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Australia Creates Olympic Sportsmanship Award in Honor of Cecil Healy

The Australian Olympic Committee has today announced a move to create a Sportsmanship Award in honor of legendary 1912 Stockholm Olympic swimming gold medalist Cecil Healy – and it coincides with the 100th anniversary of his death.

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What Was Swimming Like 100 Years Ago?

Let’s take a bit of a break from wondering what 2016 will bring by looking back to what our swimming lives would have been like 100 years ago.

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Duke Kahanamoku, Father of Surfing, on Today’s Google Doodle

Duke Kahanamoku, Father of Surfing and Five Time Olympic Medalist in Swimming, and his brother Sam.

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Swimming the Pacific – Hawaii’s Kaiser true to the roots

Linda Kaiser of Hawaii is one of only 4 women ever inducted into the prestigious Hawaii Waterman’s Hall of Fame (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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Top 10 Coolest eBay Swimming Souvenirs of the Week: July 21st, 2013

This ticket from the 1936 Summer Olympics would have earned the holder rights to see the women’s 100 meter final. (Photo: eBay)

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What is the Most Valuable Piece at the International Swimming Hall of Fame

“Olga Dorfner was a Philadelphia beauty who brought glamour to the World of Swimming. She was featured in “Vanity Fair” and in the Sunday supplements as the cover girl bathing queen of her day.” (Photo Credit: ISHOF)

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The Lightning Round. Or is it Round of Lightning…

Interesting topics discussed by uninteresting people, with twists and turns along the way. Terrible stuff: Come on, let’s go!

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