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Medal Count: Australia “Wins” Day 2, U.S. Still Holds Lead

With three individual medals in tonight’s evening session, Australia came away with the W in the day 2 medal count. The Aussies garnered a medal in three of the four individual finals tonight, led by Christian Sprenger’s gold in the men’s 100 breast. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Day 1 Latin America Report: Santos, Cielo Carry 1-2 Into 50 Fly Final

Nicolas Santos is the top seed heading into the men’s 50 fly final.

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Le Clos Headed to Europe for Big Summer Meet Season; Pair of Bulldogs Too

Chad le Clos (above) is part of a loaded field that will compete in Europe over the next month. Also on the list is a pair of Georgia Bulldogs. (Photo Credit: Staccioli/Arena)

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2013 Maria Lenk Trophy Preview

The 2013 edition of the Maria Lenk Trophy will begin tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro. This year’s meet will be…

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Brazil Taking Large, But Relatively Weak, Roster to Short Course Worlds

The Brazilians are sending a very watered-down roster to this winter’s Short Course World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Though the…

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Guilherme Guido Breaks South American Record at Final WC Qualifier

Guilherme Guido moved into the top-10 all-time at Brazil’s final Short Course Worlds qualifying meet. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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The Brazilian Swimming Photo Vault

Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Cielo Blasts 20.5 SCM on Night 2 at Jose Finkel Trophy

This results says that Cesar may have missed his taper in London. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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CAS Releases Full Report in Cielo Doping Decision

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has released its full report on the findings of Cesar Cielo, Vinicius Waked, Henrique…

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Roland Schoeman Guest Editorial: Steroids, Swimming, and Dangerous Precedents

Today we welcome a very special guest, Roland Schoeman, to The Swimmers Circle to weigh in on the Cesar Cielo debate. Roland…

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Where is the Anti-Doping Process Failing Us? Fix the Code, Not the Court.

Though a small minority have fallen on the side of the Brazilians in their now-infamous doping scandal, a majority (or…

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Athletes React to Cielo Announcement Via Twitter; Poll Results

As is evidenced by the Tweet of Dutch swimmer Sebastiaan Verschuren above above, the first reactions from other athletes about the…

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Cielo "Warning" Upheld, Cleared to Compete in Shanghai; Waked Receives One Year Ban

As we predicted in this editorial yesterday, the CBDA’s warning for Cesar Cielo, Henrique Barbosa, and Nicholas dos Santos was…

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Zero-Hour is Thursday Morning for Cielo, Brazilian Doping Scandal

The CAS hearing in the matter of the positive tests for Cesar Cielo, Vanecius Waked, Nicolas dos Santos, and Henrique Barbosa…

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