Asia

Kosuke Kitajima Announces Planned Retirement Following 2016 Olympic Games

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.

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Seto & Sakai Throw Down World’s Top Two 200m Butterfly Times on Day 1 of 2015 Japan Open

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.

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National age group records falling at Vietnam’s junior age group championships

Vietnam is hosting its National Junior Age Group Swimming Championships this week, and the nation’s youngsters have been rewriting the record books.

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Irie, Seto, Hagino, Along with America’s Ervin, Headline the 2015 Japan Open

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.

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Japan’s Sports Minister Calls for Downscaling of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium

Japanese Sports Minister, Hakubun Shimomura, wants to temporarily delay the plan to install a retractable roof on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium.

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2015 Arena Pro Swim Series – Charlotte: Day 2 (Friday) Finals Race Videos

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.

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Six Countries Face Potential Olympic Bans After WADA Reports Non-Compliance

“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,”

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Park Tae-Hwan Looking For Training Options Amidst Doping Ban

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.

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Siobhan Haughey Determined to Achieve FINA A Standard in Kazan

Siobhan Haughey is aiming to become the first athlete from Hong Kong to qualify for the Olympics with a FINA A standard…

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Sun Yang’s doctor Ba Zhen has suspension extended after treating Sun during Asian Games

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.

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Joseph Schooling Highlights Upcoming SEA Games

Joseph Schooling is one of Singapore’s ‘athletes to watch’ at the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

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Japan Releases 2015 Junior Worlds and WUGs Rosters

Team Japan has finalized its line-up of men and women set to compete at this year’s World Championships and World University Games.

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Japanese Olympic Medallist Yoshihiko Osaki Passes Away

Former Japanese swimmer and Olympic medallist Yoshihiko Osaki passed away April 28th at the age of 76 due to interstitial pneumonia.

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Japan Sending 25 to the World Championships in Kazan

The Japanese Swimming Federation has announced a team of 25 athletes who they will be sending to the World Championships in Kazan…

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VIDEO: UWCSEA’s Dragon’s Den International Meet Highlights

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.

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