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Beijing’s “water cube” to reopen as one of the world’s largest water parks

Beijing’s famous water cube, which has since been renamed Beijing National Swimming Center, will reopen as…

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Phelps and Lochte renew friendly rivalry at Missouri Grand Prix

When the 2010 Swimming Grand Prix stops in Columbia, Missouri, in the beautiful University of Missouri Natatorium, there will be…


Trickett plans to return under a new coach

The Australian swimming superstar is planning to come out of retirement to swim under the orders of Leigh Nugent, Michael Cowley of the Sydney Morning Herald…

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Swim Quick 2010: Show Your Love This Valentine’s Weekend

I look forward to this year’s Swim Quick which is a great program honoring a coaching legend. Richard Quick was the …


More details on the departure of Australia Head

Yesterday there were new developments in history as to why Australian national team head coach Alan Thompson was forced…

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Speedo North America President resigns

According to Women’s Wear Daily, Paula Schneider, president of the Warnaco Swimwear group, has resigned. Warnaco is the …

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Table tennis boss turns to swimming for solution

Adham Sharara, President of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), was in China this weekend to cut the ribbon at…

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Shanghai 2011: Shanghai Oriental Sports Center

(Update 12/3: pictures of the installation almost complete) (Update 12/28: installation inaugurated, completed in 200 days) (Update 4/10: Official maps of the installation…


Aussie head coach resigns amid restructuring and investigation

Australia’s national swimming team coach Alan Thompson has resigned from his post following a disagreement over …


FINA announces time standards for 2011 World Championships

At the FINA bureau meeting last week in Bangkok, a Time Standard qualification system was decided for 2011…


NYT article: Phelps on hiatus, not in crisis

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/sports/olympics/24swimming.html Today I came across this article in the New York Times. It is about the visibility of Michael Phelps…


FINA to retest blood samples from Rome

After its office meeting in Bangkok, FINA announced that it would re-examine blood samples from 2o09 World…

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FINA office rules align masters prosecutions

(Many thanks to Tracy at the Lifeguards Blog for the great photo, taken at the Senior National Games!) By…

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Arena: the equipment has never looked so good

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