Asia

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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China Would Add Two More Medals After Parked Stripped of Asian Games Results

Japanese sprinter Shinri Shioura will be promoted to silver-medal position, once Park Tae-Hwan’s forfeited awards from the meet are recognized.

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Park Tae-Hwan Handed 18-Month Suspension; Will Return Before 2016 Olympics

The FINA Doping Panel has handed South Korean swimmer Tae Hwan Park an 18-month suspension as the result of a positive…

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Park Tae Hwan’s Doping Hearing Set for March 23rd

Park Tae Hwan’s doping hearing will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 23rd…

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Joseph Schooling Named “The Straits Times Athlete of the Year” for 2014

Singapore national swimmer, Joseph Schooling has been named 2014’s “The Straits Times Athlete of the Year” this week.  In its…

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US-Based Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien Named Vietnam’s Most Valuable Athlete for 2014

18-year old swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien has been named her country’s most valuable athlete in 2014 after becoming the first…

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India On the Lookout for Outside Coach to Train Kazan Qualifiers

The Swimming Federation of India is looking for a foreign coach to come train its five World Championships qualifiers.

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Singapore Swimming to Award Cash Prizes to Record-Breaking Age Group Swimmers

Singapore Swimming continues to build momentum with Sergio Lopez leading the way as the new National Team head coach.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Japanese Swimmer Junya Koga Talks Training at Club Wolverine

From Jared Anderson MEN’S 100 BACK Club Wolverine’s Junya Koga pulled off a big 100 backstroke win, topping reigning Olympic…

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