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Park Tae-Hwan Handed 18-Month Suspension; Will Return Before 2016 Olympics

The FINA Doping Panel has handed South Korean swimmer Tae Hwan Park an 18-month suspension as the result of a positive…

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Park Tae Hwan’s Doping Hearing Set for March 23rd

Park Tae Hwan’s doping hearing will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 23rd…

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Joseph Schooling Named “The Straits Times Athlete of the Year” for 2014

Singapore national swimmer, Joseph Schooling has been named 2014’s “The Straits Times Athlete of the Year” this week.  In its…

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US-Based Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien Named Vietnam’s Most Valuable Athlete for 2014

18-year old swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien has been named her country’s most valuable athlete in 2014 after becoming the first…

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India On the Lookout for Outside Coach to Train Kazan Qualifiers

The Swimming Federation of India is looking for a foreign coach to come train its five World Championships qualifiers.

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Singapore Swimming to Award Cash Prizes to Record-Breaking Age Group Swimmers

Singapore Swimming continues to build momentum with Sergio Lopez leading the way as the new National Team head coach.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Japanese Swimmer Junya Koga Talks Training at Club Wolverine

From Jared Anderson MEN’S 100 BACK Club Wolverine’s Junya Koga pulled off a big 100 backstroke win, topping reigning Olympic…

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Park Tae Hwan’s Doping Hearing Postponed; Needs More Time “To Prepare”

In the latest series of events in the doping scandal of South Korea swimming star Park Tae Hwan, Yonhap News…

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Park Tae Hwan’s Doctor Now Indicted for Negligence in Doping Case

A few additional pieces of the doping case puzzle involving South Korean Olympic swimmer Park Tae hwan have come to light…

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Park Tae-hwan, Korean Swimming officials meet, discuss strategies to avoid 2016 Olympic ban

According to ‘Inside the Games’, Korean Olympic Committee rules could mean that a ban of any length could leave Park ineligible for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Singapore Swimming Lands Lucrative Yakult Sponsorship

The Singapore Swimming Association (abbreviated SSA, but NOT to be confused with Swimming South Africa, also abbreviated SSA), has recently…

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In Briefs 2/2/2015: Royal Baby Gets a Swim Lesson, Plus Big News in India and Palestine Swimming

A collection of brief aquatic-themed stories from across the web for February 2nd, 2015.

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15-Year Old Suzuka Hasegawa Swims Faster Than FINA Junior World Record in 200 Fly

Japanese swimmer Suzuka Hasegawa has set the Junior World Record in the 200 long course meter fly, pending confirmation by FINA….

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Australia Signs Project 2020 Agreement With Japan, Joining Britain

Swimming Australia has become at least the second country to sign a “Project 2020” agreement with the Japanese Swimming Federation…

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Australia Leads Aquatic Super Series with Seven Wins; Cate Campbell on Fire

Australia led the way with seven event wins during the first session of the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series; Cate Campbell’s winning 50m freestyle time of 24.03 was one of the highlights of the meet.

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