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Le Clos Kept Waiting As Schooling Decides Commonwealth Games Plans

Excitement is already building for what could be a high-octane 100m fly showdown between South African Chad Le Clos and Singaporean Joseph Schooling at next year’s Commonwealth Games.

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Russia’s Prigoda Clocks New 200 SCM Breaststroke National Record

Russia’s Kirill Prigoda took home a hard-earned 200m breaststroke victory on the final session of the final stop of the 2017 FINA World Cup Series.

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Breaststroking Beast: Daiya Seto Downs 200 Japanese National Record

In the final stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Japanese Olympian Daiya Seto made his mark in what was once his ‘off’ event of the 200m breaststroke, taking silver in a new Japanese national record setting-time of 2:01.30.

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Li Zhuhao Of China Snares 100 Fly Short Course World Junior Record

While competing on day 2 of the final stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Chinese teen Li Zhuhao fired off a new World Junior Record in the 100m butterfly.

2017 World Cup Singapore: Le Clos & Sjostrom Wrap Up Overall Titles

Wrapping up 2 wins on day 2 in Singapore, Chad Le Clos earned a record-breaking 4th overall World Cup Series title.

Michael Andrew Ties Phelps as 2nd Fastest American 100 IMer

Michael Andrew threw down a wicked-fast 100m IM tonight in Singapore, making the teen tied as the 2nd fastest American performer ever in the event.

2017 FINA World Cup Singapore: Michael Andrew Downs 2 WJR’s

Michael Andrew did his thing in Singapore, capturing silver in the men’s 100m IM in a new World Junior Record, while also contributing to Team USA’s WJR in the mixed medley relay.

2017 FINA World Cup Wraps Up In Singapore This Weekend

The World Cup wraps up this weekend in Singapore, where Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom and South African points leader Chad Le Clos try to score some major cash to finish the series.

Kromowidjojo Tops Sjostrom, Rattles WR On Day 2 of Tokyo World Cup

Ranomi Kromowidjojo avenged a 50 fly loss to Sarah Sjostrom with a touchout 50 free win on day 2 of the Tokyo World Cup, coming within a few tenths of her own world record in the process.

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Ikee Breaks Second WJR of Tokyo World Cup With 57.75 IM

17-year-old Rikako Ikee has been putting on a show for the hometown Tokyo crowd. She broke her second World Junior Record of the meet with a 57.75 100 IM on day 2.

Li Bingjie Breaks World Junior Record With 3:59 In 400 SCM Free

China’s Li Bingjie snapped a World Junior Record on day 2 of the Tokyo World Cup, going 3:59.14 to win gold and knock off the former junior mark.

Olympic Champ Sun Yang Ranked ‘Most Influential Chinese Athlete’

Olympic champion Sun Yang was among 3 famous Chinese swimmers who made the nation’s list of ‘Most Influential Chinese Athletes’ at an award ceremony held in Beijing on Monday, November 13th.

Ikee Cracks WJR in 50 Fly At Tokyo World Cup

Japanese 17-year-old Rikako Ikee lowered her own World Junior Record in the 50 fly on day 1 of the Tokyo World Cup, going 25.14.

Joe Schooling: “You Gotta Be Nasty When You Race,” Forbes 30 Under 30

Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling has arrived on Forbes Magazine’s prestigious ’30 Under 30.’ Watch his video profile.

Wang Jianjiahe Nabs 2nd World Junior Record In As Many Days

China’s 15-year-old freestyle ace Wang Jianjiahe stole the show in front of her home crowd once again, nabbing her 2nd World Junior Record in as many days.

Sjostrom Continues World Cup Momentum In Beijing

Sarah Sjostrom continues to set herself apart from the women’s field to nab a potential World Cup title. Tonight, we also saw junior swimmers Michael Andrew of America and Wang Jianjiahe crush World Junior Records

15-Year-Old Wang Jianjiahe Nabs 400 SC Free World Junior Record

While competing on night 1 of the FINA World Cup Beijing, Chinese teen Wang Jianjiahe established a new short course World Junior Record in the women’s 400m freestyle.

Daiya Seto Gets It Done In Beijing With 400 IM World Cup Record

Daiya Seto, the Olympic bronze medalist from Japan, scored a new World Cup record en route to victory in the short course version of the event tonight in Beijing.

Ohio State’s Liz Li Training In China, To Return In January

Big Ten champ and sprint star Liz Li is currently in China fulfilling national team training obligations, but will return to Ohio State in January for the postseason.