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Ian Thorpe Admitted to Hospital in Sydney After Shoulder Surgery Complications

Swimming legend Ian Thorpe was admitted into a Sydney hospital for treatment of an infection on his left-shoulder, several Australian media…

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How to Eliminate Chloramines After Swimming

Chloramines cause health problems for swimmers. The problems can be severe, often called “chlorine allergy” or “chlorine sensitivity.” Some physical symptoms include itchiness and dryness, breathing problems, rash, hives, etc..

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Fan Guide Part 2 – Whom to Watch

All eyes will be on this guy, French superstar Yannick Agnel, who has been training under Bob Bowman at NBAC for the last year. This will be Agnel’s first major meet since moving to Baltimore and everyone will be keen to see how the “American” version of their superstar does in Chartres.

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Swimming Australia Names First 30 for 2014 Pan Pac Championships

Swimmers like Emily Seebohm, who hit “A” standards at the Australian National Championships last week, are qualified for both the Commonwealth Games and the Pan Pac Championships

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Race Video: Michael Andrew 100 Yard Fly 13-14 NAG Record, 47.23

With 47.23 in the 100 yard butterfly, Michael pulls within .13 of the 15-16 National Age Groud Record, a record he’ll have over two years to challenge. That one currently sits at 47.10, belonging to Michael-Phelps-nemesis Milorad Cavic.

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Le Clos is Back With 1:54.5 in 200 Fly, Bosch Qualifies Too on Day 1 of SA Nationals

South Africa had a breakthrough with two swimmers qualifying for the Commonwealth Games in the 200 fly on the meet’s first day.

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French Long Course Nationals in Chartres: Fan Guide Part 1 – Setting the Stage

Quiet before the storm: the French national championships get underway tomorrow morning in Chartres, France. Among the top international stars who will be competing are Yannick Agnel, Camille Muffat, Florent Manaudou, Jérémy Stravius, and Camille Lacourt.

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Foil Monofin: The Benefits Of Using a Single Blade Fin

Using the Foil Monofin is a great way to practice underwater dolphin kicks and also to get into great shape. The Monofin was the first product made by FINIS just over two decades ago and has evolved into a critical training tool for some of the best swimmers in the world.

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Race Video: Michael Andrew 100 Yard Breast 13-14 NAG Record, 53.88

Swimming news – 100 breaststroke NAG Record reported by Braden Keith 14-year old pro swimmer Michael Andrew has re-broken his own National…

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Olympian Connor Jaeger Featured in Swimming Documentary “The Water Is My Sky”

Jaeger, who just wrapped up his senior season at the University of Michigan, will be offering a glimpse into the world of professional swimming as he trains toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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Australian Swim Star Mack Horton lands Speedo Partnership

Australian swimming talent Mack Horton has become the latest ambassador for the world’s leading swimwear brand, Speedo. Having recently competed…

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Race Video: Michael Andrew 100 Yard Free 13-14 NAG Record, 43.90

Michael Andrew lowers his own 100 yard freestyle NAG Record from 44.16 to 43.90. Andrew 100 Free Splits: 20.66/23.24

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Denmark Announces 15 For European Championships; Nielsen Should Earn a Bid Too

Denmark’s Rikke Moeller-Pedersen will lead a team of 15 (probably 16) to the 2014 European Championships.

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Eamon Sullivan Still a “Tentative” for Glasgow, Pending Shoulder Surgery

Australia’s Eamon Sullivan is an asterisked member of the Australian Commonwealth Games team, pending a planned procedure on his shoulder next week.

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Swimming Nutrition – 2014 Australian Swimming Championships

Swimming video is courtesy of Australian Swimming.

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