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Hot swim-king Sun eyes Asian sweep

BRASH, belligerent and often painted as swimming’s big, bad wolf, Chinese giant Sun Yang will be looking to savage his rivals at the Asian Games. The triple Olympic champion is poised to swim the men’s ...

August 17, 2018, Friday


Wilimovsky scoops third Pan Pacific gold medal

American Jordan Wilimovsky secured his third medal of the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Tokyo yesterday in the men’s 10 kilometers open water event....

August 15, 2018, Wednesday


Magnificent 7 in US Pan Pacific romp

American swimmers completed a brutal Pan Pacific demolition job on their rivals yesterday by winning seven out of 10 gold medals on the final day of the pool competition....

August 13, 2018, Monday


Ruck wins 200 in Tokyo on mixed day for Ledecky

Taylor Ruck almost psyched herself out before the race even started....

August 10, 2018, Friday


Olympic hopefuls: Pan Pacs perfect prep for 2020

TWO years before the Tokyo 2020 Games, many of the world’s top swimmers will have the chance to get accustomed to the Olympic host city as it stages the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, starting today. The ...

August 9, 2018, Thursday


American Baker breaks 100 backstroke world record

Kathleen Baker set a world record of 58.00 seconds on Saturday to win the 100 meters backstroke at the US championships in Irvine, Texas....

July 30, 2018, Monday


Phelps’ coach apologizes for tactless texting

BOB Bowman, the longtime coach of swimming superstar Michael Phelps, has apologized for his role in “inappropriate” text messages sent in 2011 to a former Olympic swimmer Caroline Burckle. The Orange ...

July 27, 2018, Friday


Amateur ‘M Fitness Club’

THE 2018 Shanghai Amateur League “M Fitness Cup” Swimming League held its opening ceremony at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center yesterday. Swimmers aged from 10 to over 50 competed in different groups ...

June 11, 2018, Monday


Kalisz, Dressel boost US; Fu 2nd in 50 back

CHASE Kalisz of the United States won the men’s 200-meter individual medley gold at the FINA world championships in Budapest, Hungary, yesterday. Kalisz touched the wall in 1 minute, 55.56 seconds, with ...

July 28, 2017, Friday


Pellegrini topples Ledecky in 200

Katie Ledecky said defeat in the women’s 200-meter freestyle final yesterday will motivate her “for a couple of years”, after Italy’s Federica Pellegrini snatched gold at the FINA world championships. Pellegrini ...

July 27, 2017, Thursday




 

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