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Judge In Brock Turner Case Recalled, First CA Judge Recalled Since ’32

Aaron Persky, the California judge criticized for his sentence of former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, has been recalled by voters, making him the first California judge recalled since 1932.

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Smack Strap, The Comfort Replacement Goggle Straps

Smack Straps are the most comfortable competitive replacement goggle straps on the market, and they are available in 16 assorted colors.

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MOR Breaststroker/IMer Katie Sanders Commits to Illinois

Katie Sanders of Green Hope High School and Marlins of Raleigh has committed to swim for the University of Illinois next fall.

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How To Address Abuse: A Q&A with Alex Zelin, Nicole Johnson

A lot of questions have developed after Ariana Kukors came forward about her abuse, with many people pointing out what should have been done. The focus of our interview with Nicole Johnson, Ph.D., and Alexandra Zelin, Ph.D. is focused on how we prevent something right now. What can you do?

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YMCA Spartaquatics Swim Names Dan Mascolo as Head Coach

The YMCA of Greater Spartanburg has announced the hiring of Dan Mascolo (Cheshire YMCA) as Head Coach of the YMCA Spartaquatics Swim (YSSC) program.

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TYR Signs French Olympian Beryl Gastaldello

Former Texas A&M Aggie Beryl Gastaldello has signed with TYR.

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4x FHSAA 2A Champ Emily Cordovi Verbally Commits to In-state Seminoles

Emily Cordovi of Gulliver Preparatory School and Gulliver Swim Club has announced her verbal commitment to Florida State for 2019-20.

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WATCH: Cody Miller & Lilly King Breaststroke Practice (VLOG)

Watch Cody Miller’s latest vlog, featuring Lilly King and Australian Jessica Hansen.

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New Pro Schooling To Race Locally For First Time Since 2012

Singaporeans will get to cheer on their hero Joseph Schooling at home later this month, as the Olympic gold medalist will compete at the 14th Singapore National Championships.

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Former FL HS Coach Won’t Return To Teach While Under Investigation

Eric Hill, the former Florida high school swim coach under investigation, won’t return to Boca Raton High School to teach, local paper the Sun-Sentinel reports.

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Nicolo Martinenghi Will Officially Miss European Championships

Rising Italian breaststroke star Nicolo Martinenghi won’t compete at this summer’s European Championships.

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Swimming Canada Supports Recommendations By Skiing Abuse Victims

Swimming Canada released a statement this week supporting athlete safety recommendations brought public by four abuse victims of a former ski coach.

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19-Year-Old Olympic Finalist Tamsin Cook Hangs Up Goggles (For Now)

Former World Junior Champion and 2016 Olympic finalist Tamsin Cook of Australia is taking indefinite leave from elite competitive swimming.

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Northwestern Adds Jake Tapp To New Coaching Staff

Northwestern continues to round out its new combined-gender coaching staff, adding Canadian Olympian and former Arizona standout Jake Tapp to the staff two days after hiring Megan Hawthorne.

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Retired Former World Champion Filippo Magnini Facing Possible 8 Yr Ban

Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini may have retired last year from the sport of swimming, but the 36-year-old is still under investigation by Italy’s National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO) for his connection to a nutritionist involved in a Pesaro criminal probe.

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