Asia

Katsumi Nakamura’s Japanese Sprint Records Have Trickle Down Effect

Junior swimmers competing at Japan’s Junior Olympic Cup this week are raising the sprint bar, just like their elder counterparts.

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Joseph Schooling Kicks Off Pro Career As Face Of Hugo Boss

Look for Longhorn senior Joseph Schooling in Hugo Boss clothing, as the Singaporean has become the brand’s ambassador.

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Age Records Fall As Singapore SNAG C’ships Conclude

Singaporean athletes vied for spots on the nation’s Asian Games roster this week at the OCBC Aquatic Centre.

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Paralympic Gold Medalist Huang Wenpan Dies In Car Accident

Huang Wenpan, a successful Chinese para swimmer who won multiple medals in Rio, died today in a car accident.

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2018 Pan Pacific Open Water Tokyo Venue Moving Due To Water Quality Test

One of the most anticipated competitions of 2018, the Pan Pacific Championships, will now be undergoing a change of venue for its open water portion.

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Doha To Host Their First-Ever FINA Marathon Series

Doha, Qatar, will host its first-ever FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series event on Saturday, March 17, with the turquoise waters of Doha’s iconic Corniche providing a stunning setting for reigning Olympic and World Champions to go ahead in the 10km open water races. 

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200 Breast Olympic Champion Rie Kaneto Announces Retirement

Winning her Olympic gold medal in the women’s 200m breast at 27 years of age, Japan’s Rie Kaneto has decided to hang up her goggles.

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Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist Suspended for 3 Years

Indian swimmer-turned-coach Prasanta Karmakar, a bronze medalist at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, has been suspended for 3 years by the India…

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2nd Russian Athlete Tests Positive For Banned Substance In Pyeongchang

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games conclude in Pyeongchang, South Korea this weekend, but not before at least 3 athletes have tested positively for banned substances, with 2 of those Olympians representing Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR).

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Jing Quah on Following Her Brothers Footsteps (Video)

Texas A&M freshman Jing Quah got out to the early lead in the women’s 200 fly and held on until the end, touching in 1:53.05 to earn the win

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200 IM Mania: Fujimori Clocks 1:57.9, Ohashi Rips 2:09.4 At Konami

2018 KONAMI OPEN Saturday, February 17th & Sunday, February 18th Tatsumi International Swimming Center Prelims at 9am local (7pm previous…

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Teen Rikako Ikee Marches On With 50 Fly National Record

Rikako Ikee followed up her 200m freestyle national record from day 1 of the Konami Open with a new mark in the 50m butterfly.

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Red-Hot Nakamura Nails Historic 47.87 100 Free For JPN Nat Record

Japan’s Katsumi Nakamura lowered his own Japanese national record in the 100m freestyle, taking 47.99 to 47.87.

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After Ikee’s 200 Free NR, Nakamura Fires Off Another Sub-22

Rikako Ikee produced a new 200 free national record, but Katsumi Nakamura, Yui Ohashi and Daiya Seto were also dominant tonight in Tokyo.

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Rikako Ikee Throws Down 1:55.04 200 free National Record

17-year-old Rikako Ikee produced a 200 freestyle time that would have won the silver medal behind Italy’s Federica Pellegrini at last year’s World Championships.

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