Asia

Rikako Ikee Named Japan’s Most Popular Female Athlete

Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee continues to remain in her nation’s mind even while out of the pool battling leukemia.

  3 Comments

Warm Waters Mar Open Water Races at First Ever World Beach Games

28 men and 28 women competed in the Open Water competition at the first World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar in warm conditions on Sunday.

  3 Comments

CAS Will Live Stream WADA vs. Sun Yang Hearing On November 15

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will live-stream the Nov. 15 hearing for Chinese star Sun Yang over a 2018 incident with anti-doping agents.

  11 Comments

Siobhan Haughey Breaks Rikako Ikee’s Asian Record in 200 Free (SCM)

Haughey re-broke National Records in the 50, 100, and 200 meter freestyles after doing the same last weekend in Indianapolis, and added the 50 breast too.

  5 Comments

Rapsys Hits Another 1:45 200 Free, Kamminga Keeps Win Streak Alive In Berlin

Danas Rapsys of Lithuania would not be denied in the men’s 200m free, rocking another solid performance of 1:45.82 to close out Berlin.

  1 Comment

Sun Yang’s Public CAS Hearing Date Set As Swimmer Comments On Dwyer

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang’s public CAS hearing has been rescheduled after its original September date was postponed due to unexpected circumstances.

  35 Comments

Hosszu & Cusinato Share 400 IM Podium On Day 2 Of FINA World Cup Berlin

Katinka Hosszu takes 400m IM gold yet again, this time at the Berlin stop of the FINA World Cup Series, where Italy’s Ilaria Cusinato was also in the mix.

  8 Comments

Hong Kong Harbor Race Latest Sporting Event Canceled Due To Political Unrest

The annual Hong Kong Harbor open water race is the latest sporting event to be canceled as a result of the ongoing policial unrest taking place in the city.

  Comment First!

Coleman Takes 50 Free Over Kromo, C1 To Open FINA World Cup Berlin

25-year-old Michele Coleman pulled out a mild upset in the women’s 50m free, beating out World Championships medalists Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Cate Campbell. 

  8 Comments

2019 FINA World Cup Psych Sheets (Berlin)

The 2019 FINA World Cup Series continues, with the 2nd stop of cluster #2 taking place this weekend in Berlin, Germany.

  3 Comments

Dutch Olympic Qualification Began With World Championships

By nature of her performances in Gwangju, Dutch swimmer Ranomi Kromowidjojo has already qualified for the Olympics in the 50m and 100m free events.

  1 Comment

Beyond The Lane Lines: Pallister & Clareburt Earn Awards, Rice Opens Academy

Catch up with this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Aussies Stephanie Rice & Lani Pallister, along with Kiwi Lewis Clareburt.

  Comment First!

Hosszu Exerts IM Dominance As Rapsys Nails 1:45 200 Free In Budapest

Multi-Olympic gold medalist Katinka Hosszu was a decisive winner once again, this time taking on the 200m IM field to collect another gold in Budapest.

  6 Comments

Breaststroke Bonanza: Japan’s Ippei Watanabe Joining Matt Wilson In Australia

Japan’s Ippei Watanabe is set to travel to Aussie Matt Wilson’s training base next month. The men finished with the respective bronze and silver in Gwangju.

  6 Comments

Iron Lady Crushes 400 IM Field, Morozov Hits 47.99 On Day 2 Of FINA World Cup

Katinka Hosszu easily defeated the women’s 400m IM field tonight in Budapest, one that included her ex-coach Shane Tusup’s new protege, Ilaria Cusinato.

  38 Comments

Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!