Asia

Morozov, Hosszu Bolster World Cup Point Leads In Beijing

2016 FINA WORLD CUP – BEIJING Beijing, China – National Aquatics Center Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016…

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Tokyo Committee Wants to Use Existing Pools for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

A committee in Tokyo has proposed changes to reign in ballooning costs of the 2020 Olympics. Changes include scrapping plans for a new aquatics center and using the existing Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center.

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Hosszu Takes Home Four More Wins on Day 2 of Beijing World Cup

2016 FINA WORLD CUP – BEIJING Beijing, China – National Aquatics Center Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016…

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Joseph Schooling Gifts Year of Free Rides To Para-Swimmer Benson Tan

Schooling had to decline a year’s worth of free rides from Grab, a ride-sharing service, to maintain NCAA eligibility. Instead, he gifted the free rides to para-swimmer Benson Tan, an 11-time ASEAN Para Games medalist.

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Menghui Zhu Breaks 50 Free Junior World Record in Beijing

Menghui set the new record at 24.00, tying Denmark’s Jeanette Ottesen for World Cup gold in the process.

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Hosszu Wins 25th-Straight World Cup Race in 200 IM

Katinka Hosszu has won the 200 IM at the 25th-straight World Cup meet in which it has been held.

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Hagino Undergoes Successful Elbow Surgery, Out For At Least A Month

Multiple Olympic medalist Kosuke Hagino of Japan (left) underwent successful elbow surgery stemming from his pre-World Championships accident.

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Shi, Wang, Seto Join World Cup Tour For Beijing Stop

2016 FINA World Cup – Beijing Beijing, China – National Aquatics Center Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016…

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5 Cities Bidding for 2022/2024 World Swimming Championship

All 5 interested bidders sit on the Eurasian land mass, including 2017 World Championships hosts Budapest (above)

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Hosszu & Chalmers Headline Stacked Field For Singapore World Cup

Still several weeks away, the Singapore stop of the FINA World Cup Series is already generating buzz.

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China Sets Paralympic Record With 92 Swimming Medals, 37 Gold

China has been crushing the Paralympic swimming medal table all week, and finished the 2016 Rio Paralympics with what is believed to be the most swimming medals in Paralympic history.

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Japan’s Daiya Seto May Dabble In 100 Fly For 2017 World Championships

Typically an IMer and 200 butterflyer, Japan’s Daiya Seto has made it known he plans to tackle the 100m butterfly over the next year.

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Chinese Swimmers Set 4 World Records On Tuesday At Paralympics

It’s been a banner week for the Chinese Paralympic swim team, which leads the medal tables by a wide margin in Rio. Tuesday may have been the highest point yet, with 4 of 5 total world records in the finals session set by Chinese athletes.

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Sun Yang Keeps On Grinding For Tokyo 2020

Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang already looks ahead to Tokyo 2020.

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Japan’s Takeshi Matsuda Says Farewell To Swimming

“The races I won a medal in all mean something,” says Japanese national team mainstay Takeshi Matsuda when reflecting on his long career.

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