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Swiss Swimming Federation Looking For New Head Coach

The Swiss Swimming Federation will be looking for a new National Team Head Coach for January 2014. The Swiss Swimming…

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British Swim Coaches Association Honors Jon Rudd as Coach of the Year

Jon Rudd has been named the top coach in Britain by their swim coaches’ association.

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Revenge of the Nerds: All-time Women’s Olympic Medal Winners

You might be surprised to learn that it’s Kirsty Coventry who has won the most individual Olympic medals, among women, of all time. Believe it. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Kirsty Coventry)

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Junior National Team Breaststroker Emily Kopas Commits to Michigan

Emily Kopas is following in her family’s maize-and-blue footsteps.

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Indian Swimmer’s Doping Ban Reduced From Two Years to One

Jyotsna Pansare’s doping sentence is being reduced to only 1 year, and she will be able to keep all of the wins and records she set.

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Austin Swimming Gets Injection of Enthusiasm with Hansen & Foley

Brendan Hansen has stepped into a roll as coach at Lost Creek Aquatics in suburban Austin. “Now is the time for me to teach the younger generations everything that I’ve learned in the sport,” said Hansen, who will be coaching at all three Lost Creek Aquatics locations.

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Duke Picks up Sub-49 Butterflier for Class of 2014

Duke has brought in another impressive butterflier – their fifth guy under 50 seconds in high school in the last two recruiting classes.

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South Carolina Men Get Their First Big Verbal of the Season Kananowicz

The South Carolina Gamecocks have signed a strong recruit from Idaho for the class of 2014.

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Florida Signs In-State Freestyler/Backstroker from St. Petersburg

Florida has gotten a verbal commitment from a Florida 1A sprinter – a group they’ve nailed in recruiting for the last year.

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San Antonio In Discussion for 2015 U.S. Junior Nationals; U.S. Open

San Antonio’s new Northside Aquatic Center could host big national meets in 2013.

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Studio Theatre in D.C. Produces Play About a Swimmer Discovering Steroids

Red Speedo is a play about a swimmer who, on the eve of the Olympic Trials, discovered performance-enhancing drugs of a competitor in a refrigerator. (Photo Courtesy: Teddy Wolff)

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Swimmer’s Snorkel Goes Pink to Fight Cancer

During the month of October, FINIS is issuing a special offer on the Pink Swimmer’s Snorkel. In addition to receiving their Snorkel, customers will receive a *FREE* Pink Mesh Gear Bag along with their order.

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Records Fall At Purple-Gold Intrasquad Meet

“We couldn’t be more pleased at where we are right now,” Pirate head coach Rick Kobe said. “We anticipate having another outstanding season and with all the fast swims today and the 10 records set; we’re well on our way.”

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Florida Men and Women Win the Pinch A Penny All Florida Invitational

Both Gator programs walk away from the Pinch A Penny All Florida Invitational with victories.

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5-Time North Carolina Individual State Champion Commits to North Carolina State

Lauren Rhodes has decided to stay in-state and commit to the Wolfpack.

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