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FINA to Assemble Task Force to Investigate Crippen's Death

FINA announced in a press release on it’s official website this morning that they would be assembling a Task Force,…

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Taiwan to Promote National Swimming Program-Should America Too?

Taiwanese officials have announced that they are launching a national swimming initiative that aims to move national swimming proficiency in…

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More Details Surfacing in Crippen's Death: Updated with Comments

As would be expected as people begin to wrap their heads around the tragedy that happened yesterday in the UAE…

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Immediate Focus Turns to Teammates in the Aftermath of Crippen Tragedy

There are many questions to be asked about the tragedy that happened this morning in UAE that resulted in the…

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U.S. Open Water star Crippen dies during race

Fran Crippen, 26, died today during a World Cup marathon race in the United Arab Emirates. While competing in an…

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Bousquet, World's Top Sprinter, Gets Doping Ban…And Nobody Cares.

Imagine if when your Friday morning paper came out, the headline of the front page of the Sports section was about…

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Handicapping the Golden Goggles Awards

This year, USA Swimming is opening voting for its version of the Academy Awards, the Golden Goggles Awards, to the…

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Delhi-Belly Drama a Predictable Outcome of Commonwealth Games

The 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India were, by most accounts, a failure. Between last-minute completion of event venues, injuries…

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USA Swimming Announces Roster for World Short Course Championships in Dubai

(Update: On the latest release of the USA-Swimming Roster, Nick Thoman has replaced Aaron Peirsol) USA-Swimming has announced its roster…

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2010 Commonwealth Games Kick Off Today in India: Races to Watch

The 2010 Commonwealth Games kick off today in Delhi, India, with the first swimming competition getting underway tomorrow evening. Throughout…

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French Olympic Champ Laure Manaudou Returns to the Pool

The Associated Foreign Press is reporting that French superstar Laure Manaudou returned to the pool earlier this week to begin…

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Barcelona Replaces Dubai as Hosts of 2013 World Championships

Fina has selected Barthelona, ahem, Barcelona, Spain to host the 2013 Fina Long Course World Championships at its first annual…

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Email from Wielgus: New Athlete Partnership Plan Prepared, Ready to Be Approved

The following is an email that was sent out today by Chuck Weilgus, the current CEO of USA-Swimming. Read as…

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Original APP Executive Summary With the Contractual Commitments

We’ve had lots of questions about what exactly is in the Athlete Partnership Plan, so we tracked it down and…

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Were the Issues with the APP Blown Out of Proportion?

As it turns out, USA-Swimming and the USOC were not as far appart on the ill-fated Athlete Partnership Plan as…

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