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Swim Blogs United Welcomes Tennessee Swimmerella

Swim Blogs United is proud to announce the addition of Cheryl Richardson, also known as the Tennessee Swimmerella, to Swim…

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USA-Swimming Rule Change Proposals Include Major Overhauls to Abuse Reporting System, Glossary Rewrite

USA-Swimming has released all of the proposed rules changes that will be voted on at the House of Delegates meeting…

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Phelps, Team Speedo Swim Around the Earth to Fight Malaria

Girl Scouts sell cookies. Firefighters fill their boots. Sororities host car washes. In swimming, our go-to fundraiser is the famous…

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Suburban Phoenix High School Swim Teams Cut, Denied Chance to Self-Fund

The Tolleson Union High School District, a Western suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, has decided to cut the swimming programs at…

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Cielo Breaks Pre-Polyurethane World Record

Riddle: When is a time of 21.55 better than a time of 20.91? Cesar Cielo’s world-record time of 20.91 seconds,…

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The Truth Comes Out: USA Swimming Recommendation of Uchiyama Surfaces

The AP is reporting that the recommendation of Everett Uchiyama, the former USA National Team Director from 2002-2006, has finally…

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FINA.org Gets Design Overhaul

  Following the USASwimming.org major overhaul, FINA has unveiled it’s own site remake. The site has been down over the…

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2010 Swimming World Cup Sites Announced

Rio De Janeiro has been awarded a host slot for the next world cup! Swimming World Cup,  that is. Just…

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Conference Shakeups: The Potential Pac-10 Monster

Football is the straw that stirs the chocolate milk. We all understand that. But the rumors that have been flying…

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Phelps Lands Huge Appearance Fee To Compete In Paris Open

Michael Phelps has not competed in France since the World Cup Stop in Paris in 2001. That was 16 Olympic…

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The Unknown Epidemic-Swimming Can Save Your Child's Life

Let’s play a game of “Name That Cause of Death.” This Cause of Death represents over 25% of the deaths…

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New Poll: What Was the Most Impressive National High School Record Set In May?

The Month of May saw a slew of National High School Records come out of the California State Championships. But…

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Britain Sits Out Youth Olympics

Just a few weeks after the USA announced a change of heart about the Youth Olympic Games, Britain took  an…

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Colorado Country Club Alleges Coverup In Uchiyama Case

In the recently released list of 46 coaches who have been permanently banned or have permanently resigned from USA-Swimming, there…

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Names of 46 Coaches Banned From USA-Swimming Released

In the biggest move yet for USA-Swimming towards the transparency much desired by the swimming community, USA-Swimming has released a…

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