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Links, Storylines, and Preview for 2014 Austin Grand Prix

Conor Dwyer is swimming a less-usual set of 200’s at the Austin Grand Prix.

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Bob Bowman Writing a Book; Release Planned for Late 2015 – Early 2016

Bob Bowman, the coach of Michael Phelps, is planning a book in the next two years.

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Former Pan-Am gold medalist Amanda Kendall to make return at Austin Grand Prix

Amanda Kendall appeared to be one of the rising stars of U.S. swimming before flaming out with two different college programs in six months. But she’s now back after a year-and-a-half hiatus, competing at the Austin Grand Prix.

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National Age Group Record Holder Isabella Rongione to Train With Gemmell, Ledecky

National Age Group Record holder Isabella Rongione, a distance swimmer, will join a training group with the world’s best distance swimmer.

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Ryan Lochte Plans Return for 2014 Orlando Grand Prix in February

The last time Ryan Lochte competed was in Barcelona at the 2013 World Championships, where he won three gold medals.

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Austin Grand Prix Psych Sheets; Lochte Entered But Won’t Swim

Olympian Natalie Coughlin will be among the headliners of a loaded women’s sprint field.

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Universal Sports Network to Air Extensive Coverage of Arena Grand Prix Series

The exclusive television home of 2013-14 Arena Grand Prix Series, Universal Sports Network is slated to broadcast extensive live coverage from the remaining five events of the latest edition of swimming’s top domestic series.

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Majority Of CA-NV Team Set For Japan Exchange Meet In February

It was announced in October that the Itoman Swim Club of Japan and the five LSCs of California-Nevada had setup…

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Dara Torres, Brooke Bennett to host Google+ hangout with fans on Tuesday

Dara Torres, producer of perhaps the best comeback in American swimming, will talk with Brooke Bennett, who recently officialized her Rio 2016 comeback, and the best part – you’re invited to join them!

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2013 Swammy Awards Wrap-Up

We’ve spent the last two weeks honoring the best and brightest of 2013. Here’s the final awards list.

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Chad Le Clos, 2013 SwimSwam Swammy Male Swimmer of the Year Award Winner

Chad le Clos rose to global stardom in 2013, and still managed to impress in the pool.

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Adrian and Ledecky Headline Arena Grand Prix at Austin

Top athletes expected to swim in Austin include Olympic Games gold medalists Nathan Adrian, Tyler Clary, Natalie Coughlin, Anthony Ervin, Matt Grevers, Katie Ledecky and Allison Schmitt.

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Hardcore Swim of the Week: Sayed Makes an Instant Impact

The HardCoreSwim of the week goes to Aly Sayed of West Windsor-Plainsboro High South in New Jersey. In his very first meet…

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Michael Phelps Statue Put On Display at International Swimming Hall of Fame For First Time

A statue of Michael Phelps now rests in the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s art collection, though the man himself is still not yet inducted.

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Michael Phelps 2016 Olympic Events Prediction: Gold Medal Minute Video

If Michael Phelps returns to competition, what events do you think he’ll swim at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials?

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