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Shanghai Day 8 Finals Session: Ryan Lochte Wins 5th Gold Medal; Sun Yang Downs World Record

On this last day of competition its all medals, with only 7 finals races to go before the conclusion of…

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Shanghai Final Day: Lochte Cruises to 400 IM Final in 4:11

Men’s 400 IM prelims Ryan Lochte, already with 4 gold medals under his belt, looks to have gotten a good…

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5 Things to Watch for on Final Day in Shanghai

We’ve got one day to go in Shanghai, but the action is nowhere near over. The morning (nighttime US time)…

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New Poll Question: "Maggie the Missile" versus "Missy the Missyle"

Through 7 days of the 2011 FINA World Championships, we’ve seen plenty of great swims from young swimmers. Two of…

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Missy Franklin Shatters American Record in 200 Back (Again); Wins 2nd Gold [with video link]

American 16-year old Missy Franklin won the women’s 200 backstroke in 2:05.1, which is an almost unfathomable time for a…

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Shanghai Day 7 Finals: Dekker Pulls Big Upset Over Alshammar

Women’s 50 fly final – Medal Race Sweden’s Therese Alshammar came in as a big favorite in this race, but…

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Shanghai Day 7 Prelims: Jessica Hardy, Therese Alshammar Tie for Top Seed in 50 Free; Hardy Also Tops 50 Breast on Quick Turnaround

Women’s 50 free prelims The USA’s Jessica Hardy and Sweden’s Therese Alshammar tied at 24.82 for the top seed in…

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Shanghai Day 7; 5 Things to Watch From Worlds

We’re headed into the stretch-run of the World Championships with only two days to go. By now, we think most…

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CAS Releases Full Report in Cielo Doping Decision

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has released its full report on the findings of Cesar Cielo, Vinicius Waked, Henrique…

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Lochte Wins 2 Golds on Day 6, Franklin Breaks American Record

Women’s 100 free finals – Medal Race This women’s 100 free came down to a big surprise at the touch,…

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Missy Franklin Sets New American Record in 200 Backstroke

After her National Age Group Record in the 200 free on day 5, Missy Franklin has already outdone that on…

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USA Swimming Nationals Psych Sheets Released

There has been discussion about which USA Swimming World Championship Team members would compete in Nationals next week, and we…

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Shanghai World Champs Day 6 Prelims: Cielo, Adrian, Bovell Tie Atop 50 Free Prelims; Franklin Top Seed in 200 Back

Be sure to tune in to the site during finals as we’ll be doing a livecast with Chris Desantis of…

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5 Things to Watch for on Day 6 in Shanghai

Day 6, same meet start times. Check out our Day 5 preview here for details. We will again be doing a…

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World Champs Day 5 Swim of the Day: Lochte's 200 IM (With an Assist to Mr. Phelps)

With all due respect and regard to Missy Franklin’s 1:55.06 200 freestyle to lead off the relay, which has been…

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