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“Papa, Someday I’m Going To Be Olympic Champion” – And So He Was. RIP Sammy Lee

Swimvortex - 3 hours 23 min ago
Two-time Olympic champion Sammy Lee, died last Friday in Newport Beach after suffering complications from pneumonia. He was a pioneer of diving - and much more. A tribute and obituary to a man who lived the dream
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Sammy Lee, First Asian-American to Earn Olympic Gold, Dies at 96

New York Times Swimming - 5 hours 11 min ago
Dr. Lee battled racial discrimination even after he became a physician, won three Olympic medals in diving and served in the Korean War.
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Georgia Invitational Receives Pop From Young Guns Chase Kalisz and Ryan Murphy

Swimvortex - 7 hours 37 min ago
Chase Kalisz doubled in the 400 individual medley and 100 breaststroke and Ryan Murphy won the 100 backstroke and helped a pair of Cal relays to triumph at the Georgia Invitational.
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Tom Shields Dials Up American Record 43.84 In 100-Yard Fly At United States Nationals

Swimvortex - Sat, 03/12/2016 - 04:06
Tom Shields became the first athlete to break the 44-second barrier in the 100-yard butterfly, going 43.84 for a U.S. Open and American standard on Friday night at Nationals.
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GBR: Mel Marshall To Loughborough with Hemmings; Finck Joins Dave McNulty in Bath

Swimvortex - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:18
British Swimming Restructure: Mel Marshall and Dave McNulty, the two coaches responsible for the bulk of medals for Great Britain in the pool at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, will lead the country's two main performance centres on the way to Tokyo 2020. While McNulty remains in charge at Bath, with Jol Finck moving into the program from Millfield, Marshall takes over the helm at Loughborough and will have Dave Hemmings by her side.
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Vitalina Simonova* ‘Doping Ban Reduced from 4 to 2 Years By CAS’, Says Lawyer

Swimvortex - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:12
As the International Olympic Committee and the World Anti-Doping Agency makes their plans to remove the role of international federations in the anti-doping process, a cautionary talke arrives from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and its tendency to be lenient when cheating rears its head. Lawyer Artem Patsev has posted news on his Facebook page, the Sports Express website reports, indicating that Russian Vitalina Simonova*, banned for four years by FINA after she tested positive for doping last year, has had her suspension reduced to two years by CAS.
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Plymouth Leander & College Searches For New Boss After Jon Rudd Sails To Ireland

Swimvortex - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:50
In the wake of Jon Rudd's appointment as Swim Ireland's National Performance Director, the partnership of Plymouth College and Plymouth Leander have launched a search for his replacement. The braun-with-brain super setup is seeking "a World Class Director of Swimming to lead what has become, over the last ten years, arguably Britain’s foremost competitive swimming programme".
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Where Mel Marshall & Gareth Southgate Pass Knowledge From Pool To Pitch (& Back)

Swimvortex - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:52
UK Sport puts leaders together in a cross-sport exchange of knowledge and cutting-edge ideas. Adam Peaty's coach Mel Marshall is one of those who sits at the table with the man newly appointed England football manager. The swim coach is hopeful for the home of the beautiful game, saying: "He [Southgate] is constantly searching for the scenarios and situations that produce excellence. No use looking in a book for some of this stuff because by the time its published the world has moved on. The development of performance sport is fast moving. The trick is to ask what next and be at the crest of the wave. What makes someone their best, what kinds of things are available to make that happen. Gareth is someone who goes after that."
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German Swimming Seeks Three Coaches Centres In Hamburg, Heidelberg and Berlin

Swimvortex - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 08:01
German swimming is seeking new coaches for three of its performance centres: Hamburg, Heidelberg and Berlin
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Clark Smith’s 500 Free Win Leads Strong Showing From Host Squad At Texas Invite

Swimvortex - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 03:26
Clark Smith flourished in a deep 500-yard freestyle field, winning in 4:11.20 to headline action at the Texas Invitational.
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Waterpolomannen tegen Griekenland in Athene

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:00

De Nederlandse waterpolomannen spelen dinsdag 6 december hun tweede poulewedstrijd in de FINA World League 2016-2017 in en tegen Griekenland. Bondscoach Robin van Galen heeft drie debutanten geselecteerd voor het duel tegen de nummer 3 van het laatste WK in Kazan.

 

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Waterpolomannen tegen Griekenland in Athene

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:00

De Nederlandse waterpolomannen spelen dinsdag 6 december hun tweede poulewedstrijd in de FINA World League 2016-2017 in en tegen Griekenland. Bondscoach Robin van Galen heeft drie debutanten geselecteerd voor het duel tegen de nummer 3 van het laatste WK in Kazan.

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Mogelijkheid tot aanpassen privacy niveaus in Sportlink

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:00

Vanaf maandag 5 december 2016 is het mogelijk om in Sportlink bij de officials privacy niveaus in te stellen. Een en ander is ter voorbereiding op de Officialkalender die in ontwikkeling is én het voldoen aan de privacywetgeving. We verzoeken de officialcoördinatoren binnen de verenigingen goede afspraken te maken met de officials over hoe zij geregistreerd willen staan.

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Seals have lost their Kaikoura waterfall but the pups are slowly returning

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 23:04
It was one of the worst hit places from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook New Zealand last month.Kaikoura is slowly coming back to life after the quake lifted the seabed by up to 2m in some places.The initial quake, which...
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This First Day Of December 60 Years Ago Marked The Start Of Dawn Fraser’s Reign

Swimvortex - Thu, 01/12/2016 - 19:10
Today marks the 60th anniversary of the start of a 15-year unbeaten streak in race and on the clock at the helm of global women's 100m freestyle for an Australian legend, an official Living Legend indeed: Dawn Fraser
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WK Windsor vóór: Finales worden nachtwerk. Feiten en cijfers, Nederlandse starts

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 23:30
Nederland wordt bij de dertiende aflevering van de WK korte baan in het Canadese Windsor vertegenwoordigd door negen zwemsters en zes zwemmers.
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Kira Toussaint (WK-limiet via 100 yards rugslag): "Iets moois voor je team doen motiveert enorm"

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 23:30
In het rijtje met de gekwalificeerden voor de WK kortebaan in Windsor (Canada) staat ook de naam van Kira Toussaint.
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“Je kunt je bij de officiële testen minder goed voordoen dan je werkelijk bent.”

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 23:30
Krypak verbeterde opnieuw het WR (57.24) en kreeg goud.
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Sebastiaan Verschuren wil nog één keer het beste uit zichzelf halen

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 23:30
Op 18 mei 2016 werd hij in het London Aquatics Centre Europees kampioen op de toonaangevende 200 meter vrije slag.
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Energising Swimming: Coach James Gibson Takes The Helm At Energy Standard Squad

Swimvortex - Wed, 30/11/2016 - 21:50
Before the dawn of a new era in swimming, dreams and plans are starting to take shape in the real world. Take the International Swimming Club Energy Standard. It was just being born when British 2003 World champion-turned-champion's-coach James Gibson was cheering his charge Florent Manaudou on to Olympic gold in the 50m freestyle at London 2012. There's a first for everything and the French fury's victory joined Laure's 2004 triumph over 400m freestyle for France to grant the Olympics its first ever swimming gold-medal siblings in the pool. Gibson's appointment as the head coach of the Energy team is something of a first, too. Let's face it, how many billionaires do you know backing swimming?
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