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McMahon Scares Fabled Irish Record on Day 1 at Ireland Olympic Trials

On day 1 of the 2012 Irish Olympic Trials on Wednesday (not to be confused with the British Trials that…

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Princess Charlene to Host Swimming South Africa Pre-Olympic Training Camp

It’s good to have friends in high places. Princess Charlene of Monaco (formerly Charlene Wittstock, Olympian from South Africa) has…

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Swimming Australia Releases Start Lists for March's Trials

Swimming Australia has released the start lists for the 2012 EnergyAustralia Australian Swimming Championships, which will take place from March…

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Decision Made in ‘Boys Competing with Girls’ Issue in Mass HS Swimming

Update: The MIAA reversed its decision, after hearing concerns, and plans to hold both a boys’ and a girls’ tournament…

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Off the Deep End: Ous Mellouli Races Local Radio Host in Pre-Pac-12 Showdown

Coming straight out of tinseltown, we’ve got a great video for you guys. Former USC Trojan, and Olympic gold medalist…

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Weekend Notes: Campbell Sisters Rock; Hall/Thompson HOF Nominations; Daniec Earns Citizenship

A few quick hits from the weekend: Australia In Australia, the sprinting Campbell sisters, who have been mostly quiet as…

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While We Were Sleeping…Michael Andrew Downs Long Course NAG Records as Well

When recapping Michael Andrew’s short course National Age Group Record on Sunday, we commented that it had been about a…

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Thorpe Breaks 4 Minutes in First 400 Free in 5 Years

For the first time since his comeback from retirement, and therefore the first time since at least 2006, Australia’s Ian…

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Michael Andrew Breaks Another 11-12 National Age Group Record in Indiana

After a few weeks absent from breaking any records, 12-year old star Michael Andrew was pushed to the back burner by…

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Arthur Frayler Brushes National Record; Honors Friend Fran Crippen

At this weekend’s Eastern Interscholastic Swimming & Diving Championships, being held on the campus of LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Germantown’s…

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Stanford Commit Gray Umbach Shreds Prelims at Texas 5A State Championship; Breaks Two State Records

A full recap is to come after final, but in Friday’s prelims at the Texas 5A High School State Championship…

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New Trier High School Breaks National HS Record in Illinois HS Prelims; Stanford-Bound Thomson Tops State Mark

When watching a college meet, it’s fairly routine to see a men’s 400 free relay break the three minute barrier….

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In Briefs: Coventry Settling Down in Austin; Temporary Training Trip in Georgia

Zimbabwean 7-time Olympic medalist Kirsty Coventry announced late in January that she would be returning to the United States to train…

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Ryan Lochte to Serve as Grand Marshall of Daytona 500 Qualifier

Ryan Lochte grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida. He attended the local Spruce Creek High School before going on to…

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Kathleen Baker Breaks Missy Franklin's NAG Record in 100 Back

USA Swimming is stocked full of young women’s backstroke talent. And just as we’ve had time to catch our collective…

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