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Brazilian Police Recommend Charges Against Ryan Lochte

New York Times Swimming - 1 hour 19 min ago
The American swimmer could be charged with giving false testimony in connection with claims that he was robbed at gunpoint during the Rio Olympics.
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Minna Atherton, Jack Cartwright Jumpstart Aussies AS Junior Pan Pacs Open

Swimvortex - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 06:41
The Aussies got victories from Minna Atherton in the 100 backstroke and Jack Cartwright in the 200 freestyle to open the Junior Pan Pacific Champs in solid fashion.
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Aurelie Muller: How A Walk In The Favelas Brought Perspective After Sting Of Injustice

Swimvortex - Wed, 24/08/2016 - 14:17
Aurelie Muller, the French open water World champion who with Britain's Jack Burnell was one of two who finished top three in the Rio 2016 Olympic marathon but find themselves denied by dubious judgements that spoke to the incompetence of FINA when it comes to ensuring the best competitive environment for athletes, has penned a lament on her Facebook page.
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At Last: Shirley Babashoff To Be Honoured By American Swimming Coaches Association

Swimvortex - Wed, 24/08/2016 - 13:13
Shirley Babashoff, who but for the GDR's State Plan 14:25 doping program would have been hailed one of the greatest freestyle swimmers in history, is to be honoured by the American Swimming Coaches Association at a banquet during the World Clinic next month.
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Aussie Swim Boss John Bertrand: We Will Be “honest with each other” In Rio Review

Swimvortex - Wed, 24/08/2016 - 10:20
Swimming Australia President John Bertrand has promised a review of the national swim team's performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in which all will be "honest with each other in our assessment and in examining every single aspect of our preparation to ensure we bounce back better next time"
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Huldiging kampioenen in Dordrecht op 27 augustus

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Wed, 24/08/2016 - 02:00

De Olympisch kampioenen Sharon van Rouwendaal en Ferry Weertman worden as. zaterdag 27 augustus gehuldigd door de KNZB.

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Great Britain: The Rising Tide Of Rio 2016 Built On Palmer’s Plea Of Atlanta 1996

Swimvortex - Tue, 23/08/2016 - 18:45
How Britain became an Olympic sporting nation: from the press conference and in other interviews that followed a victoRIOus touchdown that stole the headline in Britain today we heard a refrain beyond the talent, training and hard work that explained much about how it has all come to pass: long-term planning backed by the commitment, consistency and continuity that begat call-room confidence
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CAS Upholds Blanket Ban On Russia As Paralympic Ruling Highlights IOC Weakness

Swimvortex - Tue, 23/08/2016 - 12:38
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Russia's appeal against a ban from the Paralympic Games as punishment for confirmation of state involvement in doping. CAS announced its 'urgent verdict' today, the decision to throw out Russian Paralympic Committee's appeal against exclusion from the Paralympics, highlighting the weakness of the International Olympic Committee's decision to shy away from a blanket ban on Russia
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Doe jij ook mee aan de nieuwe KNZB borstcrawlcursus?

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Tue, 23/08/2016 - 02:00

In september gaat op veel plaatsen de KNZB Borstcrawlcursus weer van start. Schrijf je nu in!

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Zwemles is weer leuk met SuperSpetters!

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Tue, 23/08/2016 - 02:00

Kinderen kunnen vanaf nu leren zwemmen met de nieuwe KNZB zwemles methode SuperSpetters. Bij SuperSpetters is de zwemles in kleine groepjes en zijn de lesgevers altijd gediplomeerd. Bij 2x per week een zwemles van 30 a 45 minuten halen kinderen gemiddeld na 10 maanden het KNZB zwemdiploma. Het KNZB zwemdiploma is vergelijkbaar met het zwemvaardig niveau van diploma C.  

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The Best and the Worst From the Rio Games

New York Times Swimming - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 23:38
It is definitely time to hand out our traditional Olympic prizes.
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Speedo Drops Ryan Lochte as Rio Fallout Continues

New York Times Swimming - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 19:38
Speedo’s decision to cut sponsorship ties with Lochte is the first sign of financial consequence for the swimmer over a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio.
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Speedo USA Pulls Plug On Ryan Lochte Yet Parent Speedo Backs Sun* & Efimova*

Swimvortex - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 18:35
Speedo USA has confirmed that it is dropping its endorsement deal with Ryan Lochte. Questions of corporate choices abound. Speedo USA, whose parent company continued to sponsor China's Sun Yang* after he tested positive for a banned substance and China attempted to cover up the case and signed up Yuliya Efimova* after the Russian returned from a doping ban, released its Lochte verdict on Twitter.
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Reflections on Rio

New York Times Swimming - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 12:00
Recalling funny, touching or odd moments during the Olympics.
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How to Link Rio Games’ Top Stories: Just Add Water

New York Times Swimming - Sun, 21/08/2016 - 23:16
For reasons good and bad, the city’s water played a leading role in how the Games will be remembered: as a source of heroics, scandals and mosquitoes.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Shamed US swimmer Gunnar Bentz turns on Ryan Lochte and blames the star for 'heated' gas station fracas

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Sun, 21/08/2016 - 01:32
Video courtesy of Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3743679/Ryan-Lochte-seen-rushing-Olympic-village-new-security-footage-just-robbed-gunpoint-5am-nightclub-party.html One of the US swimmers caught up in a web...
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Ryan Lochte’s Evolving Story Faced Little Resistance From NBC

New York Times Swimming - Sat, 20/08/2016 - 19:56
Reporters gave Lochte, the U.S. swimmer who invented a story about being robbed in Rio, unfettered airtime instead of trying to confirm details.
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Rio 2016 Olympics: Ryan Lochte and US swimmers facing sanctions from Olympic disciplinary commission

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Sat, 20/08/2016 - 06:49
Disgraced US swimmer Ryan Lochte and three team-mates are facing an Olympic disciplinary commission after lying about an armed robbery during the Rio Olympics.The International Olympic Committee commission could sanction the athletes...
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Rio Olympics 2016: Swimmers' lack of team spirit to blame for Australia's disappointment

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Sat, 20/08/2016 - 04:52
Claims of a rift between swimmers and the rest of the Australian Olympic team have been blamed for a disappointing medal haul in Rio.The swimming team pulled down posters of past champions such as Cathy Freeman and replaced the...
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A Tarnish on U.S.A. Swimming’s Olympic Luster

New York Times Swimming - Sat, 20/08/2016 - 04:15
Poor judgment by four American swimmers left the organization scrambling to determine what had happened, and suffering a black eye in the aftermath of a triumphant showing.
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