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Henrique Martins Posts World Top 3 50 Fly Time In Gwanju (Race Video)

Brazilian men now have the top three times in the world this year in this event. Henrique Martins timed his finish just to right to touch the wall in 23.22.

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China’s Lu Ying Breaks 50 Fly Universiade Record (Race Video)

China’s Lu Ying won the 50 fly and broke the 1st Meet Record of the 2015 Summer World University Games.

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Five Big Things From Day One of the 2015 World University Games

Five things we noticed from day one of the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea…

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Japan’s Hagino Confirms He Is Pulling Out of Worlds Due to Broken Elbow

Japan’s powerhouse Kosuke Hagino officially pulls out of Worlds; Kazan Curse continues.

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Singapore Swimming Association Inks 3 Year Deal with 100Plus

Riding on the fraternity’s best-ever Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) showing, aquatic sports in Singapore received yet another boost, Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) has teamed up with popular sports beverage brand 100PLUS for a three-year sponsorship deal.

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World Championships Preview: Women’s 100 Butterfly

Sarah Sjostrom will be looking to repeat as world champion…

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Japan’s Kosuke Hagino Latest Victim of Kazan Curse; Questionable for World Championships

Japanese swimming sensation, Kosuke Hagino, is the latest athlete to put his Worlds’ competition status in doubt.

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Kazakh Swimmer Alexander Varakin Suspended 2 Years For Masking Agent

Kazakh swimmer Alexander Varakin has received a two-year suspension from the Disciplinary Committee of the Kazakhstan National Anti-Doping Centre, effective June…

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Brian King isn’t USA Swimming member, no jurisdiction to ban in United States

Banned Australian swim coach Brian King is not a USA Swimming member, and the United States’ swimming federation lacks the jurisdiction to ban him, USA Swimming said today, but his application could be rejected if he applied in the States.

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“He Believes in Me” Says Kevin Cordes of New Coach Sergio Lopez

“The first thing they ask me is, ‘Why are you so tall?’, says Kevin Cordes of the youngsters that now see him on deck at his new training home in Singapore.

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Singapore Swimming Association Requests Service Deferment for Key Athlete Quah Zheng Wen

Anyone who followed the 2015 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games is familiar with the name Quah Zheng Wen, the 18-year old…

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Kevin Cordes Puts Up Season-Best Breaststroke Times At Singaporean Nationals

Kevin Cordes put up some fast swims that rank him within the top 15 globally in his respective events at the Singaporean National Championships this weekend.

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FINA Imposes Restrictions on Sri Lanka

As a follow-up to what we reported earlier this week concerning Sri Lanka’s national swimming federation being suspended by FINA, the…

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FINA suspends newly-elected aquatic committee of Sri Lanka

FINA has suspended the new committee of the Sri Lankan Aquatic Sports Union after local elections were conducted in violation of a FINA directive.

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FISU Wants Heat Sensors Installed At World University Games to Prevent Spread of MERS Virus

FISU is now taking precautionary measures to ensure MERS does not spread to any of the athletes or spectators while the are in Gwangju for the event.

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