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2018 Japan Open: Ikee Continues Siege, While Hagino Gets On Board

Teen Rikako Ikee continues to show her Tokyo 2020 promise, while Kosuke Hagino gets his first win of the meet at the 2018 Japan Open.

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2018 Japan Swim Day 2: The Beat Goes On In Tokyo

Yesterday’s standouts Rikako Ikee and Daiya Seto were back in the pool today, as was Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino on day 2 of the 2018 Japan Swim.

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Speedo Introduces Joseph Schooling

Following multiple medal success at the 2015 FINA World Championships, Joseph Schooling’s reputation as one of swimming’s most exciting new prospects was sealed at the Rio Olympics when he sensationally overcame his boyhood hero, Michael Phelps, to seal victory in the men’s 100m butterfly.

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FINA Announces Schedule For 2018 World Cup, Will Mix LC And SC

FINA has announced the official schedule for the 2018 World Cup.

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2018 Japan Open: Birthday Boy Seto Surges To 4:08.9 400 IM

Daiya Seto, who just turned 24 today, nailed a win in the men’s 400m IM at the Japan Open, registering a world-leading effort in the process.

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Sun Yang 1 Of 3 Chinese Swimmers Ranked In ESPN’S World Fame 100

Sun Yang ranked 17th on ESPN’s 3rd annual World Fame 100 list.

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Teen Rikako Ikee Cranks Out 25.25 50 Fly National Record

17-year-old Rikako Ikee continues to set herself apart from the competition in the sprint fly and free events, lowering her own 50m fly national record winnig gold in Tokyo tonight.

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Rikako Ikee’s New Coach Was Also A Japanese Olympian

Japanese sprinting teen Rikako Ikee is teaming up with a former Japanese Olympian on her journey to Tokyo 2020.

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Japanese Olympian Junya Koga Tests Positive For Banned Substance

2017 World Championships silver medalist Junya Koga of Japan has tested positive for a banned substance on the eve of the 2018 Japan Open.

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Singapore’s Emerging Teen Zachary Tan Moving To Phoenix Swim Club

An emerging teen athlete from Singapore will begin his dream of training in the United States, as 14-year-old Zachary Tan is reportedly moving to the Phoenix Swim Club.

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2018 Japan Open To Select Remaining Pan Pac Roster

Kosuke Hagino already snatched a spot on Japan’s Pan Pacific Championships roster, but others will be striving for the same accomplishment at next weekend’s Japan Open.

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Phelps & Schooling Promoting Singapore’s MMA C’ship Event

Both Michael Phelps and Joseph Schooling will be promoting an upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) fight in Singapore taking place later this month.

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Meet The 2019 World Championships Mascots

These friendly and fast otters will represent the 2019 World Championships mascots in Gwangju, Korea.

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Park Sweeps Freestyle, Seo Yeong Blasts World #1 200 IM

In his bid for a 4th Asian Games, Olympian Park Tae Hwan won 4 golds in Gwangju at the Korean Nationals this past weekend. Kim Seo Yeong wowed with a new world #1 200m IM time.

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Aussies Cautiously Optimistic W/ New Trials Timing Headed To Pan Pacs

The dominating performances by Australia at the 2018 Commonwealth Games may lend insight into how effective the nation’s new Trials timing schedule is, but the positive results could also be attributed to a home Games.

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