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Meili Sneaks Ahead of Efimova and Atkinson in 100 Breast at Dubai WC

Katie Meili won a very tight race in the 100 breast on night 1 of the Dubai World Cup.

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UAE Pairs With FINA In Establishment of Dubai-Based Development Center

A FINA-accredited swimming development center is headed for Dubai, UAE.

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In Briefs: Olympic News Round-up Edition

Technological advancements in Olympic Games security, a potential joint Middle-Eastern bid and the cost risks of Boston 2024 highlight recent Olympic news.

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Daniel Gyurta Lowers His SCM 200 Breaststroke World Record In Dubai

Daniel Gyurta lowered his 200 breaststroke record from the suit era of 2009 to 2:00.48 today at the Dubai World Cup.

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Katinka Hosszu Within Striking Distance of Four World Records After Dubai Prelims Day 1

With a busy prelims session on the first day of the 2014 Dubai World Cup, Katinka Hosszu, is within a second…

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FINA To Establish “Junior World Records” in Swimming for 14-17 Girls, 15-18 Boys

American Caeleb Dressel will have two years to break Junior World Records before turning 19 on August 16th, 2015 – but he’ll have to improve his Junior World Championship times to do it.

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 6 Real-Time Recaps*

American Caeleb Dressel won the boy’s 100 freestyle in a championship and NAG record time of 48.97… (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Junior World Swimmers Are Set Up For Records In Final Night In Dubai

The final session of the FINA Junior World Championships will be underway tonight in Dubai. (Photo Credit: Colin B.)

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Remember When…Dubai Was To Host the 2013 World Championships?

The megaboard at the Dubai pool will host this year’s World Junior Championships, but is FINA ready to hand them back the keys to the senior meet? (Photo: Takasha Ide)

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2013 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: Can the Younger Xu Beat Ledecky in the 800 freestyle?

The women’s distance events have traditionally been a young woman’s game and with the emergence of Chinese teenager Xu Danlu…

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New Zealand Announces World Junior team

Last week New Zealand Swimming announced the team that they will be taking to Dubai to compete at the World…

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Cultures and Competitiveness, You Can’t Buy Success in Swimming

“A common argument for the value of sport in America, and similar societies, is that it helps prepare children to successfully enter the competitive system of capitalism. In fact, the reverse is also true.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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FINA Moves 2013 Junior World Championships to Dubai

Lia Neal is the World Junior Championships record holder in the girls’ 100 free. She’ll be told old to swim in Dubai, but expect the next generation of stars to emerge at this meet. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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