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Takahisha Breaks Oldest Japanese Record, Among Three National Marks at Japan Open

The Japanese stars are on-fire this week at the 2014 Japan Open.

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Kanako Watanabe Breaks Japanese National Record in 100 Breaststroke

The Japan Open is rarely any kind of a selection meet for anything, but that seems to rarely prevent the…

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Japan Open start lists announced, meet begins Thursday

The Japan Open will kick off this Thursday in Tatsumi, Japan, and the home country has shown up in full-force, according to the start lists, which include Olympic bronze medalist Kosuke Hagino.

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FINA Announces Dates for 2017 World Championships; Masters Worlds to Follow

The Scotiabank Aquatics Centre, built for the 2011 Pan Am Games, will host the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

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FINA Quietly Cuts Eindhoven From 2014 World Cup Series Schedule

The 2014 FINA World Cup Series will be just 7 meets long.

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Ottesen Takes Top Seed in 50 Fly, Will Try to Hold Off Halsall in Final

The last preliminary session of the 2014 Mare Nostrum series, which closes Sunday in Barcelona, Still saw most competitors going…

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Zetao Breaks Military World Record, Almost Gets National Record in 100 Free

China’s Ning Zetao broke a Meet Record and almost broke a Chinese National Record in the men’s 100 free to start day 2 of the 2014 World Military Swimming Championships.

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Lee Kok Choy Elected as New President of Singapore Swimming Association

Having won 11 of the 32 available gold medals at the 2013 Southeast Asian Games, with 30 out of 96…

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Strong List Of Competitors Head To Switzerland For Military Games

The 46th World Military Championships in swimming and lifesaving will be held in Tenero, Switzerland from June 11-16th. The swimming…

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Early look at brand-new South Korean swimming stadium for 2014 Asian Games

The 2014 Asian Games will take place in Incheon, South Korea this September, and the event has released preview illustrations of the newest event facilities on its website.

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Burch Breaks Record in Bermuda; Indian Swimmer Crushes National Mark Amid Controversy

Roy-Allan Burch (right) poses with U.S. Olympic medalist Allison Wagner (center) at the 2014 Bermuda National Championships.

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Start Lists for 2014 Monaco Mare Nostrum Stop

Double butterfly World Champion Chad le Clos will be racing at the 2014 Monaco stop of the Mare Nostrum series.

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FINA announces schedule for 2015 World Junior Championships in Singapore

The meet will take place from September 1st to September 6th of 2015. See the full event schedule here.

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Singapore Swim Stars to award $150,000 in prize money, event lineups set

The Singapore Swim Stars meet, billed as a kick-off to the brand-new, state-of-the-art Aquatic Center in the Singapore Sports Hub, will award $150,000 in prize money between 10 total events, according to Italy’s SwimBiz.it.

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2014 YISS Swim Invitational Recap

Courtesy of Jason Van Galder, Yongsan International School of Seoul: There were countless Personal Best times and huge improvements from…

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