International

S8-S9-S8-S9: GBR’s Ollie Hynd Reclassified for Third Time Since March

Hynd, a Paralympic champion, has gone from S8 to S9, then back to S8, then again to S9 in a matter of months.

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2018 Asian Games: Balandin, Schooling Gunning For Repeat Wins

Olympic champions Dmitriy Balandin and Joseph Schooling are among the high-profile athletes not from powerhouse squads Japan or China competing at the 2018 Asian Games.

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Court of Arbitration for Sport Opens Ad Hoc Division for Asian Games

The office, set up in Jakarta, aims to adjudicate disputes in less than 24 hours.

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Liesette Bruinsma Crushes S11 400 WR at Para European Champs Day 3

The Netherlands’ Liesette Bruinsma set the new record by over six seconds.

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Tamas Gyarfas Ordered to Pay 200 Million Forint Bond in Murder Case

Gyarfas, a former Hungarian Swimming Federation president and current LEN treasurer, was detained in April in connection with the late 1990s murder of a Hungarian media rival.

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Just Days Out From Asian Games, JPN Head Coach Hit w/ Appendicitis

The Japanese squad is arriving in Jakarta for the 2018 Asian Games, but will be without their leader, Norimasa Hirai.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Official SwimSwam Awards

Our SwimSwam Awards for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships recognized some of the top stars and races from last week’s competition.

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The Career, Legacy of Swim Nova Scotia’s Ginny Smith

On most days over the past 44 years, Ginny Smith filled the Yarmouth YMCA pool with swimmers, breaking ground for women in coaching and fostering national qualifiers.

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Italy Claims European Open Water Trophy Over French, Dutch

The Italians won the Open Water Trophy at the European Championships with 175 points.

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World Records Continue to Tumble at Para European Champs Day 2

After four world records fell Monday, four more – and a couple European records – fell Tuesday.

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2018 Asian Games: Japan Comes To Jakarta Armed With Mega Weapons

Led by Pan Pacs gold medalists Rikako Ikee, Yasuhiro Koseki and Yui Ohashi, the nation of Japan is primed to challenge China as the overall winning nation in the pool at the 2018 Asian Games.

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New Zealand Confirms 4-Swimmer Roster for 2018 Youth Olympics

Swimming New Zealand has announced a roster of 4 swimmers, 2 male and 2 female, for the 2018 Youth Olympic…

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Larkin Blasts Verhaeren’s Low 200 IM Expectations Out Of Tokyo Water

Australian National Team Coach Jacco Verhaeren cast some doubt on Mitch Larkin’s ability to perform in the 200m IM, only for the 25-year-old to blow those low expectations out of the Tokyo water.

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Australian Coach Charged With Indecently Touching Minor

A 55-year-old swimming and triathlon coach in Queensland, Australia has been arrested and accused of touching a girl under the age of 16.

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Aussie Freestyler David McKeon Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

Aussie Olympian David McKeon will be out of the water recovering from shoulder surgery.

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