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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Youth to Threaten Smoliga & Baker in 50BK

USA Swimming constantly has young swimmers cropping up to take place of seasoned stars, and that couldn’t be more true in women’s backstroke.

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USA Swimming Plans to Change Model for Pro Swim Series Hosting

USA Swimming previously paid a management fee to host the Pro Swim Series. Beginning in the 2019-2020 season, they’ll ask cities to pay for the right to host.

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Natalie Coughlin Accuses Her Former Club Coach of Body Shaming

Natalie Coughlin is scheduled to make an appearance on the sports talk show Undeniable with Joe Buck on Tuesday, July…

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2018 Columbus Pro Swim Series: SwimSquad Projections

Columbus will see a bit of a skeleton crew for SwimSquads – every team should have an empty spot amongst its starters, making contributions from the top-tier swimmers even more vital.

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See Columbus Pro Swim Series Psych Sheets Here

The psych sheets for the 2018 Pro Swim Series’ final regular-season stop show a somewhat-lighter field (though still dotted with plenty Olympians) and much of the drama centered around the ongoing battles for the series points lead.

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Behind the Scenes with USA Swimming Team at Mare Nostrum

Among the topics discussed: what advice World Record holder Adam Peaty would give to his 16-year old self.

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Expense Savings Offset Member Shortfalls in USA Swimming 2017 Budget

Despite membership and sponsor revenue shortfalls, USA Swimming reported that its 2017 budget was up over $400,000.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Drabot, Meitz Looking to Surge in 400 FR

Katie Drabot is leading the chase pack behind the leaders of the industry, Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Dressel Dominant In Men’s Splash-N-Dash

Caeleb Dressel is the clear favorite in the men’s 50 free at the 2018 U.S. National Championships.

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IU Studs, Schmitt, Meili Expected at Pro Swim Series Finale

Among the standouts expected to headline the field are Olympic champions Lilly King and Allison Schmitt, as well as fellow individual Olympic medalists Chase Kalisz and Katie Meili.

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Lilly King Wins 2nd-Straight Big Ten Athlete of the Year Award

Indiana junior swimmer Lilly King was named the Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year on Thursday, making the second-straight season…

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Practice + Pancakes: Stanford Men Get Up to Speed During Finals Week

After getting pancakes in Berkeley with the Cal men, we couldn’t resist heading down to Palo Alto and seeing what the Stanford men were up to.

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What’s At Stake At 2018 U.S. Nationals? All Selection Procedures Here

Team USA will select its travel teams for five major 2018 and 2019 international meets at this summer’s National Championships. Check out simplified selection procedures for all five meets here.

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Dan Laak Named USA Diving High Performance Director

Courtesy: USA Diving INDIANAPOLIS – USA Diving has announced that three-time Olympic coach Dan Laak has been named the organization’s…

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UGA’s Laak Moving On To High Performance Director Job With USA Diving

University of Georgia diving coach Dan Laak will be leaving the college realm to move into the High Performance Director job with USA Diving. The diving federation announced the move today.

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