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Backlash Rides over MIAA Decision to Cut Fall Swimming

Update: The MIAA reversed its decision, after hearing concerns, and plans to hold both a boys’ and a girls’ tournament…

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Aquajets 13-14’s Crush 4 NAG Relay Records

Rachel Bootsma is the face of the Aquajets, but when she moves on to Cal next year, there will be plenty left. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Japan Names 27 to Olympic Roster

Even with tough standards, all but 6 event champions are headed to London (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Japanese Men’s Medley Becomes Clearer After Final Day of Trials

No new Olympic spots were handed out, but Haruka Ueda did look very good in the women’s 50 free. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Sun Yang’s 14:42 Shows More World Records Coming

After some average swims earlier in this meet in the 200-800 freestyles, China’s Sun Yang really puffed out his chest on…

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USA Swimming Chops 2013 WUG Games Rosters in Half

The competition for a spot on the 2013 World University Games Roster just got hotter.

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Irie Nearly Repeats World Leading 200 Back Time

Japanese backstroker Ryosuke Irie finished his meet with another spectacular swim in the 200 back. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Dave and Gary

Meet Dave and Gary… the only authors on SwimSwam that need a disclaimer

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Sun Wins, Shun Sits on Day 5 at Chinese Trials

Sun Yang was back in action on day 5 of the Chinese Long Course National Championships and Olympic Trials in Shaoxing,…

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Kitajima Swims Textile-Best on Day 5 of Japanese Trials

Kosuke Kitajima continued to look as strong as ever, this time with a win in the 200 breast. (Thanks to YouTube user 真之介 山田 for uploading the video).

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Wilkinson Drops 200 IM From Olympic Lineup

Canada’s Julia Wilkinson has dropped the 200 IM from her 2012 London Olympic event schedule, according to her personal website. The…

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France Pegs 41 for European Championships, Bousquet; Ress Included

The lofty French standards for the Olympics resulted in a team of only 29 headed to London, but a more-lenient…

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Two National Records Go Down on Day 4 at Japanese Trials

Women’s 100 Backstroke The Olympics are going to be awesome this year. There are so many swimmers who are so…

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March’s Masters of Medleys

Katinka Hosszu was among a group of impressive early-season IM’s (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

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KLJ Leaving Stars, Headed to SwimMAC

The 25-year old Olympic medalist is headed back east. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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