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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ulyett & The British Breaststroke Invasion

For several years now, Adam Peaty has been putting Great Britain on the map in men’s breaststroke. Now it’s Jocelyn Ulyett’s turn to do it on the women’s side.

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Lilly King Gets A Gift From Russia

American swimmer Lilly King has received a present from one of her Russian supporters – a traditional Russian Ushanka, emblazoned…

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Efimova, Kostin Hit World #1s on Day 1 Of Russian Nationals

It was the sprinters who came up with the best performances on day 1 of Russian nationals, with Yulia Efimova hitting a new world #1 time in the 50 breast and Oleg Kostin doing the same in the 50 fly.

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Chalmers Drops 200 Fr Due To Illness, Efimova Looks For 2nd Win At NSW

Russia’s Yulia Efimova already snagged the 100m breaststroke gold in Sydney and has set herself up for a run at the 200m.

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2017 NSW State Open C’ships: 5 Big Stories To Watch Down Under

Cate Campbell makes her return to racing in Sydney this weekend, taking on her sister, Bronte, among others at the 2017 NSW State Open Championships.

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Newly-Formed Team Efimova Has Eyes On Australia

Newly-formed Team Efimova is on the move.

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IAAF Upholds Russian Athletics Suspension at Least Through November

The International Association of Athletics Federations, or IAAF, track and field’s world governing body, decided Monday that the Russian track and field team would continue to be barred from international competition and would not be eligible to compete in the August IAAF World Championships that will take place in London.

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New WADA Prohibited List In Effect, Including Arimistane

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s 2017 list of prohibited substances is now in effect, including the newly-banned substance Arimistane, which the Russian Swimming Federation specifically warned its athletes to stop taking.

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The Top 16 Swimming Stories of 2016

The New Year is upon us! So we at SwimSwam are wrapping up our 2016 Swammy Awards with a look back at the 16 biggest stories of the year 2016.

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Russian Federation Names 2016 Swimmers of the Year

200 breaststroke Olympic bronze medalist Anton Chupkov was one of three Russians named by the federation as Swimmers of t he Year.

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Team Efimova Moves Ahead As Russian Joins ‘Sport And Law’ Organization

Team Efimova moves one step closer to formation, while Yulia joins Russia’s ‘Sport and Law’ organization.

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Russia Warns Swimmers to Stop Taking Banned Drug Ahead of Deadline

The All-Russian Swimming Federation has published a warning on its home page about a substance, androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione (Arimistan), that will be added…

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No Windsor For Efimova, As Russian Forms New Team W/ Lobintsev

Russian Yulia Efimova revealed she is suffering from purulent tonsilitis and will be missing the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships.

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Hosszu Finishes 2016 World Cup With $386K, Morozov With $332K

Katinka Hosszu wound up with just over $386,000 in prize money on the 2016 World Cup tour, closely rivaling her record 2014 haul.

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