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Designs Approved For New $38.5 Million UBC Aquatic Centre

The University of British Columbia, a nearly 50,000-student university in Vancouver, has announced plans for a new $38.5 million aquatics…

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2015 World Masters Championships Date Set for Kazan, Russia

The Kazan Arena, seen here at the closing of the Summer Universiade (World University Games), will be transformed into a natatorium for the 2015 World Championships and World Masters Championships.

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Pirates Sweep Conference USA Swimming and Diving Awards

East Carolina swept the Conference USA Swimmer and Diver of the Week honors as junior Lauren Chew and senior Colleen Jones helped the Pirates…

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Indiana Men, Michigan Women Win Big in Big Ten Weekly Honors

Indiana senior Eric Ress won the Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award for the 3rd time in his career on Tuesday.

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Fitter and Faster Swim Tip: Learning to Love Butterfly

In Swim Like a Champion – Butterfly, two of the world’s most successful butterflyers: Claire Donahue and Tyler McGill demonstrate and teach how to move through the water smoothly with perfect posture, balance, length, power and perfect timing.

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Eric Hansen Speaks to Sioux City Newspaper; Describes Mental Fatigue

Former Arizona head coach Eric Hansen has made his first public comments since resigning from Arizona.

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Indiana Girls; Texas Boys & Girls HS State Championship Psych Sheets Released

USA Swimming Junior National Champion Lilly King highlights a strong breaststroke field at the Indiana girls’ state meet.

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Mallory Weggemann; Missy Franklin to Attend Premiere of “The Current” Documentary in Boulder on Sunday

2012 Paralympic gold medalist Mallory Weggemann, who is a 13-time World Champion as well, is one of the stars of the new documentary “The Current.”

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Open Letter From a Reader to USA Swimming Coaches: Be Healthy, Be a Professional

Coach Gibson Swim Fort Lauderdale: “Take the pledge to be at your best. Take the pledge to be a good role model. Take the pledge to set the bar high for our profession. Let’s lead the charge. Do it for your athletes. Do it for your sport. Do it for yourself.”

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Swimmer From the Woodlands Swim Team Receives “Golden Ticket” On American Idol

Gianni Calderara of the Woodlands Swim Team, who has times good enough to have qualified him for a swim on the USA Swimming Grand Prix circuit, impressed judges enough to earn a “Ticket to Hollywood.”

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USA Water Polo Hall Of Fame Class Of 2014 To Be Inducted April 5

The USA Water Polo Hall of Fame, a collection of excellence in the sport of water polo, returns in 2014 to induct four deserving individuals in conjunction with the USAWP National Awards Dinner.

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New Zealand Publishes World Short Course Selection Criteria

Swimming New Zealand has published it’s selection criteria for the 2014 World Short Course Championships in Doha…

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VIDEO: Florida Head Coach Gregg Troy Looks Ahead to 2014 SEC Championships

Last year, Florida head coach Gregg Troy celebrated an SEC title with his men’s team in College Station.

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Pro Swim Teams and the Evolution of a Pro Swimming League

David Marsh, CEO and Head Swim Coach of SwimMAC Carolina, explains the need for pro swim teams and the evolution of a possible pro swim league.

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JHU’s Final Races Going into Bluegrass Mountain Champs

The Jays of Johns Hopkins faced off against some DI competition on Saturday and Sunday in the final meet of their regular season before the Bluegrass Mountain Championships, February 12-15.

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