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WADA Suspends Accredidation for Rio Lab Involved in Cielo, Becker Positive Tests

According to a press release on the website, WADA has suspended the accredidation of the UFRJ Rio de Janeiro Control…

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What's It Going to Take? – Thorpe and Klim

A game that has sort of informally started in our comment sections in the leadup to the Olympics is “what’s…

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David Verraszto Draws 9-Month Ban…After Olympics

Young Hungarian star David Verraszto has drawn a 9-month ban from the Hungarian Swimming Federation, according to a release on the federation’s…

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2012 Euro Meet Preview

One of the best meets on the annual swimming schedule, especially in Olympic years, is often overlooked. Perhaps this because…

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Another Swimmer Hit with Methylhexaneamine Suspension

Kuwaiti swimmer Abdul Rehaman Al Bader tested positive for the banned substance Methylhexaneamine at the 1st- annual GCC Championships in…

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In Briefs: Irie Closes Western Australia States With 53 100 Backstrokes

After Japan’s Ryosuke Irie made a big splash with a new Australian All-Comers Record in the 200 backstroke at the Western…

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Japanese Continue to Shred Records in Australia; Throssell Shows Potential as Next Aussie Superstar

The Japanese have dominated the medal-stands at this week’s Western Australia Open State Championships, and that continued into Friday’s finals…

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Japan's Ryosuke Irie Breaks Australian Open National Record

Japanese superstar Ryosuke Irie broke the Australian All-Comers National Record on Thursday at the Western Australia Open State Championships with a…

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CAS Tacks on 4-Months to Fabiola Molina's Doping Suspension

Thanks to Brazilian correspondent D’Artagnan Dias for contributing to this report Today, it was announced that the Court of Arbitration…

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Leisel Jones Moves to Train with Stephanie Rice; Rice Time Trials 400 IM

There has been a lot of chatter going on about the top swimmers in Queensland of late, and most of…

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Young Brits on Display at Flanders Meet; Vets in Austin and Melbourne

The British squad, perhaps looking to get away from the dreary British Isles in the dead of winter, were all…

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Klim Takes 9th in 50 Free; Scratches 100 Fly on Last Day in Melbourne

Today was the day that Australian comebacker Michael Klim was to try the 100 fly, but alas it was not…

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Thorpe Drops Time; Places 5th in 200 Free Final

Ian Thorpe qualified for the first long course final of his comeback on day two of the Victorian Open State…

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Thorpe Breaks Through, Makes Final in 200 Free in Melbourne

And finally, Australian Ian Thorpe has broken through. In the prelims of the 200 free at the Victorian Open State Championships…

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Targett Wins 100 Free; Klim Fails to Improve on Morning Time

Matt Targett continued to swim very well at the 2012 Victorian State Championships in Melbourne when he took the title…

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