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2009-08-01 17:53:03

American Michael Phelps set the world record in the 100-meter butterfly final at the World Swim Championships Saturday. Phelps beat Serbian Milorad Cavic in a rematch of last summer's Olympics, when Phelps narrowly edged Cavic by 1/100th of a second for a gold medal. But Friday Cavic set the world record with a time of 50.01 seconds during the semifinals. Phelps had to come from behind to reclaim the record Saturday.

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2009-07-31 15:35:18

The Switzerland-based international governing body for the professional swimming world, FINA, says it will ban polyurethane suits starting Jan.

2009-07-30 13:44:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Green announced today the addition of five exceptional titles to Reel Impact, its new weekly documentary strand set to launch in September.

2009-07-27 15:07:59

Records continued to fall Monday at the 2009 FINA World Swim Championships in Rome with five swimmers turning in unprecedented times. Not among them, though, was American Aaron Peirsol, who failed to qualify for the 100-meter backstroke final.

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2009-07-26 18:17:57

Six world records fell Sunday in the World Swim Championships in Rome. Germany's Paul Biedermann set a world record with a time of 3:40.07 in the 400-meter freestyle. Italian Federica Pellegrini broke her own world time in the women's 400-meter freestyle, finishing in 3:59.15. Germany's Britta Steffen

2009-02-16 13:58:44

World-class U.S. swimmer Jessica Hardy is battling a Texas nutrition company over allegedly contaminated dietary supplements, documents show. Hardy, a four-time world champion from Long Beach, Calif., and AdvoCare International of Carrollton, Texas, have filed lawsuits against each other.

2008-12-15 08:00:00

Multiple Titles to be Developed by 505 Games' New U.S. Operations for Distribution Worldwide LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2008-12-02 08:54:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Illustrated Group Editor Terry McDonell announced today that Michael Phelps is the 2008 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.

2008-10-01 00:00:54

By Simon Usborne Are waterproof MP3 players music to swimmers' ears - or are they simply a washout? Simon Usborne tests the new aquatic gadgets that are flooding the market Man has gone to great lengths to make exercise less mind- numbingly boring.


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