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American Vollmer; van der Burgh Break World Records on Day 2 (RECAP)

The French were all smiles after pulling off their first ever relay gold medal on day 2. (Photo: US Presswire)

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Seebohm Breaks Australian Record in Day 2 Prelims; Missy 2nd

Australia’s Emily Seebohm came within a stroke of the World Record in prelims of the 100 back. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Dave and Gary Discuss the Sport’s Greatest, Kind Of

David: Coming in at number five: Shirley Babashoff. Queen Shali Baba was as good as they come, and one of the few people I can think of where saying “she went postal” means she went on to have a great job with benefits.

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Picks: Phelps Holds the Key to American 400 Free Relay

Michael Phelps will have to be the Americans’ silver bullet if they want to clip the Aussies. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimpictures.com)

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Agnel, Muffat Win, But Don’t Wow, on Day 2 at Paris Open

Day 2 of the EDF Paris Open had many “solid” swims, but lacked the headline of the first day. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Muffat Continues to Shock with Back-Half Heroics in Monaco

Camille Muffat continues to play in the 400. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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European Championship Start Lists Posted

Katinka Hosszu is one of the few swimmers entered in a full schedule at this week’s European Championships.

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4×100 Free Relay, London Olympic Preview

The men’s 4×100 freestyle relay may be the most competitive race at the London Olympic Games.

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France Pegs 41 for European Championships, Bousquet; Ress Included

The lofty French standards for the Olympics resulted in a team of only 29 headed to London, but a more-lenient…

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Bernard, Balmy Top TYR World Rankings at French SC Nationals

Szczecin (pps) France’s swimmers have made two important changes at the very top of the current season’s World best rankings…

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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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Shanghai 2011: Men's Freestyle, Backstroke, and IM Picks

Now that we’re done with the women’s picks (Free/Back/IM’s | Breast/Fly/Relays), it’s time to start on the men, which usually…

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Globe-Trotting the 2011 World Championship Trials

With the majority of the Spring National Championship season over around the World (of course, the US doesn’t have a…

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Fantasy Camp: Speedo Takes Home Inaugural Sponsor 'Ship Title With Win Over Arena

Remember, not all of these athletes are sponsored by the brand for whom they are swimming. Some of them fall…

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Fantasy Camp: Team Speedo Fights Back on Day 2 at the Sponsor 'Ship

Preview |  Day 1 |  Day 2  |  Day 3 Not surprisingly, the Arena Elite team jumped out to a…

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