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Australia Wins; McEvoy, Kaneto Earn Swimmers Of Aquatic Super Series

With his stand-out 100m freestyle swim from day 1 of the Aquatic Super Series in Perth, Aussie Cameron McEvoy earned Male Swimmer of the meet.

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Rie Kaneto Races To 200 Breast All Comers, New JPN National Record

Japan’s Rie Kaneto rocks a new All Comers and Japanese National Record in 200m breaststroke while competing at the Aquatic Super Series – 2:20.04 at 27 years old.

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Watch: “Sun Yang- The Swimmer” Documentary

Follow Sun Yang through his tumultuous last couple of years through this eye-opening documentary.

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2016 Aquatic Super Series Preview

The Chinese and Japanese teams will have a hard time overcoming the talent and depth of the Australian team in Perth…

Watch Kosuke Hagino’s Comeback 200 IM From Kitajima Cup

Watch Japanese teammates Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino race head-to-head in the men’s 200 IM at last weekend’s Kosuke Kitajima Cup, Hagino’s first meet back since withdrawing from last year’s World Championships.

Michigan Women Add Chinese National Teamer Yirong Bi At Mid-Season

Asian Games gold-medalist and midseason addition Yirong Bi will make a big impact in the second half of Michigan’s season, after already scoring big points at notching ‘B’ cuts in their meet against Ohio State.

Sun Yang Injures Foot, Withdraws From Aquatic Super Series

China’s Sun Yang has had to pull out of this weekend’s Aquatic Super Series due to a foot injury.

15 Year-Old Rikako Ikee Breaks Japanese Record in the 100 Freestyle

Rikako Ikee won the women’s 100 freestyle at the Kitajima Cup in a time of 53.99…

Doha to Create 2 Main Competition Hubs for 2023 World Championships

The iconic Museum of Islamic Art will play as the backdrop for the open water swimming and high diving at the 2023 World Aquatics Championships in Doha, Qatar.

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Fukuoka, Doha to Host 2021 and 2023 World Championships

The FINA World Aquatics Championships will return to Fukuoka, Japan for the second time in 2021.

Kanako Watanabe Earns Japanese Swimmer Of The Year Award

Japanese breaststroker, Kanako Watanabe, was honored with her swimming federation’s Swimmer of the Year Award for her achievements during 2015.

Kosuke Hagino Blasts 4:11.38 In 4IM Upon Return to The Pool

Kosuke Hagino of Japan had an impressive return to the pool over the weekend at the 2016 Kitajima Cup in Tokyo, Japan.

Japan’s Kosuke Hagino Marks His Return To The Pool This Weekend

Kosuke Hagino will make his return to competition this weekend after having sat out several months due to a broken elbow suffered just before Kazan.

Ning Zetao Tops Sun Yang For China TV’s Male Sports Person Of The Year

Ning Zetao took home a trophy at yesterday’s China Central Television’s Sports Awards.

Singapore’s Roanne Ho Recovering From Collapsed Lung

Singaporean National Record Holder, Roanne Ho, suffered a collapsed lung this week and is undergoing surgery.

Sun Yang Tops Chinese Talent, Koseki Leads Japanese Headed To Perth

Although banned from training at any official centers in the country, Chinese distance star Sun Yang leads his team at the Perth Aquatic Super Series in Australia, scheduled for February 5th and 6th.

01/18/16 In Briefs: Dubai Meet Announced, Zetao Recognized

Catch up on the latest In Briefs news from around the world.

Schooling Scratches Austin Due To Illness; Focusing On NCAA Season

Schooling opts out of the rest of the Arena Pro Swim Series Austin due to a viral fever.

IOC, Tokyo 2020 Organizers Respond to Bid Corruption Claims

The IOC and Tokyo 2020 organizers released statements on the alleged link between sponsorship dollars and selecting the 2020 Olympic city.