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2016 Olympic Trials: Vollmer Back on Top of American 100 Butterfly

Dana Vollmer was made for the 100 fly. The 28-year-old dominated the race at the 2012 Olympics en route to…

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2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Charlotte: Day 3 Prelims Scratch Report

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace is sitting out the 50 free, where she was the top seed, in favor of the 50 fly this morning in Charlotte.

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2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Charlotte: Day 2 Prelims Scratch Report

Ryan Lochte has opted to scratch the 200m freestyle in Charlotte in favor of competing in the 400m IM in fresh form.

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2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Charlotte: Three Races to Watch

All three women who stood on the medal podium for the 100 breaststroke at the 2015 Pan American Games will be taking part in the event in Charlotte…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to These Swim Stars of Irish Descent

12-time Olymipc medalist, Natalie Coughlin, is one of over a dozen U.S. Swim Stars of Irish descent.

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Gonzalez Tops Franklin in 50 Back Battle at Plantation Sectionals

Missy Franklin (above) was bested by her new training partner in the women’s 200 back final at the Plantation Sectionals on Friday night. The two teamed up to help the Colorado Stars win the 800 free relay.

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Franklin Sprints Breaststroke on Day 1 Finals of Plantation Sectionals

Full results Colorado Stars’ Missy Franklin, who is the 200m backstroke world record holder and one of America’s great freestylers of…

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Arena Pro Swim Series Austin, TX, Day 1 Prelims Recap

Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin, Texas, day 1 prelims recap.

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Megan Romano Makes The Move to South Florida’s ‘ProFlo’ Squad

In her bid for the 2016 Olympic team, Megan Romano changes up her training home and moves to South Florida Aquatic Club’s ProFlo squad.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #4 Tiniest Worrell’s 1st Practice

You probably know Kelsi Worrell, but do you know her youngest sister?

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2015 Winter Nationals: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from the second day of the 2015 AT&T US Winter National Championships in Federal Way, Washington.

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2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Minneapolis: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Nathan Adrian rocks the top seed of the morning in the men’s 50m freestyle – 22.39.

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Expect the Unexpected: The 2015 Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic

Throughout the course of its 7-year history, the Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic in Orlando, Florida has proven to be more than just your average swim meet – and this year’s edition of the annual short course meters event was no exception.

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Donahue, Blackburn Break World Masters Records

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Claire Donahue of South Florida Aquatic Club definitely has a future as a masters swimmer.

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2015 FINA World Cup Moscow: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

The first finals session of the FINA World Cup Series will take place today in Moscow. Hungarian star Katinka Hosszu is already back at it and will contest several events during tonight’s finals.

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