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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: Chinese 3-Peat in Peril in Women’s 200 Fly

Though the world record is safe in the women’s 200 fly, China’s dominance in the event on the world stage is less certain.

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Olympic Experience: Does It Really Matter?

DeSantis and the Viking take a look at the stats to determine how much past Olympic experience should weigh in toward national selection criteria.

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Defending Olympic Champion Jiao Liuyang’s Career In Jeopardy Over Stomach Illness

Not only will she not be at this summer’s World Championships, but sports.sina.com is reporting that rumors are circling that Liuyang may possibly retire.

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2014 Asian Games – Day Four Prelims Live

2014 ASIAN GAMES – SWIMMING Sunday, September 21st-Friday, September 26th Incheon, South Korea Prelims/Finals: 9AM/7PM local time Event website Entry…

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Henique Breaks Military World Record in 50 Fly, Enters World’s Top 10

As has been the story all week, several more CISM (Military athletics) World Records went down on the final day…

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2013 Swammy Awards: Female Asian Swimmer of the Year

Aya Terakawa wrapped up a stellar career in 2013 with several national records and a pair of bronze medals at World Championships.

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Ye Shiwen to Lead China to East Asian Games

Ye Shiwen has been announced as a headliner of the Chinese squad for the 6th edition of the East Asian…

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2014 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series More Than Just a Competition

In what was a very difficult 2012-2013 season for Australian Swimming one of the brightest spots was the creation of…

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Record Setting Night for Mao and Zetao in Liaoning

On the fifth day of competition at the 2013 National Games of the People’s Republic of China, or the “Chinese National…

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Wu Peng Wins 4th-Straight Title in 200 Fly; Calls it a Career Shortly After

Wu Peng, one of the truly legendary Chinese male swimmers, won the 200 fly at the Asian Games and then stepped off the stage with a final bow. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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China Finalizes Roster for 2013 World Championships

China is without several Olympians, including one Olympic medalist, as the National Games rode supreme for some of their top athletes. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Jiawei Posts World Leader in Men’s 100 Fly, Shiwen Ye Wins 200 Back on Day 7 at Chinese Nationals

Day 7 of 8 at the 2013 Chinese National Championships saw no National Records, but did get a World leader in the men’s 100 fly. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Wang Shun Knocks Full Second Off of Chinese 200 IM Record on Day 5 of Nationals

China’s Wang Shun almost broke the Asian Record, but settled for crushing the Chinese National Record in the 200 meter IM on Friday. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Ye Wins 200 Free; Sun Yang Slides Behind Ryan Cochrane in 800 Free

Sun Yang and Shiwen Ye both added third individual victories on day 4 of the 2013 Chinese National Championships. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Ye Shiwen Goes to 2:09 in 200 IM; Sun Yang Tops 200 Free Semis at Chinese Nationals (Day 2)

China’s Shiwen Ye picked up her first event victory of the 2013 Chinese National Championships on Tuesday, locking 2:09.08 on…

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