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One Year Later, Duncan Scott Reflects On His Sun Yang Handshake Snub In Gwangju

Hear what 23-year-old Duncan Scott has to say about Sun Yang a year after their contentious interaction at the FINA World Aquatic Championships.

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Low Tide Levels Could Signal Re-Location for Tokyo 2021 Open Water Competition

The tide level in Odaiba Seaside Park is expected to be too shallow for competition by August 2021, pointing towards a potential open water location change.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Charlton’s Thank You Letter To Swimming

Take a look at the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring swimmers from North Carolina, New York and beyond.

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Siobhan Haughey Swims 24.9 and 53.4 Freestyles (LCM) at Hong Kong Time Trial

Siobhan Haughey very-nearly swam two lifetime bests on Saturday in Hong Kong at a time trial event hosted by the national federation.

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Emerging Rio Shirai Time Trials 1:00.44 100 Back As Baseline For OLY Quest

Rio Shirai of Japan has steadily been improving in the 100m back, giving her nation a spark of hope in a discipline devoid of an Olympic finalist since 2012.

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China Cancels Nearly All Hosted Sports Competitions For 2020

China announced this week that the nation will not stage most of its scheduled international sports events for the remainder of 2020.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Gender Balance Within Swim Ireland

Catch up on swimming stories from around the web, including Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and more in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Japan’s National Junior Olympic Cup To Be Held At Prefecture Level

The Japanese Swimming Federation (JASF) has revealed the plan for its first competition back from its coronavirus lockdown. 

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Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games Tickets Can Be Refunded Due To Postponement

The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee has said it will issue ticket refunds for those spectators unable to attend due to the delay.

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Japan’s Junya Koga Breaks Silence On Suicide Thoughts & Redemption After Ban

“I wish there was an organization or group who can advise and support the athletes who fall in a situation like mine,” Junya Koga says, reflecting on his ban.

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Rikako Ikee Aims To Return To Racing In October

19-year-old Rikako Ikee spent most of 2019 in a hospital undergoing leukemia treatments. Now back in the pool, she’s aiming for an October racing return.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Ryan Murphy’s Daily Menu

Read up on this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Ryan Murphy, Rikako Ikee, Daiya Seto and more in unique stories from around the web.

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Rikako Ikee Set To Speak At Spectator-Less Olympic Countdown Event

19-year-old Japanese swimming champion Rikako Ikee may not swim at the 2020 Olympics, but she is still getting involved in the international sporting event.

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High-Level International Meets For July 2020

Western Australia is among locales on schedule to host a swimming meet during the month of July, the first since coronavirus restrictions have been lifted.

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Speedo Becomes Official Sponsor of Chinese National Swimming Team

Speedo is the new exclusive partner of the Chinese National Team, an extension of the brand’s official partnership with the Chinese Swimming Association. 

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