Asia

Hong Kong’s Yvette Man-yi Kong Flourishing In Edinburgh

Surging onto the breaststroking scene in Edinburgh, Hong Kong’s Yvette Man-yi Kong earned 2 National Records last weekend.

  Comment First!

Watch: Israeli Olympian Guy Barnea Experiments With PVC Pipe Drills

Why buy expensive equipment? All you need is a length of PVC pipe for these six drills and exercises.

  3 Comments

Indictments Handed Down In Korean Swimming Fed Alleged Bribery Case

In the continuing story of alleged corruption within the Korean Swimming Federation (KSF), indictments have now been levied by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office.

  2 Comments

Tokyo 2020 Faces Stadium Fire Hazard Issue With Olympic Cauldron

Even with the Rio Olympic Games right on the horizon, Tokyo’s preparations to host the 2020 Olympic Games are well underway. And, now those plans have hit a significant snag.

  1 Comment

Korean Council/Olympic Committees Merge; Impact On Park’s Ban Unknown

A merger between the Korean Council of Sport (KOCOA) and the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) has been approved and is set to be completed by the end of the month. Will this impact the possible 3-year extension to Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s existing 18-month doping ban?

  1 Comment

Aussie Swimmers Complain About Chinese Nationals Training Down Under

Some high-profile Australian swimmers have complained about sharing their training facilities with a number of Chinese athletes who have moved their training bases to Australia.

  39 Comments

Additional Arrest In Alleged Bribing Scandal Within Korean Swimming

The alleged bribery scandal involving executive-level officials within the Korean Swimming Federation (KSF) continues to develop.

  Comment First!

Singapore’s Roanne Ho’s Collapsed Lung Shuts Down Rio Olympic Hopes

Not being able to compete at Singapore’s final Olympic-qualifying meet, national record holder Roanne Ho has to look beyond Rio for her swimming goals to be fulfilled.

  Comment First!

The Rise Of Japan’s Rikako Ikee

Rikako Ikee’s upward trajectory may just land her atop Japan’s podium at the nation’s Olympic Trials in April.

  5 Comments

2016 NSW Open C’ships Preview: Maggie, McEvoy, Campbell, Seebohm

Stacked talent awaits in Sydney at the 2016 NSW Open Championships starting Thursday.

  5 Comments

KSF Raid Update: Korean Swimming Federation Official Arrested

As a follow-up to our report earlier this month regarding the Korean Swimming Federation (KSF) headquarters having been raided by South Korean prosecutors, the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office has confirmed the arrest of an executive-level official.

  Comment First!

Cordes Competes At Singapore Time Trials Under Heavy Workload

American Kevin Cordes was one of several swimmers who competed at the Singaporean Time Trials over the weekend.

  4 Comments

15-year-old Ikee Blasts Sub-55 1Free, Hagino 1:56.10 2Back At Konami

Seto, Hagino, Ikee and several other key players were in action again tonight in Tokyo for Day 2 of the 2016 Konami Open, the last major meet before April’s Olympic Trials.

  2 Comments

Watch Hagino’s Sub 4:10 400 IM & Ikee’s 50 Free World Junior Record

Get a glimpse of two dynamic Japanese swimmers at their best in these race videos from this weekend Konami Open.

  1 Comment

Hagino Rocks Sub-4:10 400 IM, Ikee Nabs World Jr Record At Konami Open

Kosuke Hagino throws down 2016’s first sub-4:10 400 IM, while 15-year-old Rikako Ikee continues on her fierce freestyle record siege on Day 1 of the 2016 Konami Open.

  5 Comments

Don't want to miss anything?

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our latest updates!