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HardCore Swim of the Week: Nathan Adrian, the man who can outswim the touchpads

In an odd quirk, Adrian was simply too fast for the meet’s timing system to keep up with while nearly breaking his own American record in the 100 free.

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Water Is My Sky – Shoots for $15,000 More To Cover Composers

REWARD: If the filmmakers are successful in eclipsing $65,000 in total donations, EVERY DONOR (regardless of donation amount) will receive a digital download of the soundtrack upon the film’s release!

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Ukrainian Junior National Championships To Be Rescheduled Due To Current Crisis

The Ukrainian Swimming Federation announced today that they would be moving the date of their boys Junior National Championships…

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IOC awards Olympic Games broadcast rights to NBCUniversal through to 2032

Scott Blackmum, USOC CEO: “NBC’s demonstrated ability not only to broadcast the Olympic Games, but to tell the stories of our athletes in a way that makes our nation proud, makes them an ideal partner.”

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Official Pan American Games qualifying procedures released

UANA, the Swimming Union of the Americas, has released the official qualifying procedures for the 2015 Pan American Games, to be held in Toronto, Canada one year from this July.

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Tancock, Halsall head up English Commonwealth Games roster of 39

England has announced its official roster for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland this July, a 39-swimmer group led by returning Commonwealth Games medalists Liam Tancock and Francesca Halsall.

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Chance To Have Coffee With Diana Nyad In RFK Auction

The RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights is running a spring auction right now, and one of the items up for bid is a cup of coffee with open water swimmer Diana Nyad in Los Angeles to hear about her swim from Cuba to Florida.

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WATER POLO: Schedule & Tickets Available For 2014 FINA Women’s Intercontinental Water Polo Tournament

Don’t miss out on the chance to see the best in international women’s water polo later this month in Riverside,…

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Great Danes Compete For Prize Money In Elimination Challenge

Six of the men in Denmark’s Great Danes program will compete for cash awards in a series of 50 meter elimination events this weekend in Birkeroed…

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Tell Us Why Your Swim Mom Is The Best For Mother’s Day

Tell us “why your swim mom is the best” and we’ll post the top three on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11th. (We’ll accept submissions through Saturday morning May 10th, 9am CST.)

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100 Year Aniversary Of Women Being Allowed To Compete In Sanctioned Competitions

Today marks the 100 year anniversary of women being able to take part in competitive swimming. On this day in 1914, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) announced that women could now partake in swimming at sanctioned competitions.

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ECU Swimming and Diving 2013-2014 Awards

In addition to its yearly awards, head coach Rick Kobe announced that rising seniors Rokas Cepulis and Jeffrey Mead will serve as co-captains for the men’s team next season as will fellow classmates Lauren Chew, Lauren Gray and Danielle Morrin for the women’s squad.

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Wisconsin Approves New $26-Million, 50-Meter Competition Pool in Rec Center Renovation

The University of Wisconsin is prepared to move forward with a badly-needed $26 million 50-meter competition pool.

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Florida’s Beisel, deBorde honored with NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Florida Gator teammates Elizabeth Beisel and Brad deBorde have each been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the school announced today.

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Oakland Swimming & Diving, 2013-14 Year in Review

The 2013-14 season for Oakland swimming and diving marked one of continued success as both the men’s and women’s programs continued their respective consecutive conference championship streaks in their first season in the Horizon League.

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