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Malaysia Stripped of 2019 WPS World Championships Hosting Rights

The IPC announced Malaysia will no longer host the 2019 WPS World Championships in response to its ban on Israeli athletes.

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IPC to Discuss Malaysian Ban on Israeli Athletes Next Week

The IPC says it will discuss Malaysia’s ban on Israeli athletes next week in London.

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Malaysia Reiterates Ban on Israeli Para Athletes; IPC Responds

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has reiterated that the nation will continue to deny Israeli para swimmers visas for the 2019 WPS World Championships in July.

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Turkey, Germany Rule At 2017 ISF World Championships

The International School Federation hosted the 12th World Schools Championship which brought together 400 swimmers from 17 different countries.

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Krayzelburg & Lezak Join Maccabi USA For 20th World Maccabiah Games

Rick Ehrlich, Team USA Swim Chairman for the 20th World Maccabiah Games is proud to announce that Olympic gold medalists…

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World Schools Championship: 16 Countries Set to Compete in Budapest

Swimmers from 16 different countries will travel to Budapest, Hungary for the 12th ISF World Schools Championship.

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Israel Removed From WADA Non-Compliant List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that the country of Israel has been removed from the list of signatories previously deemed non-compliant with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code.

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Tickets for European Short Course Championships Now on Sale

Tickets for the 2015 LEN European Short Course Championships are now on sale…

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Israel Women Lead Medal Count At Lithuanian Open

With the first day of competition completed, the Israeli women’s team leads the medal count with a total of 8…

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Israeli Junior Champion Lior Grubert Signs with Seton Hall

Lior Grubert of Yehud-Monosson, Israel, has signed an NLI and will be swimming at Seton Hall University beginning in the…

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Amid turmoil, Israeli Nationals begin at the Wingate Institute

Despite the political chaos and rocket fire currently tearing up the Gaza region, Israel’s top swimmers are taking to the pool for the country’s national championships this week at the Wingate Institute (pictured).

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Netanya, Israel to Host European Short Course Championships

The LEN Bureau announced Thursday that Netanya, Israel will be the site of the European Short Course Championships from January…

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Paulo Frischknecht Becomes New Executive Director of LEN

It was announced at the LEN Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland that Paulo Frischknecht will become the new Executive Director of…

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Asian Recap – Day 7 – Ying Turns Around Disappointing Start To Win Silver Tonight

Guy Marcos Barnea celebrates with Israel teammate Jonatan Josef Kopelev in the men’s 50 backstroke semifinal.

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Asian Report – Day 4 – Yang Wins Second Title & Schooling Sets Second Record

Sun Yang led wire-to-wire to win his second title of the meet in the 800m freestyle. (Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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