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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Race Videos for Canadian Viewers

Watch the races from Day One at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.

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ASIA: After 2IM Drop, Ohashi’s Improvement Makes Her a Threat to Hosszu in 400 IM

Many swim fans would argue that Ohashi is even better in the 400 IM than the 200 IM, and after her showing in the shorter IM event, she’s now emerged as a serious threat for gold in the 400 IM.

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Japan’s Ohashi Takes 200 IM Silver In New Japanese Record

Japan’s Yui Ohashi finished less than a second behind Hungary’s Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu in the women’s 200m IM, setting up a potential beast of a battle in the 400m IM.

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Watch USA Men Edge Brazil to Win 400 Free Relay at Worlds (Video)

Watch the American men win the gold medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle on Sunday night, holding off a very fast-charging Brazilian quartet.

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Swim-Off For 9th In 100 Back Lined Up Between Kolesnikov, Li

In a day filled with ties, yet another came through in semifinals of the men’s 100 back. Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov and China’s Li Guangyuan finished in a tie for 9th place, and are set for a swim-off in the event, per Omega live results.

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Watch Caeleb Dressel Blast a 22.76 to Break 50 Fly AR in Semis (Video)

Watch as Caeleb Dressel blasts a 22.76 in the semi-final of the 50m butterfly, knocking .15 off the American record.

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WATCH: Sun Yang Wins Third-Straight World 400 Free Title

It was all Sun Yang of China tonight in the men’s 400 free.

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ASIA: Sun Yang Breaks Tie with Peirsol, Hackett for 3rd Highest Number of Worlds Titles

Tonight’s win was historic for Sun as it makes him the solo 3rd most decorated performer ever in terms of World Championships gold medals, breaking the former tie he shared with Aaron Perisol (7) and Grant Hackett (7).

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2017 FINA World Champs: Schooling out of 200 Fly

Though the original entries list for the 2017 FINA World Championships included Singapore’s Joseph Schooling in the men’s 200 fly, we won’t get to see the Olympic 100 fly champ compete in the event after all.

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Joseph Schooling Lowers Own Asian Record In Men’s 50 Fly

Joseph Schooling set a new Asian Record in the men’s 50 fly prelims.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Cseh, Kenderesi Battle for Home Gold in 200 Fly

Hungary’s defending World Champion Laszlo Cseh seeks to keep the host nation on top of the podium in front of the home crowd at the 2017 FINA World Championships, but we could see a new Hungarian with a gold medal around his neck.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Rylov to Challenge Murphy in M. 200 Back

While Murphy and Larkin are 2 of the big names that come to mind in the gold medal conversation, Russia’s Evgeny Rylov is definitely in the picture as well.

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2017 Worlds Previews: USA vs. GBR in Men’s 800 Free Relay

We’re just one day away from the 2017 FINA World Championships, and the battle between the USA and Great Britain in the 800 free relay is one of the most anticipated relay races of the meet.

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2017 World Preview: Sun’s Sweet Spot in the 400 Free

Sun Yang could win the 200, and could win the 800, but seems destined to take the 400 in his first head-to-head matchup with rival Mack Horton in Budapest.

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2017 Worlds Previews: USA Seeks Worlds Redemption in M. 400 FR Relay

After missing the final in the men’s 400 free relay in 2015, the USA is one of the major medal threats for gold at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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