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2013 Duel in the Pool Set for Glasgow, Scotland in December

Matt Grevers led an American 1-2-3 with Nick Thoman and Ryan Lochte at the 2011 edition of the Duel in the Pool in 2011.

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In Briefs: Venezuelan National Record, Chinese Swimmer Nearly Drowns

High School swimming is heating up in the Northeastern United States.

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New Belmont Pool Will Only be Capable of Outdoor Long Course Meets; to Open in 2017

The Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool will no longer be an option for indoor 50 meter meets in Southern California.

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Ledecky, Van Pool Awarded at USAS Convention

Katie Ledecky at the 2013 FINA World Championships, she was honored multiple times this weekend. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Loeffler, McClendon, Silverman Other Convention Award Winners

Awards galore at the USAS Convention. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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USA Swimming House of Delegates Approves Membership Dues Increase

The House of Delegates has passed the dues increase beginning in 2015.

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Wielgus: “Cancer Has Made Me a Better Leader”

USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus gave his “State of the Sport” address on Saturday. In addition to his health, Wielgus also addressed USA Swimming’s opposition to SB 131.

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Stratton: Dues Increase Most Important Item at HOD Vote

Based on conversation both here on SwimSwam and elsewhere, the USA Swimming-proposed dues increase is certainly the most heated topic…

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USA Swimming Passes Legislation Restricting Coach-Swimmer Relationships

USA Swimming has passed legislation that restricts certain coach-athlete relationships (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Katie Ledecky Wins ‘Performance Award’ at USAS Convention

Katie Ledecky (center) beat Lotte Friis (left) and Lauren Boyle (right) to win the women’s 1500 free in Barcelona in one of the best racesever. (Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Emily Kopas Gets Second Entry on the USA Swimming Junior National Team

Floridia Emily Kopas has been added as a 7th member of the 2013-2014 Junior National Team in the 200 breaststroke. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Hounds Raise $8,000 in Swim Across America Event

The Assumption College Women’s Swimming and Diving team took part in the Swim Across America event this past weekend at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Rhode Island. The Hounds raised $8,000 during the event, with that money going directly to the Women’s and Infant’s Oncology section that specializes in Ovarian Cancer Research.

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USA Swimming Posts Qualifying Standards for Minneapolis Grand Prix

Ryan Lochte was one of the few elites that made the trek for the Minneapolis Grand Prix last year. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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USA Swimming Surpasses 400,000 Members in Record Year

Somewhere Michael Phelps is cheering! The Olympic icon’s goal has always been to grow the sport. Today USA Swimming reports that it has eclipsed more than 400,000 members and saw its largest year-round athlete membership growth in the organization’s history. (Image courtesy of USpresswire)

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Germany’s Thomas Bach, Olympic Champion, Takes Over IOC President Presidency

The IOC has a new president, and for the first time, it’s an Olympic gold medal athlete. (Photo: Sven Teshcke)

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