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Shanghai Roundup: China Stays Perfect on the Boards, Gold for US Open Water 5k Team

In the first incarnation of the “team 5k” event at the World Aquatics Championships, the USA drew their first gold…

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RUSADA Responds to Anastasia Chaun Blood-Draw Injury

The RUSADA (the equivalent of the USADA in Russia) has released a response to the claims of Anastasia Chaun, who…

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Athletes React to Cielo Announcement Via Twitter; Poll Results

As is evidenced by the Tweet of Dutch swimmer Sebastiaan Verschuren above above, the first reactions from other athletes about the…

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Cielo "Warning" Upheld, Cleared to Compete in Shanghai; Waked Receives One Year Ban

As we predicted in this editorial yesterday, the CBDA’s warning for Cesar Cielo, Henrique Barbosa, and Nicholas dos Santos was…

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Cracking the Relays: Men's 800 free

Two down, four to go. As we inch closer and closer to the meet, we move onto a closer inspection…

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Injury Sustained During Drug Testing Causes Russia's Chaun to Withdraw from World Championships

In a worst-nightmare scenario, Russian swimmer Anastasia Chaun has withdrawn from the World Championships, which are to begin next week, after…

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Poll Results: How Many World Records Will Be Broken in Shanghai?

After looking at our top 10 World Records that might go down in Shanghai, and later our list of 5…

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Zero-Hour is Thursday Morning for Cielo, Brazilian Doping Scandal

The CAS hearing in the matter of the positive tests for Cesar Cielo, Vanecius Waked, Nicolas dos Santos, and Henrique Barbosa…

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Cracking the Relays: Women's 400 Free

Next up, we’ll take a look at the women’s 400 free relay As a reminder, to see the full selections for…

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Gianniotis Wins Men's 10k, Alex Meyer Earns Olympic Berth with 4th Place Finish

Great Britain’s Daniel Fogg tried to match his country-mate Keri-Anne Payne‘s feat from yesterday and win the men’s 10km gold,…

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USA Swimming Announces Non-Olympic Entries for WUG's

Though USA-Swimming is pretty-well settled on their roster for the 2011 World University Games, which are to be held in…

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Shanghai Roundup: French Lineup Clarified; Chinese Continue Perfect Diving Streak

Tom Willdridge of SpeedEndurance is reporting that an official French Press Release clarifies that young French star Yannick Agnel WILL be…

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Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Men's 400 Free

With all of the predicting done, we’ve still got almost a week before the actual swimming begins in Shanghai. In that…

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Keri-Anne Payne of Great Britain Repeats as 10km World Champion

For the second time in as many meets, Britain’s Keri-Anne Payne is the FINA World Champion in the women’s 10km…

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In Briefs: FINA Moves 25km Open Water Races an Hour Earlier

Just hours before the beginning of the women’s 10k, the first open water race of the 2011 FINA World Championships,…

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