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Swimming Australia partners with Aspetar

Swimming Australia has partnered with Aspetar in Doha, for a new Altitude Performance Program in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Evgeny Sedov Second to Declare Intent to Bypass Senior Meet in Favor of Youth Olympic Games

According to the Brazilian swimming website Blog do Coach writer Alex Pussielidi, Russian swimmer Evgeny Sedov will join the growing list of…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Jiayu represents rising tide of Asian backstrokers

Xu Jiayu’s world-leading 100 backstroke appears to have some big international implications.

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Glide Snorkel Now Available For Purchase

FINIS, a worldwide leader in technical swimming products announces the release of the Glide Snorkel. The Glide is a new take on the Original Swimmer’s Snorkel, first released by FINIS over 15 years ago.

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Fu Yuanhui, Ye Shiwen Claim World’s Fastest Swims At Chinese Spring Nationals: Day 3

Ye Shiwen won the women’s 400 IM with a new world leading time, two seconds faster than anyone else in the world this year, at the Chinese Spring National Championships.

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Trinidad & Tobago to build high-level swimming facility, with May 2015 completion goal

Trinidad & Tobago is on its way to having a top-tier swimming & diving facility, which the country believes will help its sports tourism industry. Pictured is an artist’s sketch of the pool.

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Ustinova Puts Up World’s Second Fastest Time To Break Junior World Record

15 year old Daria Ustinova broke the Junior World Record twice in two days taking the women’s 200 backstroke in a time of 2:08.02…

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Lima, Valencia, and New Zealand Add Names to Pool For 2018/2020 Worlds Hosting

The Campo de Marte pool in Lima, Peru hosted the 2011 FINA Junior World Championships.

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James Magnussen Headlines inaugural Swimming Australia Grand Prix

This Saturday May 17 the National Training Centre in Canberra will play host to 87 of the best swimmers from across Australia as they take part in the first Grand Prix event for 2014.

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Geoff Huegill and Wife Plead Guilty To Possession Of Cocaine

Former world record holder and multiple Olympic medalist Geoff Huegill and his wife, Sara, have pleaded guilty to cocaine possession, according to…

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Pedersen and Johansson React To FINA’s Decision On Efimova’s Punishment

Two Efimova’s competitors, Rikke Moeller Pedersen and Jennie Johansson, have commented on FINA’s ruling…

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The Michael Phelps & Bob Bowman Show: Gold Medal Minute Video

Phelps is on track for a great 100 fly this summer. PREDICTION: The Phelps, Lochte and le Clos 100 fly will be the race of the year. Phelp and Lochte go sub 50.8, but only one of them gets past le Clos. What’s your prediction?

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Yulia Efimova Suspended For 16 Months, Stripped of Medals and World Record

World Champion Yulia Efimova has been stripped of four European titles and two World Records by FINA after a positive doping test.

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Brilliant Swim announces SwimOutlet.com as official PaceWatch retailer

The PaceWatch, which Brilliant Swim launched last summer, is a slim, wearable pace clock that is simple to use and easy to see, letting swimmers focus on their swimming.

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RBC Insurance announces multi-year partnership with Swimming Canada

To raise awareness about the importance of swimming as a lifelong skill, Swimming Canada and RBC Insurance announced a new multi-year partnership Tuesday…

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