Liam Tancock

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"There is a 50m at every other major competition bar the Olympics. Don’t ask me why, but it never has been. It is not an issue but, of course, I would like it to be there."

Picks: Grevers v. Lacourt a Near-Record Battle in the Men’s Olympic 100 Back

Matt Grevers isn’t the only backstroker who’s approached the World Record in the last two years.

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Muffat Begins Monaco With Another Win

The small sovereign Principality of Monaco on the French Riviera is the host for the third, and final, stop of…

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Camille Muffat Swims Crazy 400 Free to Break Canet Record

Instead of medals, organizers in Canet are giving out Stuffed Flamingos to winners.

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Sprint News 4/30/12: Another 40-Year Old on the Verge; Gary Hall Jr. to Hall of Fame

…Dara Torres, Steve West, and Janet Evans may be soon joined by another Olympic Trials qualifier 40-and-over: Erica Braun out of…

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Quick Sprints 3/29/12: Villaecija Doing Double Duty at Olympics

American Rhi Jeffrey, who has made a huge impact both in and out of the pool since coming out of…

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British Swimming Names First 38 for Olympics

Former Auburn sprinter Adam Brown was among the 38 named to British Swimming’s Olympic roster this weekend. See who else made the cut. (©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Young Brits on Display at Flanders Meet; Vets in Austin and Melbourne

The British squad, perhaps looking to get away from the dreary British Isles in the dead of winter, were all…

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5 Things to Watch for on Final Day in Shanghai

We’ve got one day to go in Shanghai, but the action is nowhere near over. The morning (nighttime US time)…

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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 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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Shanghai 2011: Which World Records are Most Likely to Fall?

This is the first of many preview-type pieces we will run in the leadup to the 2011 Shanghai World Championships….

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British Swimming Announces 40 Swimmers for World Championships

British Swimming has announced that they will take 40 swimmers to Shanghai for the 2011 FINA World Aquatics Championships at…

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Lowe, Halsall Post Top-5 100 Flys at British Gas ASA Nationals

This week, British Swimming will host their ASA National Championships in Sheffield. These National Championships, not to be confused with…

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Alicia Coutts, Hungarians Impress on Day 1 of Barcelona Mare Nostrum Stop

The two-day Barcelona Mare Nostrum stop is the first of a 3-meet series that, later this month will include stops…

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USA Today Releases Their Own Olympic Medal Predictions

So you thought we were crazy to pick Olympic medalists 500 days out, ehh? Well apparently, USA Today doesn’t think…

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