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Konami Open: Masato Sakai Throws Down Another 1:54 200 Fly

Masato Sakai of Japan has proven to be quite the weapon of 200m butterfly destruction so far this season.

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Learn The Workout Secrets To Ippei Watanabe’s 200 Breast World Record

Learn some of what Ippei Watanabe is doing in training that helped the Japanese swimmer score a new 200m breaststroke World Record.

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2016 Swammy Awards: Male Breakout Swimmer of the Year

Japan’s Masato Sakai blazed through the final 50 of the 200 fly to take a narrow 2nd to Michael Phelps at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Park Tae Hwan Earns 4th Win At 2016 Asian Swimming Championships

Park Tae Hwan of Korea continues his successful post-Rio run in the pool, collecting his 3rd and 4th wins in Tokyo.

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2016 Asian Championships: Team China Kicks Off With Impressive Wins

China swept both the men’s 4x100m medley relay and women’s 4x200m freestyle relay tonight in Tokyo, signifying their depth at the 2016 Asian Swimming Championships.

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Seto At Helm Of Japanese Roster Headed To Asian C’ships This Week

The Asian Swimming Championships kick-off this Thursday, November 17th in Tokyo, Japan.

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FINA World Cup Preview: Hong Kong

Tomorrow the best swimmers in the world will begin competition in the 9th and final stop on the 2016 FINA World Cup in Hong Kong.

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Japan Names 39 to Asian Champs Roster, But No Gold Medalists

2013 and 2015 World Champion Daiya Seto leads a Japanese team of 39 in their hosted Asian Swimming Championships next month.

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Le Clos: “It Still Hasn’t Registered I Didn’t Win 200 Fly Gold In Rio”

Le Clos wants to take back what he considers ‘his’ at the World Championships in Budapest next year.

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Hosszu & Chalmers Headline Stacked Field For Singapore World Cup

Still several weeks away, the Singapore stop of the FINA World Cup Series is already generating buzz.

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Top 5 Upsets of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Cate Campbell missing the podium in both the women’s 50 and 100 freestyle events was one of the biggest surprises of the Olympic Games.

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Phelps Breaks Ties for Most Overall & Gold Individual Medals

Michael Phelps became the Olympian with most individual gold medals and medals of any color with tonight’s victory in the 200 IM.

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All the Race Videos from Tuesday Night in Rio

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Michael Phelps Ties for Most Individual Medals In Olympic History

Tonight in the finals of the 200 meter butterfly Michael Phelps won his 14th individual Olympic medal, tying Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina for most individual Olympic medals by any athlete in any sport for Summer or Winter Olympics.

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Asia: Watanabe Carries on Japanese 200 Breast Legacy Inspired by Kitajima

Carrying on the tradition of success among Japanese breaststrokers, Ippei Watanabe rocked a new Olympic Record in the men’s 200 breast semifinals tonight. Watanabe was the top qualifier for finals, posting a 2:07.22.

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