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Greg Hansen: Kevin Cordes is in fast lane to greatness

Greg Hansen: Kevin Cordes is in fast lane to greatness

UA swimmers have been so good for so long, on every conceivable stage, that you don't often call the boss and say, "Forget the Final Four, I've gotta get this in the paper now!"

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Greg Hansen: In fast lane to greatness

Greg Hansen: In fast lane to greatness

UA's Kevin Cordes, 19, makes a "C" for "Cats" after smashing American/world records to win the NCAA 200-yard breast stroke title Saturday in Indianapolis.

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Cordes, Geer astonish swimming world with 4 NCAA titles for UA

UA swimmers have been so good for so long, on every conceivable stage, that you don’t often call the boss and say, “Forget the Final Four, I’ve gotta get this in the paper now!”

April 01, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…

Olympics: Oro Valley's Taylor represents rich history of USA swimming

On July 29, 1948, Carol “Penny” Taylor stood on the infield at Wembley Stadium, a sunny and sobering afternoon shared by 80,000 people, King George VI, God and country.

July 26, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…
Beard falls short in try for fifth Olympics

Beard falls short in try for fifth Olympics

OMAHA, Neb. - About 30 members of Amanda Beard's family, including her toddler son Blaise, traveled to the USA Olympic swimming trials in hopes of seeing Beard make history.

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Grevers third in 100 free

Grevers third in 100 free

Eleven-time medalist Natalie Coughlin advanced to the final of the 100 free, but this is her last shot at a third Olympics.

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Grevers third in 100 free

Grevers third in 100 free

OMAHA, Neb. - On a night when Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps were focused on getting through semifinal races, Nathan Adrian won the 100 freestyle, and Cullen Jones barely beat Matt Grevers for the second spot for London.

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Phelps wins again, hopes for 8 events

Phelps wins again, hopes for 8 events

Michael Phelps has clinched three individual events with two more to go. Three relays are likely, too.

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Phelps wins again, hopes for 8 events

Phelps wins again, hopes for 8 events

OMAHA, Neb. - After a couple of epic duels with his biggest rival, Michael Phelps made this one look easy.

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Greg Hansen: Ex-Cat Alyssa Anderson makes cut

Greg Hansen: Ex-Cat Alyssa Anderson makes cut

OMAHA, Neb. - Nobody knew, and few suspected, that this was going to be The Day of Alyssa Anderson's Life. It would be an Olympic surprise party.

June 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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29 Days Away: Ex-Cat made history for S. Africa in 2008

29 Days Away: Ex-Cat made history for S. Africa in 2008

Ryk Neethling competed in four consecutive Olympics for South Africa, winning a gold medal in 2004.

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29 Days Away: Ex-Cat made history for S. Africa in 2008

29 Days Away: Ex-Cat made history for S. Africa in 2008

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

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US Olympic swimming trials: Tucson pack of 56 feels tension

US Olympic swimming trials: Tucson pack of 56 feels tension

"At the Olympic trials, you've got people coming out of the woodwork. … If you're not at your best, you don't have a chance," says ex-UA All-American Whitney Myers Burnett, who will swim in at least four events this week.

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US Olympic swimming trials: Tucson pack of 56 feels tension

US Olympic swimming trials: Tucson pack of 56 feels tension

Ex-UA coach Frank Busch, director of USA Swimming's national teams, said the 1,849 swimmers at the U.S. trials is "like nothing we've ever experienced."

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US Olympic swimming trials: Tucson pack of 56 feels tension

US Olympic swimming trials: Tucson pack of 56 feels tension

OMAHA, Neb. - The odds of making the U.S. Olympic swimming team are somewhere between distant and remote. Of the 1,849 swimmers here this week, about 46 will be in London for the 2012 Olympics. Maybe as few as 42.

June 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Olympic swimming trials: Tucson pack of 56 feels tension

OMAHA, Neb. — The odds of making the U.S. Olympic swimming team are somewhere between distant and remote. Of the 1,849 swimmers here this week, about 46 will be in London for the 2012 Olympics. Maybe as few as 42.

June 24, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…

Hansen: Arizona favorite Myers making one last run at Olympic glory

This is Whitney Myers narrating a slide-show of her wonderful life:

June 21, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…

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