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Dubai 2010: Day 4 Preview – Light Schedule on Day 4, But Plenty of High Intensity Sprints Highlight Schedule

The action on Day 4 in Dubai takes a big slow down with only 5 finals and a slew of…

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2010 Dubai: Day 3 Recap: More Spectacular Swimming From Lochte, Youngin's on Day 3 in Dubai

1. Outside Smoke Rules the Day – Most top swimmers treat semi-final races as a chance to get stretched out…

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Dubai 2010: Day 3 Predictions Brings Intrigue, Anticipation of More World Records

Day 3 finals will be the busiest yet. Here’s the three things I’ll be watching for: 1. Young Swimmers Looking…

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Dubai 2010: Recaps and Results-More World Records Fall on Day 2

Day 2 was just as exciting as the day before, and upped the ante with two World Records. I’ll get…

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Dubai 2010: Day 2 Predictions and Picks See Lochte Shining, Wide-Open 100 Fly

Click here to watch a live video feed from Dubai, with finals starting at 10:30 AM Eastern Time on Thursday….

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Dubai 2010: Results, Feedback, and Analysis From Day 1 Finals; Semi-Final Highlights

Wow, there’s tons to talk about after one day of competition. 1. What’s the deal with the Americans? – Ryan…

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Israeli Contingent Arrives in Dubai Without Visas

The Israeli contingent has finally been allowed into the UAE for the World Championships that begin in about 7 hours,…

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Dubai 2010: News and Notes from the Twittersphere

Though many, especially in the older generation, have written off Twitter by saying that nobody cares what everyone is having…

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Dubai 2010: Day 1 Picks & Preview

Ready or not, it’s time for the show. The 2010 Short Course World Championships in Dubai get underway late Tuesday…

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FINA Continues to Learn Tough Lesson About Chosing Host Cities After Israelis Are Denied Entrance

After the disaster that was the Delhi Commonwealth Games in October, I wrote that the world’s sporting administrations, collectively, needed…

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In Brief: Stephanie Rice Returns to Competition at Queensland Swimming Championships

Australia’s Stephanie Rice, who was a triple gold-medalist in Beijing and is the world’s reigning medley queen, returned to competition…

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Psych Sheets for 2010 Dubai Short Course World Championships Posted

Official entry lists for the Dubai 2010 World Short Course Championships have been posted on OmegaTiming.com. Click here to view…

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USA Swimming Press Release Outlines Search for New National Team Director

USA- Swimming has published a press-release that outlines the process for hiring a replacement for Mark Schubert as the National…

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2008 British Olympian Ben Hockin Suspended for Improper Nationality Change

British…err…Paraguayan…err…Swimmer Ben Hockin is having a bit of an identity crisis at the moment. The swimmer, who was born in…

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USA Swimming Releases Event Lineup for 2010 World Championships

While we are still waiting for official psych sheets to be released for the upcoming FINA Short Course World Championships,…

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