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Sun Yang Gunning For 800 Gold In Tokyo, Looking To Continue To 2020

“I enjoy it because hard work makes me satisfied,” says multi-Olympic champion Sun Yang on his current training regimen.

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FINA Awards Sun Yang With ‘Swimming Popularity’ Award

During the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Gala in Sanya, China, Sun Yang earned honors for his ‘outsanding contribution to swimming popularity in China.’

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Cherantha De Silva Makes History For Sri Lanka In Singapore

Cherantha De Silva took part in the recently held (1st – 2nd DEC) “Singapore Open Nationals – Short course meters”.

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Chinese Coach Liu Haitao Suspended After Liu Zixuan’s Doping Ban

We reported in October that Chinese world champs silver medalist Liu Zixuan had been suspended two years for a failed doping test, but Chinese media now report that her coach, Liu Haitao, is also being suspended.

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Watch Michael Andrew’s 51.65 100 IM (SC) World Junior Record

Watch Michael Andrew’s 51.65 100 IM World Junior Record from Singapore.

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Le Clos Kept Waiting As Schooling Decides Commonwealth Games Plans

Excitement is already building for what could be a high-octane 100m fly showdown between South African Chad Le Clos and Singaporean Joseph Schooling at next year’s Commonwealth Games.

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Russia’s Prigoda Clocks New 200 SCM Breaststroke National Record

Russia’s Kirill Prigoda took home a hard-earned 200m breaststroke victory on the final session of the final stop of the 2017 FINA World Cup Series.

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Breaststroking Beast: Daiya Seto Downs 200 Japanese National Record

In the final stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Japanese Olympian Daiya Seto made his mark in what was once his ‘off’ event of the 200m breaststroke, taking silver in a new Japanese national record setting-time of 2:01.30.

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Li Zhuhao Of China Snares 100 Fly Short Course World Junior Record

While competing on day 2 of the final stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Chinese teen Li Zhuhao fired off a new World Junior Record in the 100m butterfly.

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2017 World Cup Singapore: Le Clos & Sjostrom Wrap Up Overall Titles

Wrapping up 2 wins on day 2 in Singapore, Chad Le Clos earned a record-breaking 4th overall World Cup Series title.

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Michael Andrew Ties Phelps as 2nd Fastest American 100 IMer

Michael Andrew threw down a wicked-fast 100m IM tonight in Singapore, making the teen tied as the 2nd fastest American performer ever in the event.

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2017 FINA World Cup Singapore: Michael Andrew Downs 2 WJR’s

Michael Andrew did his thing in Singapore, capturing silver in the men’s 100m IM in a new World Junior Record, while also contributing to Team USA’s WJR in the mixed medley relay.

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2017 FINA World Cup Wraps Up In Singapore This Weekend

The World Cup wraps up this weekend in Singapore, where Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom and South African points leader Chad Le Clos try to score some major cash to finish the series.

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Kromowidjojo Tops Sjostrom, Rattles WR On Day 2 of Tokyo World Cup

Ranomi Kromowidjojo avenged a 50 fly loss to Sarah Sjostrom with a touchout 50 free win on day 2 of the Tokyo World Cup, coming within a few tenths of her own world record in the process.

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Ikee Breaks Second WJR of Tokyo World Cup With 57.75 IM

17-year-old Rikako Ikee has been putting on a show for the hometown Tokyo crowd. She broke her second World Junior Record of the meet with a 57.75 100 IM on day 2.

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