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High-Level International Meets For February 2020

Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.

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China’s Liu Xiang Breaks Own Asian Record in 50 Freestyle

World record holder in the 50 backstroke, Liu Xiang, has broken her own Asian Record in the 50 Freestyle at the 2020 FINA Champions Series meet in Beijing

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Olympic Update: Hydrogen To Fuel Olympic Flame, Games To Appeal For Peace

From a hydrogen-fueled Olympic Flame to an Opening Ceremony calling for peace, the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Games will be ones to remember.

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2020 FINA Champions Series – Beijing: Day 2 Live Recap

The final day of racing in Beijing will see many of the same matches from Shenzhen, including Vladimir Morozov and countrymate Andrei Minakov in the 100 Free

Yang Junxuan Becomes First Chinese Woman Ever Under 1:55 in 200 Freestyle

Yang Junxuan has set a new Chinese Record in the 200 Freestyle at the 2020 FINA Champions Series in Beijing, becoming the first chinese woman ever to do so.

2020 FINA Champions Series – Beijing: Day 1 Live Recap

Daiya Seto joins the roster for the second meet of the FINA Champions Series in Beijing, racing the 200 Fly and 200IM on Day 1.

Upcoming 2020 Kosuke Kitajima Cup Gives Japanese OLY Trials Preview

IM and butterfly monster Daiya Seto is among the Japanese competitors ready to rumble in Tokyo next weekend, giving a preview of the nation’s Olympic Trials.

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Daiya Seto Sets New Asian Record in 200 Butterfly

Daiya Seto has set a new Asian Record in the 200 Butterfly on Day 1 of the FINA Champions Series meet in Beijing, China.

Relay Lineups For Beijing Stop of FINA Champions Swim Series Announced

Dutch sprinting ace Ranomi Kromowidjojo is entered in both relays for the Beijing stop of the 2020 FINA Champions Swim Series.

Insider Training: Watch Katsumi Nakamura’s Disciplined Daily Routine

Watch Japanese record holder Katsumi Nakamura do his thing both in and out of the pool to give himself the best chance of racing at a home Olympic Games.

Olympic Games Medal Payouts Per Nation Compared

If Caeleb Dressel reaches the top of the podium in Tokyo he’s looking at a $37,500 gold medal bonus. But how does that compare with other nations’ incentives?

Hong Kong Record-Breaking Swimmer Cheuk Ming-Ho Has Heart Scare

17-year-old Cheuk Ming-Ho of Hong Kong has achieved a FINA ‘B’ cut for the Olympics, but his aspirations were almost sidelined by a heart-related issue.

2020 FINA Champions Series – Shenzhen: Day 2 Live Recap

After a narrow victory over Sun Yang on Day 1 in the 200 free, Lithuanian Danas Rapsys will rematch the crowd favorite on Day 2 in Shenzhen in the 400.

China’s Liu Xiang Ties Own Asian Record In Women’s 50 Freestyle

Racing in front of her home crowd, Liu Xiang equalled her Asian Record in the women’s 50 freestyle at the FINA Champions Series in Shenzhen in 24.04.

2020 FINA Champions Series – Shenzhen: Day 1 Live Recap

Katinka Hosszu will be a busy woman throughout the FINA Champions Series, kicking things off with the 200 back and 100 fly on Day 1 in Shenzhen.

Matsumoto Kicks Off New Year With 400 Free JPN Record, Hagino Takes 400 IM Gold

World Championships silver medalist in the 200 free, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, added another JPN record to his resume by winning the SCM 400 free in Tokyo tonight.

Hong Kong Raises Olympic Medal Cash Prize Amounts By Over 60%

Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey may indeed be smiling big if she can muster up some hardware in Tokyo. Her nation just upped the medal prize amounts big time.

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