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Best Practices to Care For and Extend the Life of Your Suit

As we approach swimming’s championship season, many people will be investing a lot of money into some very fancy suits…

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The Suit of the Season: Speedo Fastskin Championship Suit Decision Guide

(editor’s note: The American version of all of these suits are legal in FINA and NCAA competitions. The NFHS (high…

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Coaches Gone Wild: Naughty Coaches Make National News

(Pictured from Left to Right-Andy King, Jose Sotillo, and Daniel Acker) A string of accusations and convictions over the past…

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Hawkeyes Say Goodbye to One of Swimming's Most Historic Indoor Venues

When the University of Iowa closes out their season against Western Illinois this weekend, it will not only be the…

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Beijing's 'Water Cube' to Reopen as One of World's Largest Water Parks

The famed Beijing Water Cube, which has since been renamed as the Beijing National Aquatics Center, will reopen as a…

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Phelps, Lochte Renew Friendly Rivalry at Missouri Grand Prix

At the 2010 Swimming Grand Prix stop in Columbia, Missouri, at the stunning University of Missouri natatorium, there will be…

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Trickett Considering Return Under New Coach

Australian swimming superstar is considering coming out of retirement to swim under Leigh Nugent, the Sydney Morning Herald’s Michael Cowley…

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Swim Quick 2010: Show Your Love This Valentine's Weekend

Looking forward to this year’s Swim Quick, which is a great program honoring a coaching legend. Richard Quick was the…

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More Details Come Out About Australia Head's Departure

Yesterday, there were some new developments in the story about why Australian National Team Head Coach Alan Thompson was forced…

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President of Speedo North America Steps Down

According to Women’s Wear Daily, Paula Schneider, the President of the Warnaco Swimwear Group, has stepped down. Warnaco is the…

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Table Tennis Chief Looks to Swimming for Solution

Adham Sharara, president of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), was in China this weekend to cut the ribbon at…

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Shanghai 2011: Shanghai Oriental Sports Center

(Update 12/3: pictures of near-completed facility) (Update 12/28: facility inaugurated, completed 200 days out) (Update 4/10: Official Maps to Facility…

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Australia's Head Coach Resigns Amid Restructuring, Investigation

Australian National Swim Team Coach Alan Thompson has resigned from his position as an apparent result of a disagreement over…

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FINA Announces Time Standards for 2011 World Championships

At the FINA Bureau meeting last week in Bangkok, a Time Standard qualifying system was decided upon for the 2011…

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NYT Article: Phelps on a Break, Not in a Slump

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/sports/olympics/24swimming.html Today, I came across this article in the New York Times. It’s about how visible Michael Phelps has been…

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