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Police send papers on expelled swimmer Tomita

Sep 29, 2014

Police send papers on expelled swimmer Tomita

by Dave Hueston

Police on Monday sent papers to prosecutors, accusing swimmer Naoya Tomita of stealing a camera belonging to a South Korean media organization at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. The 25-year-old Tomita, who has been ordered to remain in the athletes’ village ...

Hagino captures fourth gold of Asian Games

| Sep 24, 2014

Hagino captures fourth gold of Asian Games

Kosuke Hagino continued to perform at a world-class level by winning his fourth gold medal of the Asian Games in the men’s 400-meter individual medley Wednesday. In the event in which he edged Michael Phelps to take bronze at the London Olympics, Hagino pulled ...

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, ...