Tsuyoshi Yamanaka

Top 10 Men’s Swimmers Who Never Won an Olympic Gold Medal

If it weren’t for Michael Phelps, would we be discussing Laszlo Cseh in the conversation as greatest male swimmer of all-time?


Japanese Olympic Medalist Yamanaka Passes Away At 78

Three-time Japanese Olympian Tsuyoshi Yamanaka passed away of pneumonia Friday, February 10th at a Tokyo hospital.

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Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.