Asia

Run it Back: Recapping Russian and Chinese Doping Scandals

Russia’s Yulia Efimova tested positive for a second time – just one piece of a winding puzzle of doping in Russia and China early in 2016.

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Rio Hypothetical: Ryan Lochte Vs. Kosuke Hagino In 400 IM

Should Ryan Lochte choose to swim the 400 IM at U.S. Trials and make the event’s final in Rio, a thrilling battle between the American and Japanese powerhouse Kosuke Hagino may be a highlight of the entire Olympic meet.

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Kitajima Keeps Engine Running At Japanese Olympic Trials

33-year-old Kosuke Kitajima dips under a minute in the 100m breaststroke for the first time in almost 2 years.

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Chen Xinyi Swims 56.8 100 Fly to Take 2nd in World Rankings in China

2016 CHINESE OLYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS April 3rd-10th, 2016 Foshan, Guangdong, China Foshan Century Lotus Swimming & Diving Hall Live video…

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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 1 Finals Recap

Kosuke Hagino threw down a monster 4:09.80 in prelims of the men’s 400 IM and then scored a 4:08.90 to take gold and put the world on notice.

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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 1 Prelims Recap

The 2016 Japan Swim (Japanese Olympic Trials) kick-off today in Tokyo, with two big guns – Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino – highlighting the very first event.

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WATCH Wang Lizhuo Break World Junior, Chinese Records in 100 Breast

2016 CHINESE OLYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS April 3rd-10th, 2016 Foshan, Guangdong, China Foshan Century Lotus Swimming & Diving Hall Live video…

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Beijing Group Seeks To Add Winter Swimming To 2022 Winter Olympics

The Beijing Winter Swimming Association hopes to apply for inclusion into the Winter Olympics beginning in 2022, the organization announced last month.

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Wang Lizhuo, One Of Warned Swimmers, Takes 100 Breast JWR & Chinese NR

Wang Lizhuo, one of the swimmers given a warning by the China Anti-Doping Agency earlier this week, broke the 100 breast Chinese National Record and World Junior Record this weekend.

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Ye Shiwen Finishes 22-Seconds From Her WR at Chinese Olympic Trials

China’s Ye Shiwen was seen huddled on deck with severe stomach cramps after a time 22-seconds slower than her World Record.

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Chinese Olympic Trials Will Begin Sunday With No Sun Yang

China’s Sun Yang won’t swim at the Chinese Olympic Trials, but is still expected to earn an invite to the Olympics.

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Wicked-Fast Talent On Tap For Japanese Olympic Trials (Preview)

Although perhaps not as deep within each event as other nations, the talent sprinkled among the Japanese team is utterly fierce and will most definitely be in the mix for medals in Rio.

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China Anuncia 6 Pruebas Positivas por Dopaje

China anuncia seis positivos por dopaje entre 2015 y 2016.

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FINA Issues Statement On Chinese Swimmers’ Warning Penalties

“FINA has received the decisions issued on these two athletes, and is currently reviewing them.”

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Rio Roll Call: Men’s Relay Qualification As It Stands Today

Which relay teams would rock the lanes in Rio if qualification ended today?

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