International

2003 World Champion Alena Popchanka Returns from Two-Year Hiatus; Could Boost French Relay Hopes

There’s another comeback in the works, and though this one isn’t as much of a household name as the likes…

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In Briefs: Stephanie Rice Set to Return to Training Tuesday

According to her Twitter account, Australian superstar Stephanie Rice has been told by her doctor that she should be cleared…

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Belmonte-Garcia, Wildeboer, Solaeche Shine at Spanish SC Nats; Costa Rewrites Record Book

With no rest for the weary, the two stars of the Spanish program Mireia Belmonte-Garcia and Aschwin Wildeboer were back…

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In Briefs: Fabiola Molina Wins 100 Back, Misses Olympic Qualifying on Brazil Winter Open Final Day

The whole of the competition on the final day of the 2011 Brazilian Senior/Open Championships looked a bit tired on…

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Thorpe Swims First 200 Free of Return; Cavic Scores Best 100 Fly in Two Years in Italy

Round two (the timed-final, long course version) of Ian Thorpe’s comeback continued today in Italy with a 10th-place finish in the…

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Cesar Cielo Rocks 21.5 in 50 Free Relay Leadoff

Yesterday morning at the 2011 Brazilian Open/Senior Winter Championships, Cesar Cielo scratched the 50 free final (he’s no much of a…

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Thorpe Goes 50.84 in First Long Course Race Since Return

Australia’s Ian Thorpe, who is swimming his first long course meet this weekend in Italy, marked a 50.84 to take…

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Cielo Scratches 50 Free Final, Citing Fatigue, after 21.97 in Evening Prelims

in the second set of events at the 2011 Brazilian Senior/Open Winter Championships, swum in a 50-meter pool, Cesar Cielo…

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Thorpe to Make Long Course Debut in Italy on Friday

And at long last, tomorrow we will see Ian Thorpe debut his new, hopefully improved, and older long course freestyle…

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Barbosa Breaks World's Top 10 in 200 Breast, Cielo Swims 48.4 in 100 Free

The Queensland State Championships in Australia have cooled off into mostly age group competition, but at the same time the…

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Magnussen Finishes Sprint Double, Campbell Sisters Sweep Women's 50 (Including #4 Time in World)

After a disappointing finish on Sunday in the 200 free, his first race, James Magnussen has come back with a vengeance in the…

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Stephanie Rice Undergoes Second, Minor Shoulder Surgery

In a bit of deja vu, Australian superstar Stephanie Rice has undergone shoulder surgery and pulled out of the remainder of…

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British Olympic Association Sends "Rule 45" Back to CAS for More Arbitration

The British Olympic Association is taking WADA back to court to again arbitrate whether or not the BOA is non-compliant with…

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Magnussen Snags 100 Free Victory at Queensland State Champs

After failing to live up to the hype in Sunday’s 200 free, Australian superstar came back to grab a win…

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Seebohm Goes 59.3 on Day 2 at Queensland State Champs

Australian Emily Seebohm saved her best swim for day 2 at the Queensland State Championships in Brisbane, Australia, after a mediocre…

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