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Olympic Champion Megan Jendrick Retires

Megan Jendrick, one of the United States’ most beloved Olympians, has officially retired. She won two gold medals at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney; in the 100 breaststroke and as a member of the women’s 4×100 medley relay. At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing Jendrick netted a third Olympic medal, a silver.

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12-Time Paralympic Champion Jessica Long Joins NBAC Pro Group

Jessica Long (right) Tweeted this picture after winning her 3rd ESPY award in 2013.

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Brett Leader Looks At “Relative Age” in Age Group Swimming

Brett Leader is the head age group coach of the Victor Swim Team in New York.

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Claire Donahue, Cammile Adams, Sarah Henry Accept Invites for 2013 Duel in the Pool

Claire Donahue announced today via her Twitter that she’s accepted a spot on the 2013 Duel in the Pool roster.

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Former Arizona Swimmer, Future Dr. Pepper, Lands as Host on TV Show

Martin Pepper, after he finishes his PHD, will become Dr. Pepper: a name made for television. Seen here with his future cohost Liz Bonnin

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2013-2014 USAS Grand Prix Series Will Give Away One-Year Car Leases to Winners

USA Swimming has finalized the schedule for the 2013-2014 Grand Prix Series, which will look very similar to what it…

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France With 53, Russia With 40 for 2013 European Short Course Championships

The French team, less Yannick Agnel, will have a monumnetal roster for the 2013 European Junior Championships.

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Don Gibb Hired to Coach at Clermont Training Center

Florida coaching legend Don Gibb has landed his next job after his last program was cut.

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College Swimming Recruiting Trip Tips

Hosting a recruit requires a great deal of work for the host, the team and the coaches. Be interested, open-minded and ask questions. If you don’t seek out “food for thought” then don’t be unhappy with what you are served.

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UConn’s Bob Goldberg Voted President of AAC Coaches

UConn head coach Steve Goldberg has been elected the president of the new-look AAC.

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NBC Signs Deal for 116 Hours of 2014 and 2016 Paralympic Coverage

Paralympic stars like Jessica Long will have a massive new television audience for the 2016 Games.

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Aubrey Peacock and Emily Bos Discuss Why They Love

Aubrey Peacock and Emily Bos have gotten together to put together this personal testimonial on their upcoming “Swim for MS” fundraiser, and talk about why it means so much to the Auburn swimming & diving program.

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Jon Rudd, Graham Wardell to Lead English and Scottish Commonwealth Games Teams

Despite saying in an interview with SwimVortex earlier this week that his most famous charge, Ruta Meilutyte, would be taking her…

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Another Impressive Field Slated for Dubai World Cup in October

Katinka Hosszu broke 6 World Records in the first two stops of the 2013 FINA World Cup Series

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Raia Rapida Picks: An International Selection Panel Weighs In

Eugene Godsoe and the Americans won the Raia Rapida in 2012, and since then Godsoe has gotten very, very fast.

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