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      The Google Art Project has now pieces from the Olympic Museum in Lausanne. This allows you to see pieces from the history of the Olympic Games without leaving your computer.


      La nouvelle année coïncide avec le début de la saison en grand bassin. Celle-ci demande aux nageurs d’être plus assidus et préparés; en effet, la transition entre petit bac’ et bassin “olympique” se fait généralement dans la douleur, car on ne peut pas se relancer du mur tous les 25m.

      Les 12 jours passés à Luxembourg, en grand bassin, ont sans doute contribué à lancer la nouvelle saison. Du gros travail de fond a été fourni par la quinzaine de nageurs “Elite” présents (100x100m, 40x100m jambes seules, et bien d’autres séries), complétant ainsi le travail de vitesse et de technique privilégié depuis septembre. Mais c’est aussi un travail sur le “team spirit” qui a été rendu possible au Centre d’Coque. La saison avance, et tous ces éléments seront mis à l’épreuve plus concrètement lors des Championnats suisses d’Oerlikon, du 15 au 18 mars.

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      Swim For Love

        Based on ‘actual’ events, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Ervin must choose to swim in the London Olympics or swim across the Atlantic Ocean in order to be reunited with his true love. Happy April Fools Day!


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            The GB Rowing Team invites you to get fit this February and put yourself to the test – just like their rowers – and take the 2K Trial!


            Long Course Nationals will be held from Thursday, March 15 to Sunday, March 18 in Oerlikon. This will also be the first chance for Swiss athletes to make their Olympic qualifying time standards (only swimmers that qualify for European Championships will have another chance to get their time cuts). The meet will also select athletes for multiple other European or International meets during the summer.

            Find all the meet info on the Swiss Swimming website.

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                SwimMAC’s Elite Team came up with a great idea to help their athletes with the $20.12 campaign. Donate today and help them on their way to the 2012 London Olympics.

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                  Nice article also featuring a video on 10k Open Water World Champion Swann Oberson about her training for the 2012 London Olympics.


                Against the Tide

                  If you live outside the US, you can finally watch Ed Moses’ five-part chronicle “Against the Tide” that was on Universal Sports Network on YouTube. In the premiere episode of Against the Tide Ed finds himself back in the pool prepping for the 2012 London Olympics. His struggle and personal quest to return to his times and results from seven years ago are well-documented. Moses, who walked away from the sport after the 2004 Olympic Trials, shares his successes, failures, disappointments, hopes, dreams and often wacky behavior as he chases the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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                      Olympisize MeHave you ever wondered which sport you’re most physically suited to? The Open University has devised an interactive game to find out if you’ve got what it takes physically, psychologically and socially to make it to the podium at the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. The “Olympisize Me” page also contains a wealth of Olympic information such as the Ancient Olympics portal which has an illustrated map, timeline and random quote generator. You can also read a series of academic articles related to the Olympics.