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Belmonte Rebounds From Gwangju With 400 IM Best Time In 2 Years

Spanish Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte had a rough World Championships, but she sprung back to life with her best 400m IM time in 2 years at the World Cup.


Wellbrock Posts 7:47.69 8Free For Gold On Day 2 Of German Swimming C’ships

Competing on day 2 of the German Swimming Championships, Florian Wellbrock posted an 800m free time that would have finished 8th in the final in Gwangju.

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Deplano Hits 21.85 50 Free PB On Day 2 Of Italian Summer Championships

The European Junior Champion of 2017 in the men’s 50m freestyle, Leonardo Deplano, just hit a time of 21.85 to mark a new lifetime best in Rome.

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Quah Ting Wen Becomes Singapore’s First-Ever Sub-25 Second 50 Freestyler

While competing on day 1 of the 2019 FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo, Japan, Quah Ting Wen lowered her own National Record in the women’s 50m freestyle.


Koga’s Ban For Ligandrol Ratified, Revealing A Potential Outcome For Jack

Junya Koga’s 2-year suspension we reported back in June has been ratified by the Court Arbitration for Sport, revealing a possible outcome for Shayna Jack.


3 Records Go Down On Day 1 Of FINA World Cup – Tokyo

Plenty of fast times were produced on day 1 of the FINA World Cup – Tokyo, with 3 series records being taken down in the process.


Ryan Murphy Produces Lifetime Best 100 Fly During World Cup Prelims

America’s Ryan Murphy, the backstroke Olympic champion and former Cal Bear, just put up the fastest 100m fly time (yes, fly) of his career.


Shayna Jack Speaks Directly To Press Since Testing Positive (Video)

20-year-old Australian swimmer Shayna Jack spoke directly to the media for the first time since having tested positive for banned substance Ligandrol.


Kenderesi Returns To Hungary Where He May Face Punishment

Tamas Kenderesi returns home to Hungary, where he may face additional punishment regarding his sexual harassment allegations.


Aussie Winnington Clocks Comeback 1:46.19 For 200 Free Gold At US Nats

After a turbulent Aussie World Trials, which rendered the 19-year-old off the Gwangju team, Elijah Winnington powered his way to 200m free gold at US Nats.


Italian Summer Championships Day 1 Recap

Stefano Ballo took the men’s 200m free on night 1 of the 2019 Italian Summer Championships taking place in Rome this week.

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Schooling, Quah Zheng Wen To Race For Singapore At 2019 SEA Games

Joseph Schooling and Quah Zheng Wen are among Singapore’s largest-ever athletic roster for this year’s SEA Games in the Philippines.


Marius Kusch Takes 100 Fly German National Title, While Teen Goerigk Wins 4IM

Marius Kusch led the way for German Nationals. The Team Elite-trained swimmer took the 100m fly gold after finaling in the event in Gwangju.


Aqua Centurions Snag Italian Fly Record Holder Matteo Rivolta

The Rome-based International Swimming League (ISL) squad Aqua Centurions announced that Matteo Rivolta will be joining the team for its inaugural season.

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Shayna Jack Set To Meet With ASADA On Friday, Press Conference On Saturday

Aussie Shayna Jack will be meeting with the ASADA before addressing the public on Saturday regarding her positive test and suspension.


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