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FINA Suspends Former LEN President Paolo Barelli Indefinitely

FINA’s independent Ethics Panel has provisionally suspended the Italian Swimming Federation President for alleged wrongdoing in three separate cases.

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Jose Finkel Day 1: Heitmann Cracks South American Record in Women’s SCM 400 Free

With those performances, Heitmann, Almeida, and Roncatto are now the #1, #2, and #4 performers all-time in Brazilian and South American history.

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2022 Jose Finkel Trophy Will be Nicholas Santos’ Final Meet on Brazilian Soil

Santos hinted after the 2021 SC World Championships that he would compete one more year before retiring, and it looks like he’s sticking with that timeline. 

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SwimSwam Breakdown: Dressel Breaks Silence, US Selections, & Practice Swims

We discussed Caeleb Dressel breaking his silence since leaving the world champs, US selection procedures, and the legitimacy of practice swims

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Russian Synchronized Swimming Administrator Given 2-Year Doping Ban

Olga Pavlova, a Vice-President of All-Russia Synchronized Swimming, has been given a two-year doping suspension referencing her time as an athletics coach.

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A Golden Wedding: Olympic Champs Kromowidjojo And Weertman Get Married

The freestyle Olympic champions have officially tied the knot after getting engage in 2019 before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Swim England Warns Soaring Energy Costs Could Force Public Pools to Close

Swim England’s chief executive calls on the new PM to provide government subsidies that would help pools stay open amid the U.K’s ongoing energy crisis.

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A Motorcycle Accident and Coaching Change Sparked Diogo Ribeiro’s Breakout Summer

A motorcycle accident last year left Diogo Matos Ribeiro (pictured right) hospitalized for a week and bedridden for a month after medaling at Euro Juniors.

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With the Death of Queen Elizabeth II, Commonwealth Ties Fray Further

Will the Commonwealth Games survive after the death of Queen Elizabeth II?

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Do You Love Swimming? See 3,903 Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming! Go here to see 3,903 Swim Jobs.

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2022 Jose Finkel Preview: Santos, Costa, and Scheffer Among Top Swimmers Entered

The 5-day SCM meet will feature the top swimmers in Brazil, as well as a handful of high-profile international swimmers.

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Olympic Roundup: IOC Issues Final Warnings to India, Guatemala

The IOC postponed its 2023 session in Mumbai from next May until at least September due to the questions surrounding the IOA.

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ASCA CEO Jennifer LaMont on Her First World Clinic, Moving ASCA Forward

One big point for LaMont was getting fresh faces as speakers, including Mel Marshall, Ron Aitken, and Russell Mark, who had never presented at ASCA before.

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3x Olympian Aimee Willmott Named Athlete Representative for British Swimming Board

Willmott, who represented Great Britain in the London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo 2020 (2021) Olympics, retired last November. 

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Black Swimming Association Nominated For National Lottery Project of the Year

The BSA is one of 17 finalists for the award recognizing the “inspirational project that do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding.”

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