Asia

Ceccon Lifts Italy Up To Fourth Place In YOG Medal Standings

Night 4 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games saw the nation of Italy get a big bump in the overall medal standings, courtesy of 17-year-old Thomas Ceccon.

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Former World Champion Ning Zetao Coming Out Of Woodworks To Race

2015 World Champion Ning Zetao of China still holds the Asian record in the 100m free (47.65), but hasn’t competed at an elite meet since last year’s National Games of China.

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Russia Remains On Top Of Medal Standings Heading Into YOG Day 4 Finals

Heading into day 4 finals, Russia remains atop the overall swimming medal table at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires.

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Tokyo 2020 Open Water Bacteria Levels Improve With Help Of Screens

Tokyo 2020 organizers believe they are in the process of turning things around at Odaiba Marine Park.

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Japan Building New High-Altitude Pool To Be Ready 2019

Something is brewing in the high-altitude training arena in Nagano, Japan.

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Russia Powers To YOG Medal Table Lead Through Day 2

World record holder Kliment Kolesnikov took the men’s 100m back in Buenos Aires tonight, contributing to Russia’s lead in the overall YOG medal table through day 2.

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Kolesnikov’s Speedy 48.17 Lead-Off Snagged Russian Gold

Nine different nations got on the board on day 1 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, including Russian world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov in the mixed 4 x 100m freestyle relay.

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GAF Delhi, GAF Mumbai Excel at All-India SFI Club Championships

Swimmers from Sai Glenmark TIDM program and Glenmark Aquatic Foundation Delhi performed extremely well to win a total of 108 medals.

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Kaylee McKeown Keeps The Double For Night 1 Of YOG

Australia’s finalist at the 2017 World Championships, teenager Kaylee McKeown, will take on the 100m back field tonight in Buenos Aires, as well as the 200m IM.

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American Rhyan White Swims Best Time in 100 Back at YOG Day 1 Prelims

White, currently a freshman at Alabama, leads a loaded field into the semi-finals.

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WATCH LIVE: Swimming at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Some of the world’s biggest junior stars, including European Champion Kristof Milak, take the stage in Buenos Aires this week.

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Japanese Government’s Cost of 2020 Olympic Games Now 7x Original Budget

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will now be costing the Japanese national government an estimated 801.1 billion yen ($7.03 billion USD), rocketing original estimates up by more than 7 times.

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Wang Jianjiahe Misses 800 Free SCM World Record By 0.1, Lowers WJR

16-year-old Wang Jianjiahe swam a time of 7:59.44 in the women’s SCM 800 freestyle to fall just one tenth of a second off of the world record.

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Wang Lizhuo Cracks Own Chinese Records In SCM 50 Breast

Wang Lizhuo broke his own Chinese National Record in the men’s 50 breast final in Budapest.

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Wang Jianjiahe Smashes 400 Free SCM World Record In Budapest

China’s Wang Jianjiahe broke the women’s 400 free world record at the FINA World Cup in Budapest.

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