A Semi-Monthly Wrap-up of News from Around the World by Sports Publications Intl.
September 26, 2012
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Denis Cotterell Faces Foreign Swimmer Ban from Swimming Australia; Chinese Official Denies Rumors
HUANGSHAN, China. DENIS Cotterell has been banned from coaching foreign swimmers by Swimming Australia, if claims by Chinese swimmers are to be believed. A Chinese official, however, has denied the claims.
Olympic Medalists Highlight Day Two of Chinese Nationals
HUANGSHAN, China. OLYMPIC medalists Tang Yi and Lu Ying were the stars of day two at the Chinese long course nationals.
Americans Show Sprint Dominance Over Aussies With Overall Victory at Fast Lane Meet
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil. THE American quartet of Adam Mania, Mike Alexandrov, Eugene Godsoe and Josh Schneider defeated a superstar quartet from Australia to win the inaugural Fast Lane meet, featuring 50-meter swims in each of the four strokes and a 200 medley relay.
The International Swimming Hall of Fame May Finally Get a Remodel
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. THE International Swimming Hall of Fame may finally get its long-overdue facelift. With added measures to eliminate cost overruns, the new Hall of Fame may be unveiled in January of 2015, as reported by the Orlando Sentinel.
Akihiro Yamaguchi Drops World Record in Japan Video Included
GIFU, Japan. AT the Japanese National Sports Festival, rising star Akihiro Yamaguchi collected his first world record. He downed the global standard in the men's 200-meter breaststroke this morning at the meet.
Olympic Medalist Kosuke Hagino Considered Attending College and Swimming in United States
PHOENIX, Arizona. KOSUKE Hagino, the 18-year-old who won a bronze medal in the 400 individual medley at the London Olympics, strongly considered attending one of two major universities in the United States, but has decided to stay in Japan.
Saturday Night Live: Ryan Lochte Takes on Cameo Role
LAS VEGAS, Nevada. WE can't go a day without finding out about a new project Ryan Lochte is taking on. Up next: a possible cameo on Saturday Night Live, as reported by MTV News.
Modern Pentathlon: 100 Years in the Olympic Games, 1912-2012
PHOENIX, Arizona. MODERN Pentathlon is an Olympic sport with rich traditions in many countries around the world. In 1912, pentathlon was introduced at the Olympic Games. Ever since, pentathlon has been and integral part of the Olympic family. Pentathlon includes five disciplines that test varying athletic skills: fencing, swimming, equestrian, shooting, and running.
USA Water Polo Names Men's Youth National Team
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California. USA Water Polo Men's Youth National Team Head Coach Jason Lynch has announced the roster for the upcoming inaugural FINA Youth World Championships set for December 1-9 in Perth, Australia. The competition in Australia is limited to ages 18 and under and will be preceded by a training camp in Singapore with the Italian National Team from November 21-28. See below for the complete roster that will be competing in Perth.
David Boudia Named USA Diving Athlete of the Year
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, September 17. DAVID Boudia, gold medalist in the 10-meter platform diving at the 2012 London Olympics, won the coveted USA Diver of the Year Award at the United States Aquatic Sports (USAS) Convention recently.
AT&T National Diving Championships: Steele Johnson, Gracia Ledyon-Mahoney Put on Show on Final Day
GREENSBORO, North Carolina. STEELE Johnson (Carmel, Ind.) earned 10s on two of his six dives to cruise to a victory in the men's 10-meter platform final Sunday at the AT&T National Diving Championships.
2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference
LONG BEACH, California, September 17. ATHLETES, coaches and administrators are arriving in Southern California this week to attend the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference on the Queen Mary on Sept. 21-22 and the Swim Across America event on Sunday, Sept. 23 in Marine Stadium.
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What you'll find in the September 2012 issue of
Swimming World
Feature Articles:
On the Verge of a Dynasty
The Baylor School girls won their third national high school title in the last four years.

By the Slimmest of Margins
The Bolles School boys won their second national high school team title in the last three years by a half point over New Trier.

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