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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Five Prelims Live Recap

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte could possibly be setting up their last Olympic showdown of all time in this event. Phelps is the top seed, the three-time defending Olympic champ, Lochte the world record holder, and they’re not alone in the competition.

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Ruta Meilutyte speaks out against Yulia Efimova (Video)

Former olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte praises Lily King for saying “what everyone else is thinking”

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Olympia 2016: Marco Koch Siebter, Diener, Heintz im Finale

Olympische Spiele 2016 Rio Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien Schwimmen: 6. bis 13. August Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio…

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Yulia Efimova: “Kalter Krieg hat im Sport nichts zu suchen”

Das Auftreten der Russin Yulia Efimova hat bisher in Rio schon für viel Wirbel gesorgt: Efimova war 2013 wegen Dopings…

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How Lilly King Taking Down Yulia Efimova Is Essentially Rocky IV

Last night, America’s Lilly King took down Yulia Efimova of Russia in the 100m breaststroke final in order to claim gold and back up her talk about Efimova’s previous positive doping tests.

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Updating Relay Projections: Americans Now Favored In Both Medleys

Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Three Finals Live Recap

The heated grudge-match between Lilly King and Yulia Efimova will take place last night.

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Russian Yulia Efimova: “Why Start The Cold War Again Using Sport?”

Yulia Efimova is quoted as saying her recent ordeal involving meldonium ‘wasn’t her fault.’

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TritonWear Race Analysis: 2016 Olympics Women’s 100 Breaststroke

TritonWear brings you the 2016 Summer Games with daily in-depth race analysis of every final.

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European Recap Day 3: The Iron Lady Tests Her Metal

Hungarian Katinka Hosszu won her second Olympic gold medal in the women’s 100 backstroke on the first of two nights where she will be swimming multiple events…

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Three Finals

Repping the stars n’ stripes Ryan Murphy of the USA managed to continue a longstanding tradition of American excellence in the 100m backstroke with a gold medal performance. His 51.97 makes him the fastest textile swimmer of all time in the event and ranks as the second fastest performance ever only behind Aaron Peirsol’s world record.

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Twitter Recap Day 3: Lilly King Makes Non-Swimmers Pay Attention

Michael Phelps has long been heralded for bringing attention to the sport of swimming. Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky, and Missy Franklin…

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SwimSwam Pulse: 58% Felt IOC Decision Was Too Soft On Russia

More than half of respondents said they felt the IOC’s decision didn’t go far enough, and only 17.3% – 172 total votes felt it was too strict a punishment.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Two 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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Russian Official Calls Paralympic Ban “Absurd,” CAS Appeal Coming

A Russian official criticized the Internatonal Paralympic Committee (IPC)’s decision to ban all Russia’s athletes from the upcoming Rio Paralympic Games, even suggesting that exclusion from the Paralympics would rob athletes of “a reason for living.”

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