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FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup

Lausanne, Oct 03, 2012: The FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup is underway at Dubai’s Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex from October 1-2 where 190 swimmers from more than 30 countries are competing. The 2012 eight-leg series kicked off with some heavyweights of the international swimming stage making a splash on the

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17th FINA World Sports Medicine Congress

Lausanne, Sept 19, 2012: The theme of the congress is “Enhancing Performance: The Healthy Aquatic Athlete”. It is recognised that a healthy athlete is one that can perform to their potential. Physicians and Scientists play an important role in providing the opportunity for the athlete and their coaches to deliver elite performance.

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2nd FINA World Aquatics Convention in Moscow

Lausanne – Switzerland, Sept 19, 2012: FINA President, Dr. Julio C. Maglione, will have the pleasure to welcome the Aquatics community for the 2nd FINA World Aquatics Convention, taking place from October 29 to November 1, 2012 in Moscow (RUS). The event’s main theme “Aquatics for All: Developing and Performing for Excellence”

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2013 IPC Swimming World Championships

London – UK, September 04, 2012: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Tuesday (4 September) that Canada will be the host country for the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships next August. While the host city is yet to be confirmed, Swimming Canada CEO, Pierre Lafontaine says that he is excited to

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Swimming: FINA world news updates

Lausanne, Sept 5 2012: The 2012 edition of FINA’s major annual swimming event, the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup, will kick off at the magnificent Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex in Dubai (UAE) on October 2. The big names of the international swimming elite will gather to compete in eight meets

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Croatia captures first Olympic gold medal

London – GBR, August 12, 2012: The legend continues as Ratko Rudic guided Croatia to their first Olympic gold medal with a comprehensive 8-6 victory over Italy at the Water Polo Arena on Sunday. For Rudic, it was a record fourth gold medal as a coach, let alone silver as a player

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David Boudia wins the men’s 10m platform

London – GBR, August 12, 2012: The entire United Kingdom was waiting for this final since the beginning of 2008. In January of that year, Thomas (Tom) Daley became the youngest winner ever of a British 10m platform senior title, at the age of… 13! He got immediately spotted as a bright

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Eva Risztov tired of the pool

London – GBR, August 09, 2012: Eva Risztov, a veteran of pool swimming at two Olympic Games, an athlete who retired from swimming eight years ago, found that she had the golden touch in The Serpentine in Hyde Park today. The 26 year old Hungarian survived a strong challenge from USA’s Haley

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Minxia wins 3m springboard gets sixth medal

London – GBR, August 05, 2012: If there was an image to retain from the final of the women’s 3m springboard, it would surely be the immense frustration of Tania Cagnotto (ITA), when after her fifth dive she saw a “3” next to her name. Minxia Wu, from China, had one last

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USA end on a high note, Phelps retires

London – GBR, August 04, 2012: With two more victories in the eighth and final session of swimming at these 2012 Olympic Games, the team of USA completed in the best possible way its supremacy in the Aquatics Centre, accumulating a total of 30 medals, including 16 gold (exactly the half of