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Sajan Prakash Becomes India’s First-Ever FINA ‘A’ Cut Swimmer

While competing on day 2 of the Sette Colli Trophy, Sajan Prakash nabbed a FINA ‘A’ cut in the men’s 200m butterfly event.

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Takayuki Umehara Elected Japanese Swimming Committee Chairman

Daiya Seto’s former coach, Takayuki Umehara, has been elected chairman of the swimming committee within the Japanese Swimming Federation (JASF).

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Advait Page And Srihari Nataraj Take Out 1500 Free, 100 Back Indian Records

Page lowered the 1500 free record while racing in Mission Viejo and Nataraj took out the 100 backstroke at the Settecolli trophy in Rome.

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Japan’s World Champion Daiya Seto At Altitude Training Through July 21st

Japans’s dynamic Daiya Seto remains one of the best swimmers on the planet with a unique training plan heading into ahome-based Games.

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Avramova Breaks 100 Back National Record, 17th Turkish Record to Fall in 2021

Ekaterina Avramova came within .19 of her own National Record in the 100 back final. She then time-trialed the event and broke her record from 2016 by .04.

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Banned Chinese Champion Sun Yang Has Eyes On Paris 2024

Multi-Olympic medalist Sun Yang of China may be out of this year’s Games in Tokyo but the man is already eyeing Paris in 2024.

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No Alcohol To Be Sold At Tokyo Olympic Games, Shouting Prohibited

Tokyo organizers are making final preparations, including announcing the decision this week to ban alcohol sales at venues during the Games.

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USOPC Releases Protest Rules For Tokyo Olympic Games

Messages, raised fists, kneeling and advocating against police violence are among the things approved for protest by the USOPC in Tokyo.

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Sun Yang’s Ban Reduced To Four Years & 3 Months, Still Out Of Tokyo Olympics

Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang will not be in Tokyo to defend his 200m free title despite his ban having been reduced from eight to four years.

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Chantal Liew Becomes Singapore’s First Open Water Olympic Swimmer

In Setubal, Portugal yesterday, Chantal Liew became the first Singaporean Open Water swimmer ever to qualify for the Olympic Games.

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Watch Hong Kong’s Ian Ho Crack 21.97 50 Free For OLY Qualification

24-year-old Ian Ho became the first man from his nation of Hong Kong to ever get under the 22-second threshold in the 50m freestyle.

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Hello Tokyo: Siobhan Haughey Clocks 52.92 100 Free HK Record

23-year-old Siobhan Haughey brought down the house with a super quick new national record in the women’s 100m free, hitting 52.92.

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IOC’s Final Athletes Playbook For Tokyo Includes Sanctions For Non-Compliance

Athletes and officials will face potential disciplinary action if they break some of the IOC’s implemented COVID-19 protocols in Tokyo.

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Latest Spike of Coronavirus Cases Appears to be Subsiding in Japan

The latest wave of coronavirus cases in Japan is subsiding, data shows. The country’s 7 day average for daily new…

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Two Swimmers Named to Refugee Olympic Team

Yusra Mardini, a native of Syria, has been named to the Refugee Olympic Team for the second time. She will be joined by 28 other athletes in Tokyo.

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