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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Five Prelims Live Recap

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte could possibly be setting up their last Olympic showdown of all time in this event. Phelps is the top seed, the three-time defending Olympic champ, Lochte the world record holder, and they’re not alone in the competition.


Shen Duo Scratches 100 Free, Cancelling Japanese Swim-Off

16-year old Japanese Record holder Rikako Ikee (above) avoided a swim-off with teammate Miki Uchida thanks to a scratch in the 100 free.

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Swim Off for Japanese Teammates Ikee and Uchida in Women’s 100 Free

Japanese teammates Rikako Ikee and Miki Uchida tied for 16th place in the prelims of the women’s 100 freestyle this morning, and now must compete in a swim-off to determine who will advance to the semifinals tonight.


2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Two Finals Live Recap

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


Juegos Olímpicos Río 2016: Finales día 1

JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Natación: Agost o6-13 Estadio Olímpico Acuático, Parque Olímpico de Barra, Río de…

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Asia Recap: Japanese Swimmers Continue Smashing Records on Rio Day 2

Japan’s Katsumi Nakamura became the first Japanese man to swim under 48 seconds in the 100 free, setting the new Japanese Record at 47.99.

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Rikako Ikee Makes Japanese History With 56.86 100 Butterfly

Rikako Ikee became the first Japanese woman to clock a sub-57-second 100m butterfly.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Multiple World Records At Risk At Day 2 Finals

Multiple world records are expected to go down at night 2 finals, including the 100 fly featuring Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom.


2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day One Finals Live Recap

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


Sjostrom Sets New Olympic Record in Women’s 100 Fly

Tonight, Sjostrom swam a brisk 55.84, taking away rival Dana Vollmer’s Olympic record set in 2012.


Asia: Hagino Wins First Ever 400 IM Gold for Japan to Break USA Streak

On day 1 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Kosuke Hagino made history for Japan in the first medal race of the meet. Heading into the Games, Hagino was the front runner in the men’s 400 IM, and he didn’t disappoint in tonight’s final.


Rio 18-&-Under Medalists: Canada Leads Day 1 w/ Oleksiak & Ruck

16-year-olds Penny Oleksiak (pictured) and Taylor Ruck were each members of the Canadian bronze-medal 400 free relay, leading their country to top our 18-and-under medal table after day one.

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Japan’s Teen Phenom Ikee On Cusp Of Sub-57 100 Fly, Lowers JPN Record

16-year-old Rikako Ikee lowers her own Japanese National Record in tonight’s 100 fly.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day One Prelims Live Recap

The day has finally arrived, the 2016 Olympic Games will commence in the pool, beginning a week-long mix of triumph and heartbreak depicting the raw emotion of sport displayed exclusively at the Olympics.


Rikako Ikee Blasts New Japanese National Record In Women’s 100 Fly

Rikako Ikee rocketed herself to a new Japanese National Record in the women’s 100m butterfly this afternoon in Rio.

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