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Banned Swimmer Junya Koga Appeals With CAS

World Championships medalist Junya Koga of Japan has logged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport in response to being handed a 4-year ban earlier this week.

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Xu Jiayu Nails New 50 Back Chinese National Record

Xu Jiayu took the men’s 50m back in Beijing tonight, clocking a new Chinese National Record in the process.

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FINA World Cup Beijing Day 2 Finals: Xu Jiayu Continues Siege

China’s Xu Jiayu lit the Water Cube on fire, earning the 5th fastest 50m backstroke time ever.

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FINA Rule Interpretation Could Outlaw Energy For Swim Meet

A clarified rule interpretation by FINA could bring serious consequences for athletes and organizing bodies of the Energy For Swim 2018 meet. Meet organizers say the interpretation is FINA’s attempt to “destroy” the meet in an attack on the International Swimming League (ISL).

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Hosszu Misses 2Free Final, Larkin DQ’d On Day 2 Prelims In Beijing

A couple of twists characterized day 2 prelims of the FINA World Cup in Beijing, including a rare miss by Hungarian Katinka Hosszu.

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Five Meet Records Fall On Opening Day Of North Sea Meet In Norway

Franziska Hentke broke the women’s 200 fly meet record on day 1 of the North Sea meet in Norway.

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Falsified Safety Data Delays Tokyo 2020 Aquatics Center Construction

Construction on the Olympic Aquatics Center for the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, has hit a snag following the recent reveal of falsified earthquake safety data by Tokyo-based firm KYB.

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Ieva Maluka Lowers Two Latvian SC Records On Day 1 Of Riga Sprint Meet

15-year-old Ieva Maluka broke two Latvian Short Course Records on the opening day of the Riga Sprint Meet.

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Speedo Signs Deal with Ukrainian Mykhailo Romanchuk

Speedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, has signed Mykhailo Romanchuk, Ukrainian distance freestyle specialist and current European Champion in the 400 and 800-metre freestyle, in a new three-year deal.

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FINA World Cup Beijing Day 1 Finals: Hosszu Back In Iron Lady Mode

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu was in full-in Iron Lady mode, while Vlad Morozov did damage for the men on night 1 in Beijing.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Hackett Gets Promoted, Phelps Finds A Buyer

Check out what’s new with Michael Phelps, Grant Hackett, Satomi Suzuki and Yip Pin Xiu in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Former Canadian Swimmer Santo Condorelli Cleared To Compete For Italy

Former USA Swimming National Junior Team member and Canadian Olympian Santo Condorelli is officially able to compete for Italy now.

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Graham & Groves Recognized As Sports People Of The Year At Bond Awards

Alexander Graham and Maddie Groves each earned prestigious awards from Bond University in Australia for their swimming efforts over the past year.

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Xu Jiayu Shows 200 Prominence Again, Clocking Chinese National Record

Chinese backstroker Xu Jiayu made it happen tonight in Beijing, scoring a new National Record in the men’s 200m back.

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