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Oldest Masters Record Falls

The most venerable record in Masters swimming, which had remained untouched for almost 21 years, was finally broken on July 25. Swimming at the Maryland Masters Long Course Championships at

Chinese “Explain” Pan Pac Withdrawls

BEIJING, CHINA – Conflicting domestic schedules prompted China to pull 15 swimmers from the coming Pan Pacific Championships, state media said overnight, countering accusations that drug use was to blame.

Penny’s Double Double Was A First

When Penny Heyns set world records in prelims and finals in two events (the 200m and 100m breaststroke) on two consecutive days at the Janet Evans Invitational in Los Angeles

Lenny’s Ready…And So Is Brad

The dynamic backstroke duo of 1998 world champion, Lenny Krayzelburg, and 1996 Olympic champion, Brad Bridgewater, did a set last week that shows what it takes to be the best.

1999 Pan Am Games on TV!

Univision (Spanish language network) is televising the 1999 Pan Am Games. Monday, August 2: Midnight -1:00 a.m., EDT Tuesday, August 3: Midnight -1:00 a.m., EDT Wednesday, August 4: Midnight -1:00

1999 European Championships: Day 7

HOOGIE FINISHES WITH SIX GOLDS By Craig Lord Things could hardly have gone more perfectly for Pieter van den Hoogenband, the flying Dutchman, on the last day of the 24th

1999 European Championships: Day 6

DUTCH RELAY DQ’d; HOOGIE DENIED FIFTH GOLD By Craig Lord Istanbul, Turkey – Flying Dutchman Pieter van den Hoogenband today swam the fastest ever split over 200m freestyle in a

1999 European Championships: Day 4

DOUBLE GOLD FOR THE FRENCH Istanbul, Turkey – Day 4 of the European Swimming Championships was a day of glory for France, a day that also saw three European records

O’Neill Blasts Chinese Cheats

By Catronia Dixon Brisbane, Australia – Olympic and World champion Susie O’Neill has expressed suspicion over the recently-announced dramatic down-sizing of the Chinese swim team for next month’s Pan Pacific