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Seven Russian Athletes Banned Could Have Profound Effect On Medal Haul

The seven swimmers banned from the Russian Olympic team could have a profound effect on the teams medal count.

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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: Kaneto Favored in 200 Breast Sans Americans

Japans Rie Kaneto is the only sub-2:20 performer this year, and will look to lead an Olympic final without any Americans.

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Daiya Seto Registers A Smooth 4:12.31 400 IM In Mesa

A vital component of the 2016 Japanese Olympic team, Daiya Seto led a small elite contingency in its stop at the Narwhal Invite in Mesa.

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Ranking The World Records Heading Into Rio: Women’s Edition

Katinka Hosszu will take on one of the toughest world records on the books in Rio: the women’s 400 IM.

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2016 Japan Open: Ikee, Kaneto Shine At Day 3 Finals

Rikako Ikee had an impressive win in the women’s 100 fly, clocking 57.57.

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McEvoy, Campbell Post Impressive 100 Free Prelim Times At Japan Open

Cate and Bronte Campbell will compete in the women’s 100 freestyle on day 2 of the Japan Open.

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2016 Japan Open: Day 1 Finals Recap

Kanako Watanabe pulled off the win in the women’s 100 breast against a tough field at the Japan Open.

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2016 Japan Open: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Cameron McEvoy will headline the men’s 200 free at day 1 prelims of the Japan Open.

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5 Storylines, All the Links You Need For the 2016 Japan Open

Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino will be two swimmers to watch this weekend at the 2016 Japan Open.

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Despite Tough Standards, Japan Assembles Its 2nd-Largest Olympic Squad

Despite tough Japanese Olympic-qualifying standards that sometimes stood quicker than the country’s own record in the event, the Japanese are bringing its 2nd-largest swimming squad ever to an Olympics.

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Key Quotes From Japanese Swimmers At Olympic Trials

Notable quotables from a few key Japanese stars from Tokyo’s Olympic Trials this past week.

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WATCH Rie Kaneto Become First Japanese Woman Under 2:20 in 200 Breast

2016 JAPAN SWIM (JAPANESE OLYMPIC TRIALS) Monday, April 4th – Sunday, April 10th Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center Prelims at…

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A Closer Look At Rie Kaneto’s 2:19.65 200 Breast JPN National Record

Veteran Japanese swimmer Rie Kaneto just surpassed her own Japanese National Record to become the first woman ever from her nation to clock a mark under 2:20.00 in the 200m breaststroke event.

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Hagino, Kaneto Make Big-Time Statements On Day 6 Finals Of JPN Trials

If Kosuke Hagino dropped the hammer earlier in the meet with his 1:45.50 200 free victory, he unloaded an entire arsenal in clinching the new Japanese National Record in the 200 IM (1:55.07).

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2016 Japanese Olympic Trials Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Reigning 400IM World Champion, Daiya Seto, will try to hold off teammate Kosuke Hagino in the morning 200m IM race in Tokyo.

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