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Connor Hoppe allowed to compete at high school championships, per executive committee vote

Potential national record-challenger Connor Hoppe will be allowed to compete at the Sac-Joaquin Section Championships this weekend after an executive committee voted to overturn his ineligibility.

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Kramer is Youngest American to Swim Gibraltar Strait

Katie Kramer, a junior at Marshall University successfully swam the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday becoming the youngest American woman and…

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Indiana Adds Former Minnesota Men’s Head Coach Dennis Dale to Staff

Indiana has hired former Minnesota head coach Dennis Dale as their new Associate Head Coach.

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Can lion cubs pass the swimming test – Video

Swimming video is courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

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Belmont Plaza Olympic pool requesting historical information, pool records from fans

The Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, in the midst of a large-scale renovation, has requested more information from knowledgeable parties about the rich historical tradition of the pool.

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Nine U.S. National Swim Team Members to Visit Novant Hemby Children’s Hospital on Wednesday

Swimming news is courtesy of USA Swimming: Nine members of the USA Swimming National Team will visit the Novant Hemby…

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Q & A Open Water Swimming National Teamer Eva Fabian

With the upcoming USA Swimming Open Water Nationals coming up this June 13th & 15th at Lake Castaic in Southern…

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Sun Yang Returns To Competition; Xu Jiayu Swims Worlds Fastest 100m Backstroke at Chinese Spring Nationals

Xu Jiayu ran away from the rest of the field to claim the top time in the world in the…

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A Way To Build Long Course Endurance In Swimming

Courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam Partner. Featured Image: Anthony Ervin, Olympic Gold Medalist For some, the return of long course…

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FINA, International Governing Body for Water, Tweaks Logo

FINA has unveiled their newly re-styled logo, above. The changes are subtle, but overall tend toward a more modernized look.

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Venezuelan National Record Holder Carlo Claverie Commits to Louisville

Louisville head coach Arthur Albiero continues to hit South America hard in his recruiting.

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Mitty Girls, Bellarmine Boys Win League Titles at WCAL Championship Meet

Curtis Ogren (pictured) was a double event winner for St Francis at the 2014 West Catholic Athletic League swimming and diving championships. The Stanford-bound senior also helped the Lancers break two WCAL relay records.

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Former University of Richmond Swimmer Among Three Aboard Ill-Fated Hot Air Balloon Ride

Searchers found the body of Natalie Lewis on Sunday morning in Virginia, as the third victim of a hot air balloon…

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Las Lomas boys knock off defending section champs Campolindo at DFAL Championships, Campo girls dominate

The girls of Campolindo High School powered away with a Diablo Foothill Athletic League (DFAL) championships Saturday, while the Las Lomas Knights topped defending North Coast Section Champions Campolindo on the boys side.

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Not Happening – La Jolla Rough Water Swim Called off for 2014

It comes as a disappointment for lots of open water swimmers, but the 2014 La Jolla Rough Water Swimming has…

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