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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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Canada Names 26 Swimmers To 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

About 6 months in advance of the meet, Canada has named its roster for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, to be hosted in Australia next April.

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Trial Begins For Former Swimmer Paralyzed While Diving

A former swimmer who shattered a vertebrae during a start in 2005, leaving her a quadriplegic, begins a civil trial this week against the Regina facility where she was injured.

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Marcus Cheah Joins Singapore’s NTC Coaching Staff

The Singapore Swimming Association has hired Marcus Cheah as Assistant Coach at its National Training Center (NTC).

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LEN Cries “Europe Deserves More” Representation in FINA

In a post on LEN’s website titled “Europe Deserves More,” the continental federation alleges unfairness by FINA and claims European countries are not given substantial representation in the organization.

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James Magnussen Takes On Local NSW Talent In Port Macquarie

“Some people plan in four-year cycles and look towards Tokyo whereas I’m just planning it a year at a time at the moment,” veteran racer James Magnussen of Australia said of his mentality of late.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Steph Rice Gives Back, Learn About ÖtillÖ

Catch up on swimming-related news happening on dry land with this week’s ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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Brazilian Stefano Batista of Carmel Swim Club Verbally Commits to Ohio State

Stefano Batista, who was born in Brazil but now lives in Indiana and swims for Carmel High School and Carmel Swim Club, has made a verbal commitment to The Ohio State University for 2018-19.

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Dutch Swimming Announces Para Swim Open As Alternative To World Champs

The Royal Dutch Swimming Federation announced the Eindhoven Open as an alternative to the postponed World Para Championships.

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Michigan Pulls in Another Backstroke Verbal: Mariella Venter of South Africa

The University of Michigan has received a verbal commitment from South Africa’s Mariella Venter for the class of 2022.

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