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Euro Recap: Manaudou Set to Join Popov and Hall Jr as a Repeat Champ

After qualifying for the 50 freestyle final with the fastest time in the semis Frenchman Florent Manaudou is aiming to repeat as the Olympic gold medalist in the event…

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Day 6 Prelims Preview: Manaudou’s Time To Shine In Men’s 50 Free

Florent Manaudou finally gets his opportunity to shine individually here in Rio with the men’s 50 free getting underway today.

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South America: Most of Brazil’s Medal Chances Slip Through the Cracks

After a disappointing day for the host country Brazilians, the final hope for a swimming medal seems to lie on Bruno Fratus, who will compete in the men’s 50 free Thursday and (possibly) Friday.

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Watch: Rio 2016 – Emotions (Video)

Watch Rio 2016’s video “Emotions”.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Preview: Manaudou Poised To Repeat In Men’s 50 Free

Florent Manaudou will be the favorite to repeat his gold medal performance in the 50 free at the Rio Olympics.

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Brazil Releases Criteria for World Short Course Championships

The Brazilian Swimming Federation (CBDA) has released its qualification criteria for the 2016 World Short Course Championships, which will be held in Windsor, Canada from December 6th-11th…

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Brett Hawke Selected As Assistant For Brazilian Olympic Team

Auburn coach Brett Hawke has been named an assistant coach for the Brazilian Olympic team, the school announced on Twitter today.

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50 Days Out From Rio: A Look At The History of the Men’s Olympic 50 Free

Today marks 50 days from the start of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. So to commemorate, we’re looking back at every men’s medalist in the 50 freestyle throughout Olympic history.

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Ranking The World Records Heading Into Rio: Men’s Edition

Michael Phelps will be searching for his first world record since 2009 this summer at his fifth and final Olympics.

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Nicolas Oliveira Picks Up Three Wins At Super MG Meet in Brazil

Nicolas Oliveira picked up three wins at the short course (25m) Super MG meet over the weekend in Brazil.

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SwimSwam Pulse: Voters Split on Reaction To Cielo’s Rio Miss

Voters were very split between three of the options – bemusement, disappointment and sadness. Each earned roughly a quarter of the votes, and were all within about 40 total votes of each other.

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Andriy Govorov Posts Fastest Textile Time Ever In 50 Fly

Andriy Govorov (UKR) put up a new textile best in the men’s 50 fly semi’s in London. It also happened to be a Championship and Ukrainian record.

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5 Storylines, All the Links You Need for the 2016 European Champs

James Guy will be one to watch out for at the European Championships in London.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 41% Support Canada’s Tough Olympic Cuts

Though Canada’s Olympic team could have featured more event entries with less strict selection standards, almost half of our poll respondents expressed support for Canada’s selection criteria.

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Cesar Cielo Definitely Out For Rio, Future Uncertain

Cesar Cielo has been ruled out of any possible relay spots on Brazil’s Olympic roster, and the world record holder says he will take some time off of training while deciding what his future holds.

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