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Medeiros & Seebohm Scratch 50 Free Semis for 50 Back Final Focus

2016 SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS December 6th – December 11th, 2016 Windsor, Ontario, Canada WFCU Centre SCM (25m) Prelims: 9:30…

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Park Tae Hwan Downs South Korean 100 Free Record, Qualifies For Semis

Park Tae Hwan broke the 100 free Korean Record this morning in 47.19.

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Olympic 4th-Place Finisher Chen Xinyi Given 2-Year Doping Suspension

China’s Chen Xinyi, who placed 4th in the 100 fly at the 2016 Olympics, has been given a two-year doping suspension by FINA.

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2016 Short Course Worlds: Japan Makes Moves in Day 4 Medal Table

Following day 4 finals at the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Canada, Team USA and Russia have maintained their top 2 spots in the medal count, while Japan has moved up into 3rd.

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2016 Short Course World Championships – Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

American Olympic gold medalist Lilly King will try to fend off reigning world champion and world record holder Alia Atkinson of Jamaica in the women’s 100m breaststroke heats this morning in Windsor.

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Great Britain Forgoes 4×200 Free Relay, Opening Spot For Belgium

Great Britain earned the 8th and final spot in tonight’s 4×200 freestyle final (men), but they’ve scratched out of the event, giving Belgium a shot to make a move.

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Junya Koga Breaks Asian Record Twice Within An Hour, Ties 3rd All-Time

Junya Koga broke his own Asian Record in the men’s 50 back semis in 22.81.

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Park Tae Hwan Lowers Asian, Championship Records In 200 Free

Park Tae Hwan broke his own Asian Record and lowered the Championship record en route to gold in the men’s 200 free.

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2016 Short Course World Championships – Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

America’s Kelsi Worrell claimed the women’s 200m butterfly top seed this morning, becoming the 3rd fastest American ever in the event in the process.

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No Scratches, Yet Some Are Still Missing From Day 2 Finals In Windsor

The fields across all events remain in tact headed into day 2 finals of the 2016 Short Course World Championships, but still some familiar faces are missing.

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Numerous National Records Fall On Day 1 Of SC Worlds

Andreas Vazaios cracked his own 200 IM national record on day 1 of SC Worlds.

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2016 Short Course World Championships – Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

American Josh Prenot will take on a stacked men’s 200 IM field that includes teammate Michael Andrew, Chinese powerhouse Wang Shun and Japan’s Daiya Seto this morning in Windsor.

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Headed For A Scratch-Less Evening In Windsor For Day 1 Finals

Katinka Hosszu is gunning for 3 individual world titles this evening in Windsor.

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Russian Olympic Team Captain Participates in First Athlete Forum

Russian Olympic team captain and Olympic silver medalist Anastasia Fesikova participated in the Russia’s first National Forum of athletes. The forum was…

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Rie Kaneto Earns Citizens Medal of Honor In Japan

At 28, Rie Kaneto of Japan inspires youth around the nation of Japan, including her home prefecture.

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