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$275,000 USD Offered For World Record Broken At Upcoming Konami Open

On-fire Daiya Seto will have extra incentive to give it his all at next month’s Konami Open, seeing how a quarter of a million dollars is up for grabs.

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Japan, South Africa & Spain Among Queensland C’ships Visiting Nations

IM ace Yui Ohashi is just one of the key Japanese competitors headed to Brisbane for the 2019 Queensland Championships this weekend.

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Kosuke Hagino Continues Comeback With National Sports Festival

In just his 2nd meet appearance in more than 6 months, Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is set to compete at this weekend’s National Sports Festival in Japan.

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Japan Open Day 2: Yui Ohashi Crushes Another 4:33 400 IM

Yui Ohashi rocked another world-class 400m IM to notch the only World Championships qualifying time on day 2 of the 2019 Japan Open.

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Japan Open: Aoki & Koseki Earn World C’ships Qualification In 100 Breast

Yasuhiro Koseki clinched a World Championships qualifying time in the men’s 100m breaststroke, but reigning SCM 200 fly World Record holder Daiya Seto wasn’t far behind.

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2019 Japan Open: Start Lists & Meet Preview

Yui Ohashi will be back at it this week, competing at the Japan Open, the final qualifier for this summer’s World Championships.

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Seto & Ohashi Solidify IM King & Queen Status On Final Night In Tokyo

Olympic bronze medalist Daiya Seto earned his 3rd title at the Japanese Championships, which concluded tonight in Tokyo.

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Matsumoto Tops 2019 2Free World Rankings, Irie Just Misses QT

Katsuhiro Matsumoto clocked a big-time 1:45.63 to take over the top 200m free time of 2019.

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Japanese Swimmers Race For Ikee At This Weekend’s 2019 Konami Open

A ‘who’s who’ within the Japanese swimming ranks is set to descend upon the Tatsumi International Swimming Center this weekend to compete at the annual Konami Open. However, this year will have a different meaning, as the nation’s star female athlete, Rikako Ikee, will no longer be taking part, instead addressing her recently-disclosed illness of leukemia.

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Miho Teramura Lowers Japanese 50 Breast Record Again In Swim-Off

Miho Teramura reset her Japanese Record once again in the women’s 50 breast swim-off.

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Carraro, Teramura Lower National Records In Women’s 50 Breast Prelims

Miho Teramura broke a six-year-old Japanese Record in the women’s 50 breast in Hangzhou.

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Rikako Ikee Continues Racing With Tokyo Swimming Center Invitational

On-fire Rikako Ikee of Japan continues her string of consecutive competitions by competing in the 50th Tokyo Swimming Center Invitational Swim Meet this week.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Hackett Gets Promoted, Phelps Finds A Buyer

Check out what’s new with Michael Phelps, Grant Hackett, Satomi Suzuki and Yip Pin Xiu in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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After Dominant Year, Rikako Ikee Selected As Japan Swimming’s 2018 MVP

In response to her extraordinary year in the pool, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee has been honored as ‘MVP’ by the Japanese Swimming Federation.

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Jeux Asiatiques jour 5 : Faut-il oublier Li Bingjie ?

La nouvelle coqueluche du demi-fond chinois, c’est Wang Jianjiahe.

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