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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 1 Prelims Recap

The 2016 Japan Swim (Japanese Olympic Trials) kick-off today in Tokyo, with two big guns – Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino – highlighting the very first event.

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Wicked-Fast Talent On Tap For Japanese Olympic Trials (Preview)

Although perhaps not as deep within each event as other nations, the talent sprinkled among the Japanese team is utterly fierce and will most definitely be in the mix for medals in Rio.

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2016 Aquatic Super Series Preview

The Chinese and Japanese teams will have a hard time overcoming the talent and depth of the Australian team in Perth…

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2015 Swammy Awards: Kanako Watanabe, Asian Female Swimmer of the Year

Over the past three World Championships, Kanako Watanabe has risen from an also-ran to an all-around international star.

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FINA Revises Rio Relay Qualification Criteria; JPN Medley Now In

The Japanese women’s 4x100m medley relay has had its status changed in terms of being in the top 12 for Rio qualification.

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Stars Ready To Battle It Out In Tokyo: FINA Press Conference

Aussie Emily Seebohm is ready for the 2015 FINA World Cup Tokyo stop – are you? Prelims start at 8pm Eastern time tonight.

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Natsumi Hoshi Preparing for a Stacked 200 Fly Field in Rio (Video Interview)

Out very fast in the women’s 200 butterfly at the Kazan World Championships were American Katie McLaughlin and German Franziska Hentke. As…

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Japanese Women Make Golden History in Kazan

Japan’s women had never won a long course World Championship…until 2016.

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2015 World Championships Pick ‘Em: Wild Day 5 yields wide score range

The men’s 100 free finish, won by China’s Ning Zetao, was one of many unexpected finishes on Day 5 of the 2015 World Championships

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2015 World Championships Day 5 Finals Photo Vault- theswimpictures.com

Ryan Lochte (USA) is World Champion in the men’s 200m IM with 1:55.81 at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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Cammile Adams 200 Butterfly World Championships Post Race Interview

2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS POST RACE INTERVIEW: Cammile Adams picks up the silver medal with her time of 2:06.40.

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Watch Hoshi win 200 Butterfly at World Championships – Race Video

2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACE VIDEO: Natsumi Hoshi ran away with the women’s 200 butterfly, winning the gold medal with her time of 2:05.56.

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China Surges To Second Place In Swimming Golds After Day 5 of Worlds

China’s Fu Yuanhui’s gold in the women’s 50m backstroke added another tally to her country’s monster haul on the day.

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2015 World Championships Day 4 Finals Photo Vault- theswimpictures.com

Team Great Britain after winning the mixed 4×100 medley relay with a new World Record during finals on Day 4 of 2015 World Championships.

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2015 World Championship Preview: Women’s 200 Butterfly

Franziska Hentke of Germany will look to back up her top time in the world this year with a world championship gold medal.

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