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2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 2 live prelims recap – loaded 100 frees lined up for finals

Nathan Adrian beat defending World Champ James Magnussen for the top seed in the men’s 100 free. Both men were flirting with the 48-second barrier this morning.

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from the first night of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships.

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5 Important Things From Thursday at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Thursday at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, the 5th day of competition, included the men’s 100 free prelims semi-final rounds, which…

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8 Things We Noticed on Day 1 at 2014 Pan Pacs: Irie Wins First Gold

Ryosuke Irie has done many, many things in his career, but until Thursday, that didn’t include winning at Pan Pacs.

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Yu and Santana Tied With Top Time In The 100 Freestyle

Yu Hexin and Matheus Santana put up identical times of 50.15 in the prelims of the boys 100 freestyle in Nanjing…

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Grevers blows away meet, all-comers records at day 1 prelims

The 2014 Pan Pacs meet kicks off from Australia today, with Ryosuke Irie set to clash with a whole field of talented 100 backstrokers.

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6 Thoughts From Day 3 at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games: Yu and Shen Have ‘Staying Power’ for China

The Chinese swimmers are once again dominating the swimming at the second edition of the Youth Olympic Games, led mainly…

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Yu Hexin Re-Breaks World Junior Record in 50 Free

China’s Yu Hexin has re-broken his own Junior World Record in the boys’ 50 meter freestyle, though he just missed becoming…

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Shen Duo Breaks World Junior Record in 100 Free in Youth Olympics Final

Coming into the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, there was some confusion as to what exactly the Junior…

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China’s Yu Hexin Breaks Junior World Record in Boys’ 50 Free

China, who has been looking for an elite international male sprinter almost forever, is suddenly making significant headway in that…

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Santana Puts Up Fastest 50 Freestyle in Prelims on Day Three in Nanjing

Matheus Sanatana was the fastest qualifier in the boys 50 freestyle posting a time of 22.55…

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Watanabe leads women’s breaststrokes with Americans, Aussies in tow

Japan’s Kanako Watanabe is among the top seeds in both women’s breaststrokes, leading very strong Japanese delegations in both.

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2014 Youth Olympics: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from finals of day 2 at the 2014 Young Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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Li and Shen Put Up Strong Times on Day Two of The Youth Olympic Games

Chinese teammates Li Zhuhao and Shen Duo put up quick prelim times on day two of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing…

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Men’s butterfly – Phelps comeback heads 100, tough Japanese crew leads 200

Can Michael Phelps further lower his world-leading time in the 100 fly, and will he be able to find his fastest swimming in the final, something he struggled with at U.S. Nationals?

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