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Magnussen’s Stunning 100 Free is Textile Best [race video added]

Magnussen made dust of his own textile-best time, and he pulled his teammates to the lead with him.

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Campbell, Kukla Tops in Prelims of 100 Free, Trickett Through 7th

Women’s 100 Free – Prelims Youth was served in the prelims of the 100 free. The top four qualifiers into…

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Duboscq Misses Out for Olympics in 100 Breast

Explanation of French Olympic Qualifying: Swimmers must ultimately pass under the FINA A-time in finals to earn an individual swim…

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Rice Makes it Two on Sunday

Stephanie Rice qualified in the 200 IM, which means either Seebohm our Coutts had to be left out… (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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French Olympic Trials Kick Off Sunday

Psych Sheets are available as the French begin their journey to London.

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Thorpe Fails to Make Olympic Team in Second Try

Ian Thorpe’s final attempt at the London Olympic Team was derailed from the very first step.

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Cielo Adds 100 Free Title to Close SA Champs

Brazil’s Cesar Cielo tacked a 100 free title onto his earlier wins in the 50 free and fly on the final day of the South American Championships. ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

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Leisel Jones Makes 4th Australian Olympic Team

Leisel Jones didn’t win the 100 breaststroke, but she was good enough to make her 4th Australian Olympic Team. Photo Courtesy ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

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Cielo Goes Sub-22 in 50 Free at SA Championships

Cielo looked spectacular in the 50 free, and Thiago Pereira’s new IM strategy is paying-off big time early.

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3 More National Records Go Down in Switzerland

A total of 5 National Records have gone down in 2 days in Zurich. Virginia’s David Karasek also earned a European Champs bid.

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Thorpe Out in 200 Free Semi’s; Palmer Breaks National Record

Thorpe didn’t move on in the 200 free, but Kylie Palmer (pictured) gave a big thrill with a new National Record.

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Aussie Trials Day 2: Ian Thorpe Earns Second Swim in 200 Free

Australia’s Ian Thorpe has advanced, at least one small step, closer to his goal of making the 2012 London Olympic Team…

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Hocking Breaks a Minute in 100 Back Prelims

At Aussie Trials, Belinda Hocking broke the minute barrier in prelims of the 100 back in 59.89. That puts her 2nd…

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Franca de Silva Goes World-Best in 50 Breast

No Cesar Cielo, but Felipe Franca put the Brazilians on top of the World Rankings in the 50 breaststroke. Kaio Almeida, pictures above, was also strong in the 200 fly.

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Meichtry Wins, Klaser Breaks National Record on Day 1 of Swiss Trials

Dominik Meichtry was not the only star of day 1 at the 2012 Swiss Olympic Trials

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