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Americans, Russians Poised to Finish Universiade With More Medals

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss took the 2nd seed in the men’s 400 IM as the Russians and the Americans are both lined up to win at least 5 more medals in the last pool session of the meet on Tuesday evening. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Yannick Agnel Swims First Race Under NBAC Banner at Midsummer Invite

French Olympic Champion Yannick Agnel had a test swim on Sunday at the NBAC Midsummer Invite. (Photo Courtesy: ERIO TAC FRANCE)

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Chocova Breaks Meet Record Monday Morning at Universiade

Petra Chocova not only bettered Yulia Efimova in the women’s 50 breast prelim, she also broke Megan Jendrick’s meet record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championship Previews: Yang’s Shape Questioned, But Still a Big Favorite in 1500

China’s Sun Yang has had his conditioning publicly questioned by his coach, but he’s still a favorite in the 1500 in which he holds the World Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Andrew King Victim Receives $1.3M Settlement from Park District

The North Whidbey Park and Recreation District has now paid out almost $5 million in settlements, and they don’t appear to be done yet. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championships Preview: Can Dana Vollmer Avoid the 100 Fly Post-Olympic Curse?

History is not on the side of the World Record holder and her ability to win the World Championship in the women’s 100 fly (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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USA Swimming Hires Lobbying Firm to Oppose California Billl SB 131

USA Swimming believes that SB 131 doesn’t do enough to protect children, and as such are making efforts to oppose it.

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Winn Aung Breaks 200 Meter Free National Age Group Record

Winn Aung of the Redding Swim Team broke his third different National Age Group Record of the summer on Friday morning. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: A Young Japanese Contender for Lochte in the Men’s 200 IM

Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Should USA Swimming Revise Their Relay Selection Process for International Competitions?

Should USA Swimming consider athletes who traditionally perform better in relays than they do in their individual events? Megan Romano went 52.90 in the 4×100 freestyle relay at the World University Games, her time is 1.55 seconds faster than her time in the individual 100 freestyle. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Pylitt Replaces Jill Chasson as Chair of USA Swimming National Board of Review

USA Swimming has appointed Buddy Pylitt as the new Chair of the ever-important National Board of Review.

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Russians Burn Up Pool Again on Morning 2 at World University Games

The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Development Committee Proposes Overhaul of USA Swimming ‘Sectional’ Meets

USA Swimming has proposed significant changes to the Sectional Championships infrastructure.

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2013 Worlds Preview: A Humbled Magnussen and Resurgent Russia

All signs abroad are that James “the Missile” Magnussen has his sights set on a 100 freestyle gold in Barcelona. (Photo: Swimming Australia)

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Queen of 1964 Olympics Sharon Stouder Passes Away at 64

Sharon Stouder was at the front-end of the modern American female Olympic swimmer, and won medals in half of the offered events in 1964. (Photo Credit: Kroon, Ron / Anefo)

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