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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: World Record Watch In Men’s 100 Back

As we head into Rio, Team USA’s gold medal streak in the men’s 100 back is under fire. In Rio, the threat of Australia’s Mitch Larkin looms, and it looks like it could take a World Record to bring home the gold.

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Matt Brown Discusses the Preparation of World Champion Ning Zetao

Matt Brown shares some of the details of World Champion Ning Zetao’s preparation for the Rio Olympics…

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2016 Rio Olympic Preview: U.S. Men Overpowering In Medley Relay

The Americans come in as the favorites in the medley relay with lots of talent and depth on all four legs.

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2016 Rio Olympic Preview: Larkin Looks To End US Dominance In 200 Back

Australian Mitch Larkin will look to end the Americans streak of five straight Olympic wins in the men’s 200 back.

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2016 Canadian Olympic Trials: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Penny Oleksiak will seek her third individual event for the Olympics tonight in the 100 free, coming into tonight as the top seed.

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Shi Jinglin Hits World’s #4 100 Breast At Chinese Trials

Shi Jinglin rose from the second seed to win the women’s 100 breaststroke at Chinese Olympic Trials, hitting the world’s #4 time in the process.

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Ye Shiwen’s Coach Xu Guoyi Hospitalized For Brain Tumors

Chinese coach Xu Guoyi, the trainer for a host of accomplished swimmers including world record-holder Ye Shiwen, underwent surgery last month for cancerous tumors in his brain.

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2015 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Prelims Preview

China’s Sun Yang looks to extend his distance dominance downward to the 200-meter race a day after winning the 400 free.

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2015 World Championships Preview: Men’s 200 Backstroke

Ryosuke Irie was the Pan Pacs champ last summer, and he’ll do battle with defending World Champ Matt Grevers in Kazan.

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World Championships Preview: Men’s 100 Backstroke

Ryosuke Irie was the Pan Pacs champ last summer, and he’ll do battle with defending World Champ Matt Grevers in Kazan.

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Xu Jiayu and Shi Jinglin post top-5 world times on day 6 of Chinese Trials

Day 6 of Chinese Nationals was highlighted by a pair of 200 strokers who put up times ranked in the top 5 in the world.

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Lu Ying, Xu Jiayu break Asian, Chinese national records at Beijing World Cup

Day 1 of the Beijing World Cup saw a pair of swimmers break national records in their home country in back-to-back events. Lu also broke the Asian record in her 100 fly.

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Ning Zetao Sets New 100 Freestyle Asian Record at the Chinese National Championships

Ning Zetao broke his own Asian record in the men’s 100 freestyle posting a time of 47.65…

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Sun Takes Gold in the 200 freestyle on Day Two of the Chinese National Championships

Sun Yang took his second gold of the Chinese National Championships winning the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:45.66…

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