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Hagino Hits 200 Back Gold, Shirai Shows Up Big On Day 2 Of Tokyo New Year’s

400 IM Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is continuing to make waves in his comeback, tonight taking the men’s 200 back in Tokyo.

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Pallister Takes Consecutive Lorne Pier To Pub Open Water Title

Teen Lani Pallister showed her open water swimming prowess by winning her 2nd consecutive gold in the annual Lorne Pier to Pub race.


Matsumoto Kicks Off New Year With 400 Free JPN Record, Hagino Takes 400 IM Gold

World Championships silver medalist in the 200 free, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, added another JPN record to his resume by winning the SCM 400 free in Tokyo tonight.

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2020 British Summer C’ships Qualification Window Announced

British Swimming has announced the qualifying window for the 2020 British Summer Championships, the annual event set for July 21st – 26th.

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Hong Kong Raises Olympic Medal Cash Prize Amounts By Over 60%

Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey may indeed be smiling big if she can muster up some hardware in Tokyo. Her nation just upped the medal prize amounts big time.

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IOC Athletes’ Commission Releases Rule 50 Guidelines On Podium & Other Protests

The IOC Athletes Commission released guidelines pertaining to Rule 50 of the charter in order to avoid protests, political or otherwise, at the 2020 Olympics.


Peaty & Hosszu Honored As LEN’s Best European Swimmers Of 2019

The British Lion who is Adam Peaty sits atop the men’s European pool swimming throne, as honored by the continent’s swimming governing body, LEN.


Ippei Watanabe Calls Out Pre-Olympic 200 Breast Goal of 2:05

Former World Record holder Ippei Watanabe is gunning to get his mark back in the 200 breaststroke, giving a numerical value to the time he wants to hit.


Japan’s National Team Relishing Having Nearby High-Altitude Training Spot

Japanese elite swimmers no longer need to travel to Arizona or Spain to get their high-altitude training volume under their belts.

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German Weapons Koch & Heintz Headed To Luxembourg Euro Meet

More stars have been revealed as competing at the 2020 Luxembourg Euro Meet at the end of the month, with Marco Koch & Philip Heintz joining the party.

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French Ace Mehdy Metella’s Shoulder Surgery Is Complete

French national record holder Mehdy Metella has successfully undergone shoulder surgery, but now faces at least 4 months of rehabilitation.


TSS Aquatic Coach Chris Nesbit, Cameron McEvoy Share Training Insights (Video)

Freestyle ace Cameron McEvoy has been at TSS Aquatic for over a year now and the 25-year-old shares some insight into what makes the squad special.


Daiya Seto Nominated As Japan’s Team Captain For 2020 Olympic Games

The 2019 double gold medalist in Gwangju, Daiya Seto, has been nominated as Japan’s Olympic swim team captain for his home nation-hosted Games.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: British Swimming News & The Butterfly Train Has Arrived

Catch up on the latest swimming news from around the web, with this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines featuring Tom Derbyshire, City of Derby and more.

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Teen Zsombor Bujdosò Latest To Leave Shane Tusup’s Training Group

Shane Tusup has announced another shake-up to his training group, as the youngest member has now departed the ‘dark horse’ squad.


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