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5 Cities Bidding for 2022/2024 World Swimming Championship

All 5 interested bidders sit on the Eurasian land mass, including 2017 World Championships hosts Budapest (above)

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Hosszu & Chalmers Headline Stacked Field For Singapore World Cup

Still several weeks away, the Singapore stop of the FINA World Cup Series is already generating buzz.

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China Sets Paralympic Record With 92 Swimming Medals, 37 Gold

China has been crushing the Paralympic swimming medal table all week, and finished the 2016 Rio Paralympics with what is believed to be the most swimming medals in Paralympic history.

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Japan’s Daiya Seto May Dabble In 100 Fly For 2017 World Championships

Typically an IMer and 200 butterflyer, Japan’s Daiya Seto has made it known he plans to tackle the 100m butterfly over the next year.

Chinese Swimmers Set 4 World Records On Tuesday At Paralympics

It’s been a banner week for the Chinese Paralympic swim team, which leads the medal tables by a wide margin in Rio. Tuesday may have been the highest point yet, with 4 of 5 total world records in the finals session set by Chinese athletes.

Sun Yang Keeps On Grinding For Tokyo 2020

Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang already looks ahead to Tokyo 2020.

Japan’s Takeshi Matsuda Says Farewell To Swimming

“The races I won a medal in all mean something,” says Japanese national team mainstay Takeshi Matsuda when reflecting on his long career.

Rikako Ikee Lowers Own 50 Free Japanese, World Junior Record

Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee continues to make her mark on the Japanese and World Junior Record history books.

NCAA Pres: Olympic Payout Rules May Change After Schooling’s Haul

NCAA President Mark Emmert suggested that schools may consider changing rules that allow college athletes to receive Olympic medal bonuses after Joseph Schooling won upwards of $750,000 in Rio.

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China’s 4 Golds Leads Early Paralympic Swimming Medal Table

China has earned 4 golds and 11 total medals in the pool just one day into the 2016 Paralympics, building a big lead to try to defend its 2012 Paralympic medal table crown.

Japan’s Hagino And Seto Continue Back And Forth IM Battle In Tokyo

Japanese IM specialists Kosuke Hagino (center) and Daiya Seto (right) are headed toward a very Phelps/Lochte-esque showdown in Tokyo 2020.

Start Lists, All The Links You Need For 2016 Rio Paralympics Swimming

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2016 FINA World Cup: Le Clos, Morozov Do 50 FR Battle on Moscow Day 2

Chad Le Clos won the men’s 100 fly in 49.01, about 6 tenths shy of his own World Record. The South African then returned to the pool a few events later to give points leader Vlad Morozov a run for his money in the 50 free.

2016 FINA World Cup: Ottesen Makes Moves With 2 Golds on Moscow Day 1

Danish sprinter Jeanette Ottesen matched her day 1 success from the previous meet in Berlin, pulling in double gold today. Ottesen upstaged the field with a 55.80 in the 100 fly before cracking 24 seconds to win the 50 free in 23.96.

WATCH: All Race Videos From The 2016 FINA World Cup Stop In Berlin

Check out the record-breaking action here, where we’ve included all of the race videos from the Berlin stop of the 2016 FINA World Cup that have been uploaded to FINA’s YouTube channel.

Japanese Stalwart Takeshi Matsuda Set To Retire This Month

Mainstay 200m butterfly racer Takeshi Matsuda, 32, has announced he will be retiring after competing one last time.

South Korean Team Manager Resigns Over Locker Room Camera Scandal

In the wake of a scandal involving the alleged installation of hidden cameras in a women’s locker room, South Korea’s National Swimming Team Manager has reportedly resigned.

Russia Claims IPC Bans Russian Athletes From 2018 Paralympics, IPC Denies

The Russian Paralympic Committee reportedly announced that the ban on Russian athletes at the Paralympic Games had been extended to the 2018 Winter Paralympics, but the IPC denies the claim.

Tokyo 2020 Already Collecting Heat Stroke Data To Take Safety Measures

Tokyo 2020 organizers are using technology to keep tabs on the heat index throughout the city.