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Jun 15, 2015

Shioura places fourth in freestyle final

In his first competition since joining the Italy-based ADN Swim Project earlier this month, Shinri Shioura had the fourth-fastest time in the 50-meter freestyle final on Friday at the 52nd Settecolli Internazionali d’Italia di Nuoto meet in Rome. The 23-year-old Kanagawa Prefecture native completed ...

Jun 15, 2015

Seto wins 400 IM on final day of Grand Prix series

Daiya Seto captured the men’s 400 meters individual medley on the final day of the Mare Nostrum series in Monaco on Sunday. Seto clocked 4 minutes, 10.58 seconds, outpacing Hungary’s David Verraszto, who took silver in 4:11.28. Seto’s Japanese teammate Kosuke Hagino took the ...

Jun 12, 2015

Synchronized swimmer in induced coma after being struck by bus

A teenage synchronized swimmer from Austria who was hit by a shuttle bus at the European Games in Azerbaijan is being kept in an induced coma after lengthy surgery, a Vienna hospital said Friday. “Vanessa Sahinovic suffered many fractures and more surgery will be ...

Jun 4, 2015

Tomita won't appeal guilty ruling for camera theft

Swimmer Naoya Tomita will not appeal a ruling handed down by a South Korean court last week that found him guilty of stealing a camera at the Asian Games last September. Tomita was found guilty by the district court in Incheon, South Korea, on ...

Seto claims treble at Japan Open

May 24, 2015

Seto claims treble at Japan Open

Daiya Seto achieved a personal treble on the final day of the Japan Open on Sunday, winning the men’s 200-meter individual medley in 1 minute, 57.63 seconds to add to his first-place finishes in the 200 butterfly and 400 medley during the three-day competition. ...

Hagino dominates in men's 1,500-meter freestyle

May 22, 2015

Hagino dominates in men's 1,500-meter freestyle

Kosuke Hagino cruised to victory in the men’s 1,500-meter freestyle race on the opening day of the Japan Open on Friday. Hagino came home in a time of 15 minutes, 5.35 seconds at Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center, finishing nearly three seconds ahead of ...

May 18, 2015

Phelps falls short at Charlotte meet

Michael Phelps had set his sights on testing himself against Ryan Lochte on the final day of competition at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday. In the end he was not even fast enough to make the same finals ...

Shields steals show from Phelps, Lochte

May 16, 2015

Shields steals show from Phelps, Lochte

Former NCAA champion Tom Shields won the Charlotte Grand Prix 100-meter butterfly final on Friday, overshadowing the head-to-head matchup between Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Shields, who won five NCAA titles in three years at California, won the final in 52.12 ...

Apr 28, 2015

Phelps joining Bowman in Arizona

Olympic legend Michael Phelps says he will stick with his long-term coach Bob Bowman, who last week was named Arizona State swimming coach. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist, who previously worked with Bowman at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, confirmed the move in a ...

Apr 25, 2015

Bowman named ASU swim coach

Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, is taking charge of Arizona State’s men’s and women’s swimming programs. He returns to the college ranks for the first time since 2008, when he led Michigan’s teams. He then returned to ...

Phelps stages huge rally to win 100-meter freestyle in Arizona

Apr 19, 2015

Phelps stages huge rally to win 100-meter freestyle in Arizona

Michael Phelps felt something coming off the wall in the 100-meter freestyle, a sensation he hadn’t experienced since resuming training four months ago. It was like a switch flipped in the 18-time Olympic gold medalist. He zoomed off the wall in lane seven, rallying ...

Apr 18, 2015

Phelps doesn't qualify for final

Michael Phelps failed to qualify for the 400-meter freestyle final on Friday, finishing 17th overall in his first meet since serving a six-month suspension. Swimming in a far outside lane, the 18-time Olympic gold medalist was fourth in his heat with a time of ...