (File photo courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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