According to an interview done on Japanese TV, Kosuke Kitajima, one of the most famed breaststrokers this sport has ever seen, will retire following the 2016 Olympic Games.
And just like that, after Day 1 of the 2015 Japan Open, Daiya Seto and Masato Sakai stand atop the world rankings in the 200m butterfly event.
Vietnam is hosting its National Junior Age Group Swimming Championships this week, and the nation’s youngsters have been rewriting the record books.
Red-hot backstroker Ryosuke Irie will look to dominate once again, this time at the 2015 Japan Open slated for May 22-24th in Tokyo.
Japanese Sports Minister, Hakubun Shimomura, wants to temporarily delay the plan to install a retractable roof on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu took the first (Olympic) event win, and first $1,000 prize, of the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series at Charlotte in the 200 free.
“We are not in the business of keeping them out of sport, we’re in the business of them having a proper set of rules,”
In the midst of an 18-month suspension by FINA after testing positive for testosterone in the fall, Park Tae-Hawn is looking for a way to get back in the water and train.
Siobhan Haughey is aiming to become the first athlete from Hong Kong to qualify for the Olympics with a FINA A standard…
Ba Zhen, the suspended doctor of Chinese distance swimmer Sun Yang, has had his suspension extended by FINA after he reportedly violated the rules by treating Sun at last fall’s Asian Games, when Ba was still suspended.
Joseph Schooling is one of Singapore’s ‘athletes to watch’ at the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.
Team Japan has finalized its line-up of men and women set to compete at this year’s World Championships and World University Games.
Former Japanese swimmer and Olympic medallist Yoshihiko Osaki passed away April 28th at the age of 76 due to interstitial pneumonia.
The Japanese Swimming Federation has announced a team of 25 athletes who they will be sending to the World Championships in Kazan…
The United World College of Southeast Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore hosted an international meet last weekend, the first annual Dragon’s Den International Swim Meet.