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14 Questions for 2014

2013 was our first Phelps-less year in a long while. Will the New Year bring a return of the iconic pre-race body-slaps?

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Katie Ledecky 7th; Missy Franklin 9th in Eurosport’s Top 10 Athletes of 2013

Katie Ledecky (front) and Missy Franklin (back) were two of the top 10 athletes in the world in 2013, according to EuroSport.

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Castaic Lake chosen as new host for Open Water Nationals

The southern California lake will host the meet for the second straight year after safety concerns moved the meet from its original North Carolina host.

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Missy Franklin Finishes 3rd in AP Female Athlete of the Year Voting

Missy Franklin has finished in the top 3 of the AP Female Athlete of the Year voting for the second-straight year.

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2015 FINA World Championships Going Indoor/Outdoor

The newly constructed Kazan Arena will sport both temporary pools and a temporary roof for the 2015 World Championships.

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Dagny Knutson to Get Her College Scholarship, After all

2011 World Champion Dagny Knutson had her NCAA appeal denied earlier this year, but she’ll still wind up with a scholarship anyway.

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Four Swimmers, Including Hosszu and Franklin, Nominated for AIPS Award

Missy Franklin was one of four swimmers nominated for the AIPS Athlete of the Year award.

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California High Schooler Matthew Klotz Named USA Deaf Sports Male Athlete of the Year

Matthew Klotz (center) seen with Marcus Titus and Terence Parkin, the two greatest deaf swimmers in history, in Bulgaria at the 2013 Deaflympic

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Accuser Moran: Banning Ivey Was the Right Thing to Do

Mitch Ivey’s alleged victim Suzette Moran spoke with Ceci Christy after his lifetime ban from USA Swimming went into affect this week.

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2014 Open Water Nationals Moved From Wrightsville Beach Over Safety Concerns

The 2014 Open Water National Championships are not going to be at Wrightsville Beach, but they won’t travel far either.

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Olympic Medalist Mitch Ivey’s Lifetime Ban Becomes Official

The month-long appeal period for the lifetime ban on former swim coach Mitch Ivey has expired with no result, meaning that…

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Nicholas Norman Becomes 3rd 15-16 in History to Clear 15-Minute Mile at Chesapeake Pro-Am

Nicholas Norman is on the precipice of becoming the next great Mission Viejo distance swimmer.

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Brooke Bennett on Comeback Trail for 2016 Olympics: Gold Medal Minute Video

Bennett was the most dominant distance swimmer from 1996-2000. She claimed gold at 16 in the 800 freestyle at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. At the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, she won gold in the 400 and 800 meter freestyle.

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Associate Head Coach Donny Brush Resigns from Indiana

Donny Brush (right) with Indiana head coach Ray Looze (left) at the 2013 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Sub-19 from Schneider; Sub-22 from Vanderpool-Wallace on Day 3 of OKC Pro-Am

Even swimming his 3rd round of the evening, Josh Schneider won the 50 free shootout on Saturday with an 18.96.

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