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Alex Baumann Steps Down From High Performance Sport New Zealand

On Sunday Alex Baumann announced his retirement from High Performance Sport New Zealand. Baumann has been the Chief Executive for…

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Five Big Things From Day Three Of The 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials

MacLean threw down a 1:56.94 to break Genevieve Saumur’s Canadian record of 1:56.97 from the 2009 World Championships in Rome. MacLean’s performance makes her the only Canadian swimmer to dip under 1:57 following the end of the tech-suit era.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

15 year-old Taylor Ruck will look to make the Olympic team tonight in the 200 free as she comes in as the top seed from the prelims.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Canadian record holder Ryan Cochrane will compete in the men’s 400m free on day 3 at the Canadian Olympic Trials.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Brittany Maclean of Etobicoke will look to make the Olympic team for the second straight time tonight in the 400 free after dominating the prelims.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Funk, Block Lead Breaststroke Events

Richard Funk comes into the Olympic Trials as the favorite in both the 100m and 200m breaststroke events.

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Noemie Thomas Rocks A 26.23 To Win 50m Fly At Canadian Nationals On Day One

The women’s 50m fly displayed one of Canada’s top swimmers over the last few years: flyer Noemie Thomas. Thomas came into the meet as the top seed and the fastest Canadian swimmer in this event after posting a 26.33 at Mare Nostrum. The future Golden Bear swam a time of 26.23 tonight to better that time and move her up in the world rankings from 15th to 13th.

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Canadian National Championships – Day One Prelims

Noemie Thomas qualified with the fastest time in the 50 butterfly and will have with a shot at a Canadian record this evening…

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Over 400 swimmers to compete at Canadian Swimming Championships

More than 400 swimmers from nine provinces will be competing at the Canadian Swimming Championships through Sunday, with national titles on the line in 40 events.

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Brittany MacLean Tops Missy Franklin On Night Three Of Mel Zajac International

Noemie Thomas kicked off night three of the Mel Zajac International with a vengeance, winning the 100m fly over rivals…

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Psych Sheets for 2014 Canadian Pan-Pac/Commonwealth Games Trials Have Two Glaring Absences

ESwim’s Brittany MacLean will try and carry her NCAA taper over into the Canadian Pan Pac and Commonwealth Games Trials next weekend in British Columbia.

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Twitter, Ehh? Full Twitter List of Canadian World Championship Swim Team

The Canadian team has truly outdone themselves on the Twittersphere since the Olympic games. Now every swimmer on the women’s roster has Twitter account along with only two missing on the men’s side…impressive. (Image courtesy of Swimming Canada)

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Lochte Breaks Meet Record in the 200 IM

After having a very relaxed morning, qualifying first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:07.87 Ryan Lochte returned…

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Lochte, Beisel vs Canada’s Best at Mel Zajac International

On May 24th-26th 440 swimmers will gather at the UBC Aquatic Centre to compete in the Mel Zajac Jr International…

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Funk Declines Swim-Off in 200 Breaststroke; Baumann Takes Spot for Worlds

Michigan’s Richard Funk has declined a swimoff in the 200 breaststroke, choosing to focus on the 100 instead. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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