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NBC Top Bidder, Receives $4.3 Billion Rights for 2014-2020 Olympics

For only a cool $4.3 Billion dollars, NBC-Universal has earned itself the rights to broadcast everything Olympics in the United…

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Despite Only 11 With Qualifying Marks, Germany Chooses 24 for Shanghai

The German Swimming Federation has released the list of 24 swimmers that they will be sending to the World Championships…

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Coutts Rocks 200 IM, Cseh Impresses in 400 on Day 2 of Barcelona Mare Nostrum

After an exciting first day of competition when several meet records were broken, the swimmers may have even outdone their historical…

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Alicia Coutts, Hungarians Impress on Day 1 of Barcelona Mare Nostrum Stop

The two-day Barcelona Mare Nostrum stop is the first of a 3-meet series that, later this month will include stops…

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Deibler Earns Shanghai Bid with National Record, Biedermann Falls Short in 400 Free on Day 4 in Germany

And on the 4th day, the Deutscher Scwimm-Verband (aka German Swimming Federation) opened the flood-gates and said “let their be…

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Ray Lawrence Becomes Highest-Profile Coach Since Uchiyama to Receive Permanent USA-Swimming Ban

In a shocking move, former Carmel (Ind.) high school coach Ray Lawrence has been added to USA Swimming’s list of…

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German Nationals Day 3: Great Fan Format, or Performance-Robbing Format?

Day 1 | Day 2 Let’s start day 3 by examining the interesting format of the German National Championships. Unlike…

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Biedermann Makes Individual Debut on Day 2 of German National Championships; Diebler and Meeuw Post Top-6 Times in Prelims

Day 1 Thanks to a unique format at German Nationals, where prelims races are separated from their finals sometimes by…

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Lebherz Downs German 400 IM Record on Day 1 in Deutschland

Domestically, the big story surrounding German Nationals is going to be one we’ve seen in many other countries this qualification…

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Smit Breaks Two Meet Records on Day Two of Speedo Grand Challenge

After two runner-up finishes on the first day of the 2011 Speedo Grand Challenge, Julia Smit came out hard on…

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In Briefs: Maggie Meyer Joins Hansen in Arizona

Maggie Meyer – the 2011 NCAA Champion in the 200 back and a 2009-2010 USA National Teamer – has joined…

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Efmiova Leads Trojan Charge on Day 1 of Speedo Grand Challenge

The Speedo Grand Challenge is a unique sort of meet. It features  four-swimmer A-finals (which has caught on more quickly…

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In Briefs: Speedo Grand Challenge Psych Sheets and Events to Watch

The Speedo Grand Challenge begins this morning out at Irvine’s William Wollett Aquatics Center, site of last year’s USA Swimming…

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British Swimmers Will Have Two Chances to Qualify for 2012 Olympics

In the second bit of quirkiness surrounding the 2012 British Olympic Trials, the British Swimming Association (in conjunction with the…

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Poll Results: Nolan the Most Likely Male to Make 2012 Olympics Berth

In a not-unexpected result, David Nolan ran away with our latest vote that asked “which current male high school swimmer…

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