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Iranian Olympic Swimmer Injured, Wife Killed in Car Crash

Former Olympic swimmer Hamid Mobarrez was severely injured in a car crash, and his wife was killed, in January in New…

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Tan Splits 20.02 Fly On Harvard Medley

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Hazardous Materials Incident Involving Chlorine At Buffalo High School

Media outlets in Buffalo, NY are reporting a hazardous materials situation involving chlorine at a local high school. Authorities say…

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IOC Delivers “New Norm” to Make Olympics Affordable & Legacy-Oriented

Today the IOC unveiled “The New Norm,” a list of 118 reforms aimed at making the Olympic Games more affordable and legacy-oriented for future host cities.

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Brazilian Swimming Pioneer Arthur Carepa Dies

Brazilian legend Arthur Sampaio Carepa died last Friday night in Belem, Brazil at 95 years old. He was hospitalized a month…

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Michael Andrew, Reece Whitley Bromance? GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Michael Andrew and Reece Whitley? Is there a beef between these two or is this a swimming bromance?

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WISCA Poll Update: Madison W. Extends Lead Going Into Sectionals Week

In the 2nd-to-last WISCA poll of the boys season, Madison West has extended its lead over Waukesha South-Catholic Memorial by 95 points, bring their total lead to 182 points in the Division 1 poll.

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Buffalo Sweeps Events Against Cleveland State in Women’s Dual

Buffalo vs Cleveland State (women’s dual) Saturday, February 3rd Alumni Arena Natatorium, Buffalo, NY Short course yards Results Team Scores…

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IPC Announces 6 Fewer Events for Tokyo, Same Number of Athletes as Rio

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will feature six fewer swim races in total than in Rio.

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Nitro Confident in Partnership with FINIS (Video Feature)

 FINIS, Inc. recently announces it’s new team sponsorship on Nitro Swimming, so SwimSwam took a visit down to Nitro to hear the teams initial thoughts. 

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South African Chad Le Clos Eyes Commonwealth Games History

South African Olympian Chad Le Clos is on the hunt for his 3rd consecutive 200m butterfly title at this year’s Commonwealth…

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Adidas Unveils Its Fastest Adizero Yet

adidas swim today announces its most advanced development of the adizero line, with the launch of adizero XVIII.

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11 Ways Masters And Age Group Meets Are Different

I was at our team’s Masters meet this weekend and I noticed how the energy was different than at an age group meet. In addition to fewer swimmers and spectators, everyone looked relaxed.

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Kirsty Coventry Appointed IOC Athletes’ Commission Chairperson

Zimbabwean Olympic legend Kirsty Coventry is adding another feather in her post-retirement accomplishment hat, as the 34-year-old has been appointed Chairperson of the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission.

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Counsilman-Hunsaker Partners With National Swimming Pool Foundation

Counsilman-Hunsaker and the National Swimming Pool FoundationⓇ (NSPFⓇ) announce a partnership to provide the aquatic industry with a digital web-based application designed to enhance the safety and sustainability of aquatic facilities: Facility Manager.

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