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FINIS partners with Tri-Dimensions to Expand Global Reach

FINIS, Inc., a worldwide leader in technical swimming development, is proud to announce that Tri-Dimensions, a Germany-based triathlon retailer, will now represent FINIS in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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European Games; Day One Prelims

Marrit Steenbergen of the Netherlands and Arina Openysheva of Russia both hit the wall in a time of 55.18, tying for this morning’s fastest qualifying time in the women’s 100 freestyle…

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Natalie Coughlin Appears in ESPN’s “The Body” Issue for 2015

In the wake of her shiny new 50m backstroke American record, fans will now get to see 12-time Olympic medalist…

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FINA suspends newly-elected aquatic committee of Sri Lanka

FINA has suspended the new committee of the Sri Lankan Aquatic Sports Union after local elections were conducted in violation of a FINA directive.

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Breaking Down Michael Phelps’ Arena Pro Swim Series At Santa Clara Performance

Michael Phelps is starting to inch his way back towards the type of schedule he would do at a meet before his retirement. He’s competing in more 200s, doing more multi-event days, and for the first time since his comeback, he looks as though he’s truly put in the work to be competitive in these races.

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Villaecija Just Out-touches Belmonte for 2015 Spanish 5k Open Water Title

The 2015 Spanish Open Water Nationals continued yesterday, with competitors taking to Lake Banyoles just outside of Barcelona to contest…

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Former Puerto Rican Olympian Gary Goodner Sr. added to USA Swimming’s banned list

Gary Goodner, Sr., a former Tampa Bay Aquatics coach and Puerto Rican Olympian, has been permanently banned from USA Swimming as of last December.

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USC Lands 200 and 500 Free Tennessee State Champion Tatum Wade for 2016

The USC Trojans have snagged a big-time commitment from Nashville Aquatic Club’s Tatum Wade for the class of 2020. The rising Christ…

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Dana Vollmer: “I Want To Be Back In And Feel That Thrill”

“I hated when I saw the rumors that I actually did retire; I never did retire. I always wanted to leave it open for myself and I want to get back into shape. It’s one of those things that if I can get back into shape, maybe I’ll see what I can go in the pool.”

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Donahue cracks 59, Ziegler hits comeback-best 400 free at Tennessee Invite

Olympian Claire Donahue blasted one of the best 100 fly times in the nation so far this year in Tennessee, one of several Olympians to light up the Tennessee Aquatics June Invitational in Knoxville.

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World Leading Femke Heemskerk reviews first ever meet in U.S. (Video Interview)

Current world leader Femke Heemskerk of the Netherlands was all but untouchable during her first ever taste of competition on U.S. soil.

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Video: Aussie Dolphins Wrap up in Townsville, Ready to Take on Kazan

Emily Seebohm is just one of the Aussies featured in the Dolphins’ Townsville Grand Prix wrap-up video.

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Cross-country from Santa Clara, Donahue, Schneider & more impress in local competitions

While most of the eyes of swimming fandom were locked on Santa Clara this weekend for the finale of the Arena Pro Swim Series, a number of high-profile athletes chose to stay closer to home for various local meets.

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Shouts From The Stands: Brent Hayden The Canadian Underdog Legend

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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2015 Arena Pro Swim Santa Clara – Day 4 Race Videos

Watch Katinka Hosszu, Michael Phelps, and Connor Jaeger from day four of the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Santa Clara.

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