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High School Teacher Luther Davis Swims 164-Mile St. John’s River

Davis traced the path of a raindrop from his backyard to the Atlantic Ocean to raise awareness for water preservation and management.

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SwimSwam Pulse: Nearly 60% Predict Lopez As Next Auburn Skipper

Nearly 60% of voters predicted that current assistant Sergio Lopez would be the next head coach at Auburn University.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Kolesnikov Cracks WJR… Again

It’s becoming a common headline around these parts: Kliment Kolesnikov breaks World Junior Record.

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Northwestern Plans To Combine Men’s, Women’s Programs With New Coach

Northwestern University will combine its men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs under one new coach. A job opening for “Director of Swimming and Diving (Men’s/Women’s) is already listed on the school’s site.

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Accused Coach Scott MacFarland Resigns, “Retires From Coaching”

Swim coach Scott MacFarland, who has been accused by a former swimmer of starting a sexual relationship with her when she…

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Former Aussie Head Coach Brian Sutton Arrested At Age C’ships

While attending day 5 of the Georgina Hope Foundation Australia Age Swimming Championships, former Australian Head Coach Brian Sutton was arrested by local police for refusing to leave the Sydney Olympic Park (SOPAC) venue.

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Another One: Katherine Wagner Transfers from ASU to Minnesota

The Arizona State revolving door keeps spinning, as Chatsworth, Calif. native Katherine Wagner has announced her decision to leave ASU to pursue new opportunities at Minnesota.

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Dopers’ Double Atop the 200 Breast at Russian Nationals

Vitalina Simonova and Yulia Efimova (above), both of whom have served doping suspensions, went 1-2 in the 200 breaststroke on Tuesday.

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MAC Frosh of the Year Carter Swift Heads to ASU after EMU Fallout

In yet another wrinkle this off-season, ASU’s incoming class will grow by one more with a recent announcement from former Eastern Michigan student-athlete Carter Swift.

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Michaela Ryan Posts 1:58 200 Free at Australian Age Champs Day 4

Ryan’s best time going into the meet was 2:02.30, then she went 2:01.50 in prelims, and 1:58.91 in finals.

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Aussies Cautiously Optimistic W/ New Trials Timing Headed To Pan Pacs

The dominating performances by Australia at the 2018 Commonwealth Games may lend insight into how effective the nation’s new Trials timing schedule is, but the positive results could also be attributed to a home Games.

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USA Swimming CEO to Meet Face-to-Face With Sarah Ehekircher

Ehekircher filed a SafeSport complaint against her former coach in 2010, which was closed without punishment.

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Park Tae Hwan Getting Back To Peak Form In Asian Games Bid

Multi-Olympic medalist Park Tae Hwan of Korea will be competing in his homeland this week, aiming to make his 4th Asian Games squad.

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Grand Canyon University Analyzes First Year in Division I (Video Report)

SwimSwam spoke with head coach Steve Schaffer as well as a few of GCU’s stand out athletes this year about their experience competing at the highest level. 

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IOC Pushing for African Hosts for 2022 Youth Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the composition of the IOC Evaluation Commission for the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), which will be held in Africa in 2022.

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