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Thoughts from Day 1 at the 2011 Eric Namesnik Ann Arbor Grand Prix

Day 1 is in the books at the 5th Grand Prix of the 2010-2011 season, and there were a lot…

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Fantasy Camp: Speedo Takes Home Inaugural Sponsor 'Ship Title With Win Over Arena

Remember, not all of these athletes are sponsored by the brand for whom they are swimming. Some of them fall…

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Eric Namesnik Ann Arbor Grand Prix Preview

The stars will be out in full-force in Ann Arbor for the 2011 Eric Namesnik USA Swimming Grand Prix. The…

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Fantasy Camp: Team Speedo Fights Back on Day 2 at the Sponsor 'Ship

Preview |  Day 1 |  Day 2  |  Day 3 Not surprisingly, the Arena Elite team jumped out to a…

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Fantasy Camp: 2011 Sponsor 'Ship Kicks Off on Day 1 With Heavy Focus on Sprints

Remember, not all of these athletes are sponsored by the brand for whom they are swimming. Some of them fall…

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Fantasy Camp: Team Speedo vs. Arena Elite Team (Preview)

For years, Speedo has been dominating the world of swimming sponsorships, so much so that the term “Speedo” has become…

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High School Junior Bootsma Puts Up Legendary 100 Backstroke Mark

Yards races are swum exclusively in the United States, and most of the country’s elite competitors are well into their…

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NEWS SPLASH: Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace Breaks Every 100 Yard Freestyle Record on the Books in 46.81

Auburn’s Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace marked the fastest 100-yard freestyle that has ever been swum in prelims of the Women’s SEC Championships….

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2010 Dubai: Day 3 Recap: More Spectacular Swimming From Lochte, Youngin's on Day 3 in Dubai

1. Outside Smoke Rules the Day – Most top swimmers treat semi-final races as a chance to get stretched out…

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Dubai 2010: Day 3 Predictions Brings Intrigue, Anticipation of More World Records

Day 3 finals will be the busiest yet. Here’s the three things I’ll be watching for: 1. Young Swimmers Looking…

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Dubai 2010: Day 2 Predictions and Picks See Lochte Shining, Wide-Open 100 Fly

Click here to watch a live video feed from Dubai, with finals starting at 10:30 AM Eastern Time on Thursday….

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Dubai 2010: News and Notes from the Twittersphere

Though many, especially in the older generation, have written off Twitter by saying that nobody cares what everyone is having…

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Bootsma Takes Down National Record

Stop me if you’ve heard this story before. A National High School Record, set by one of the great high…

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Handicapping the Golden Goggles Awards

This year, USA Swimming is opening voting for its version of the Academy Awards, the Golden Goggles Awards, to the…

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USA Swimming Announces Roster for World Short Course Championships in Dubai

(Update: On the latest release of the USA-Swimming Roster, Nick Thoman has replaced Aaron Peirsol) USA-Swimming has announced its roster…

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