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Cielo Posts 48.66 On First Day of Brazilian Trials

Special thanks to our Brazlian correspondents Caio Leal and D’Artagnan Dias. Caio writes a great Portugese-Language swimming blog at http://simplesmenteesporte.wordpress.com/….

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Efimova Takes 100 Breaststroke, Izotov Ranks in World's Top-3 in the 200 free

Day 3 in Moscow absolutely lit up the scoreboard, including an onslaught of the international top-15 lists. Yulia Efimova is…

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FINA Makes Decision on 2011 Open Water Event in Shanghai

FINA has made their decision on the final location for the open water event at this summer’s FINA World Aquatic…

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Russian Women Steal the Show from Donets and Crew; Popova Sets Russian Record in 100 free

First, let me say that it would not have been possible to follow Russian Nationals without the help of Tom…

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USA Swimming Contracts with Praesidium to Manage Sexual Abuse Training

USA Swimming has announced a partnership with the company Praesidium, who is widely involved in protecting vulnerable groups from abuse…

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Kara Lynn Joyce Reverses the "Great Swimming Migration" With Move to Colorado Stars

In the past 3 months, we’ve seen an epic slew of swimmers in the United States changing teams. I don’t…

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In Briefs: Japanese Swimming Federation Announces 2011 World Championships Roster

The Japanese Swimming Federation is in a bit of an odd position at the moment, with much of their swimming…

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SwimNews.com: FINA Chief Executive Marculescu Responds to Criticism

Craig Lord over at SwimNews.com scored himself an interview with Cornel Marculescu, the Chief Executive of FINA. I won’t rehash…

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Pellegrini Wins Fourth Title, Youth Rules on Final Day in Italy

A great Italian Spring Nationals meet came to a bit of an anti-climactic close on the final day, with only…

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Versfeld Posts Top-10 Breaststroke Time To Add His Name to Shanghai Roster on Last Day in South Africa

Only 1 swimmer was added to the Swimming South African World Championships roster on the final day of competition from…

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Pellegrini Posts Top-10 Time in 200 Free, Italian Sprinters Continue to Shine on Day 4

Federica Pellegrini has gotten more notoriety for her 400 free battle with Rebecca Adlington in recent weeks. But the 200…

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Prinsloo Takes 4th and 5th titles, van der Burgh Posts World Best in 50 Breaststroke

Karin Prinsloo is going to take home a haul of gold medals from the South African Championships, after winning her…

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As Filippi Waltzes Back to Pool, Polieri and Pizzetti Take Torch for Italians on Day 3

The Italian women put two more on the team for Shanghai in their first crack of the day: the 400…

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FINA Releases Surprisingly Thorough and Detailed Report on Crippen, Open Water Safety

Despite many concerns and accusations about FINA and their report that outlines the events surrounding Fran Crippen’s death, the final…

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FINA Releases Groups for Shanghai 2011 Water Polo; American Men Get Favorable Draw

Lest we forget in our fervor with the swimming, there are actually 5 FINA disciplines that will be competed at…

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