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Japan Sending 25 to the World Championships in Kazan

The Japanese Swimming Federation has announced a team of 25 athletes who they will be sending to the World Championships in Kazan…

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Hagino, Watanabe set new world #1 times to end Japanese Nationals

The final day of Japan’s National Championships saw IMer Kosuke Hagino and breaststroker Kanako Watanabe set new world-leading times.

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Short Course World Championships Day Five Prelims Live Recap

Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s 200 Breaststroke, an event she holds the met record in SCM and the world record in LCM, will be one of the highlight races of the final day of competition at Short Course Worlds.

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2014 Asian Games – Hagino Picks Up Two More Golds To Make Him Three For Four – Day Two Finals

Junya Koga absolutely dominated the race in the men’s 50m backstroke churning into the wall like a madman to grab the gold with a time of 24.28. That time was just four one-hundredths shy of the Asian record of 24.24, but did break his own Asian Games record of 24.46 which he set in prelims.

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships – Day 4 live prelims recap

Michael Phelps made the final of the 200 IM, while his longtime rival Ryan Lochte just missed the cut in Australia.

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6 Stories to Watch, All The Links You Need For The 2014 Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps makes his return to international competition in Australia this week. Get the scoop on what to watch for at the Pan Pacific Championships here.

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2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Watanabe leads women’s breaststrokes with Americans, Aussies in tow

Japan’s Kanako Watanabe is among the top seeds in both women’s breaststrokes, leading very strong Japanese delegations in both.

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Koseki Goes #2-Ranked 200 Breaststroke to Close Japan Open

The final day of the 2014 Japan Open was a little bit of a redemption day for at least one…

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Kanako Watanabe Breaks Japanese National Record in 100 Breaststroke

The Japan Open is rarely any kind of a selection meet for anything, but that seems to rarely prevent the…

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Shioura Becomes First Japanese Man Under 22 in 50 Free to Close Japanese Nationals

Women’s 50 Freestyle – FINALS Among the greatest weaknesses in all of Japanese swimming is the women’s sprint freestyles; however,…

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Depth on Display, Hagino Nearly Breaks Asian Record on Day 1 of Japanese Nationals

A familiar pattern emerged in the men’s 400 IM final at Japan’s National Championships; but it might not be a good thing that Kosuke Hagino almost broke the Asian Record.

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Watanabe Breaks National HS Record; Hagino Gets Payback in 200 IM at Japan Open

The first event of the final session of competition at the 2013 Japan Open, the 200 IM’s, provided the most…

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Camille Muffat Misses WR By a Fingernail; Ervin Gets an American Record*

Anthony Ervin was one of two stars, in limited events, of the Berlin World Cup Series. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Seto Downs 400 IM World Cup Record; Mahoney Takes Second-Straight 200 Breast

Sean Mahoney Is on a two-meet hot streak in the men’s 200 breaststroke, while Katinka Hosszu stumbled a bit in Berlin. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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World Cup Moves to Moscow: Day 1 Recap

American Kylie Stewart ended up on podiums in Moscow both individually and as part of the American mixed 200 medley relay. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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