Swimming


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


Wang grabs China’s 2nd gold as more records fall

China’s rising star Wang Jianjiahe claimed the host nation’s second gold medal at the FINA World Championships (25 meters) yesterday, while two world records were renewed....

December 14, 2018, Friday


Jamaica’s Atkinson grabs elusive gold as US reigns

Jamaican star Alia Atkinson celebrated turning 30 by finally winning 50-meter breaststroke gold at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) yesterday, as the record-smashing United States dominated...

December 13, 2018, Thursday


Wang retains 200 IM, Seto makes a splash

Chinese swimmer Wang Shun retained his 200 meters individual medley title at the FINA World Championships (25m) in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, yesterday, while two world records were ren...

December 12, 2018, Wednesday


Meizaichen Cup league

THE 2018 Shanghai Amateur League “Meizaichen Cup” Swimming League held its finals at Pudong’s Meizaichen Swimming Pool over the weekend. Started four months ago, the league held a total of 33 competitions ...

October 22, 2018, Monday




 

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