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Application Period Open For Joseph Schooling Scholarship Grant

Applications are now open for the 2019 Joseph Schooling Scholarship Grant offered by the Eurasian Association (EA).

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Ikee, Ohashi & Hagino Missing From Japanese SC Worlds Selection Meet

The Japanese competition train ceases to stop, as the nation’s top athletes are gearing up for their World Championships Selection Meet slated for October 27th and 28th.

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Falsified Data Rocks Tokyo 2020 Olympic Aquatic Center

The Olympic Aquatic Center, site for competitive swimming at the next Summer Games, is reportedly one of the sites that may be using faulty earthquake shock-absorbing components.

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After Dominant Year, Rikako Ikee Selected As Japan Swimming’s 2018 MVP

In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.

Park Tae Hwan Scores 5th Gold Of 2018 Korean Nats

Korea’s most successful swimmer, Olympian Park Tae Hwan, accomplished his goal of collecting 5 gold medals at the 2018 Korean Nationals taking place as part of the nation’s 99th Sports Festival this week.

WR Holder Wang Jianjiahe: “Everyone Has Different Growth Periods”

“Everyone has different growth periods. I follow the pace of my own development and follow the steps,” says newly-minted world record holder Wang Jianjiahe of China.

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2018 Korean Nationals Photo Vault

Check out the stunning photos from this year’s Korean Nationals taking place as part of the Korean Sports Festival, courtesy of Rafael Domeyko.

2018 Manchester Int’l Swim Meet Preview

Although Rikako Ikee is listed on the start lists for this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, it’s doubtful she will be racing, as the teen is currently in Turkey training with Sarah Sjostrom.

An Sehyeon Takes 8th Consecutive Korean National Title In 100 Fly

An Sehyeon raced to a solid 57.96 100m fly in Korea tonight to claim her 8th consecutive National Festival title in the event.

Breaststroking Ace Kanako Watanabe Returns To Rio Coach

Gold medalist in the women’s 200m breaststroke at the 2018 Asian Games, Kanako Watanabe of Japan, plans on changing coaches after she graduates from Waseda University in March 2019.

Wang Jianjiahe Wins Again at Chinese Nationals, This Time in 400 Free

Wang Jianjiahe added a 400 free win to earlier victories in the 100 and 200 freestyle, while the Asian Record holder Li Bingjie finished just 8th.

Ning Zetao’s Comeback Is Short-Lived As He Withdraws From Nats

Ning Zetao has withdrawn from his comeback meet, the 2018 Chinese National Championships.

Sun Yang May Be Breaking Up With The 1500 Free Again

Sun Yang has been on-again/off-again with the 1500m free, with the grueling distance event now on the chopping block once more.

Watch The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Anime Videos Here

With less than 2 years remaining until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Japan’s national public broadcasting organization has released special anime in anticipation of the world’s biggest international competitive sporting event.

Park Bags 4th Gold, Seoyeong Takes 2 IM On Day 3 Of Korean Nats

Park Tae Hwan is on his way to earning his 5th MVP title of the Korean Swimming Championships.

Wang Jianjiahe Adds Win in 200 Free at Chinese Nationals

Wang Jianjiahe, who broke the 400 SCM free World Record earlier this month, has won the 100 and 200 free at this week’s Chinese National Championships so far.

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