Asia

Hagino, Yamaguchi Post World-Leaders at Tokyo Metropolitan Championships

Kosuke Hagino is already swimming better backstroke times in January than he did at the World Championships last summer.

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13-Year Old Suzuka Hasegawa Breaks Aussie Age All-Comers Record By Two Seconds

Japan’s Suzuka Hasegawa swam a time int he 200 fly, at just 13 years old, that would have put her into the semi-finals at the 2013 World Championships.

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Magnussen Puts Up A 47.73 To Win The 100 Freestyle In Melbourne

World champion James Magnussen was very impressive on the first night of the Victorian State Championships winning the 100 freestyle in a new state record time of 47.73…

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Magnussen Is Ready To Race

Australian swimming star James Magnussen appears to be preparing to take on competitors from China, Japan, South Africa and Brazil by racing himself into to shape…

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Kosuke Hagino Breaks Japanese; Asian Records in 400 SCM IM

Japan’s Kosuke Hagino has broken the 400 IM National and Continental Records at a regular, circuit-level meet in Tokyo.

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Majority Of CA-NV Team Set For Japan Exchange Meet In February

It was announced in October that the Itoman Swim Club of Japan and the five LSCs of California-Nevada had setup…

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Bohl Happy To Have Park Back In Brisbane

It was four years ago that Park began training in Brisbane on a regular basis and the fit has been a great one not only for Park, but also for the St. Peters Western program…

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Sun Eligible For Team Award, But Not For Individual Honour

Sun Yang will still not be eligible for the CCTV Sports Personality of the Year Award, but will considered along with his teammates Wang Shun, Hao Yun and Li Yunqi for the prestigious CCTV team award…

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Park Returns To Brisbane To Train With Bohl

South Korean Newspaper Arirang News reported today that Park Tae-Hwan will be heading back to Brisbane to begin his training…

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23-year-old Slovak wins Youth Olympic Games medal design competition

The modern-looking design will be on all the medals awarded at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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FINA Announces 2014 World Cup Stops; Berlin is Out

Above, Ranomi Kromowidjojo swims at the Doha stop of the 2013 World Cup, which will lead off this year’s series.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Female Asian Swimmer of the Year

Aya Terakawa wrapped up a stellar career in 2013 with several national records and a pair of bronze medals at World Championships.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Male Asian Swimmer Of The Year

Coming off of an amazing Olympic showing where he won the 400 and 1500 freestyle as well as tying for the silver in the 200 freestyle Sun Yang continued to show his dominance in the distance freestyle events.

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Four Swimmers, Including Hosszu and Franklin, Nominated for AIPS Award

Missy Franklin was one of four swimmers nominated for the AIPS Athlete of the Year award.

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Schooling Wins 5th Gold at SEA Games; Nguyen Wins 6th Medal Overall

UCLA-based Ting Quah won the most medals of the meet, with 7 total over 5 days.

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