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US-Based Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien Named Vietnam’s Most Valuable Athlete for 2014

18-year old swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien has been named her country’s most valuable athlete in 2014 after becoming the first…

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India On the Lookout for Outside Coach to Train Kazan Qualifiers

The Swimming Federation of India is looking for a foreign coach to come train its five World Championships qualifiers.

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Singapore Swimming to Award Cash Prizes to Record-Breaking Age Group Swimmers

Singapore Swimming continues to build momentum with Sergio Lopez leading the way as the new National Team head coach.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Japanese Swimmer Junya Koga Talks Training at Club Wolverine

From Jared Anderson MEN’S 100 BACK Club Wolverine’s Junya Koga pulled off a big 100 backstroke win, topping reigning Olympic…

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Park Tae Hwan’s Doping Hearing Postponed; Needs More Time “To Prepare”

In the latest series of events in the doping scandal of South Korea swimming star Park Tae Hwan, Yonhap News…

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Park Tae Hwan’s Doctor Now Indicted for Negligence in Doping Case

A few additional pieces of the doping case puzzle involving South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae hwan have come to light…

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Park Tae-hwan, Korean Swimming officials meet, discuss strategies to avoid 2016 Olympic ban

According to ‘Inside the Games’, Korean Olympic Committee rules could mean that a ban of any length could leave Park ineligible for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Singapore Swimming Lands Lucrative Yakult Sponsorship

The Singapore Swimming Association (abbreviated SSA, but NOT to be confused with Swimming South Africa, also abbreviated SSA), has recently…

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In Briefs 2/2/2015: Royal Baby Gets a Swim Lesson, Plus Big News in India and Palestine Swimming

A collection of brief aquatic-themed stories from across the web for February 2nd, 2015.

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15-Year Old Suzuka Hasegawa Swims Faster Than FINA Junior World Record in 200 Fly

Japanese swimmer Suzuka Hasegawa has set the Junior World Record in the 200 long course meter fly, pending confirmation by FINA….

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Australia Signs Project 2020 Agreement With Japan, Joining Britain

Swimming Australia has become at least the second country to sign a “Project 2020″ agreement with the Japanese Swimming Federation…

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Australia Leads Aquatic Super Series with Seven Wins; Cate Campbell on Fire

Australia led the way with seven event wins during the first session of the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series; Cate Campbell’s winning 50m freestyle time of 24.03 was one of the highlights of the meet.

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Park’s Hearing Date Set in Doping Case

As a follow-up to the Park Tae-hwan doping case that is continually unfolding, Yonhap News reports that FINA has scheduled…

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Arirang: Park’s positive test a result of banned substance Nebido

South Korea’s Arirang News reports that Park Taehwan’s positive drug test was the result of a Nebido injection, a commercial drug used to treat testosterone deficiency.

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Park to Face Doping Hearing; Media Reports Positive Test Was For Testosterone, Non-Specified Substance

As reported yesterday, South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae-hwan failed a doping test, according to his agency, Team GMP.   FINA,…

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Park Fails Doping Test; Agency Blames Doctor

As reported by both NBC Olympics and Yonhap News, South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae-hwan has failed a doping test,…

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Sun Yang Eyeing Thailand as China Weighs Possible Gold Coast Protest

Sun Yang is no longer welcome in the Gold Coast training facility he has been rather secretly training in recently; could Thailand be next?

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