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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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Doping violations could have Russian Swimming Federation at risk for suspension, says Russian sports minister

A string of high-profile doping violations and suspensions could have Russia’s national swimming federation on the brink of being suspended as a whole, according to the country’s sports minister Vitaly Mutko.

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Popova Breaks Into The Top Five In The 200 Freestyle With A New Russian Record

Veronika Popova posted a 1:56.39 in the semi-final of the women’s 200 freestyle, setting a new national record and put herself into the fifth place position in the world rankings…

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Pedersen and Johansson React To FINA’s Decision On Efimova’s Punishment

Two Efimova’s competitors, Rikke Moeller Pedersen and Jennie Johansson, have commented on FINA’s ruling…

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Russian National Championships Preview; Links, Schedule and Story Lines

The 2014 Russian National Championships will be held in Moscow from May 13th-17th…

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2013 Swammy Awards: Female European Swimmer of the Year

Consistency and endurance is was set Katinka Hozzsu apart from the rest of the world this year.

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Morozov and Efimova Russian Swimming’s Sportsman And Woman Of The Year

The Russians have had a very good year in the pool, which included eight podium finishes at the 2013 World…

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2013 European Short Course Championships: Day 3 Real-Time Recaps

The Danish women will look to continue their momentum on day 3 of the 2013 European Short Course Championships in Herning, Denmark.

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European Championships Day Two: Final Thoughts

Some final thoughts on day two. Full recap of the events can be found here. A full PDF of day…

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Efimova Takes Down Soni’s 200 Breaststroke World Record

In a rematch of the 200 breaststroke from this summer’s World Championships, Russian Yuliya Efimova and Rikke Moeller Pedersen faced…

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European Short Course Swimming Championships: Prelims Recap Day 2

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu will build upon her performance on day one in Herning, Denmark. (Photo: UAE Swimming)

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Belmonte Garcia Breaks Hosszu’s European Record In The 200 Butterfly

Women’s 200 butterfly Mireia Belmonte Garcia may have been disappointed finishing outside of the medals in the 200 IM, but…

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European Short Course Swimming Championships: Prelims Day One

Vlad Morozov debuted in his best event, the 50 freestyle, this morning in Herning. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Three Women’s Events To Look Forward To In Herning

There will be an incredible amount of great races in the women’s events in Herning, but today we decided to…

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Eight Swimmers To Look Out For In Herning

With the European Short Course Championships beginning on Thursday we decided to give you a list of eight swimmers to…

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