Japanese competitive kayaker Yasuhiro Suzuki received an 8-year ban from competition for spiking 25-year-old Seiji Komatsu’s drink at last September’s national canoe sprint championships. Though rare, this is not the first time an athlete has sabotaged a competitor with a banned substance.
2018 brings Japan’s first doping violation occurring at a domestic competition.
Rikako Ikee, just 17, managed to capture 4 Japanese National Records across just 2 days while competing at the Tokyo New Year Championships this weekend.
Between Bruno Fratus (above) and Ben Proud, the 2018 Euro Meet will have 2 of the 3 medalists in the 50 free from the 2017 World Championships in attendance.
Japanese swimmer Yasuhiro Koseki has been suspended from the national team due to an alleged altercation with a fellow teammate.
Joseph Schooling has decided to focus on the NCAA Championships and opt out of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Tokyo 2020’s onsite security guards may possibly be performing their duties dressed as ninja warriors.
Singaporean swimmer Lionel Khoo is set to join the NCAA ranks in the near future.
Tokyo 2020 sources reveal that highly precise facial recognition software will most likely be utilized to identified athletes, journalists and officials entering Games venues
Jérémie Luong, a French-Vietnamese swimmer from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Michigan’s class of 2022.
To see all of our 2017 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here. 2017 Swammy Awards Asian Female Swimmer of…
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The battle for male International Junior Swimmer of the Year was a toss-up coming into December.
3-time World Junior Champion, 17-year-old Japanese phenom Rikako Ikee earned her spot as top female junior swimmer in the world for 2017.
A late-breaking entry for the award, American swimmer Zane Grothe had his big break-through at 25 years old when he broke the American and U.S. Open Records in both the 500 and the 1650 yard freestyle at the US Winter National Championships in the waning days of November and into December.