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Women’s 100 Meter Backstroke – US Nationals Preview – Missy Franklin leads Golden Bear attack

Since at least 2011, the women’s 100 backstroke has been all but owned by Missy Franklin, the defending Olympic and World Champs gold medalist.

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How to achieve Early Vertical Forearm

Brian Bolster, Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics, wanted to tackle the issue of Early Vertical Forearm (EVF) and succeeded spectacularly with the development of the Bolster Paddles.

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Michael Phelps Will Be on One of Six Covers of ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue

When ESPN the Magazine releases its Body Issue on Friday, a special annual edition that shows the different figures of…

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Sarasota YMCA promotes from within, Brent Arckey to be new head coach

With head coach Steve Brown leaving to join the University of Arizona’s coaching staff, the Sarasota YMCA has promoted senior assistant coach Brent Arckey to be its new head coach, the team announced via Twitter this morning.

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3-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend extends agreement with A3 Performance

Townsend is an 8-time NCAA Champion, World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian and an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

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Women’s 400 Meter Individual Medley – US Nationals Preview – Experience Trumps Youth

Olympic silver medalist Elizabeth Beisel is our favorite to win the women’s 400 IM at Nationals in August.

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European Junior Championships Preview

The European Junior Championships will be held in Dordrecht from July 9th-13th…

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USC Names Captains for 2014-2015 Season; NCAA Champ Quintero Among Them

2014 NCAA Champion Cristian Quintero has been named a team captain for the 2014-2015 season, despite having been confirmed last year to have exhausted his eligibility.

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Switzerland Names Roster For European Championships

The Swiss have finalized their roster for the 2014 European Championships which will be held August 13-24 in Berlin, Germany….

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Team USA Sends 94 to the 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Team

2014 YOG swimmer Courtney Mykkanen is the daughter of Olympian John Mykkanen, who at age 17 claimed silver in the men’s 400-meter freestyle at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.

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Connor Jaeger and Sean Ryan Headline The Motor City Mile Swim

USA Swimming National Team members Connor Jaeger (Fair Haven, N.J.) and Sean Ryan (Chattanooga, Tenn.) will make an appearance at…

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Utah, Arizona rematch to happen in Tuscon November 1 with UNLV also present

The Utah Utes have released their 2014-2015 schedule, which will include a road rematch of one of last year’s most memorable upsets.

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Men’s 100 Meter Breaststroke – US Nationals Preview

MEN’S 100 METER BREASTSTROKE – US NATIONALS PREVIEW Day 4, Saturday, August 9th Defending national champ: Kevin Cordes (59.99) Defending U.S….

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Alshammar, Sjostrom lead 21-person Swedish Euro Champs roster

On the heels of the Swedish Championships last week, the Swedish Swimming Federation has announced its official entry roster for the European Championships, headed by World Record breaker Sarah Sjostrom and 36-year-old un-retired sprinter Theresa Alshammar.

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Alec Page Removed from 2014 Pan Pacs, Commonwealth Games Rosters

The one month suspension handed out to Canadian Olympian Alec Page after a doping violation at the 2014 Canadian national championship…

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