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Park Makes Return To Pool With 1500 Freestyle Win In Gwangju

Fresh off his 18-month ban for doping, Korea’s Park Tae Hwan made his post-suspension debut in Gwangju at his nation’s Olympic Trials.

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Updating The Story Line On Russian And Chinese Doping

What’s the latest news regarding the ever-present subject of anti-doping? Find out here.

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WADA Suspends Accreditation of Beijing Anti-Doping Laboratory

Less than a week after revoking the accreditation of the Moscow anti-doping laboratory and suspended the license of the lab…

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Park Tae-Hwan To Compete At Korean Nationals

Despite being ineligible for the Olympics Park Tae Hwan will compete at Korean Nationals, his first competition since his 18-month doping ban.

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Ruled Out Of Rio, Park Tae Hwan May Still Compete At Korean Trials

On the heels of our report last week that Korean Olympic gold medalist Park Tae Hwan was deemed ineligible to compete at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Asian sources indicate that Park may still partake in his nation’s Olympic Trials.

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Despite Tough Standards, Japan Assembles Its 2nd-Largest Olympic Squad

Despite tough Japanese Olympic-qualifying standards that sometimes stood quicker than the country’s own record in the event, the Japanese are bringing its 2nd-largest swimming squad ever to an Olympics.

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Rio Hypothetical 200 Free: Hagino Vs. ‘Insert American Swimmer Here’

Townley Haas is among the possible U.S. swimmers who can break out at Trials and establish himself as a threat to Japan’s Kosuke Hagino and France’s Yannick Agnel (if he swims) in the 200m freestyle.

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Qiu Ziao Breaks 15 Minutes in Sun-less 1500 to Close Chinese Trials

2016 CHINESE OLYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS April 3rd-10th, 2016 Foshan, Guangdong, China Foshan Century Lotus Swimming & Diving Hall Live video…

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Key Quotes From Japanese Swimmers At Olympic Trials

Notable quotables from a few key Japanese stars from Tokyo’s Olympic Trials this past week.

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Kosuke Kitajima Officially Announces Retirement After Storied Career

Having unofficially conveyed his desire to retire just days ago, legendary Japanese breaststroker Kosuke Kitajima made his good-bye official today during a press conference in Tokyo.

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Phelps, Lochte, Hagino, Cseh: A Look At Rio’s Potential 200 IM Final

With Kosuke Hagino’s monster 1:55.07 200 IM at today’s Japanese Olympic Trials, one can’t help but look at what this event’s potentially legendary final may look like in Rio.

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WATCH Kosuke Hagino Break Japanese Record in 200 IM (RACE VIDEO)

2016 JAPAN SWIM (JAPANESE OLYMPIC TRIALS) Monday, April 4th – Sunday, April 10th Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center Prelims at…

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WATCH Rie Kaneto Become First Japanese Woman Under 2:20 in 200 Breast

2016 JAPAN SWIM (JAPANESE OLYMPIC TRIALS) Monday, April 4th – Sunday, April 10th Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center Prelims at…

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A Closer Look At Rie Kaneto’s 2:19.65 200 Breast JPN National Record

Veteran Japanese swimmer Rie Kaneto just surpassed her own Japanese National Record to become the first woman ever from her nation to clock a mark under 2:20.00 in the 200m breaststroke event.

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Li Zhuhao Ties Chinese Record in 100 Fly in 51.24

China’s Li Zhuhao is the fastest 100 butterflier in the world in 2016, but

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