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“If you want to be the best, you have to do things other people aren’t willing to do.”

2017 U.S. World Trials Preview: The Real Post-Phelps 200 Fly Era

The men’s 200 fly shapes up to be a three-man race at the front for two World Championship spots.

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Video: We Wore Michael Phelps’ Racing Suit

As championship meet season approaches, we’ve decided our next few videos will highlight various aspects of a championship meet environment.

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Five Storylines, All The Links You Need For 2017 U.S. Nationals

Five storylines, all the links you need for the upcoming U.S. National Championships in Indianapolis.

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Jay Litherland Adds 200/400 Free To IM’s, No 200 Back At Trials

Jay Litherland has added the 200 & 400 freestyles to his US Nationals lineup, along with the 200 & 400 IM.

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Jimmy Feigen A Surprise Entrant At U.S. Nationals

Jimmy Feigen is entered in the 50 and 100 free at U.S. Nationals, a surprise considering we haven’t seen him compete since Rio.

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Happy Olympic Day: Check Out The 20 Most-Decorated Olympic Swimmers Ever

June 23 marks Olympic Day, a holiday dedicated to the Olympic movement and its three pillars: move, learn and discover. To celebrate, we’re giving swim fans a chance to move (their mouse to scroll lower down this page), learn (about the most-decorated Olympic swimmers of all-time) and discover (some swimming legends they may not have previously known).

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Becca Meyers, Brad Snyder Nominated for More Espys

Becca Meyers (above) won the 2015 ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete With a Disability.

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Phelps, Murphy, Ledecky, Manuel & Hosszu Score ESPY Nominations

Check out the swimmers among this year’s ESPY nominees…hint, one is known as the GOAT.

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2017 U.S. World Trials Preview: Everyone Chasing Kalisz In 400 IM

Chase Kalisz has swum incredibly well this season, and his world leading 4:09.43 puts him in the driver seat at World Trials.

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German Philip Heintz Joins Exclusive Club of Sub-1:56 200IM Swimmers

Philip Heintz set a new German record in the 200m IM (LC) in 1:55,76 on Thursday at the German National…

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Philip Heintz nun einer der schnellsten Lagenschwimmer aller Zeiten

Eine Weltklasseleistung lieferte Philip Heintz mit seinen beiden deutschen Rekorden über die 200 m Lagen ab: Er ist nun der…

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With over 75 pages of features covering the 2017 World Championships, you will get everything you need to enjoy the biggest competition of the year.

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Michael Phelps Goes To Shark School, Races Great White

Fans of the GOAT will be treated by two appearances during this summer’s Shark Week on the Discovery network.

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New Event Proposals For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

As you no doubt have heard and internalized, the International Olympic Committee signed off this week on a proposal to…

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Phelps on New Events: “What Else Are We Going to Add? 75m Frees?”

While he does support the women’s 1500, an event in which men have been able to swim for more than a century at the Olympics, adding new events “takes away from the sport.”

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