Swimming


Swimming bad boy makes sport sexy again

HE appears to revel in his reputation as swimming’s enfant terrible — but Chinese beefcake Sun Yang is making the sport sexy again. The moody 26-year-old is followed around the world by a small army of ...

September 29, 2018, Saturday


‘Coffee-grinder’ Schooling filters Asian swim rivals in 50 butterfly

SINGAPORE’S Olympic swim champion Joseph Schooling shrugged off a horror turnaround yesterday to top the heats for the 50 metres butterfly at the Asian Games after a fitful night’s sleep. The 23-year-old, ...

August 24, 2018, Friday


Liu smashes 50m world record

CHINA’S Liu Xiang sparked an explosive night of Asian Games swimming by smashing the world record in the women’s 50 metres backstroke last night. The 21-year-old set the first new world best time at ...

August 22, 2018, Wednesday


Sun roars to second Games’ gold

CHINESE heavyweight Sun Yang battered his rivals to create history yesterday as the swimming Goliath scooped the first-ever Asian Games men’s 800 metres freestyle gold with another monstrous performance. Greeted ...

August 21, 2018, Tuesday


Olympian’s ‘golden slam’ glory

CHINESE giant Sun Yang swept to Asian Games 200m freestyle gold Sunday to add to his Olympic and world titles — then had his national anthem played twice after a flag-pole malfunction. The triple Olympic ...

August 20, 2018, Monday


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




 

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