Asia

Schooling, Quah Zheng Wen To Race For Singapore At 2019 SEA Games

Joseph Schooling and Quah Zheng Wen are among Singapore’s largest-ever athletic roster for this year’s SEA Games in the Philippines.

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Japan’s Kosuke Hagino Set To Make Racing Return At FINA World Cup – Tokyo

After taking several months off, Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino of Japan is back in the water to race at the 1st stop of this year’s FINA World Cup.

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WADA Removes North Korea Anti-Doping Committee From Non-Compliant List

Last Friday, July 26th, 2019, WADA, the World’s Anti-Doping Agency, removed the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Anti-Doping Committee (DPRK Anti…

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High-Level International Meets For August 2019

Straight out of Gwangju, Nathan Adrian will head up the U.S. squad headed to Lima, Peru for the 2019 Pan American Games taking place this month.

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Caeleb Dressel & Sarah Sjostrom Named FINA Swimmers of the World Championships

American Caeleb Dressel (above) won gold in all 4 of his individual events and set an individual World Records this week in Gwangju.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 8 Finals Live Recap

Japan’s Daiya Seto, the 200 IM champion and 200 fly silver medalist at this meet, is the man to beat in tonight’s 400 IM final.

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ASIA: Even Without Hagino and Ikee, Japan Improves in Gold Medals vs. 2017

Even without Olympians Hagino and Ikee, Japan has improved in the medal table from 2017 to 2019. They won no golds in 2017, while Seto won them 2 golds here.

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Both Shayna Jack’s A & B Samples Tested Positive For Ligandrol

Shayna Jack has seen both her A and B samples test positive for a banned substance. Read more about her situation and the timing involved.

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Daiya Seto Becomes Japan’s First-Ever 200 IM/400 IM Double World Champion

Japan’s 25-year-old Daiya Seto just became his nation’s first-ever 200m/400m IM double World Champion tonight in Gwangju.

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Clareburt Gives New Zealand Its First Gwangju Medal In Record-Setting Way

Lewis Clareburt snags the 400m IM bronze in a new Kiwi National Record, with the teen now having dropped 6 seconds in this event in just a year.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Regan Smith will compete in her first ever Worlds final tonight and is the heavy favorite to win gold here after setting the World Record in semis.

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Daiya Seto Primed To Become Japan’s First-Ever Double IM Worlds Gold Medalist

Daiya Seto already took the men’s 200m IM here in Gwangju and will be gunning for gold in the 400m IM as well, making history along the way.

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Ariarne Titmus Becomes 7th Fastest 800 Free Performer With New Aussie Record

Ariarne Titmus became the 7th fastest performer all-time in the women’s 800m free en route to bronze at the 2019 World Championships.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

After Australia’s Matthew Wilson tied the World Record in 200 breast semis, we’ll see both WR holders (Wilson and Japan’s Watanabe) in the final.

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Shioura Marks Japan’s First 50 Free World C’ships Finalist Since 2001

27-year-old Shinri Shioura of Japan made the men’s 50m free final in Gwangju, becoming the first man from his nation to final in the event since 2001.

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