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Russia Receives Invite to Asian Games in First Step Toward Olympic Qualification

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) invited Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in this year’s Asian Games taking place in Hangzhou, China.

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Hong Kong Olympic Medalist Siobhan Haughey: ‘2022 Was A Rebuilding Year’

Hear what 25-year-old Olympic medalist Siobhan Haughey has to say as she looks forward to a busy racing schedule for 2023.

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Zhang Yufei Focusing on Lower-Body Strength, Turns After Elbow Injury at SCW

“I reflected on where I lost in the 50 butterfly, or where I was still short of the champion MacNeil, and I improved the technique of turning,” Zhang said. 

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Daiya Seto Kicks Off New Year With 1:56.72 200 IM At Kitajima Cup

Olympic medalist Daiya Seto wasted no time getting his 2023 underway, firing off a time of 1:56.72 in the 200m IM at the Kosuke Kitajima Cup.

17-Yr-Old Matsushita Rips 4:12.20 LCM 400 IM At South Aussie States

17-year-old Tomoyuki Matsushita of Japan just produced a monster LCM 400 IM time of 4:12.20, a result which would rank him #2 among American 17-18-yr-olds.

Tomoru Honda Knocks Over 10 Seconds Off 400 Free Personal Best At Kitajima Cup

21-year-old Tomoru Honda just threw down his fastest 400m free event, entering the world rankings in this ‘off event’ in the process.

Olympic Champion Zhang Yufei Recaps 2022, Previews 2023 In New Vlog

Zhang Yufei discussed the highs and lows of her year, including a quadruple bronze medal haul and a poorly timed arm injury.

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32-Yr-Old Ryosuke Irie Rips 52.93 LCM 100 Back At Kosuke Kitajima Cup

The 2023 Kosuke Kitajima Cup kicked off from Tokyo tonight with Olympian Ryosuke Irie making a statement right off the bat.

Chalmers Entered In 800 Free For 2023 South Aussie State Championships

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers is entered in an off-event of the men’s 800m freestyle for this weekend’s South Aussie State Championships.

Once-Suspended Schooling, Lim, Teong Nominated For SEA Games

Singapore revealed this week that it has provisionally selected a contingent of 517 athletes to compete at the 2023 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

Daiya Seto & Rikako Ikee Expected At 2023 Kosuke Kitajima Cup

The 2023 Kosuke Kitajima Cup begins tomorrow with a plethora of Japanese domestic talent ready to kick off their new year of racing.

China Reveals Qualification Meet For Postponed Asian Games

Wang Jianjiahe was one of China’s big-time medal producers at the 2018 Asian Games. The nation has just revealed its qualification meet for Hangzhou.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Marchand & Antoniou Honored

Read up on the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines featuring French standout Leon Marchand and Cypriot dynamo Kalia Antoniou.

Inside The Games: Western Leaders Are Weighing Paris 2024 Boycott if Russia is Allowed

While there has been no firm indication of any pending boycotts, Inside The Games reports that Ukrainian allies are “known to be considering a boycott of Paris 2024.”

How Did World Champion Wu Peng Perform In His Return to Racing at 35?

Wu Peng was away from competition for almost a decade before racing on Thursday morning at the Pro Swim Series stop in Knoxville.