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The IOC Athletes’ Commission Releases Recommendations on Rule 50

The IOC AC has issued recommendations on Rule 50, which covers how athletes are allowed to express themselves during the Olympic Games.

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Siobhan Haughey Hits 1:54.8 In 200 Free, World’s #3 Time This Season

Siobhan Haughey swam a career-best 50 free and the world’s #3 200 free of the season at the Hong Kong Festival of Sport Time Trial.

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2016 Olympic Finalist Sakiko Shimizu Announces Retirement

Sakiko Shimizu of Japan has revealed her decision to retire from competitive swimming at the age of 29. She finaled in the 400m IM in Rio.

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All The Links You Need For OLY Qualifying Meets For Week Of April 19th

Brazil’s Olympic Trials meet is nearly upon us as we take a look at this week’s big competitions having Tokyo complications.

Former 200 Breast World Record Holder Yamaguchi Retires At 26

Japan’s Akihiro Yamaguchi, the one-time World Record holder in the men’s 200m breast, has announced his formal retirement at the age of 26.

Daiya Seto Chasing Michael Phelps’s 400 IM WR: An Analysis

Can Daiya Seto break Michael Phelps’s WR in the 400 IM? We’ve crunched the numbers to see the splits Seto needs to go 4:03.83.

Everything You Need To Know From April’s Olympic Qualifying Meets (So Far)

Evgeny Rylov’s European Record in the men’s 200 backstroke is among the top performances we’ve seen in 2021.

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Japan’s Incredible Depth In The Men’s 200 Breaststroke

Shoma Sato (pictured) is the latest in a long line of dominant Japanese swimmers in the men’s 200 breast.

Japan Reveals 33-Strong Olympic Roster For Home-Based Games

Take a look at the 33-strong swimming lineup that will be representing the host nation of Japan at this summer’s postponed 2020 Olympic Games.

2021 Japanese Olympic Trials: A Synopsis

Missed some of the Japanese Olympic Trials? We’ve got you covered with our in-depth synopsis analyzing the highs and lows of the 7-day affair.

Shioura Reportedly Added To Japan’s Olympic Roster For Relay

World Championships finalist Shinri Shioura has reportedly been granted a spot on the japansese Oympic roster on the 400m free relay.

Kawamoto Clocks 50 Fly Japanese Record To Close Out Trials

The men’s 50m butterfly saw its national record go down at the hands of Takeshi Kawamoto on this last day of competition at the Japanese Olympic Trials.

No Additional Names Added As JASF Finalizes Host Nation’s OLY Roster

The Japanese Olympic roster sits just shy of 30 in terms of strict qualifiers. We’ll find out soon if the JASF grants any other spots.

Rikako Ikee Wraps Up Remarkable 4th Gold At Trials Just 7 Months Post-Return

Rikako Ikee topped the podium in both the 50m fly and 50m free to wrap up her impressive Japanese Olympic Trials campaign.

Rule, Epitropov Set National Records During PSS Prelims

During the prelims session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo, two countries saw national records fall by Remedy Rule and Lyubomir Epitropov.