Yannick Agnel

Yannick Agnel Swims First Race Under NBAC Banner at Midsummer Invite

French Olympic Champion Yannick Agnel had a test swim on Sunday at the NBAC Midsummer Invite. (Photo Courtesy: ERIO TAC FRANCE)

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Izotov and Agnel, Perhaps Reigniting a Dormant Rivalry

This was supposed to be the next great European rivalry in swimming. At the 2010 World Short Course Championships in Dubai, the two swimmers hit the water in a dead-heat, but Agnel made up a slight deficit over Izotov to give the French the gold and leave the Russians with silver. (Photo Credit: Tim BInning, theswimpictures)

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It’s Official: Agnel Explains Decision to Swim with Bob Bowman in Press Conference

The French news site L’equipe, which has been on the front edge of the developing Yannick-Agnel-to-United-States story, has posted some quotes…

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L’Equipe: Yannick Agnel to Train with Bob Bowman

France’s L’equipe has gotten a jump on a planned Yannick Agnel press conference on Wednesday. After the French Federation announced late…

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Yannick Agnel Headed to US to Train; Will Swim Only Relays at World Championships

French newspapers dropped two bombshells about the defending Olympic Champion in the 200 free.

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French Announce 25 Swimmers for World Championships; Ress to WUG’s

Eric Ress missed his bid for Worlds, but will compete for the French in two big meets this summer: The World University Games in Russia, and the Mediterranean Championships in Turkey. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Agnel Tops Stravius; Meynard to Close French Nationals

Even with the core of the squad that did so well at the 2008 Olympics aging and/or retired, the French men look as strong as ever coming out of their National Championship meet in Rennes, France. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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Agnel Battles Through Ilness to Final in 200 Free; Stravius Continues to Roll in France

Aidan Pongrace is an American high school student who just-so-happens to be studying and training abroad for his senior year in…

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Agnel Struck by Illness Ripping Through French Championships

Aidan Pongrace contributed to this report. A nasty bug, of origins unknown, is ripping through the French National Championships and…

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Meynard Trumps Agnel at French Nationals In 100 Freestyle

“William Meynard only split a 23.44 at the 50, .2 seconds slower than Agnel and .3 slower than Fabien Gilot in lane 3, but he powered off the turn to take the win in a rapid 48.53, making him the third fastest 100 freestyler of 2013.”

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Stravius Blows the Lid Off of French National Record in 200 IM

France’s Jeremy Stravius crushed a four-year old National Record in an event that’s still a bit new to him on Thursday. (Photo: Aidan Pongrace)

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2013 French Nationals Preview; Agnel Back Off The 400 Free Bandwagon

The view of the city hall in Rennes, France where the 2013 French National Championships and World Championship Trials will begin on Tuesday. (Photo: Aidan Pongrace)

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Phelps Receives “Excellence” Honor But Usain Bolt Wins Sportsman of the Year; Swimmer Dias Wins Disability Laureus

Michael Phelps didn’t win the Sportsman of the Year Award, but won’t leave Rio empty handed. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Blume back to Denmark

After deciding to join her fellow countrywoman Lotte Friis in Nice this November Danish swimmer Pernille Blume has decided to return…

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