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11/24/16 In Briefs: Commonwealth Games, Schooling & El Segundo

Catch up on the smaller swimming stories from around the web.

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Schooling Calls For More Funding & Support Within Singapore Swimming

Schooling calls on Singapore Swimming Association to increase funding and overall support of its budding aquatic athletes.

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No Green Water At Tokyo 2020 Aquatic Facility, Says FINA

The diving well at Maria Lenk at the 2016 Olympic Games turned heads for a number of reasons.

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Park Tae Hwan Points To Alleged Blackmail For Lackluster Rio Swims

Park Tae Hwan wrapped up an impressive set of performances at the Asian Swimming Championships, but is still haunted by his experience leading up to the Rio Olympic Games.

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Wang Shun Checks In As 7th Fastest 200 IM Performer Of All Time

Wang Shun (right) clocked a faster 200m IM tonight in Tokyo than that which earned him a bronze medal in Rio.

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Park Tae Hwan Earns 4th Win At 2016 Asian Swimming Championships

Park Tae Hwan of Korea continues his successful post-Rio run in the pool, collecting his 3rd and 4th wins in Tokyo.

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Russia Going to SC Worlds Without Any of Its Olympic Medalists

Russia will be without any of its Olympic medalists, but will have short course star Vlad Morozov on their roster.

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Japan Takes Charge, Ikee With Two Wins On Night 2 Of Asian C’ships

Rikako Ikee continues her sprint reign, clocking two wins tonight in Tokyo.

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Ikee Continues Japanese Sprint Reign With New Record In 100 Free

There seems to be no stopping 16-year-old Rikako Ikee when it comes to her nation’s sprint freestyle and butterfly records.

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2016 Asian Championships: Team China Kicks Off With Impressive Wins

China swept both the men’s 4x100m medley relay and women’s 4x200m freestyle relay tonight in Tokyo, signifying their depth at the 2016 Asian Swimming Championships.

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Seto At Helm Of Japanese Roster Headed To Asian C’ships This Week

The Asian Swimming Championships kick-off this Thursday, November 17th in Tokyo, Japan.

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Catch A Ride On Singapore’s Joseph Schooling Train (Literally)

Check out the ‘Hello, My Name Is Joseph Schooling’ concept train launched in the swimmer’s home nation of Singapore this week.

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Ning Zetao Subject Of ‘Turning Point’ Documentary

Watch as film crews follow Chinese champion Ning Zetao around leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Schooling Named Honorary Member of Singapore Island Country Club

Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling has been receiving a lot of praise from his home country of Singapore following his extraordinary performance in the Rio Olympics. Recently, Schooling was made an honorary member of the Singapore Island Country Club, where he swam as a boy.

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Gary Tan Officially Replaces Sergio Lopez As Singapore’s Head Coach

Gary Tan has officially been named as Singapore’s National Head Swimming Coach.

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