Takeshi Matsuda

Aya Terakawa Breaks Japanese Record at Japan Open

It wasn’t by much, but Terakawa’s 100 back was good for a new all-time mark.

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Japan Names 27 to Olympic Roster

Even with tough standards, all but 6 event champions are headed to London (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Japanese Men’s Medley Becomes Clearer After Final Day of Trials

No new Olympic spots were handed out, but Haruka Ueda did look very good in the women’s 50 free. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Kitajima Swims Textile-Best on Day 5 of Japanese Trials

Kosuke Kitajima continued to look as strong as ever, this time with a win in the 200 breast. (Thanks to YouTube user 真之介 山田 for uploading the video).

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Two National Records Go Down on Day 4 at Japanese Trials

Women’s 100 Backstroke The Olympics are going to be awesome this year. There are so many swimmers who are so…

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Suzuki Regains Breaststroke Throne on Day 3 in Japan

No National Records went down on day three of the 2012 “Japan Swim” Japanese Olympic Trials meet, after three were…

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Kitajima Breaks 100 Breast Japanese Record [Video Added]

At 29-years old, Kitajima isn’t slowing down at all (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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5 Things to Watch for on Day 4 of the World Championships

Day 4 at the 2011 FINA World Aquatics Championships – Pool Swimming – will feature another very light preliminary schedule. The…

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Will Matsuda's Focus Allow Him to Challenge Phelps in the 200 Fly?

Michael Phelps has been vulnerable in the 200 fly this year. In fact, he’s lost the race the last three…

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Shanghai 2011: Men's Breaststroke, Butterfly, and Relay Predictions

In the first part of the men’s meet, we picked Ryan Lochte to have a huge meet, and sweep gold…

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Shanghai 2011: Which World Records are Most Likely to Fall?

This is the first of many preview-type pieces we will run in the leadup to the 2011 Shanghai World Championships….

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Humble Biczo Tops Cseh in Sub-1:55 200 Fly

After the first day of competition at Hungarian Nationals, where Laszlo Cseh set a new National Record in the 100…

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Sakai, Miley Move Into Top 3 in TYR World Rankings on Day 1 in Monaco

The final stop of the Mare Nostrum series this season is in Monaco, and with a purse of over $50,000…

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Irie Continues Backstroke Domination on Day 2 in Canet

Japan’s Ryosuke Irie was the big story on the 2nd day of competition when he swam a 1:54.54 to take…

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Alicia Coutts, Hungarians Impress on Day 1 of Barcelona Mare Nostrum Stop

The two-day Barcelona Mare Nostrum stop is the first of a 3-meet series that, later this month will include stops…

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