Articles by Loretta Race

2018 Asian Games Medal Table Sees China Back On Top

A world record in the women’s 50m back helped put China back on top of the Asian Games medal standings through day 3 in Jakarta.

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2018 Asian Games Day 4 Preview: Schooling & Balandin Set To Splash

Joseph Schooling of Singapore and Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, both reigning Olympic champions, will take on their fellow Asian swimmers tomorrow in Jakarta.

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Japanese Teen Ishikawa Throws Down 51.92 1Fly National HS Record

While Japan is making major waves in Indonesia at the 2018 Asian Games, young stars like Shinnosuke Ishikawa are keeping the fire hot at home.

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2018 Asian Games: Sun Yang’s Podium Adventures

Sun Yang is making headlines once again, for his performances both in and out of the pool.

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Injured Olympian Balandin Intends To Race 50 And 100 Breast In Jakarta

2016 Olympic gold medalist in the men’s 200m breaststroke, Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, withdrew from the event in Jakarta, but aims to race the 50m and 100m.

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2018 Asian Games: Japan And China In Dead Heat Through Day 2

18-year-old Rikako Ikee snagged 2 gold medals in a super quick turn around time for the nation of Japan as it holds the most minimal of leads over China in the Asian Games medal table.

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2018 Asian Games Day 3 Preview: Balandin Goes Missing From 2Breast

Although Kazakhstani Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin is physically in Jakarta, he is missing from the men’s 200m breaststroke start lists for the 2018 Asian Games.

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‘Back To Schooling’ As Olympic Champion Splits Big To Start In Jakarta

Joseph Schooling has been tightening up his routine both in and out of the water and it shows.

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2018 Asian Games Arrival: Battle Between Li Bingjie & Wang Jianjiahe

Teen swimmers Li Bingjie and Wang Jianjiahe, both of China, look to have the 400m, 800m, and 1500m freestyle events locked in Jakarta, but in what order will the two finish?

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2018 Asian Games Arrival: Hagino Tries To Repeat The Double

Japan’s Kosuke Hagino will be racing both the 200m and 400m IM events in Jakarta in a bid to repeat his titles from the 2014 edition of the prestigious Asian Games competition.

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2018 Asian Games Arrival: Sun Yang Is The 200 Free Man

Got Sun? Re-watch Chinese superstar Sun Yang’s monster 200m free performance that gave him gold in Rio.

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Asian Games’ Arrival: Re-Live Schooling’s Rio Olympic Gold

Remember when Joseph Schooling rocked the world with his 100m fly gold in Rio? He’ll try to reproduce a similar monster swim in Jakarta next week competing in the Asian Games.

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Asian Games’ Arrival: Re-Watch Watanabe’s 2:06.67 2Breast World Record

Get ready for the 2018 Asian Games by re-living Ippei Watanabe’s 200m breast world record from 2017.

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2018 Asian Games: Balandin, Schooling Gunning For Repeat Wins

Olympic champions Dmitriy Balandin and Joseph Schooling are among the high-profile athletes not from powerhouse squads Japan or China competing at the 2018 Asian Games.

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Just Days Out From Asian Games, JPN Head Coach Hit w/ Appendicitis

The Japanese squad is arriving in Jakarta for the 2018 Asian Games, but will be without their leader, Norimasa Hirai.

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