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Norwegian Record from Susann Bjornsen Highlights North Sea Meet

The North Sea Swim Meet took place from Nov 4-6 and featured athletes from all over the world, including 14 Rio Olympians.

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Penny Oleksiak Named Canada’s Flag Bearer For Closing Ceremonies

After an amazing run in the pool at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, 16-year-0ld Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak will carry her country’s flag into Maracana Stadium for tonight’s Olympic closing ceremonies.

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Gunnar Bentz Makes Statement Recalling What Happened In Rio Incident

After returning to the United States following a gas-stop bathroom altercation with fellow American Olympic teammates Ryan Lochte, Jimmy Feigen, and Jack Conger, in Rio that led to police involvement, Gunnar Bentz made a statement.

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Where Penny Oleksiak’s Performance Ranks Amongst Best Teens In Olympic History

Penny Oleksiak was the most dominant teenager at the 2016 Olympic Games by far, taking home one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals for Canada in the pool.

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Russian Committee Appeals Against IPC’s Paralympic Games Ban

Nearly a week after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) banned Russia from competing in the Rio Games, the Russian Paralympic…

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Eight Finals Live Recap

In the men’s race, it’s the last farewell to Phelps who will be fighting alongside his American teammates to take down the British in an event they have never lost at the Olympic Games

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Eight Finals

The Americans won in an Olympic record giving Phelps is 23rd Olympic gold and sending off the GOAT on top once again.

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Why Michael Phelps’ Silver Is The Perfect Way To End His Last Individual Race Ever

After all, his ultimate goal wasn’t to be the winningest Olympian of all time. His ultimate goal is to change the sport of swimming forever, and in that, he is the undeniable undisputed number one.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Seven Finals Live Recap

Assuming Michael Phelps isn’t making a comeback down the road, this will be his last individual race ever where he will look to four-peat in this event winning gold number five of these games and 23 all time.

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Seven Finals

In a fashion that has become remarkably common for the outstanding athlete, Katie Ledecky demolished her own world record en route to a repeat gold medal in the women’s 800m freestyle.

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Rio Day 7 Medal Table: Tonight Highlights American Dominance

In one of the most exciting races of these Games, Dirado won the 200 back over the Iron Lady.

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Watch: Team Canada Swimmers React To Penny Oleksiak Winning Gold

Oleksiak tied for the gold medal, winning her fourth medal of the Games and the first by a Canadian swimmer in 24 years. It’s also Canada’s first here in Rio.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Seven Prelims Live Recap

Cate and Bronte Campbell of Australia will get the chance to redeem themselves in the 50m freestyle today after both failing to make the podium in the 100 last night.

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Seven Prelims

Thanks to an amazing breaststroke split by Katie Meili the Americans posted the fastest time in the heats of the medley relay.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Six Finals Live Recap

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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