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Japan Releases 2015 Junior Worlds and WUGs Rosters

Team Japan has finalized its line-up of men and women set to compete at this year’s World Championships and World University Games.

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Japanese Olympic Medallist Yoshihiko Osaki Passes Away

Former Japanese swimmer and Olympic medallist Yoshihiko Osaki passed away April 28th at the age of 76 due to interstitial pneumonia.

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Japan Sending 25 to the World Championships in Kazan

The Japanese Swimming Federation has announced a team of 25 athletes who they will be sending to the World Championships in Kazan…

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VIDEO: UWCSEA’s Dragon’s Den International Meet Highlights

The United World College of Southeast Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore hosted an international meet last weekend, the first annual Dragon’s Den International Swim Meet.

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Joseph Schooling, Sergio Lopez Highlight Singapore Swimming Association Awards

Joseph Schooling and Coach Sergio Lopez earn top honors at the Singapore Swimming Association’s award ceremony this week.

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Two more join Korean Worlds team after day 4 of Korean National Trials

Park Han-byeoul and Park Seon-kwan join entry list for Worlds in the 50 back, Park Jin-young adds a second event

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Olympic Swim Star Kosuke Kitajima launches Educational and Training Equipment Biz in Japan

With Japan’s top athletic trainer, Dr. Takeshi Suzuki, Olympian Kosuke Kitajima has brought Perform Better, leading educator and provider of functional training equipment to Japan.

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Park Tae Hwan’s Doctor Pleads Not Guilty to Negligence; Park to Testify

The doctor involved in South Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s notorious injection faces court on charges of professional negligence.

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Yulia Evimova Is On Top Of World Rankings In A Second Event After First Day of Russian Nationals

The 2015 Russian National Championships kicked off yesterday, bumping Yulia Efimova back on top of the world rankings in the 50…

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Cho Hyoun Grabs Worlds Spot While Easop Lee Still Seeks Qualification Through Korea Day 3

The 2015 Korean National Championships have a much different feel than past year’s meets.

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Chinese Nationals: Sun Yang’s 1500 Shows Endurance Is Suffering

The 400 IMers powered through day eight of the Chinese National Championships, but Sun Yang didn’t display the same level of endurance in his 1500 freestyle.

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Lu Ying Leads Field at Chinese Nationals With 9th Fastest 50 Fly In the World This Year

The seventh day of the Chinese National Championships featured the women’s 50 butterfly, 200 backstroke, and 800 freestyle, while the…

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Xu Jiayu and Shi Jinglin post top-5 world times on day 6 of Chinese Trials

Day 6 of Chinese Nationals was highlighted by a pair of 200 strokers who put up times ranked in the top 5 in the world.

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Four swimmers to watch at this week’s Korean National Trials

15-year-old Easop Lee will go after the Korean national record in the 400 free in what should be a thrilling showdown with current record-holder Cho Hyoun-joo, herself only 15 as well.

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Ning Zetao posts world’s #3 time in 100 free on day 5 of Chinese Nationals

Day 5 of the Chinese National Championships was all about the sprinters, with Ning Zetao putting up a 48.36 to win the 100 free.

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