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Hagino completes golden treble at Asian Games

| Sep 22, 2014

Hagino completes golden treble at Asian Games

Kosuke Hagino followed a shock 200-meter freestyle gold by adding his signature 200-meter individual medley and the 4×200 freestyle relay title at the Asian Games on Monday as signs of Chinese frustration began to show. Hagino’s heroics helped Japan finish the second day of ...

Sep 16, 2014

Swimmer Magnussen, coach split

Australia’s world 100-meter freestyle champion James Magnussen said on Tuesday that he was splitting with longtime coach Brant Best to get a fresh start heading toward the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 23-year-old, who is battling a persistent back injury, said he wanted to reinvigorate ...

Hagino edges Phelps for gold

Aug 24, 2014

Hagino edges Phelps for gold

Katie Ledecky set her second world record in as many nights for her fifth gold medal at the Pan Pacific Championships, while Michael Phelps missed another individual gold when he was touched out by Kosuke Hagino in the 200 medley. Hagino touched two-hundredths of ...

Hagino claims 400 freestyle silver

Aug 24, 2014

Hagino claims 400 freestyle silver

Kosuke Hagino claimed his fourth medal at the Pan Pacific Championships on Saturday with a silver-winning effort in the men’s 400-meter freestyle. A day after winning the men’s 400 individual medley gold, Hagino clocked 3 minutes, 44.56 seconds at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, ...

Koseki leads Japan to gold

Aug 23, 2014

Koseki leads Japan to gold

Pan Pacific Championships Yasuhiro Koseki added to Japan’s gold medal haul with victory in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke in his first major international competition Friday at the Pan Pacific Championships. A day after finishing second in the men’s 200 freestyle, Kosuke Hagino also emerged ...

Phelps makes return to international competition at Pan Pacs

Aug 22, 2014

Phelps makes return to international competition at Pan Pacs

It was raining, and it was pouring for Michael Phelps’ return to international competition. It was anything but boring. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist advanced to the 100-meter freestyle final at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on Friday, with his time of 48.45 seconds ...

Lochte tops Phelps in thrilling 200 IM

Aug 11, 2014

Lochte tops Phelps in thrilling 200 IM

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps, a couple of Olympic champions on the comeback trail, got a step closer to finding their form. Lochte beat Phelps to win the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships Sunday night, leaving Phelps winless in four races ...

Phelps beaten in 100 fly

Aug 9, 2014

Phelps beaten in 100 fly

Tom Shields upset three-time Olympic champion Michael Phelps by one hundredth of a second to win the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships on Friday. Shields touched in 51.29 seconds, tying for the second-fastest time in the world this year. Phelps was second ...