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Fukuoka May Submit Bid For 2026 Asian Games

The host of the 2021 FINA World Aquatics Championships, Fukuoka, Japan, is now among the possible sites in the running to host the 2026 Asian Games.

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Kitajima’s Possible 5th Olympic Games Qualification Now Questionable

Kitajima qualifying for his 5th Olympics is not a sure thing.

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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 2 Finals Recap

15-year-old Rikako Ikee already scored a new National Record during semi-finals of the women’s 100m butterfly and followed that up with a big meet title-winning swim. Kosuke Kitajima, meanwhile, qualified for his 5th Olympic Games.

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Shi Jinglin Hits World’s #4 100 Breast At Chinese Trials

Shi Jinglin rose from the second seed to win the women’s 100 breaststroke at Chinese Olympic Trials, hitting the world’s #4 time in the process.

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Turning Alan Jones Into The International Mecca for Open Water

Swimmers from all over the world have flocked to Tennessee to train for Open Water competition

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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

We’ll get our first glimpse of Ryosuke Irie as he takes on the 100 backstroke field on day 2 of the Japanese Olympic Trials.

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Run it Back: Recapping Russian and Chinese Doping Scandals

Russia’s Yulia Efimova tested positive for a second time – just one piece of a winding puzzle of doping in Russia and China early in 2016.

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Rio Hypothetical: Ryan Lochte Vs. Kosuke Hagino In 400 IM

Should Ryan Lochte choose to swim the 400 IM at U.S. Trials and make the event’s final in Rio, a thrilling battle between the American and Japanese powerhouse Kosuke Hagino may be a highlight of the entire Olympic meet.

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Kitajima Keeps Engine Running At Japanese Olympic Trials

33-year-old Kosuke Kitajima dips under a minute in the 100m breaststroke for the first time in almost 2 years.

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Chen Xinyi Swims 56.8 100 Fly to Take 2nd in World Rankings in China

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

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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 1 Finals Recap

Kosuke Hagino threw down a monster 4:09.80 in prelims of the men’s 400 IM and then scored a 4:08.90 to take gold and put the world on notice.

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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 1 Prelims Recap

The 2016 Japan Swim (Japanese Olympic Trials) kick-off today in Tokyo, with two big guns – Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino – highlighting the very first event.

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WATCH Wang Lizhuo Break World Junior, Chinese Records in 100 Breast

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

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Beijing Group Seeks To Add Winter Swimming To 2022 Winter Olympics

The Beijing Winter Swimming Association hopes to apply for inclusion into the Winter Olympics beginning in 2022, the organization announced last month.

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Wang Lizhuo, One Of Warned Swimmers, Takes 100 Breast JWR & Chinese NR

Wang Lizhuo, one of the swimmers given a warning by the China Anti-Doping Agency earlier this week, broke the 100 breast Chinese National Record and World Junior Record this weekend.

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