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In this Issue - January 1997

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Penny Heyns, South Africa's Double Olympic Gold Medallist

About this Issue - We're Back, Bigger, Better and with a New Name.

Dave Johnson on National Sport Centres - Sport Canada and the Canadian Olympic Association want centres.

Food for Thought - IOC's fight against drug use reeks of hypocrisy and bad science.

Time for Pound to Stand on Guard - Toronto Sun sports writer challenges Richard Pound of the IOC.

An Interview with Penny Heyns - You can't be a top breaststroker without having natural talent.

Rivals and Training Partners - Penny Heyns and Julia Russell

Jan Bidrman Named Head Coach for Calgary Centre - Nebraska Assistant Coach led South Africa to very successful Olympic showing.

Dutch Olympian trains in Canada - Carla Geurts moved to Fredricton because she wanted a change.

US Open: First Glance at the Class of 2000 - 30 Olympians from 10 countries made it a laid-back, fun, and fast meet.

US Open - Results from the US Open Championships.

European Championships: Prize Money for Records - Sandra Volker and Johanna Sjoberg set two European records each.

European Short Course Championships - Results from the European Short Course Championships.

Wavelets - Next host for SC Europeans, A Fairy Story, and Bath becomes a university swim centre.

British Championships: Hickman Rewrites the Record Book - James Hickman knows exactly what he plans to do over the next three-and-a-half years.

British Short Course Championships - Results from the British Short Course Championships.

Australian Championships: Record Spree in Melbourne - Two World, Six Commonwealth and 14 Australian All-Comers records bettered.

Australian Short Course Championships - Results from the Australian Short Course Championships.

Success Does Not Always Bring Rewards - 1996 Olympic silver has not brought financial security to Paul Palmer.

Facing a Lonely and Expensive Battle - Nick Gillingham's fight to secure a third consecutive Olympic medal.

A Night of Glitter and Skinning the Pool of Money - Attempting to add entertainment to what is Australia's leading Olympic Sport.

Sprint Tsar back in Australia - Report on Alexander Popov.

Canadian Open Championships - Results from the Canadian Open Championships.

BACKWASH - Gossip and rumours behind the news - Features short clips, gossip, letters, opinions and the rumours behind the news.

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