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March 27, 2012
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NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving Championships: Texas Tops 400 Free Relay; California Defends Team Title
FEDERAL WAY, Washington. THE Texas foursome of Dax Hill, Clay Youngquist, Austin Surhoff and Jimmy Feigen captured the 400-yard freestyle relay at the NCAA Division I Men's Championships. Meanwhile, California finished second en route to defending its team title from last year.
NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships: Stanford Clocks American Record in 400 Free Relay; California Celebrates Title Defense
AUBURN, Alabama. THE Stanford Cardinal claimed the American record in the 400 freestyle relay to close out the 2012 NCAA Division I Women's Championships. Meanwhile, California completed a successful title defense, now winning three out of the last four team titles for Teri McKeever.
NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships: Wayne State Upends Drury for Women's Title; Drury Men Win Eighth Straight
MANSFIELD, Texas. THE NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships came to a close with an epic battle in the women's meet coming down to the wire, while the Drury men continued their reign atop the standings.
NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships: Denison Men, Emory Women Win Titles
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana. THE final night of competition at the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships finished with plenty of excitement. The night concluded with four new NCAA Division III records for a total of 13 new NCAA Division III records this week.
National Association of Interscholastic Athletics: Fresno Pacific Women, Oklahoma Baptist Men Win Team Titles
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, March 3. THE final day of short course yard racing produced another round of NAIA records at the National Association of Interscholastic Athletics Championships tonight.
National Junior College Athletic Association: Indian River State College Sweeps; Wins 38th, 31st Straight Team Titles
FORT PIERCE, Florida. THE National Junior College Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships this year ended just like the previous three decades have, with the Indian River State College men and women sweeping the team titles.
State New Zealand Swim Championships: Matthew Stanley Breaks Danyon Loader Record
AUCKLAND, New Zealand. TWENTY-year-old Matamata swimmer Matthew Stanley rewrote the record books for a second straight night at the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland tonight, which doubles as the Olympic Trials.
Danish Open: Pal Joensen, Mie Nielsen, Jeanette Ottesen Gray Shine
BRONSHOJ, Denmark. THE Danish Open, which served as the launching pad for two young Nordic stars in Pal Joensen and Mie Nielsen, came to a close with a final day of competition in Bronshoj.
French Olympic Trials: Three More Selected for Olympic Squad
DUNKERQUE, France. THE French Olympic Trials came to a close with an upset in the men's 1500 free in Dunkerque, France.
Australian Olympic Trials: Sister Act on Olympic Roster, One More Paralympic World Record Set
ADELAIDE, Australia. THE final day of competition at the Australian Olympic Trials featured another Paralympic world record and the Campbell sisters clinching Olympic bids.
South American Championships: Cesar Cielo Triples, Posts Pair of Top-Ranked Times; Felipe Silva, Thiago Pereira Also Strong
BELEM, Brazil. THE South American Championships featured plenty of world-class times during the four-day long course meter format competition.
Swiss National Championships: David Karasek Downs Swiss Record on Final Day
ZURICH, Switzerland. A pair of Swiss national records took a tumble on the final day of the Swiss National Championships held in Zurich. The meet took place in long course meters.
NZ Manufacturing Poll of the Week
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USA Men's Water Polo Closes Out Four Nations Tournament With 8-8 Draw
THOUSAND OAKS, California. THE USA Men's National Team closed out the Four Nations Tournament with an 8-8 tie against Montenegro, under windy, rainy conditions at California Lutheran University. Tim Hutten's (Seal Beach, CA/UC-Irvine/Newport WPF) goal with a little over a minute to play forged the tie, and preserved the tie in match where the United States led for roughly three quarters. Ryan Bailey (Long Beach, CA/UC-Irvine/Newport WPF) scored twice to lead the offense and Merrill Moses (Palos Verdes, CA/Pepperdine/NYAC) did the job in net turning aside 14 shots.
China Dominates Opening Leg's Action in Dubai for FINA Diving World Series
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. DUBAI's Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex provided the backdrop to spectacular performances during the opening leg of the FINA/Midea Diving World Series 2012, held from March 16-17. The superb venue was host to an international diving event for the first time and welcomed the best divers in action, 57 from 11 nations.
Great Ocean Swimmers Wanted
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa. TWO great open water swimmers are wanted in the Eastern Cape in South Africa.
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Going the Distance
China s Sun Yang, the world record holder in the men s 1500 meter freestyle, is the favorite for a gold medal in that event come London. And he also has the ability to medal in the 200 and 400 free as well.

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