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Swedish Top Coach Will Be Sigma Swim’s New Head Coach

Jonas Lundström joins Sigma Swim from a position as elite coach at Helsingborg Simsällskap, one of Swedens dominating swim clubs.

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Japanese Olympian Daiya Seto Fine-Tuning Breaststroke Craft

Japanese flyer and IM specialist Daiya Seto has been quietly making moves on the breaststroke front.

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How to Maximize The Fifth Stroke

The maximum propulsion occurs at the beginning of the down kick with a flick of the foot toward plantar flexion of the ankle. The more plantar flexion of the ankle, the more foot surface area is available to push backward in the water, creating propulsion.

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LEN President Visits With Azerbaijan Sports Leaders

LEN President Paolo Barelli visited Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to meet Sport Minister Azad Rahimov and Khanlar Fatiyev, the President of the Azerbaijan Swimming Federation.

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Magnini & Santucci Questioned By Italian Anti-Doping Authorities

Former world champion Filippo Magnini and fellow Italian swimmer Michele Santucci were questioned today by Italy’s anti-doping authorities.

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Australia’s Tokyo Trials Could Be In Kyle Chalmers’ Backyard

SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, the home site of Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers, is said to be in the running to host the next Australian Olympic Trials.

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Cate Campbell Looking Toward Life Outside the Pool (Video)

Cate says she is fully committed to her swimming, however she will also be taking time outside of practices to focus on transitioning to life after swimming

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Sjostrom Clear Choice, Peaty To Clip Dressel for FINA Swimmer of Year

We did the math: Sarah Sjostrom appears set to run away with the title on the women’s side under FINA’s evaluation formula, while a tight men’s battle should go to Adam Peaty over Caeleb Dressel by virtue of Peaty’s two world record swims in the 50 breast, barring a few uncertainties in the scoring formula.

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USC Trojans Land Verbal from Swedish Distance Star Victor Johansson

Victor Johansson, who owns the Swedish senior national records in the 800/1500 free in both SCM and LCM, has verbally committed to swim for USC next fall.

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Worlds Silver Medalist Liu Zixuan Fails Doping Test at National Games

Liu Zixuan (above) was on China’s silver-medal winning 800 free relay at last summer’s World Championships.

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2 Breaststroke Techniques and 3 Key Timing Tips

Breaststroke is the most challenging, inefficient and slowest of the four strokes. It is also the key to a successful IM.

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Host University Cheating At All India College Meet, Swimmer Alleges

At the All India Inter-University Aquatics Championships, allegations that the host school has been bending rules to give unfair advantage to its swimmers have boiled over into a brawl at the end of a water polo match.

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Brazilian Court Rules to Reopen Ryan Lochte’s Case

An appellate court has ruled in favor of continuing the criminal case against Ryan Lochte. 

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Canadian Hall of Fame Coach Paul Meronen Passes Away

Paul Meronen, who coached Canada’s first women’s Olympic gold medalist has passed away.

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