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Will The Last Gold Be A Beginning?

Courtesy of Brent Rutemiller of Swimming World Magazine and Craig Lord of SwimVortex. Brent Rutemiller of Swimming World Magazine and Craig Lord of SwimVortex have published a petition that addresses the Olympic swimming doping program. [...]

FINA’s Financial Strength And Uses Of Money

Courtesy of George Block, World Swimming Coaches Association. In this era where a handful of pool swimmers earning millions of United States dollars for their accomplishments and achievements and numerous other competitive pool and open [...]

FINA Listens To Jack Burnell And His Competitors

Images courtesy of NBCOlympics.com of the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. The frustrations and observation of disqualified British Olympian Jack Burnell of the officiating at the Olympic 10K Marathon [...]

The Path To Clean Swimming

Commentary by John Leonard, Executive Director of the World Swimming Coaches Association. We see admirable courageous stances by athletes from multiple nations in Rio de Janeiro with regard to the immediate and important need to [...]

Contracting Diseases In The Open Water

Water-related disease information courtesy of Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia. Lynne Cox and the New York Times called for the movement of the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim from Copacabana Beach at the 2016 Rio [...]

FINA Changes In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA’s Technical Open Water Swimming Committee approved several changes at its last meeting: * The FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships will have three different age groups: 14-15 [...]

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