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2013 Canadian Age Group Swimming Championships in Montreal July 24-29

More than 900 athletes from 159 clubs are expected to battle for titles from Wednesday through Monday at Parc Jean-Drapeau Aquatic Complex on Ile Ste-Hélène. Female swimmers will compete in the 12-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-and-under and 16-18 age groups, while the males are divided into 13-and-under, 14-and-under, 15-and-under, 16-and-under and 17-18. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Cochrane is Prepared for a Battle in Barcelona

Since the 2008 Olympics in Beijing there have been three men that have consistently found themselves on the medal podium…

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Team Santa Monica’s Wilimovsky Set to Swim Open Water 25K at World Championships

Northwestern University and Team Santa Monica Jordan Wilimovsky gets ready to swim at next week’s World Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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USA Adds Golds and Meet Records after Day 2 of Maccabiah Games

Andi Murez adds another gold to team USA’s collection with her record-breaking swim in the 200m freestyle. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Fernando Ernesto dos Santos Wins Brazilian Swim-Off For Spot in 100 Freestyle

Fernando Ernest dos Santos won the biggest swimoff of the year just a few days shy of the 2013 World Championships. (Photo of Dos Santos from Maria Lenk: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)

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What was is like in there? Perspective from inside the men’s 10K open water swim in Barcelona

Kane Radford shares a bit of what it was like during the race at today’s 10K open water swim at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Whale Almost Eats Divers, Scary With Funny Ending – Video

This video’s popping up everywhere, going viral. It’s not bad, but it is hair-rising…even funny at the end.

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Weinberger fights back from mistake, settles for 5th

“I’m one of the strongest guys out there and I know I could have come first. It’s just so disappointing that I made such an amateur mistake and I didn’t notice the turning buoy pass on my right,” Weinberger said after the race. “I know I’m better than that.” (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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US World Championship Team on Twitter: The Complete List

We put together all of the links you need to follow the US World Championship Team on Twitter

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Tide Swim Team Breaks 15-18 NAG Record (But Not 17-18)

Nathaniel Dacruz, Austin Temple, Harrison Pierce, and Austin Ryan, 24-hours later, have been confirmed as the 15-18 National Age Group Record holders in the 200 medley relay. (Photo: Josh Fulton)

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U.S. Worlds Team Training Camp Travelogue Photo Vault

Chloe Sutton captured this image. Via Twitter: “Out to dinner with @csutswim @FranklinMissy @clairedonahue @s_vreeland & @simone_manuel”

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Americans Sweep Golds, Silvers in 100 Frees on Day 1 of Maccabiah Games

Andi Murez and Leah Goldman went 1-2 in the first women’s swimming race of the 2013 Maccabiah Games. (Photo Courtesy: Leah Goldman)

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Gianniotis Redeems, Wins Men’s 10KM Race at World Championships

Above, second-place finisher Thomas Lurz of Germany handled the double the best, but a rested Gianniotis won gold in Barcelona. (File Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Top 10 Coolest eBay Swimming Souvenirs of the Week: July 21st, 2013

This ticket from the 1936 Summer Olympics would have earned the holder rights to see the women’s 100 meter final. (Photo: eBay)

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