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Inaugural Asia-Pacific University Swimming C’ships Slated For 2018

Another youth-oriented swimming tournament has entered the international calendar for the year 2018, as the first-ever Asia Pacific University Swimming Championships has been confirmed.

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Canada & Australia Lone Entrants At Canadian Open

The Canadian Open, put together as an alternative to the postponed World Para Swimming Championships, will feature Canada and Australia’s national teams this weekend, per a press release from the meet.

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UVA Adds Verbal from British Age Group Record-holder, Sprinter Lewis Burras

Lewis Burras of Jumeirah College and Hamilton Aquatics in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) has verbally committed to swim at the University of Virginia next fall.

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Dale Neuburger on FINA, Conflict of Interest, and Transparency, Part 1

SwimSwam spoke with Dale Neuburger about this summer’s FINA Elections, conflicts of interest, and the build to Tokyo 2020.

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Swim Ireland On Upward Trajectory Under Jon Rudd

Swim Ireland’s future has taken on a brighter shine as of late, with 3 of the nation’s elite swimmers making history over the summer.

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Brothers’ Suspension Reduced to 2 Years For Refused Doping Test

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has reduced William Brothers’ suspension from four years to two for a refusing to take a doping control test on medical grounds in 2015.

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World Cup Cluster #2 Kicks Off In Hong Kong This Weekend

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom is ready to make more history in the upcoming Hong Kong stop of the FINA World Cup.

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FINA’s Automatic Entry To World Cup Finals Altered For Cluster #2

Headed into the 2nd cluster kicking off in Hong Kong this weekend, FINA has tweaked the criteria for individual medalists having direct access to the final. 

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Germany To Send 6 To World Cup’s Second Cluster

Germany has announced that it will send three men and three women to the second cluster of the 2017 World Cup.

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Japanese Anti-Doping Agency Warns Of Anavite Supplement

The Japanese Anti-Doping Agency has recently published a caution regarding a brand of nutritional supplements called ‘Anavite’.

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FINA increases World Cup prize money for overall and cluster rankings

Prior to the start of the second cluster of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup, the FINA decided to distribute more money…

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Tokyo 2020 Reveals ‘1,000 Days To Go’ Promotional Graphics

To commemorate the upcoming milestone marking 1000 days remaining until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the Tokyo Organizing Committee will decorate the main street of Tokyo’s famous Nihonbashi district with newly designed graphics.

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WADA Provisionally Suspends Paris Anti-Doping Laboratory

The Laboratory of the Agence Française de lutte contre le Dopage (the National Anti-Doping Organization of France) in Châtenay-Malabry, France (Paris Laboratory) has been handed a provision suspension from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) this week.

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Mixed Gender Entrants, 4 Nations Confirmed For Raia Rapida Meet

The four teams for Brazil’s 2017 Raia Rapida (translates to “Fast Lane”) sprint meet have been confirmed: the host nation, the United States, Italy and Argentina. And for the first time, the meet will feature both men and women – two swimmers of each gender per team.

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