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In Briefs: Magnussen Scratches 200 Free; Evans Sets Up More Impressive Swims on Saturday Prelims

On day 2 of the South Australian State Championships, James Magnussen scratched his only event: the 200 free. This is an…

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Sarah Sjostrom Posts Monster 200 IM, Swedish SC Record, at Juniors

Above shot captured of Sarah Sjostrom in her natural habitat, courtesy of Jennie Johnasson. Thanks to Northern European correspondent Chris…

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Magnussen Stamps 48.05 on South Australian Championships

James Magnussen did his best Cesar Cielo impression and fired off a great in-season time on day 1 of the 2012…

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Magnussen Marks 48.74 in Prelims in Adelaide

Defending World Champion James Magnussen kicked off his 2012 season Friday morning in Adelaide with the 100 free. He swam a…

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Magnussen, Seebohm to Dive Into Brand New Adelaide Pool in Olympic Trials Preview; Sun Yang in Miami

This weekend, all eyes (outside of Europe) will be squarely focused on Australia, as there is a pair of scorching…

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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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