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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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In Brief: Hosszu To Leave Late for Dubai Trip

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu, who recently tore apart the USA-Swimming Short Course National Championships, will be travelling to Dubai to participate…

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In Brief: Thoman Replaces Peirsol on Dubai Roster

USA Swimming has released it’s final roster for Dubai, which includes Nick Thoman replacing Aaron Peirsol on the roster. Both…

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Florida's Troy, Cal's McKeever Named Head Coaches for London 2012

USA-Swimming has reached into two of the NCAA’s top programs to choose their head men’s and women’s coaches for the…

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10 Observations During USA Swimming Short Course Nationals

Day 1 Recap | Day 2 Recap | Day 3 Recap | Full Results Despite a diminished field compared to…

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Day 3 of Short Course Nationals Wraps up With the Third 5-bagger for the Trojans; Grevers Posts Career Best 100 Free Time

The Trojans continued their dominance on the third day of the meet. After picking up 5 wins on each of…

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USC Trojans Continue Dominance With 5 More Event Wins at Short Course Nationals; Lochte Winless on Day 2

Day 2 is in the books at USA Short Course Nationals, and the USC Trojans appear to be in prime…

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