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Articles by Derek Parr
2 Anastasias Open Strong In Technicals
19 August 08
Russian world champions Anastasia Davydova and Anastasia Yermakova led the way through the technical routine in their Olympic synchronized swimming duet title defense on Monday.
Hosts Break Record, Russians Disqualified
20 March 08
The Dutch hosts smashed the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay world record to provide a rousing start to the main pool action at the European Swimming Championships on Tuesday.
Popov Takes Easy Win in Heats
05 April 02
Alexander Popov made a brisk start in his bid to win a world short-course championship title when he comfortably won his heat in the 50-meters freestyle Thursday.
Popov Returns for Moscow Meet
03 April 02
Alexander Popov, defying the years, has returned to his native Russia for one more challenge as he takes on seasoned title-holder Mark Foster in the shortest freestyle sprint at the world short-course swimming championships this week.
Dead Heat Sees U.S. Get 2 Gold
23 September 00
Swimmer Alexander Popov missed out on the clance of a gold medal again in a race that yielded a rare dead heat victory for two American teammates.
Dutchman Spoils Popov’s Day
21 September 00
Dutchman Pieter van den Hoogenband stormed past Alexander Popov for the Olympic 100-meter freestyle gold.
Popov, Alshammar Race to 4 Golds
11 July 00
Popov Regains 100 Freestyle Crown
07 July 00
Blas? Popov Destroys Field In Qualifying
06 July 00
Popov Pumped for Europe Games
28 June 00
Russian Pool Sharks Seize Gold in Spain
26 August 97
Hase Crushes Smith's Hope for 5 Golds
23 August 97
Spartak, Ajax, Il Juve Hope to Stay Perfect
18 October 95
Russian Flies Past Oldest Record
24 August 95
Wasmeier Slaloms to Win as Tomba Bombs
24 February 94
Tomba Set to Explode Onto Olympic Stage
23 February 94