Camille Muffat Posts Another Textile Best at French Trials

Camille Muffat became the 2nd-fastest woman in history, and another huge name failed to make the Olympic Team in their signature event.

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Former British World Champ Gilchrist Retires

The British Record holder calls it a career after missing the 2012 Olympic Team. (Photo Courtesy: Team Bath)

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Magnussen Earns Second Olympic Spot on Wednesday

James Magnussen takes the men’s 50 free title on the second-to-last day at the Australian Olympic Trials, and the women continue to show amazing depth.

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Trickett Makes Semi’s in 50 Free

In the last prelims session of the 2012 Olympic Trials, Libby Trickett kept herself in the hunt for another Olympic spot.

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2 French Records Go Down, Manaudou Earns Olympic Spot

Day 3 of the French Olympic Trials saw two National Records, nearly a textile-best, and a defending World Champion miss the team altogether.


Trickett Makes Olympic Squad; Leisel Upended

With just one day to go at the 2012 Australian Olympic Trials, chaos has kicked in. One of the comeback-kids…

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Magnussen Goes Lifetime Best in 50 Free Prelims

Women’s 50 Free – Prelims After his world-beating 100 free from Monday evening’s finals (Monday morning US/European Time), Australia’s James Magnussen was…


Jordanian Swimmer Receives 2-Year Doping Ban

FINA, the governing international body for all things aquatic sports, has announced today Jordanian swimmer Nazih Samer Mezayek has received a…

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Muffat Goes Textile Best in 400 Free

France’s Cammile Muffat asks James Magnussen if he likes apples with her blazing 400 free.

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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.


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…


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/

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French Olympic Trials Kick Off Sunday

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


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.