International

Kosuke Hagino Re-Commits: “With A Strong Heart, I Come Back To The Game”

At the office of the Japanese Swimming Federation President and in the presence of Kosuke Kitajima, Hagino pledges his re-commitment to competitive swimming with Tokyo 2020 in his sights.

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Rikako Ikee Released From Hospital For Short Visit With Family (Photo)

As revealed on her own official website, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee, the Japanese Olympic finalist and 2018 Asian Games MVP now battling leukemia, was discharged from the hospital in May to have a short visit with her family.

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Shymanovich, Efimova Headline Sprint-Heavy Psychs for Mare Nostrum – Monaco

Shymanovich became the 2nd-best performer in history in March in the 100 breast, and he’s taking to a deep field of breaststrokers at all three distances this weekend in Monaco.

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Olympian James Magnussen Retires After Decade-Long International Career

Magnussen, 28, won back-to-back world titles in the 100 free in 2011 and 2013.

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Margherita Panziera’s 2:06 200 Back was “Better than Expected” (Video)

Margherita Panziera, Katinka Hosszu and Kylie Masse had virtually nothing between them through the 150, but it was Panziera who used a 31.36 last 50 to edge out the win in a time of 2:06.64

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Federica Pellegrini Tackles First LCM 400 Free Since 2015, Posts a 4:10

Her last time swimming this was in March of 2015 — she went 4:07.44.

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Ottesen Readies For World C’ships At Danish Int’l Swim Cup

31-year-old Jeanette Ottesen tried some sprints on for size over the weekend at the 22nd Danish International Swim Cup.

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International Swimming League to Start Announcing US Rosters Next Week

After months of speculation, it appears American ISL athletes will be announced next week.

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Jon Langberg Added To Danish World Championships Coaching Staff

Jon Langberg, Coach of A6 Swim Team, has been named as an additional member of the Danish coaching staff for next month’s World Championships.

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Kylie Masse Excited to be a part of Big International Competitions (Video)

Kylie Masse and Anastasiia Fesikova raced to a tie in the women’s 50 back, posting identical times of 28.20.

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Australia’s Matt Wilson Is Chasing That Gold Cap

Matthew Wilson crushed a new Australian National Record in the men’s 200m breaststroke, putting him in the running for a medal at this summer’s World Championships.

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Schoenmaker & Gallagher Join Le Clos On South African Worlds Roster

Swimming South Africa has finally announced its 18-strong roster set to compete the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Korea next month. Along with reigning 200m fly champion Chad Le Clos is a strong women’s contingency, including two-time 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Hall Of Fame Inductees & Tokyo Social Media Warning

In this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, Corrie Scott & Ryan Cochrane receive Hall of Fame honors, while Tokyo 2020 has specific instructions pertaining to posting Olympic material on social media.

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Brazilians Correia & Melo Join ISL Aqua Centurions

Brazilian World Record holders Breno Correia and Luiz Altamir Melo have been announced as having joined the Rome-based ISL Aqua Centurions.

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Gabrielle Detti Explains Winning Strategy in 400m Freestyle (Video)

Detti shut out the Lithuanian by a tenth with a 3:46.13. Detti and Rapsys have the second fastest time in the world, both swimming 3:43.36. China’s Sun Yang holds the top time with a 3:42.75.

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