No Visa Needed for U.S., Canada, Japan & Australia To Attend Rio Games

As announced this week by the Brazilian government, citizens of America, Canada, Japan and Australia will not be required to obtain a visa to travel as spectators to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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FINA Scholarship Swimmers Improving, Preparing For Rio

Feedback from swimmers selected to participate in FINA’s Scholarships for Swimmers program has been very positive, as the athletes are now 5 months into the program.

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Chinese Youth Champ Cremated Without Autopsy, Cause of Death Unknown

The cause of the shocking death is still unknown, as Qing Wenyi’s family reportedly refused an autopsy and Qing’s body was cremated.


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Italy’s Paltrinieri Not Afraid Of A Showdown With China’s Sun Yang

Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri swam away with the 1500m gold medal in Kazan after Chinese swimmer Sun Yang shockingly didn’t appear for the final.

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2019 FINA World C’ships Bidding Scandal Creates Gwangju Money Woes

Gwangju, South Korea is facing financial difficulties in carrying on its hosting duties for 2019 FINA World Championships due to scandalous reasons.

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11/20/15 In Briefs: IPC Mascot, Hamburg Human Olympic Rings, JPN Goals

Japan aims to come home with at least 10 gold medals from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Take A Quick Trip To Doha & Dubai With Calvyn Justus (Video)

Want to feel like you were swimming alongside the world’s best in Doha and Dubai? Immerse yourself in Calvyn Justus’ vlog to do just that.

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Chinese Youth National Gold Medalist Qing Wenyi Passes Away

Chinese Youth Championship double gold medalist, 17 year old Qing Wenyi, passed away suddenly on Monday…

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2015 FINA World Cup Round-up: Notable Quotes From Big Winners

South Africa’s Cameron Van der Burgh reminds us that, “It’s never easy racing the World Champion.”

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11/09/15 In Briefs: B. Campbell, Qualtrough, Malaysia, Green Bay

Bronte Campbell is one of six winners of Harper’s Bazaar Australia’s Women of the Year.

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Quah Zheng Wen Is 2nd Singaporean Swimmer Headed To Rio In Fly Events

Quah Zheng Wen of Singapore collected a 100m butterfly “A” qualifying time for Rio while competing in Dubai this past week.

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2015 FINA World Cup Dubai: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Current 100m breaststroke world record holder Adam Peaty (GBR) takes on the field in Dubai on Day 2 of the World Cup.

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2015 FINA World Cup Dubai: Prelims Day Two

Jamaican Alia Atkinson posted the world’s top time in the 50 breaststroke during the prelims in Dubai…

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Swimmers Compete in Sprint Festival at Singapore OCBC Aquatics Centre

Since its opening two years ago, the state of the art Singapore OCBC Aquatics centre has only been accessible to Singapore’s national qualifiers and worlds elite athletes.

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FINA 2015 World Cup Dubai: Day One Finals Live Recap

The first event of the final World Cup stop in Dubai was a thriller between Jeremy Stravius and Chad le Clos…

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2015 FINA World Cup Dubai: Day 1 Prelims Recap

Britain’s Adam Peaty leads the charge in the men’s 50m breaststroke in Dubai.

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Dubai World Cup Preview: Here Comes Adam Peaty

Current 50m and 100m breaststroke world record holder, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty, will be joining the field in Dubai this weekend.

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