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The 54-year-old’s International Swimming League (ISL) has made a splash with a fast-paced, television-friendly two-hour format pitting teams from Europe and the United States in dynamic competition. Watch this event on Eurosport Player The league took the plunge in Indianapolis in October, with Grigorishin bankrolling it to the tune of $20 million (£15.6m) of which
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London Roar made their bow in the competition in Texas last week, racking up 484.5 points to beat the LA Current by 27.5 points and claim the heat. The British team were even more dominant when the competition crossed the Atlantic to Hungary, breaking the 500-point barrier and thrashing the home Team Iron into second
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He pipped Florent Manadou of Energy Standard to add that victory to his triumph in the men’s 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly. Ultimately, though, the Frenchman’s team still ended the weekend on top of the leaderboard, with great points gains from Sarah Sjostrom and Femke Heemskerk to take a one-two in the women’s skins as
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Two-year deal will see Eurosport screen the new International Swimming League All seven matches to be screened on Eurosport and Eurosport Player* Deal includes digital rights and exclusive sublicense rights worldwide** The ISL is set to feature some of the world’s finest swimmers including Adam Peaty, Katie Ledecky, Cate Campbell, Federica Pellegrini and Florent Manaudou
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has appealed to CAS against a decision by swimming’s governing body FINA to clear Sun of wrongdoing during a random drug test last September. Documents leaked to the media have revealed that Sun questioned the credentials of the testers before members of his entourage smashed the vials containing his blood
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Ledecky had been gunning for four individual golds at the worlds but saw her run of three straight 400 titles ended by Australian Ariarne Titmus on Sunday, and USA Swimming have now said she would not defend her 1,500 crown later in the day. While there is no news on whether the 22-year-old will defend
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