Asia

Second Hong Kong Cross Harbor Swimmer Passes Away In Hospital

A participant of the 2016 Hong Kong Cross Harbor race that was listed in critical condition has died, marking the 2nd death of this year’s open water event.

  Comment First!

Annual Hong Kong Cross-Harbor Race Resulted In 1 Death, 1 Critical

The annual Hong Kong Cross-Harbor race took place this past Saturday, October 15th, but a tragedy was part of this year’s event.

  Comment First!

Vietnam’s Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên Ruffles Feathers With Monster Schedule

Holding 13 individual National Records, Vietnam’s arguable best swimmer, Nguyễn Thị Ánh Viên, is making some headlines outside the pool for a change.

  5 Comments

Schooling, Goh Earn Singaporean National Day Honors

Joseph Schooling and Theresa Goh were recognized by the Signaporean government for their outstanding achievements in Rio.

  Comment First!

Italians Ruffini and Bruni Sweep Hong Kong World Cup

Around 60 swimmers (36 men, 26 women) took the plunge today (October 15) in Hong Kong, for the seventh and…

  Comment First!

Park Tae Hwan Clocks 1:45.01 200 Free At Korean Sports Festival

In his first competition post-Rio, South Korea’s Park Tae Hwan throws down a couple of nasty freestyle times.

  11 Comments

Singapore’s Roanne Ho Set To Make Post-Injury Return At World Cup

Singapore’s Roanne Ho had suffered a collapsed lung, as well as a shoulder injury earlier this year, but is back in the pool and ready to return to competition.

  Comment First!

China’s Ning Zetao Plays Pool With Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal

Chinese world champion swimmer Ning Zetao tries his hand at a different kind of ‘pool’, with tennis master Rafael Nadal’s help.

  2 Comments

WATCH: Race Videos From The 2016 FINA World Cup in Dubai

FINA WORLD CUP DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Tuesday, October 4 to Wednesday, October 5 Hamdan Sports Complex, Dubai Prelims 10.00…

  Comment First!

Possible New Era Of Singapore Swimming Starts With ‘SGP’

Joseph Schooling is one of the most famous men in Singapore, but it remains to be seen if any countrymates can follow his lead.

  Comment First!

Vlad Morozov Over 6 Figures In World Cup Earnings After Dubai

Russia’s Vladimir Morozov has become the second swimmer in 2016 to break six figures in prize money on the FINA World Cup circuit with an $8.5K meet in Dubai.

  8 Comments

Atkinson Passes Ottesen In World Cup Cluster 2 Points Battle In Dubai

There’s no change at the top of the FINA World Cup point standings after Dubai, but Alia Atkinson has passed up Jeanette Ottesen in a spirited battle for second place in Cluster 2.

  Comment First!

Hosszu Strikes Gold 5 Times On Day 2 of FINA World Cup in Dubai

On day 2 of the 2016 FINA World Cup stop in Dubai, Hungarian Katinka Hosszu came away with a 7-medal haul that included 5 golds and 2 silvers.

  2 Comments

Park Tae-hwan To Continue Swimming Career Post-Rio

Korean Olympic champ Park Tae-hwan announced that he will continue his competitive swimming career beyond the Rio Olympics in an Instagram post this week.

  4 Comments

WATCH: Race Videos From The FINA World Cup In Beijing

Check out the action here, where we’ve included all of the race videos that have been uploaded to FINA’s YouTube channel.

  Comment First!