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JPN Cabinet Member: Olympics Being Held ‘Could Go Either Way’

A Japanese cabinet minister said this week that the postponed 2020 Olympic Games’ likelihood of proceeding is still not 100%.

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Looking At The Last Decade Of The Women’s 200 Fly

The women’s 200m fly has seen some masterful performances in the past, but what does the data tell us about the event’s overall progression?

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Men’s 400 Free Relay

Caeleb Dressel leads the Americans to the top ranking in the 400 Free Relay. Close behind are the Russians, who will be challenging for the gold.

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Initial Entries Released For 2021 Kosuke Kitajima Cup: Ikee, Hagino, Ohashi

Tokyo Frog King standout Yui Ohashi is set to race at the 2021 Kosuke Kitajima Cup slated for January 22nd – January 24th.

80% Of Japanese Surveyed Say Olympics Should Be Canceled

On the heels of Tokyo’s state of emergency, recent surveys reveal that overall popular support for hosting the Games is waning within the nation of Japan.

Hagino & Seto Set For First Head-To-Head In Over A Year

While Kosuke Hagino was racing his way to an undefeated 400 IM record in the ISL, domestic rival Daiya Seto was on the sidelines. They’ll meet up next month.

Rika Omoto Hits Career-Best 200 IM To Close Out Tokyo New Year Meet

Japan’s Rika Omoto topped the women’s 200 IM podium here at the Tokyo New Year Meet, hitting a lifetime best in the process.

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Daiya Seto Still Looking For New Team

Japanese Olympian and multi-world champion Daiya Seto is still searching for a new training home since announcing his return to competition.

Nakamura, Igarashi Take Wins On Day 1 Of Tokyo New Year Meet

London Roar’s Katsumi Nakamura and Tokyo Frog Kings’ Chihiro Igarashi both competed today in Tokyo, winning an event apiece.

Tokyo Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 400 Medley Relay

The US women of Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia, and Simone Manuel lead the pack in the 400 Medley Relay with a WR time of 3:50.40

World Champion Daiya Seto Sets Comeback Meet as Japan Open

26-year-old Olympic medalist and two-time 2019 world champion Daiya Seto eyes his return to racing, having been out of competition for nearly 5 months.

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 800 Free Relay

Valentine Dumont, who set who Belgian records in 2020, has helped Belgium move into a wildcard spot in the Women’s 800 Free Relay

State Of Emergency Declared For Olympic Host City Of Tokyo

A state of emergency has been declared for the Tokyo metropolitan area, host of the 2020 Olympic Games, effective today.

Rikako Ikee Opting Out Of This Weekend’s Tokyo New Year Meet

Originally entered in this weekend’s Tokyo Metro New Year Meet, leukemia survivor Rikako Ikee will be opting out of the competiton.

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Women’s 400 Free Relay

Charlotte Bonnet and the French women now have the fifth fastest 400 Free Relay time as they look ahead to Tokyo while other countries fight to qualify.