Asia

Sun Yang Wins 3rd Event, Posts Another World Leader on Day 4 in Baoji

Chinese star Sun Yang has won his 3rd event of the meet so far at the 2015 Chinese Spring Nationals in…

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Sun Yang Submits World Leader in 200 Free on Day 3 at Chinese Nationals

After swimming a 3rd-ranked 400 free earlier in the meet, Chinese star Sun Yang lept to the top of the world’s…

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Japanese Men Swim World’s Four Fastest Times in 200 Breast on Saturday in Tokyo

2015 JAPANESE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Long Course Meters April 7-12th, 2015 (Tuesday-Sunday) Tatsumi International Pool, Tokyo Live results (in English) Full…

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Seto & Hagino Tear Up World Rankings On Day 4 of 2015 Japanese Trials

Japan’s Daiya Seto clocked the globe’s first sub-1:55 200m butterfly so far this year – 1:54.63 for the #1 time in the world rankings.

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Li Xiang Breaks Chinese Record in 100 Breaststroke on Day 2 in Baoji

A pair of National Records were broken on Day 2 of the 2015 Chinese National Championships on Friday in Baoji,…

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Koga Rocks 50 Backstroke Win; Middle Schooler Makes Worlds at Japanese Nationals

Junya Koga now sits as the third-fastest 50m backstroker in the world after his performance at Japanese Nationals.

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FINA Launches Scholarship Training Program in Phuket, Thailand with 38 Swimmers

FINA has launched a new scholarship program in Phuket, Thailand for 38 athletes of 19 countries with an eye on the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Sun Yang Swims 3rd-Ranked 400 Free to Open Chinese Nationals

Sun Yang was impressive in winning the men’s 400 free to open the 2015 Chinese Spring Nationals, though the rest of the men’s middle-distance group was underwhelming in their results.

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Irie Becomes World Leader in 100 Back; Olympic Medalist Suzuki Misses Final in 100 Breast

Satomi Suzuki, who won a bronze medal in the 100 breaststroke at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, has failed to even final in Tokyo on day 2 of the Japanese National Championships.

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Kanako Watanabe Barely Slower than Japanese Record on Day 1 of 2015 National Championships

2015 Japanese National Championships Long Course Meters April 7-12th, 2015 (Tuesday-Sunday) Tatsumi International Pool, Tokyo Live results (in English) Full…

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100-year-old Japanese woman breaks Guinness World Record by finishing 1500 free

Mieko Nagaoka, a 100-year-old woman in Japan, became the oldest person in history to complete a 1500 freestyle swim, breaking the Guinness World Record.

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FINA Conducted 1,667 Doping Tests in 2014, Including the One That Caught Park

5 swimmers were tested 6 or more times by FINA alone in 2014.

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Park Tae Hwan Issues Apology in First Public Appearance Post-Failed Doping Test

South Korea’s Park Tae Hwan publicly apologizes for his recent FINA doping struggle.

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Official: Park’s 3 Years’ Additional Suspension May Not be “Legally Appropriate”

Regarding the latest with South Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s doping suspension, as we reported, there is a subjective domestic…

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Park Issues Apology After Receiving FINA’s Doping Suspension

After being handed an 18-month suspension by the FINA Doping Panel stemming from a positive doping test back in September…

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