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In the Calm Before the Storm, Sutton and Ryan Win Day 1 Distance Events in Charlotte

Most minds were fully focused on the 50-meter showdown between Cullen Jones and Josh Schneider from the 1st night of…

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Showdown in Charlotte: Jones Downs Schneider! [Updated with Post-Race Interviews]

For 22.2 seconds, the swimming world was quiet. Twitter was quiet. Facebook was quiet. For 22.2 seconds, the swimming world…

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Potential Phelps-Thorpe Matchup in London Still Alive

And so it goes, when one door opens, a window to the right cracks slightly. The Australian media is burning…

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Forbes Names Michael Phelps 5th Most Influential Athlete

In it’s annual list of the most influential athletes, Forbes Magazine has listed Michael Phelps at No. 5 based on…

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Briefs Reports: Phelps Narrowing in on Olympic Schedule, USA Swimming Adds Second Long Course Nationals to 2011 Schedule

Phelps: According to the Australian publication “The Australian,” (thanks to David “the Swim Geek” Rieder for the link), Bob Bowman…

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10 Big Storylines for 2011 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix

The 2011 Charlotte Grand Prix is big (they always are), but this year’s meet might be better than ever. The…

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2011 Fran Crippen Open Water Mile Gives Athletes the Chance to Honor Fallen Friend

The 2011 Fran Crippen Open Water Mile and 10km swim in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida this past weekend was a much…

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New Poll: Which Male High School Swimmer Has the Best Shot at the US 2012 Olympic Team?

Since David Nolan’s incredible, 4-record-setting performance (100 free, 100 back, 200 IM, 200 free relay) at the Pennsylvania High School…

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Poll Results: FINA Should Use Flexible World Champs Schedule, But Continue Open Water Swimming as Planned

Our voters have spoken, and majority feel that FINA has made the right decision for the open water swimming event…

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Molina Holds Off Coventry in 100 Back, Mellouli & Coventry Take Home Swimmer of the Meet Awards

The final day of competition at the 2011 Maria Lenk Trophy was full of finals, and handed out the most…

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The Return From Retirement That Nobody's Talking About: Gil Stovall

Anybody on the face of the earth with a passing interest in swimming who lives within 10 miles of a…

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Soni-Hardy Round 2 Produces Another World-Best Time

In the 100 breaststroke final on day 4, Rebecca Soni won that race handily in a world-best time. Today’s 50,…

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Kaio Almeida Swims 3rd-Ranked 200 Fly Time at Maria Lenk Day 5

Day 5 (finals session 4) at the Julio DelMare Aquatics Complex in Rio de Janiero saw a few finals, but…

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Soni Vs. Hardy Showdown Highlights Day 4 at Maria Lenk

The daily Rio weather report, which has had a significant influence on this meet, The two events that everyone was…

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Pereira Emerges as Star of Maria Lenk Trophy on Day 3 Finals

Although the weather failed to warmup any today (still low 70’s and very windy for the outdoor meet), the swimming…

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