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Congress Approves Bill to End Olympic ‘Victory Tax This past Thursday, the Senate approved a bill that will put an end to the so-called Olympic "victory tax"...

Ewen Cameron, Bartolo Consolo Elected Co-Presidents Of Swiss Swimming Federation The Swiss Swimming Federation, Fédération Suisse de Natation , held their presidential elections last weekend while gathered in Ittigen, Berne...

11 Coaches Reveal the Funniest Excuses They Have Ever Heard You'd be lying if you said you've never racked your brain to come up with any-and I mean any-excuse to get out of going to...

Hagino Undergoes Successful Elbow Surgery, Out For At Least A Month Multiple Olympic medalist Kosuke Hagino of Japan underwent successful elbow surgery stemming from his pre-World Championships accident...

WATCH: 2016 FINA World Cup Highlights From Moscow In Moscow, Hungary's Iron Lady, Katinka Hosszu, swam her usual loaded to schedule to pick up 11 total medals...

Michigan, Louisville to Compete in “Tripleheader” Next Weekend When the University of Michigan swimming and diving program welcomes Louisville to Canham Natatorium next weekend, it won't be a typical dual meet...

Instabeat Goggles Don Macdonald, known as the The American Swimming Scotsman, has swum the Boston Light Swim, Tampa Bay Marathon Swim, and many other open water venues from Lake Michigan to La Jolla, California...

Zhu Menghui Lowers 50 Free World Junior Record at Beijing World Cup Zhu Menghui, 17, of China successfully lowered the World Junior record in the women's 50-SCM free at the Beijing stop of the 2016 FINA/airweave World Cup Series when she tied...

College Swimming Previews: #4 Texas A&M Led by Outstanding IM Depth Bethany Galat had a great 2015-16 season followed by an even better summer '16- - she'll be dominant player in the IM's at the conference and national level this year in her junior season...

LIVE Day 2 – FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2016 #4 Beijing Starts: October 1, 2016 Watch live on the FINA YouTube Channel: Day 1 of the fourth event of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2016 in Beijing...

2016 FINA World Cup Beijing: Day One Finals Live Recap Everything you need to follow along live with day one finals of the 2016 FINA World Cup Series in Beijing...

Penn State Snags In-State Sprinter Gabe Castano for Class of 2021 The Penn State Nittany Lions have picked up sprint commit Gabe Castano from the Parkland Aquatic Club in Pennsylvania...

Vlad Morozov Among Prelims Leaders At Day One Of Singapore World Cup The second cluster of the 2016 FINA/Airweave World Cup kickstarted with a stop in Singapore to continue the short course meter racing...

Jolyn Lookbook: Submersion with 3x Olympic Swimmer Kara Lynn Joyce By Photographer Aaron Okayama aaronokayama.com - Producer Mallyce Miller @mallyce - Model Sarah Courtney @sarcourt - and 3x Olympic Swimmer Kara Lynn Joyce @karalynnjoyce...

WATCH: 2016 FINA World Cup Highlights From Chartres As we approach the second cluster of meets in the 2016 World Cup Series, FINA has released a video with highlights from the first stop in Chartres...

Olympic Doping Summit to Review WADA Anti-Doping System The International Olympic Committee have announced details of an October 8th summit on controlling doping in sports...

The White House Honored 2016 Olympians and Paralympians The team's 33 overall medal haul more than tripled the achievement of its closest swimming competitor, Australia...

Going The Distance With Kimberley Chambers Creator Kate Webber and 435 Kickstarter backers gave US$36,379 to help develop the Kim Swims documentary...

Mizzou Name Men’s Team Captains for the 2016-17 Season The University of Missouri Swimming and Diving programs announced their captains for the upcoming 2016-17 season...

Virginia Tech Women Add Trio to 2017 Class in Recruiting Rush Virginia Tech head coach Ned Skinner picked up three verbal commitments for his women's team in a mid-week haul...

Massachusetts Men Predicted to Defend Atlantic 10 Championship Title The league announced the poll Thursday with several A-10 teams beginning their seasons this weekend...

Rome City Council Approves Ending 2024 Olympics Bid Eight days after Rome mayor Virginia Raggi issued a motion to end the city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics, the city council approved that change in course...

Congress Approves Elimination of Olympic “Victory Tax The Senate approved a bill Thursday that would eliminate the "victory tax" that has previously been charged to Olympians for winning medals...

Dutch Swimmers Allowed Yards Qualifications For Short Course Worlds Among the notable swimmers affected by this are Tennessee's Kira Toussaint, Alabama's Laurent Bams, and Queens University's Dion Dreesens, who will all be competing in yards ahead of the World Championships as a...

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