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Swimming New Zealand Hit with Drastic Funding Reduction

Swimming New Zealand was hit with a drastic funding reduction, dropping its annual budget from $1.5 million in 2014 to $900,000…

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Day 6 Prelims Preview: Manaudou’s Time To Shine In Men’s 50 Free

Florent Manaudou finally gets his opportunity to shine individually here in Rio with the men’s 50 free getting underway today.

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Youth Reigns For Oceanic Olympians On Day 2 In Rio

Australian sprinter Kyle Chalmers helped lead the youth’s charge into Rio for Oceanic Olympians on Day 2.

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New Zealand Distance Star Lauren Boyle Misses 400 Free Final

New Zealand’s distance star Lauren Boyle has missed out on the Rio 400 free final after placing 14th in prelims.

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The Official SwimSwam Rio 2016 Olympics Preview Schedule

Don’t miss a second of our pre-Olympic coverage with this handy central bookmark post, where we’ll link out to our event-by-event previews as they drop and track our medalist predictions as we make them.

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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: 800 Free to Feature Ledecky vs. Herself

Katie Ledecky is so far ahead of the rest of the world’s best, the 800 free has become a race between Ledecky and her personal best times.

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Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: Ledecky Not Alone Under 4 in the 4

Leah Smith is the favorite for silver– is she also the favorite to join Ledecky under 4:00 in Rio?

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Campbell and Magnussen Post Impressive Times at Aussie Grand Prix

Cate Campbell recorded a 24.04 in the 50 freestyle and went on to post a 23.59 relay split while Jame Magnussen swam his fastest 100 freestyle since having shoulder surgery last June…

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New Zealand Anoints 8-Swimmer Olympic Squad for Rio

Lauren Boyle (above) and Glenn Snyders become the 3rd and 4th New Zealand swimmers to qualify for 3 Olympic Games.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #1 Agnel’s Clear 2nd Place Finish

See the controversial 200 free finish at French Elite Nationals down below.

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Lauren Boyle Named 2016 New Zealand Swimmer Of The Year

Lauren Boyle, Kane Radford, and Sophie Pascoe were among the honorees at yesterday’s Swimming New Zealand Awards.

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Ashby Earns 200 IM Rio Qualifying Mark, Downs NZ National Record

On day 3 in Auckland, 20-year-old Bradlee Ashby raked in an Olympic-qualifying time in the men’s 200m IM, taking the event in a time of 1:59.76.

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Boyle Kicks Off Day 1 Of New Zealand Trials With 800 Free Victory

Right off the bat on day 1 of New Zealand’s Olympic Trials, Kiwi stand-out Lauren Boyle nailed a qualifying time for Rio by racing her way to an 800m freestyle victory.

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2016 NSW Open C’ships Preview: Maggie, McEvoy, Campbell, Seebohm

Stacked talent awaits in Sydney at the 2016 NSW Open Championships starting Thursday.

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Why Are There No Old(er) Distance Swimmers?

Every Olympic cycle brings more stories of aged sprinters, but where are they in the long races?

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