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Mare Nostrum Preview: Le Clos vs Seto headlines Barcelona as series comes to a close

The final stop of the circuit will feature a big-time showdown of the top two 200 flyers in the world for 2014, Chad le Clos and Daiya Seto (pictured).

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Mare Nostrum Stop #2 Preview: Brits arrive to load up Canet entry lists

Though this stop of the circuit will not include female money-earning leader Katinka Hosszu, there are still loaded fields in each event as some of the top British, Canadian and Polish athletes will make their Mare Nostrum debuts in Canet.

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Singapore Swim Stars to award $150,000 in prize money, event lineups set

The Singapore Swim Stars meet, billed as a kick-off to the brand-new, state-of-the-art Aquatic Center in the Singapore Sports Hub, will award $150,000 in prize money between 10 total events, according to Italy’s SwimBiz.it.

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Tancock, Halsall head up English Commonwealth Games roster of 39

England has announced its official roster for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland this July, a 39-swimmer group led by returning Commonwealth Games medalists Liam Tancock and Francesca Halsall.

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2014 British Gas National Championships Finals Recap-Carlin Finishes Strong on Final Day

The British Gas National Championships wrapped up Tuesday night. Things look bright for the British as the summer long course season rolls on.

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British Nationals Day 5 Finals Recap: Carlin and Taylor Write Their Names Into The Record Books

Day 5 of British Nationals was highlighted by new national records and a slew of exciting finals.

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2013 Duel in the Pool Breakdown: Women’s Sprints

Ranomi Kromowidjojo was crowned the fastest woman in the world in London and looks like a formidable obstacle for the U.S. team at the 2013 Duel.

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British Swimming Believes in Smaller, More Focused Teams for championship meets

British Swimming sends a squad of just 11 swimmers to the 2013 European Short Course Championships, including defending 400 IM champ Hannah Miley (above).

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Kromowidjojo Takes Women’s Splash ‘n Dash – Race Video

Kromowidjojo holds off Cate Campbell for the win. Footage is courtesy of SwimSwam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Simone Manuel Is the First American 18 & Under To Break 25 Seconds In The 50 Free

Simone Manuel becomes the fastest 18 and under in American history in the 50 freestyle. She is the first to break 25 seconds, swimming faster than the 15-16 and 17-18 National Age Group Records. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 6 Prelims REAL-TIME Recaps

Golden girl Missy Franklin is 4 for 4 thus far here in Barcelona. She will swim her last preliminaries of the meet this morning, in her final individual event the 200 backstroke. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Zhao, Pedersen and Kaneda break championship records while Lochte collects his 16th world short course championship Gold

Men’s 100 freestyle Earlier in the meet Vladimir Morozov broke the championships record in the 100 freestyle in the lead…

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World short course championships; Day 4 Preliminaries

Women’s 50 backstroke The women’s 50 backstroke saw the World Championships record holder Jing Zhao of China qualify first in…

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Sun Yang Crushes World Record on Final Day of Olympics (RECAP)

Sun Yang hammered the World Record in the men’s 1500 free (Photo Courtesy: US Presswire)

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Americans Nearly Sweep, But for Big Upset by France’s Other Manaudou

American Katie Ledecky might have upstaged even Phelps and Franklin on Day 7 (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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