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Chalmers Wins His First 2016 World Cup Gold On Day 2 In Singapore

Romachuk completed his sweep of the distance races in today’s 1500 free. His 14:15.49 in that race crushed the previous World Cup Record of 14:27.65 set by Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri in 2013.

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Japan Names 39 to Asian Champs Roster, But No Gold Medalists

2013 and 2015 World Champion Daiya Seto leads a Japanese team of 39 in their hosted Asian Swimming Championships next month.

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Hosszu Breaks Ottesen’s 100 Fly Streak On Day 1 of Singapore World Cup

At the last 5 World Cup meets in a row, Ottesen had picked up gold in the 100 fly, but Hosszu edged her out by hundredths this time with a 56.02 to Ottesen’s 56.08.

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WADA: 5 National Anti-Doping Organizations Out of Compliance

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced on Wednesday that 5 Natinoal Anti-Doping Organizations are not currently in compliance with the…

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5 Races To Watch At 2016 Singapore World Cup: Here Comes Chalmers

2016 FINA World Cup – Singapore Friday, October 21 – Saturday, October 22, 2016 OCBC Aquatic Centre, Singapore Prelims 9…

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China’s Sun Yang Fathered Child Amid Controversial Career

China’s Sun Yang continues to make headlines for what he does outside the pool.

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Second Hong Kong Cross Harbor Swimmer Passes Away In Hospital

A participant of the 2016 Hong Kong Cross Harbor race that was listed in critical condition has died, marking the 2nd death of this year’s open water event.

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Annual Hong Kong Cross-Harbor Race Resulted In 1 Death, 1 Critical

The annual Hong Kong Cross-Harbor race took place this past Saturday, October 15th, but a tragedy was part of this year’s event.

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Vietnam’s Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên Ruffles Feathers With Monster Schedule

Holding 13 individual National Records, Vietnam’s arguable best swimmer, Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên, is making some headlines outside the pool for a change.

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Schooling, Goh Earn Singaporean National Day Honors

Joseph Schooling and Theresa Goh were recognized by the Signaporean government for their outstanding achievements in Rio.

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Italians Ruffini and Bruni Sweep Hong Kong World Cup

Around 60 swimmers (36 men, 26 women) took the plunge today (October 15) in Hong Kong, for the seventh and…

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Park Tae Hwan Clocks 1:45.01 200 Free At Korean Sports Festival

In his first competition post-Rio, South Korea’s Park Tae Hwan throws down a couple of nasty freestyle times.

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Singapore’s Roanne Ho Set To Make Post-Injury Return At World Cup

Singapore’s Roanne Ho had suffered a collapsed lung, as well as a shoulder injury earlier this year, but is back in the pool and ready to return to competition.

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China’s Ning Zetao Plays Pool With Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal

Chinese world champion swimmer Ning Zetao tries his hand at a different kind of ‘pool’, with tennis master Rafael Nadal’s help.

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WATCH: Race Videos From The 2016 FINA World Cup in Dubai

FINA WORLD CUP DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Tuesday, October 4 to Wednesday, October 5 Hamdan Sports Complex, Dubai Prelims 10.00…

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