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Sweetenham Welcomes Inquiry into Bullying Allegations

LONDON, September 22. ONE day after British Swimming announced an inquiry into bullying allegations against Bill Sweetenham, the National Performance Director has welcomed an investigation. Actually, Sweetenham asked for an

Marsh to be Honored by Auburn University

AUBURN, Alabama, September 23. DAVID Marsh, who has molded the Auburn University men’s and women’s swimming programs into national powers, will be presented the 2005 Walter Gilbert Award on Saturday,

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Thorpe Satisfied with Training Progress

SYDNEY, Australia, September 21. ALTHOUGH his return to international competition will not occur until next year’s Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Ian Thorpe is moving along with his training. The Aussie

United States Helping China Develop in Water Polo

LOS ALAMITOS, California, September 21. THREE years away from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the United States is helping China develop a water polo program. This week, 12 teenage

Finnish Group Sets Record for 24-Hour Swim

HELSINKI, Finland, September 20. LAST weekend, a group of 20 Finnish swimmers broke a 23-year-old world record, a standard not of the typical variety. The swimmers covered 184,994 meters during

Four New Members of ASCA Hall of Fame

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, September 20. THERE are four new members of the American Swimming Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Comprising the quartet named to the Class of 2005 were Frank