Fred Bousquet

Cracking the Shanghai Relays: Men's 400 Free

With all of the predicting done, we’ve still got almost a week before the actual swimming begins in Shanghai. In that…

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Shanghai 2011: Men's Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Relay Predictions

In the first part of the men’s meet, we picked Ryan Lochte to have a huge meet, and sweep gold…

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Shanghai 2011: Men's Freestyle, Backstroke, and IM Picks

Now that we’re done with the women’s picks (Free/Back/IM’s | Breast/Fly/Relays), it’s time to start on the men, which usually…

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Cesar Cielo and Camille Muffat Start Paris Open Warm, Finish Scorching Hot

The 2011 Paris Open was an absolutely spectacular meet, and even with the absence of the great Michael Phelps, this…

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Off the Deep End: Love Is In the Air; and In the Water, too!

It takes a special type of person to love a swimmer. You have to be an early riser, accept that…

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In Briefs: France's Yannick Agnel To Drop 400 Free in Shanghai As a Result of Lung Infection

Several French-language newspapers are reporting that young French superstar Yannick Agnel has been struck by a lung infection that has…

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In Briefs: Bousquet Relents, Will Swim for France in Shanghai

After some nasty teeth-gnashing from French star Fred Bousquet and the Fédération Française de Natation, a somewhat peaceable resolution has…

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Hawke Responds to Bousquet Boycott Threats

An epic saga of man versus federation is unfolding in France. If you haven’t been following, here is what’s gone…

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Torres in, Phelps Lochte Out for Missouri Grand Prix; Berens Primed to Make a Move for the Money

Psych Sheet Primer The psych sheets are out for the Missouri Grand Prix, and the two biggest names in American…

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Florida's Davie Nadadores to Assemble Elite Camp of French, American Swimmers

Yesterday, we reported our excitement about Russian swimmer Danila Izotov heading to Nice, France to train with French-swimming golden boy…

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Pellegrini to Work With Mega-Rival Manaudou's Ex-Coach Philippe Lucas

If you were hiding under a swimming-rock in the middle part of last decade, you might have missed the development of the…

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French Olympic Champ Laure Manaudou Returns to the Pool

The Associated Foreign Press is reporting that French superstar Laure Manaudou returned to the pool earlier this week to begin…

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