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Three USA Aquatics Sports Athletes Nominated for Sportswoman of the Year

USA Swimming announced today that two of their athletes were nominated by the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 2011 Sportswoman of the…

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National High School Record Holder Rachel Bootsma Commits to California

Shortly after attending the USA Swimming National Championships across town, the National High School Record Holder made her verbal committment to…


Hansen Dominates 200 Breaststroke, Missy Franklin Finishes Incredible Two Weeks With 100 Free National Title

Women’s 800 free USC swimmer Haley Anderson, who made the World Championship team in the open water 25k, turned her…


Dana Vollmer Takes Top Seed in 100 Free With Great Prelims Mark of 54.20

Today was the last set of morning prelims from USA Swimming Nationals in Palo Alto, and as expected the women’s…


Adrian Clocks 22.1 as Field Continues to Thin at USA Nationals (Day 3 Prelims)

With the United States’ two most high-profile swimmers already out of this meet (Natalie Coughlin and Michael Phelps), Ryan Lochte…

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Kukors' 400 IM, Lochte's 100 Fly Only Major Scratch on Day 3 of USA Nationals

Headed into day 3 of the 2011 USA Swimming National Championships, we’ve seen a big dropoff in the number of…


Franklin Posts Career-Best, Top 5 Time on Day 2 at USA Swimming Nationals

Day two at the 2011 USA Swimming (LCM) National Championships got off to a rip-roaring start in Palo Alto, beginning with…


Lochte Drops 200 Free, Focuses on 100 Back on Day 2 From USA Nationals; Other Day 2 Scratches

It’s early morning on day 2 at the 2011 USA Swimming National Championships, and while only those suffering from the…


Guess Who's Back? Hansen Swims 1:00.17 in Prelims at USA Nationals

It’s day 1 at the 2011 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships, and we already have some exciting buzz in the…


Storylines: USA Swimming ConocoPhillips National Championships To Begin Tuesday

Tuesday, August 2nd, will be the kickoff of the 2011 USA Swimming Summer National Championships in Stanford, California at the…


TSC Awards, Under/Overperformers For 2011 World Aquatics Championships

With the 2011 FINA World Aquatics Championships in the books, it’s time to give out some awards. These are our awards…


New Poll Question: "Maggie the Missile" versus "Missy the Missyle"

Through 7 days of the 2011 FINA World Championships, we’ve seen plenty of great swims from young swimmers. Two of…


Shanghai Day 7 Finals: Dekker Pulls Big Upset Over Alshammar

Women’s 50 fly final – Medal Race Sweden’s Therese Alshammar came in as a big favorite in this race, but…


Lochte Wins 2 Golds on Day 6, Franklin Breaks American Record

Women’s 100 free finals – Medal Race This women’s 100 free came down to a big surprise at the touch,…


Missy Franklin Sets New American Record in 200 Backstroke

After her National Age Group Record in the 200 free on day 5, Missy Franklin has already outdone that on…


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