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14-Year Old Lithuanian Goes Startling Time in 100 Breaststroke at British Trials

During today’s British Finals of the 2012 British Gas Olympic Trials, six Olympic roster spots were handed out. But what…

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Two National Records Go Down on Day 3 at Irish Olympic Trials

Headed into day three of the 2012 Irish Olympic Trials, the first two National Records went down in Friday’s morning…

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McMahon Scares Fabled Irish Record on Day 1 at Ireland Olympic Trials

On day 1 of the 2012 Irish Olympic Trials on Wednesday (not to be confused with the British Trials that…

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Princess Charlene to Host Swimming South Africa Pre-Olympic Training Camp

It’s good to have friends in high places. Princess Charlene of Monaco (formerly Charlene Wittstock, Olympian from South Africa) has…

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Swimming Australia Releases Start Lists for March's Trials

Swimming Australia has released the start lists for the 2012 EnergyAustralia Australian Swimming Championships, which will take place from March…

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Weekend Notes: Campbell Sisters Rock; Hall/Thompson HOF Nominations; Daniec Earns Citizenship

A few quick hits from the weekend: Australia In Australia, the sprinting Campbell sisters, who have been mostly quiet as…

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Thorpe Breaks 4 Minutes in First 400 Free in 5 Years

For the first time since his comeback from retirement, and therefore the first time since at least 2006, Australia’s Ian…

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In Briefs: Coventry Settling Down in Austin; Temporary Training Trip in Georgia

Zimbabwean 7-time Olympic medalist Kirsty Coventry announced late in January that she would be returning to the United States to train…

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Aussie National Team Coach Leigh Nugent Gets Confidence through 2016

Leigh Nugent has twice held the position of National Team Head Coach for the Australian elite swimming squad. In both…

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Agnel Drops Fastest 200 Free in World at Nice National Meet; Muffat, Lefert Also Impressive

At a National meet in Nice this past weekend, a few French superstars from the homeclub Olympic Nice showed that they’re…

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Field Continues to Grow for British Olympic Trials; Sjostrom, Poles, South Africans Now Involved

The 2012 British Olympic Trials are likely to be the most hotly anticipated swimming event that has ever happened in…

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Australian Olympic Committee Clears D'Arcy for Olympic Competition

Australian papers are reporting that Nick D’Arcy has been cleared by the Australian Olympic Committee to participate in this summer’s…

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South Carolina's Flach Among Two More Americans Join 2012 British Olympic Trials Field

Two more Americans have committed to swim at the 2012 British Olympic Trials in early March, bringing the total up…

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Agnel and Muffat among French, Brazilian, Korean, Chinese Swimmers Join Mix for British Trials

As the entry deadline for the upcoming British Trials looms, another handful of big-name international swimmers have thrown their names…

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Update: Debrecen, Hungary Becomes 3rd City to Earn Host Bid for 2012 European Aquatics Championships

At the 11th hour, Antwerp, Belgium has pulled out of hosting this year’s European Aquatics Championships that are slated to…

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