Swimming


Sun leads tributes as HK’s To dies at 26

Record-breaking Hong Kong swimmer Kenneth To has died suddenly aged 26 after falling unwell at a Florida training camp, leaving fellow competitors in shock....

March 20, 2019, Wednesday


Sun’s doping case heads to CAS

A DOPING case involving Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is going to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and could lead to a ban from competition, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....

March 14, 2019, Thursday


Chinese teen Wang wins

Chinese teen Wang Jianjiahe, the reigning Asian Games champion, won the women’s 1,500-meter freestyle title on Wednesday at the US Pro Swim Series meet in Des Moines, Iowa....

March 8, 2019, Friday


Ex-world champ Ning quits at 26

CHINA’S former 100-meter freestyle world champion and swimming pin-up Ning Zetao announced his retirement from the sport yesterday, his 26th birthday. A fan favorite in China because of his ability and ...

March 7, 2019, Thursday


Japanese sensation Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

Japan’s Rikako Ikee, who won six titles at last year’s Asian Games and was considered a strong medal contender for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, said yesterday she had been diagnosed with leukemia....

February 13, 2019, Wednesday


Sun innocent of tampering with blood samples: CSA

China’s world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has not broken anti-doping rules, the Chinese Swimming Association said yesterday, rejecting allegations in a British newspaper that he tampered with...

January 29, 2019, Tuesday


Malaysia defiant

Malaysia’s government has remained defiant despite losing the rights to host the world para swimming championships after it banned Israel....

January 29, 2019, Tuesday


Sun Yang swimming to legendary status

IN 2008, Sun Yang competed for his first Olympics in Beijing, finishing eighth in the 1,500-meter freestyle final, aged just 17. Now 28, Sun is swimming to his fourth Olympics. With more than 100 gold ...

January 19, 2019, Saturday


Former Olympic, world champion Franklin retires

Five-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin is retiring from swimming at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2-1/2 years....

December 21, 2018, Friday


Dressel claims gold to boost US tally in Hangzhou

American swimming’s new golden boy Caeleb Dressel emerged at the death to pip Russia’s Vladimir Morozov by just 0.02 seconds and win the 100-meter freestyle at the short-course FINA World Championships...

December 17, 2018, Monday




 

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