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Men’s 400 IM Weapon Kosuke Hagino “In Best Shape Of His Career”

Kosuke Hagino is seeded 3rd after the men’s 400m IM prelims in Rio, but says he is in ‘the best shape of his career.’

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Defending Olympic Champ Ye Shiwen Misses Rio Final in 400 IM

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: Wide Open Men’s 200 Freestyle Battle Begins

Can China’s Sun Yang prevent France’s Yannick Agnel from defending his 200m freestyle Olympic gold? Britain’s James Guy and America’s Conor Dwyer may have something to say about it.

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Sun Yang Reportedly Antagonizes Rival Mack Horton In Rio Warm-up Pool

Sun Yang has reportedly been involved in another warm-up ‘altercation’.

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Matt Brown Discusses the Preparation of World Champion Ning Zetao

Matt Brown shares some of the details of World Champion Ning Zetao’s preparation for the Rio Olympics…

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Two-Time NCAA Champion Joseph Schooling Drops 200 Fly in Rio

Double defending NCAA champion and U.S. Open recordholder in short course yards, Joseph Schooling has opted to drop the 200 meter butterfly at the Rio Olympics.

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Meet Rio’s Youngest Olympian, Swimmer Gaurika Singh From Nepal

Nepalese swimmer Gaurika Singh is set to be the youngest competitor at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Representing Nepal…

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Korean Swimmer Park Tae Hwan Arrives In Rio

Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan got his first practice in after having arrived in Rio.

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What Time are Prelims and Finals for the 2016 Rio Olympics?

2016 Rio Olympic Games August 6th-13th, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil “What time does swimming start at the Olympics where…

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Rio 2016 Olympic Preview: Campbells Look To Go 1-2 In Women’s 100 Free

Newly-minted World Record Holder Cate Campbell of Australia is the one to beat in the women’s 100m freestyle event at the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Chinese Olympians Must Sign No-Cheat Pledge Before Arriving In Rio

Sun Yang is one of 416 Chinese athletes who reportedly must sign a no-cheat pledge and also score a passing grade on a banned substances test before he can arrive in Rio.

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Park Tae Hwan Entered in 4 Events for Rio, Including 100 Free

Korean Olympian Park Tae Hwan, who was officially given an Olympic bid to Rio after an emergency KOC meeting in early July, is entered in 4 events for the Games. Park’s schedule includes not only his traditional 200, 400, and 1500 free, but also the 100 free.

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Paralympic Swimmer Pin Xiu Yip Selected As Singapore’s Flag Bearer

Singaporean swimmer Pin Xiu Yip has been selected as her nation’s flag bearer at the 2016 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony in Rio.

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Kosuke Hagino To Swim 3 Individual Events In Rio

Kosuke Hagino will swim just three individual events at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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World Record Holder Ye Shiwen Says She’s Likely to Retire After Rio

World Record holding swimmer Ye Shiwen says that she’ll likely retire from competitive swimming after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, despite…

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