WSA Will Announce ‘Ring of Fire’ Tour Details in March

WSA organizers will announce the Ring of Fire tour schedule in March 2018.


Masse Clocks #2 200 Back In The World On Record Night In Uster

Canada’s Kylie Masse rocked a 2:07.47 meet record-setting 200m backstroke in Uster, as just one of several meet marks that went down on the night.


Nakamura Clocks 48.13 100 Free At Kosuke Kitajima Cup

Japanese national record holder Katsumi Nakamura logged the world’s 2nd fastest 100m freestyle time of the season en route to becoming the Kosuke Kitajima Cup’s swimmer of the meet.


2018 Kosuke Kitajima Cup: Monetary Stakes Raised

Daiya Seto, Yui Ohashi and world record holder Ippei Watanabe are just 3 of the Japanese stars ready to compete at this weekend’s Kosuke Kitajima Cup.

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Tokyo 2020 Travelers To Be Greeted By Airport Robots

Traveling to Tokyo in 2020 for the Summer Olympic Games? You may run into a fuzzy cat robot in the airport, ready to assist you.

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Chinese Record Holder Liu Xiang Swims 24.7 at Domestic Meet

The time is within 2-tenths of her swim from last summer’s World Championships.

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High-Profile Aussies Tune-Up At NSW C’ships Before Next Month’s Trials

The New South Wales (NSW) State Open Championships kicking off on Friday, January 19th, serves as Aussies’ final chance to tune-up before next month’s Commonwealth Games Trials. James Magnussen will be among those racing at the SOPAC this weekend.


Singapore’s Head Coach Stephan Widmer Offers Ambitious Plan

Just over 6 months into his role as Head Coach at Singapore Swimming, Swiss-born Aussie Stephan Widmer is crystallizing his vision for progress within the emerging aquatic nation.


Japanese Kayaker Banned for 8 Years for Spiking Competitor’s Drink

Japanese competitive kayaker Yasuhiro Suzuki received an 8-year ban from competition for spiking 25-year-old Seiji Komatsu’s drink at last September’s national canoe sprint championships. Though rare, this is not the first time an athlete has sabotaged a competitor with a banned substance.


Japan Reports Domestic Competition Doping Violation

2018 brings Japan’s first doping violation occurring at a domestic competition.

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Teen Phenom Rikako Ikee Crushes 4 National Records Over 2 Days

Rikako Ikee, just 17, managed to capture 4 Japanese National Records across just 2 days while competing at the Tokyo New Year Championships this weekend.


Bruno Fratus and Shinri Shioura Latest to Sign Up for Euro Meet 2018

Between Bruno Fratus (above) and Ben Proud, the 2018 Euro Meet will have 2 of the 3 medalists in the 50 free from the 2017 World Championships in attendance.

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Japanese Swimmer Yasuhiro Koseki Suspended For Alleged Altercation

Japanese swimmer Yasuhiro Koseki has been suspended from the national team due to an alleged altercation with a fellow teammate.


Joseph Schooling Will Not Be Competing At 2018 Commonwealth Games

Joseph Schooling has decided to focus on the NCAA Championships and opt out of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.


‘Ninjas’ May Be On Guard At Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020’s onsite security guards may possibly be performing their duties dressed as ninja warriors.