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NCAA Rules Committee Recommends 2011-2012 Rules Changes; Eliminates False-Start Recall

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Committee recommended several rules changes that will have minor, but still noticable,…

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Shanghai 2011: Women's Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Relay Predictions

Women’s Breast, Fly, and Relay picks here. In part 1 of our women’s predictions, we looked at the freesytles, backstrokes,…

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Press Release: Dave Salo Given Well-Deserved 5-Year Extension at USC

The following Press Release was posted on the USC Athletics site this morning, granting Dave Salo a five-year extension. If…

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In Briefs: 100 Free World Leader Magnussen Diagnosed With Pneumonia

After spending most of the season ranked in the World’s top three in the 100 freestyle (he was number one…

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Shanghai 2011: China Announces Lineups for 2011 World Championships

China is always the big mystery team headed into any World Championship meet. They don’t often swim in other countries,…

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World Championships Roundup: WR Holder Zhao Jing Out of 50 Backstroke

Big news coming out of China for those making your World Championship selections is that the World Record holder in the…

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Shanghai 2011: Women's Freestyle, Backstroke, and IM Predictions

As the 2011 FINA World Championships looms now only a week away (with the swimming portion beginning a week later…

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In Briefs: Defending World Champion Filippi of Italy Out of World Championships

At the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, it won’t be uncommon for the medal podiums to look quite different than…

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In Briefs: Chinese Doping Lab To Report Positive Tests Within 48 Hours

The Shanghai 2011 Organizing Committee has revealed a micron of their doping-control procedures for the upcoming World Championship meet, according…

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World Championships Roundup: Flag-Raising Begins Final Wind-Up to Shanghai 2011

One of the coolest features of this year’s World Championship venue, the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, is the massive flag…

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Final Day of Euro Juniors Sees Many Record Scares, UK's O'Connor Among Many to Win Second Gold

The final day of competition at the European Junior Championships saw a grand total of 33 medals handed out, and…

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Day 4 at European Juniors – Germany's Christian Diener On Impressive Double

Day 4 at European Juniors was a little slow in terms of finals  – there were only 6, though two…

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Brazilian Doping: Cielo, Other Brazilians Have Agreed to Expedited Arbitration

With all other parties having already agreed to an expedited hearing by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the ultimate…

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In Briefs: Germany Confirms Steffen Deibler for World Championships

The German Swimming Federation (DSV) has finalized their roster for the World Championships in Shanghai, and one of the country’s…

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Banner Day for British Swimming on Day 3 at European Juniors

Today was day 3 of the European Junior Championships in Serbia, and some of the world’s youngest stars conitnued to…

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