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Hosszu Makes It 6-for-6, Le Clos Exacts Revenge On Day 2 Hong Kong

With the Dubai stop taken off this year’s World Cup schedule, Katinka Hosszu made the most of being able to race in 6 individual events in Hong Kong.

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Inaugural Asia-Pacific University Swimming C’ships Slated For 2018

Another youth-oriented swimming tournament has entered the international calendar for the year 2018, as the first-ever Asia Pacific University Swimming Championships has been confirmed.

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World Cup Cluster #2 Kicks Off In Hong Kong This Weekend

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom is ready to make more history in the upcoming Hong Kong stop of the FINA World Cup.

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FINA’s Automatic Entry To World Cup Finals Altered For Cluster #2

Headed into the 2nd cluster kicking off in Hong Kong this weekend, FINA has tweaked the criteria for individual medalists having direct access to the final. 

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Japanese Anti-Doping Agency Warns Of Anavite Supplement

The Japanese Anti-Doping Agency has recently published a caution regarding a brand of nutritional supplements called ‘Anavite’.

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Tokyo 2020 Reveals ‘1,000 Days To Go’ Promotional Graphics

To commemorate the upcoming milestone marking 1000 days remaining until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the Tokyo Organizing Committee will decorate the main street of Tokyo’s famous Nihonbashi district with newly designed graphics.

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Marcus Cheah Joins Singapore’s NTC Coaching Staff

The Singapore Swimming Association has hired Marcus Cheah as Assistant Coach at its National Training Center (NTC).

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Steph Rice Gives Back, Learn About ÖtillÖ

Catch up on swimming-related news happening on dry land with this week’s ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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Sun Yang Only Athlete On 2017 Forbes China Celebrity List

Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang has made the Forbes China Celebrity List for 2017, representing the only athlete to make the exclusive line-up.

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Wang Lizhuo Breaks 2 Chinese Breaststroke Records in Turkmenistan

2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games August 22nd-25th, 2017 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan SCM (25m) pool Schedule and Results The People’s…

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Malayasia Picked To Host 2019 World Para Swimming Championships

World Para Swimming has chosen Malaysia to be the first Asian country to host the World Para Swimming Championships.

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3-Time Japanese Olympian Kenji Watanabe Passes Away

3-time Olympian for Japan, Kenji Watanabe, was found dead in his home in Kitaozuka, Toshima-ku, Tokyo.

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Park Tae Hwan Gearing Up For October’s Korean Nationals

27-year-old Park Tae Hwan is gearing up for his next competition, the South Korean Nationals slated for October 21st to October 26th at the Cheong-ju Indoor Swimming Pool.

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Asian Games No Longer Considering Addition of Australia

Australia/Oceania will not be partaking in the 2022 Asian Games, as once proposed.

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Pool Shortage: Major Japan Pools Closing Pre-2020 Olympics

Hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics has the nation of Japan in a bit of a tight spot with regards to pool space, as several key swimming venues are temporarily shutting down to prepare for the world sporting event.

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