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Japan Possibly Following Germany With Anti-Doping Law Legislation

Japan is now considering legislation to criminalize doping in sports.


USADA, USA Swimming & FINA Hold Anti-Doping Summit In Switzerland

USADA, USA Swimming and FINA convene in Switzerland on anti-doping measures headed into Olympic lead-up.

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Magnussen On Track To Return To Racing At Victorian Open This Month

Australian James Magnussen is set to return to racing on January 22nd at the Victorian Open Championships.

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Stirling Squad Heads Down Under For Training Camp

Scottish swimmer Ross Murdoch gets his tan on while training in Perth, Australia during the month of January.


Nagoya, Japan Named Potential Bidder For 2026 Asian Games

The last edition of the Asian Games took place in Incheon, South Korea in 2014. Nagoya, Japan, located within the Aichi Prefecture, announced it may submit a bid to host the 2026 version of the multi-sport event.

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German Law Criminalizing Athletes Caught Doping Now In Effect

Germany’s law proposing jail time for athletes testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs is now in effect.


Key Rio 2016 Olympic Venue Currently Without Power, Running Water

The venue set to host the athletics competition at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio is currently without power and running water.


Michael Andrew To Appear on ESPN’s Outside The Lines

The dynamic duo that is swimmer Michael Andrew and his father/coach Peter Andrew are set to appear on ESPN2’s Outside the Lines on Sunday.


The Year That Was: Elite Swimmers’ Favorite Memories of 2015

American Connor Jaeger’s 1500 silver medal in Kazan was mentioned more than once as a favorite swimming memory of 2015.


Swimming At The 2016 Olympic Games – The Complete Schedule

Take a look at what American Michael Phelps’ schedule might look like at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.


Budapest 2024 Bid Receives Government Funding Boost

Hungary’s central government has given a huge supportive boost to the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games bid.

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2015 Swammy Awards: Jordan Wilimovsky, Male OWS Of The Year

Former NCAA standout and 2014 Pan Pacific Championships 9th place finisher in the 10k, Jordan Wilimovsky, broke out big-time in 2015.

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Lopez Brings Mix of Singaporean & Int’l Athletes To PSS Austin

American Kevin Cordes, who has been training with Singaporean National Head Coach Sergio Lopez since May, will be on the roster of 12 athletes Lopez will be bringing to Austin.

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Second Leg of FINA Open Water Grand Prix Cancelled

FINA has just announced that the second leg of its 2016 Open Water Swimming Grand Prix has been cancelled.

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2020 Tokyo Olympics Set To Boost Japan’s Economy By At Least .6%

The Bank of Japan released a report earlier this week that increasing number of foreign tourists, as well as Olympics-related construction investments are helping to ‘expand Japan’s gross domestic product (GDP).

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