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FINA officially invalidates Russian relay world records featuring Yuliya Efimova

As of this week, FINA has wiped two Russian relay world records off the books due to the failed drug test by Yuliya Efimova.

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FINA releases qualifying standards for 2015 World Champs in Kazan

FINA has released its qualifying times for the 2015 World Championships to take place in Kazan, Russia beginning July 24, 2015.

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NBC to air Jessica Long feature during Sochi coverage this weekend – Watch trailers here

The feature, titled Long Way Home: The Jessica Long Story, follows the 17-time Paralympic medalist on her journey to Russia to meet her birth parents.

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Two more national records, host of junior records fall at Russian Championships

Two more Russian national records fell in the final few days of swimming in Kazan. Oleg Kostin got in on…

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Think morning workouts are cold? Try Swimming the Bering Strait. Ireland’s Moore Reports

This past summer a group of 66 swimmers completed the amazing feat of swimming across the Bering Strait from Russia…

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Chad le Clos wins 100m Butterfly at Moscow FINA World Cup – Race Video

Courtesy of Universal Sports Network. Moscow, Russia, FINA Swimming World Cup, men’s 100 butterfly. Chad le Clos tops Tom Shields by .40 seconds.

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Chad le Clos wins 200m IM at Moscow FINA World Cup – Race Video

Video coverage is couresy of USN. Moscow, Russia, FINA Swimming World Cup, Chad le Clos wins third event of the weekend beating Kenneth To. Chad le Clos won in 1:53.04.

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Meilutyte 50m Breast at Moscow FINA World Cup – Race Video

Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network. Moscow, Russia, FINA Swimming World Cup, women’s 50 breaststroke. Ruta Meilutyte wins in 28.89, just .09 off the world record.

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Morozov wins 50m Freestyle at Moscow FINA World Cup – Video

Moscow, Russia, FINA Swimming World Cup, men’s 50 freestyle. Vlad Morozov wins in 20.59.

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Meilutyte beats Hosszu in 100m IM – Moscow FINA World Cup Video

Courtesy of Universal Sports Network. Moscow, Russia, FINA Swimming World Cup, women’s 100 IM. Ruta Meilutyte beats Katinka Hosszu.

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Junior World Swimmers Are Set Up For Records In Final Night In Dubai

The final session of the FINA Junior World Championships will be underway tonight in Dubai. (Photo Credit: Colin B.)

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Mack Horton Swims 5th-Best 800 Free in World in 2013 at World Juniors Day 3

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte will go for her first major international non-breaststroke medal tonight in the girls’ 100 free final. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Chimrova Leads A Strong Morning For Russia With A New Championship Record

Ruta Meilutyte, defending World Champion, cruised to an easy second seed in the women’s 100 breaststroke this morning. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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IOC Receives “Strong Assurances” of Non-Discrimination from Russian Deputy Prime Minister

The International Olympic Committee released a statement today attempting to reassure the international community that they will be unfettered by Russia’s new propaganda legislation.

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2013 FINA World Championships Prelims Day 8 REAL-TIME Recap

We have finally made it to the eighth and final day of the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. Four events will take place in the final preliminaries session. (Image Courtesy of FINA)

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