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2015 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

USA’s Katie Ledecky was better than ever this morning in the 1500 free. She looked smooth throughout a historic prelims swim to set a new world record.

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Sun Yang Talks Doping Scandal At Post-400 Free Worlds Press Conference

“The world media seems to think that whenever the Chinese get a good result, we are doping.” – Sun Yang

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2015 FINA World Championships: Day One Finals Live Recap

Follow along for live updates from the first day in the pool of the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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Joseph Schooling break, re-breaks Singaporean & Asian 50 fly records at Worlds

Southeast Asia Games star Joseph Schooling has been off to a hot start at the 2015 FINA World Championships, breaking his own national record in the 50 fly twice within the first day of competition, and also taking down the Asian record.

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United States, Australia Fail To Advance To Finals In 4×100 Freestyle Relay

In an unfortunate series of events, the United States’ men’s 4×100 freestyle relay failed to qualify for finals with a lack luster 3:16.01 that tied for 11th place. IMAGE: Team USA behind the blocks before the prelims relay.

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2015 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Finals Preview

Sun Yang will look to win his second straight title and third straight medal in the men’s 400 freestyle

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6 Swimmers to Watch, All the links you need for the 2015 World Championships

Vlad Morozov and Team Russia welcome the world’s best to Kazan for the 2015 World Champs. We’ve got all the info you need to follow along here.

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Pair of UAE Women to Make History at World Aquatics Championships

The Kazan Arena will play host to UAE history on Monday.

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2015 World Championship Preview: Women’s 50 Butterfly

Sarah Sjostrom looks like a slam dunk to take home the women’s 50 fly title in Kazan.

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2015 World Championship Preview: Women’s 200 Butterfly

Franziska Hentke of Germany will look to back up her top time in the world this year with a world championship gold medal.

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Ruffini and Cunha Take 25 km Event in Kazan

Italian Simone Ruffini and Brazilian Ana Marcela Cunha won the 25 km open water event in Kazan…

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Ye Shiwen Hampered By Broken Ankle Bone in Final Kazan Preparations

Just hours before beginning her quest for a second World Championships gold in the women’s 200 meter IM, China’s Ye Shiwen…

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Beijing wins 2022 Winter Olympic bid as all roads converge on Asia

Beijing, China will host the 2022 Winter Olympics after beating Almaty, Kazakhstan’s bid at the International Olympic Committee’s latest session.

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2015 World Championships Preview: Men’s 200 Backstroke

Ryosuke Irie was the Pan Pacs champ last summer, and he’ll do battle with defending World Champ Matt Grevers in Kazan.

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2015 World Championship Preview: Men’s 200 Butterfly

Daiya Seto of Japan will look to dethrone South Africa’s Chad Le Clos for the 200m butterfly crown in Kazan.

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