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FINA Announces Qualifying Standards for London 2012

FINA has posted the 2012 Olympic Times standards, along with a comparison of the qualifying marks versus the last 4…

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Lochte to Swim 6 Events at 2011 World Championships

Fresh off of his Golden Goggles award for Male Swimmer of the Year, in an interview with ESPN Ryan Lochte…

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UPDATED: Ken Stopkotte Saga Takes a New Twist

(Updated 11/24 with more details about the fraud, statement from the school district.) The seemingly never ending saga of Ken…

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And the Award Goes To…Recapping the 2010 Golden Goggles

The big winners at the USA Swimming Golden Goggles Awards are….Drumroll please….Ryan Lochte and Rebecca Soni! Ok, so the drumroll…

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Coutts, Huegill Big Winners at Australian Version of "Golden Goggles"

As USA Swimming is gearing up for the Golden Goggles Awards, Swimming Australia got a jump start, thanks to time…

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Bootsma Takes Down National Record

Stop me if you’ve heard this story before. A National High School Record, set by one of the great high…

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Online Donations Now Being Accepted for Fran Crippen's Elevation Foundation

Elevation Athletics, Fran Crippen’s former management company, has launched an online donations site for donating to the Elevation Foundation set…

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San Antonio's Northside ISD Gets Approval for $14 Million National Swim Center Mega-Facility

When people think of the United States’ great permanent swimming facilities, almost all of them exist in swimming mecca’s Florida…

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FINA Launches Shanghai 2011 Landing Page, Including Some Interesting Hints About Upcoming World Champs

FINA has launched their official Shanghai 2011 landing page, which is full with all kind of useful information, like which…

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Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte Clean Up on Final Day in Minneapolis

Fifteen-year old Missy Franklin, unsatisfied with her double wins on the first two nights of the Minneapolis Grand Prix, kicked…

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More Missy in Minneapolis on Day 2

Missy Franklin is taking over the Minneapolis Grand Prix early this season, and based on her versatility, she has to…

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A Year Before Decision Made, 2018 Commonwealth Games Host Candidates Launch Bid Sites

With just under a year before the announcement is made as to who will host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the…

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Ricky Berens, Gopher Natives Impress on First Day of Minneapolis Grand Prix

Despite the disappointment of the last-minute absence of one Mr. Michael Phelps, the first day of the Minneapolis Grand Prix…

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Schubert Out as USA Swimming Coach

Back in September, USA-Swimming National Team Coach Mark Schubert was forced into a 60-day leave of absence from the team,…

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Phelps Out for Minnesota Grand Prix

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Rumors have been swirling since Tuesday that Michael Phelps had withdrawn from…

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