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  1. Chinese Doctor Ba Zhen Banned For Doping, Continues Unpunished By FINARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Following up on an earlier article written by Craig Lord of SwimVortex.com , banned Chinese Doctor Ba Zhen violated his banishment from the sport of swimming and FINA has not taken any additional action required by the World Anti-Doping Agency since the violation was first reported in November of last year. Ba Zhen was banned because he administered a stimulant to Chinese Olympic Champion Sun Yang who tested positive for the stimulant trimetazidine on May 17, 2014 during Chinese Nationals.

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  2. Bridgette Alexander enjoys first season swimming at KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Janesville Gazette

    Milton native Bridgette Alexander swims the backstroke during her final high school season. Alexander, now at the University of Kentucky, recently swam at the NCAA Division I championships.

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  3. Canada poised for best gold medal showing at Summer Olympics in 24 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Globe and Mail

    Canada is projected to see its best gold medal output at the Summer Olympics in almost a quarter century when athletes gather in Brazil next summer, according to sports data analytics firm Infostrada Sports. The organization has published its first Virtual Medal Table for the upcoming games in Rio de Janeiro which shows Canada winning a total of 18 medals including four gold.

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  4. 12-year-old Arabi swimmer wins state championship titles in SulphurRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NOLA.com

    She may live in Arabi, but 12-year-old Gabriella O'Neil also has another home - the swimming pool. The seventh grader is a member of the St. Bernard Middle School Swimming Program and a state champion.

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  5. Perseverance pays off for Kierra SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Kelowna Capital News

    More than once during her first season at the University of Minnesota, Kierra Smith seriously considered giving up and returning home to Kelowna. Homesick and distraught by her lack of progress with the Golden Gophers' swim team, Smith was ready to pack her bags-only to be coaxed back each time by U of M coach Kelly Kremer.

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  6. It was amazing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | C & G Newspapers

    Grosse Pointe South's Jacob Montague broke two state records and captured two state titles in the Division 2 state swim championships. Grosse Pointe South's Jacob Montague broke two state records and captured two state titles in the Division 2 state swim championships.

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  7. Huizing is boys swimmer of the yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    It wasn't competition that got Ryan Huizing into swimming. It wasn't even being with friends and splashing around in the pool.

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  8. Westford's Marrkand has a strong NCAA showingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lowell Sun

    Westford's Jennifer Marrkand gets ready to enter the pool during a race at the NCAA Championships in N. Carolina. COURTESY PHOTO Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  9. Swim star Park must apologise for doping: Korea fed chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Bangkok Post

    Disgraced South Korean swim star Park Tae-Hwan needs to apologise before any discussion can begin on when he might return to competition after failing a doping test, the head of the national swim federation said Wednesday. The 18-month suspension handed down to Park by world swimming body FINA on Monday sparked debate at home over whether the four-time Olympic swimming medallist should be allowed to take part in next year's Olympics in Rio.

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  10. New jetty, cafe and pier in a 2.75m Dun Laoghaire baths refitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Independent.ie

    The public bathing facility has been approved for a 2.75m makeover into a state-of-the-art coastal facility. Swimming facilities at the spot will also be upgraded with a new jetty to enhance access to the water for swimmers.

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  11. Sportsafe Signs Laura Messner, Elite Obstacle RacerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | PR Log

    PRLog - March 25, 2015 - CHICAGO -- Sportsafea , the leading brand of cosmetic body marking products, announces its 2015 sponsorship of elite obstacle racer Laura Messner. Laura started making her mark in OCR in 2012 competing in numerous Spartan Races and other events.

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  12. Roxon continues to snag medals in pursuit of excellenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Western Star

    It all comes down to pretty much what you like to do, how you feel about it and how you feel about yourself. Katarina Roxon of Kippens competes in the 100-m breastsroke event at the Can-am International Swimming Championships held over the weekend in Toronto.

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  13. Swimming: British Championship focus for ace LelliottRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The 20-year-old is gearing up for this year's domestic showdown fresh from a breakthrough year that saw him claim 400m European freestyle bronze and reach the final of the 1500m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games. Those performances were two proud moments for Lelliott, who believes he is starting to show glimpses of what he is capable of.

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  14. Firth aims to shine at World trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newsday

    Bethany Firth is hoping to show she can be one of the new stars of the Great Britain team at this week's Para-Swimming International in Glasgow. Firth, who has learning disabilities, won S14 100m backstroke gold for Ireland at London 2012, but in late 2013 opted to switch nationalities.

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  15. Barr raises the bar at swimming nationals in DunedinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Manawatu Standard

    This week's column is devoted to the Manawatu team that attended the division two national championships in Dunedin in the past week. Barr was the top-scoring individual at the championships and came home with an astonishing seven gold medals, in 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke; 200m individual medley; 100m and 200m butterfly; and 400m individual medley.

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  16. Apology the priority for Park, says swim federationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Reuters

    The head of South Korea's swimming federation says there will be time to discuss Park Tae-hwan's future but first and foremost the swimmer has to apologize for failing a doping test that resulted in an 18-month ban. Park, a twice world champion and the first Korean to win an Olympic swimming medal, tested positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition test conducted by the sport's ruling body FINA last September ahead of the Asian Games.

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  17. Apology should precede talks on reinstating suspended swimmer Park Tae-hwan: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Korea Herald

    ... Park deserves a chance for redemption because of his contribution to the sport -- he's the first and only Olympic swimming medalist from South Korea -- others says he shouldn't receive any special treatment. Lee, who is also a vice president of the ...

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  18. Competing passions could mean Rio swansong for Australian swimmer Olympian Tomasso D'OrsognaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Swimming has always been a first love for Australian Olympian Tomasso D'Orsogna, who can't imagine a life where he's not regularly gliding through the water in pursuit of his competitive goals. Yet, another driving passion could see the Rio Games be the swansong for the 24-year-old Perth native, who could walk away from the sport to answer another calling that has always been part of his life, even before his toes first rippled through the pool.

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  19. Kingswood Oxford Boys Place Second in New England Swimming and Diving ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    For the second year in a row, Kingswood Oxford's Boys' Swimming & Diving team placed second in the New England Prep School Swimming and Diving Championship , which was held at Roger Williams University on Mar. 7. Jack Wolf '16 of Wethersfield won a silver and a bronze ; Andrew Zimmerman '16 of South Glastonbury won two bronze medals ; and both boys were part of the silver-medal-winning 200 Medley Relay. Mick Hains '16 and Chris Carangelo '16, both of West Hartford, swam the other legs in that race.

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  20. Special weekend for brave athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Trinidad Guardian

    His Excellency Anthony Carmona, president of T&T, centre, is seen with the Special Olympics team which will represent T&T at the World Games in Los Angeles in July. To his right is Stephen and Monique Telfer, head coach and assistant coach and Candilla Berment, chairperson of SOTT.

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