Asia

Shi & Wu Win China’s 4th-Straight Women’s 3m Sychro Diving Gold

Shi Tingmao and Wu Minxia won the opening diving event at the 2016 Rio Olympics, giving China its 4th-straight Olympic gold in the women’s synchronized 3-meter springboard.

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Relay Roundup: Women’s 4×100 Freestyle Relay Split Breakdown

The Australian women downed the 400 freestyle relay world record last night, but remarkably, the individual best times from their personnel suggests they could have been even faster

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Asia: Hagino Wins First Ever 400 IM Gold for Japan to Break USA Streak

On day 1 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Kosuke Hagino made history for Japan in the first medal race of the meet. Heading into the Games, Hagino was the front runner in the men’s 400 IM, and he didn’t disappoint in tonight’s final.

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Rio 2016 Medals Table: AUS Gets Most Golds, USA Gets Highest Total on Day 1

Following the first night of swimming competition at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Australia leads the gold medal race, becoming the only nation to win multiple golds with their 2 wins in tonight’s finals session.

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Kosuke Hagino Breaks Asian Record On Way To Gold Medal in 400 IM

Kosuke Hagino put together a fantastic swim on his way to winning the 400 IM in an Asian record 4:06.05.

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Japan’s Teen Phenom Ikee On Cusp Of Sub-57 100 Fly, Lowers JPN Record

16-year-old Rikako Ikee lowers her own Japanese National Record in tonight’s 100 fly.

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Mack Horton Calls Out Sun Yang: ‘I don’t have time for drug cheats’

Mack Horton called out Sun Yang after this morning’s 400 free heats.

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Rikako Ikee Blasts New Japanese National Record In Women’s 100 Fly

Rikako Ikee rocketed herself to a new Japanese National Record in the women’s 100m butterfly this afternoon in Rio.

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Japanese Women Crank Out New National Record In 4×100 Free Relay

Teenager Rikako Ikee helped Japan clock a new national record in the women’s 4×100 freestyle relay.

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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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