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History Created on Day 2 of 72nd Glenmark Senior NAC 2018

The ageless wonder Richa Mishra created history by becoming the first Indian female swimmer to break the 5 minute barrier in the 400 IM for women clocking a time of 04:59.17.

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WADA Reinstates Russia With Lower-Than-Planned Standards of Compliance

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) voted Thursday to officially reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), officially ending the nearly three-year…

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Bermuda Names Two Swimmers To Youth Olympic Games

The Bermuda Olympic Association (BOA) has just announced it will be bringing two swimmers to Buenos Aires, Argentina to compete at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

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Alp’38 Drama Comes to a Close: La Rocca and Vyatchanin to Share Coaching Duties

Guy La Rocca and Arkady Vyatchanin will share duties co-head coaches of the Elite group at Alp’38.

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Day 1 of 72nd Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championships

A.V. Jayaveena of Tamil Nadu created history in the morning session of the 72nd Glenmark National Aquatic Championships 2018 at Tiruvanantapuram, becoming the first Indian female swimmer to break the 34 second barrier in the 50m breast stroke.

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N. and S. Korea Agree to Joint Participation in Tokyo, Bid for 2032 Games

The nations’ leaders gave a joint statement Wednesday announcing the agreement.

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USA Swimming Athletes’ Committee: “We insist that WADA stands with us”

On Wednesday, the USA Swimming Athletes’ Committee released a statement in response to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) plan to…

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USOC Responds to WADA Recommendation to Reinstate RUSADA

Today the USOC released a statement expressing its hopes that WADA will make a decision that restores athletes’ confidence in the international anti-doping system, as well as the Olympic and Paralympic movements.

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5 Years into Retirement, Amaury Leveaux Announces His Comeback…in L.A.

French sprinter Amaury Leveaux is back, and eyeing a gold medal in the 50 free at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

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Swimming Australia Names Brendan Burkett Paralympic Head Coach

The 1996 Paralympic gold medalist will assume his new role October 1st.

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Shane Ryan Heads Up 5-Strong Irish Roster For Hangzhou

Swim Ireland has named its 5-strong roster for the 2018 Short Course World Championships set for Hangzhou, China.

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Lone Dutch Youth Olympic Games Female Tes Schouten Withdraws

Tes Schouten was one of four athletes named to Netherlands’ roster for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) slated for October…

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Olympian Daiya Seto Tries Out Triathlon

Daiya Seto of Japan is having a year of firsts, including competing in his inaugural triathlon.

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World Championships Silver Medalist Junya Koga Faces 4-Year Ban

2017 World Championships silver medalist Junya Koga of Japan is facing a possible 4-year ban for having tested positively for a prohibited substance earlier this year.

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