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Schooling Breaks Three SEA Games, Singapore Records on Day 2 of Competition

Singapore’s Joseph Schooling, even without swimming a stroke of his primary butterfly, already has two gold medals and three National Records at the 2015 SEA Games. File Photo: 2015 NCAA Championships

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Malaysia’s Cai Lin Pulled Out of 800 Freestyle on Battle with Tonsilitis at SEA Games

Malaysian distance swimmer Cai Lin was ominously absent from the 800 freestyle final on Saturday at the 2015 Southeast Asian Games, and…

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Thailand’s 2012 Olympic Flag-Bearer Nuttapong Ketin Out of SEA Games After Doping Test

Two big stories have emerged on day one of the 2015 Southeast Asian Games, one of which comes from inside…

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Vietnam’s Nguyen Destroys Fields for Two Meet Records on Day 1 of 2015 SEA Games

Saturday saw the beginning of the swimming portion of the 2015 Southeast Asian Games.

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2015 Southeast Asia Games Preview: Sergio, Schooling & Singapore shooting for home medal haul

2015 Southeast Asia Games Saturday, June 6 – Thursday, June 11 OCBC Aquatics Centre, Singapore Prelims 9AM / Finals 7…

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Naoya Tomita will not appeal guilty verdict in camera-stealing case

Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita will not appeal last week’s ruling that found him guilty of stealing a journalist’s camera at last year’s Asian Games.

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Park Tae-Hwan Returns To Training Under Former Coach Roh Min-Sang

Korean swimmer Park Tae-Hawn has officially reunited with his former coach, Roh Min-Sang, at the Olympic Swimming Pool in Seoul. Yesterday was…

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Sergio Lopez and Eddie Reese To Showcase Swim Clinic In Singapore

Singaporean coach Sergio Lopez will be leading the clinic which will also feature University of Texas head coach Eddie Reese.

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Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.

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Japan’s Tomita Found Guilty in Theft of Camera at Asian Games, Fined $890

Japanese swimmer, Naoya Tomita, has been found guilty by a South Korean court in the case of the swimmer having…

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Costa Rica and Japan Enter into Sport for Tomorrow Agreement in Preparation for Tokyo 2020

A meeting between the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Costa Rica was held today…

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Park Tae Hwan, Still Under Doping Ban, Officially Back in Pool on June 1st

Currently serving an 18-month doping suspension, Park Tae Hwan has been approved to dive back into training beginning June 1st, albeit at a non-national facility.

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Japan’s top sprinter Shinri Shioura to join ADN pro training group in Italy

Shinri Shioura, the Japanese and Asian Record-holder in the 50 freestyle, will be joining the burgeoning professional training group ADN based out of Italy.

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26 Athletes Set to Represent Singapore at the Southeast Asian Games

The host country of Singapore has announced the names of 26 athletes who will be representing their nation at the Southeast Asian Games…

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Philippines Announce 12 Member Team for the Southeast Asian Games

The Philippines will be bringing a squad of 12 to the Southeast Asian Games…

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