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Possible New Era Of Singapore Swimming Starts With ‘SGP’

Joseph Schooling is one of the most famous men in Singapore, but it remains to be seen if any countrymates can follow his lead.

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Vlad Morozov Over 6 Figures In World Cup Earnings After Dubai

Russia’s Vladimir Morozov has become the second swimmer in 2016 to break six figures in prize money on the FINA World Cup circuit with an $8.5K meet in Dubai.

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Atkinson Passes Ottesen In World Cup Cluster 2 Points Battle In Dubai

There’s no change at the top of the FINA World Cup point standings after Dubai, but Alia Atkinson has passed up Jeanette Ottesen in a spirited battle for second place in Cluster 2.

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Hosszu Strikes Gold 5 Times On Day 2 of FINA World Cup in Dubai

On day 2 of the 2016 FINA World Cup stop in Dubai, Hungarian Katinka Hosszu came away with a 7-medal haul that included 5 golds and 2 silvers.

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Park Tae-hwan To Continue Swimming Career Post-Rio

Korean Olympic champ Park Tae-hwan announced that he will continue his competitive swimming career beyond the Rio Olympics in an Instagram post this week.

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WATCH: Race Videos From The FINA World Cup In Beijing

Check out the action here, where we’ve included all of the race videos that have been uploaded to FINA’s YouTube channel.

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Syrian Swimmer And Her Younger Brother Killed By Shelling In Aleppo

Syrian swimmer Mireille Hindoyan and her 12 year-old brother died Friday due to heavy shelling in the city of Aleppo.

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Hosszu Hits 6 Figures In World Cup Prize Money In Beijing

We’re not even at the halfway point of the 2016 FINA World Cup tour, but five-time defending series champ Katinka Hosszu has already crossed $100,000 in prize money earnings.

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Morozov, Hosszu Bolster World Cup Point Leads In Beijing

2016 FINA WORLD CUP – BEIJING Beijing, China – National Aquatics Center Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016…

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Tokyo Committee Wants to Use Existing Pools for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

A committee in Tokyo has proposed changes to reign in ballooning costs of the 2020 Olympics. Changes include scrapping plans for a new aquatics center and using the existing Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center.

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Hosszu Takes Home Four More Wins on Day 2 of Beijing World Cup

2016 FINA WORLD CUP – BEIJING Beijing, China – National Aquatics Center Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016…

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Joseph Schooling Gifts Year of Free Rides To Para-Swimmer Benson Tan

Schooling had to decline a year’s worth of free rides from Grab, a ride-sharing service, to maintain NCAA eligibility. Instead, he gifted the free rides to para-swimmer Benson Tan, an 11-time ASEAN Para Games medalist.

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Menghui Zhu Breaks 50 Free Junior World Record in Beijing

Menghui set the new record at 24.00, tying Denmark’s Jeanette Ottesen for World Cup gold in the process.

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Hosszu Wins 25th-Straight World Cup Race in 200 IM

Katinka Hosszu has won the 200 IM at the 25th-straight World Cup meet in which it has been held.

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Hagino Undergoes Successful Elbow Surgery, Out For At Least A Month

Multiple Olympic medalist Kosuke Hagino of Japan (left) underwent successful elbow surgery stemming from his pre-World Championships accident.

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