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Two-Time NCAA Champion Joseph Schooling Drops 200 Fly in Rio

Double defending NCAA champion and U.S. Open recordholder in short course yards, Joseph Schooling has opted to drop the 200 meter butterfly at the Rio Olympics.

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Meet Rio’s Youngest Olympian, Swimmer Gaurika Singh From Nepal

Nepalese swimmer Gaurika Singh is set to be the youngest competitor at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Representing Nepal…

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Korean Swimmer Park Tae Hwan Arrives In Rio

Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan got his first practice in after having arrived in Rio.

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What Time are Prelims and Finals for the 2016 Rio Olympics?

2016 Rio Olympic Games August 6th-13th, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil “What time does swimming start at the Olympics where…

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Rio 2016 Olympic Preview: Campbells Look To Go 1-2 In Women’s 100 Free

Newly-minted World Record Holder Cate Campbell of Australia is the one to beat in the women’s 100m freestyle event at the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Chinese Olympians Must Sign No-Cheat Pledge Before Arriving In Rio

Sun Yang is one of 416 Chinese athletes who reportedly must sign a no-cheat pledge and also score a passing grade on a banned substances test before he can arrive in Rio.

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Park Tae Hwan Entered in 4 Events for Rio, Including 100 Free

Korean Olympian Park Tae Hwan, who was officially given an Olympic bid to Rio after an emergency KOC meeting in early July, is entered in 4 events for the Games. Park’s schedule includes not only his traditional 200, 400, and 1500 free, but also the 100 free.

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Paralympic Swimmer Pin Xiu Yip Selected As Singapore’s Flag Bearer

Singaporean swimmer Pin Xiu Yip has been selected as her nation’s flag bearer at the 2016 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony in Rio.

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Kosuke Hagino To Swim 3 Individual Events In Rio

Kosuke Hagino will swim just three individual events at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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World Record Holder Ye Shiwen Says She’s Likely to Retire After Rio

World Record holding swimmer Ye Shiwen says that she’ll likely retire from competitive swimming after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, despite…

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China Announces Rio Olympic Roster: Ye in 400 IM, Wang and Qiu Out

China has announced its Olympic roster for the 2016 Rio Olympics, with two notable absences: junior world record-holding breaststroker Wang Lizhuo and top-10 world ranked 200 freestyler Qiu Yuhan.

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Park Tae Hwan Lands In Orlando For Pre-Rio Camp

Fresh off winning his appeal with the Court Arbitration of Sport (CAS), Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan is on his way to Orlando, Florida for his final training before leaving for Brazil on July 31st.

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Vote Declares 2017 SEA Games, Asean Para Games Will Remain Separate

Although being hosted by the same city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the plan to have the 2017 Southeast Asian Games…

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Sun Yang, Ye Shiwen Among Chinese Olympians Training Stateside Pre-Rio

Sun Yang and Yi Shiwen are among the 50 Chinese swimmers, coaches and staff currently training stateside at SwimSeventy located in Norwalk, CT.

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Park Tae Hwan Is Back, But His In-Pool Impact Remains To Be Seen

Park Tae Hwan has Olympic medal-earning history, but this time around the 26-year-old has had much less time in the pool to prepare.

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