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Joseph Schooling Awarded Free Flights For Life By AirAsia

Following his gold medal performance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Joseph Schooling has been awarded free flights for life by AirAsia.

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2016 Junior Pan Pacific Championships: Day One Finals

American Cassidy Bayer dominated the women’s 200 butterfly winning the event by almost four seconds on the first evening of the 2016 Junior Pan Pacific Championships…

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Chinese News Outlet Takes Out Full Page Ad in British Newspaper

The Xinhua News Agency took out a full page advertisement in The Times celebrating their Olympic success and laying claim to the second place position in the medal standings…

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2016 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships: Preview

Australian Minna Atherton will be one of nine World Junior Championship medalists who will be competing at the 2016 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships…

16 Swimmers Will Carry Nations’ Flags in Closing Ceremonies

While not as widely recognized as those that open the bi-annual event, every Olympic Games ends with a parade of…

China’s Aisen Chen Wins Gold on 10m Platform; Daley Misses Final

Aisen Chen won China its sixth gold out of seven total events tonight in Rio.

Ren Qian Takes Over As China Wins 3rd-Straight 10m Platform Gold

China continues to dominate the diving events in Rio, with Ren Qian leading a 1-2 finish in the women’s 10-meter platform event for China’s 6th diving gold of Rio.

Chen Xinyi Expelled From Rio, Chinese Fed To Launch Doping Probe

Here is the update to Chen Xinyi’s positive doping test during the Rio Olympic Games.

Joseph Schooling Stops In Singapore For Hero’s Welcome

A parade? Selfie with the Prime Minister? Cheering Crowd at the airport? Singapore’s Joseph Schooling is loving life.

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It’s Good to Be Young: How the Top Juniors Fared in Rio

Teenagers Canadian Penny Oleksiak and Australian Kyle Chalmers both walked away from Rio with a gold around their necks…

Rio Gold Medalist Joseph Schooling Already Looking Ahead To Tokyo 2020

Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling made his mark on the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, but that’s only the beginning.

Battling Back: How Injured Swimmers Fared At 2016 Olympic Games

Kosuke Hagino (left) had to sit out last year’s World Championships due to a broken elbow. How did he and other injured athletes fare in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games?

Top 3 Junior Swimmers in Each Event At The 2016 Rio Olympics

A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.

Kazakhstan’s Vitaliy Khudyakov Red-Flagged During Men’s 10KM Race

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC OPEN WATER SWIMMING August 15th-16th, 2016 9AM Local Time (8AM U.S. East Coast Time) 10Km Race Fort…

Russia’s Zakharov Hits Board On 1st Dive But Sneaks Through To 3m Semis

Defending Olympic champ Ilia Zakharov of Russia smacked his foot on the board during his first dive, but recovered in time to just sneak into the semifinal.

Singapore Defers Joseph Schooling’s National Service To Post-2020 Olympics

Singaporean Olympic champion Joseph Schooling was handed an extension of his National Service deferment today that will allow him to train through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to defend his title in the men’s 100 fly.

China Goes 1-2 In Women’s 3m Springboard for 8th Straight Gold

China kept one of the longest aquatic Olympic gold streaks going with a gold-silver sweep of the women’s 3-meter springboard diving event, courtesy of Shi Tingmao and He Zi, who got a special surprise on the awards podium.

Olympic Open Water Swimming Starts Monday (PREVIEW)

American Jordan Wilimovsky has a breakout 2015 that included the World title in the open water 10k. Now he’ll try and do it again for Olympic gold.

Schooling: “Hopefully It Changes All of Sporting Culture in Singapore”

Joseph Schooling was racing for something bigger than himself in his gold-medal-winning 100 fly.