GWANGJU, South Korea - Caeleb Dressel made history - again - at the world swimming championships.The American won three gold medals in a span of about two hours on Saturday night, duplicating his feat from two years ago in Budapest, Hungary.Dressel has six ...
Jul 28, 2019
MICHAEL Phelps is watching the world championships from afar, enjoying his ever-growing family while tackling the challenges of life after swimming.But the winningest athlete in Olympic history is still passionate about the sport that meant so much to his life. ...
Jul 27, 2019
GWANGJU, South Korea - Simone Manuel wasn't swimming up to her standards, and she felt her relay anchor leg that resulted in a silver medal for the US proved it.Then she remembered it's about bouncing back.Manuel did ...
Jul 27, 2019
GWANGJU, South Korea - American Lilly King was disqualified from the 200-meter breaststroke preliminaries at the world swimming championships on Thursday.King won the third heat in 2 minutes, 24.56 seconds, but was disqualified for not touching the wall with both ...
Jul 25, 2019
GWANGJU, South Korea - Sun Yang was in the middle of controversy at the world swimming championships again. Only this time, it wasn't his doing.The Chinese star with a history of doping still got shunned on the medals podium.Sun ...
Jul 24, 2019
GWANGJU, South Korea - Adam Peaty became the first man to win a third 100-meter breaststroke title at the world swimming championships on Monday night. Katinka Hosszu of Hungary also added more gold to her collection.Peaty claimed the title in 57. ...
Jul 23, 2019
GWANGJU, South Korea - Katie Ledecky has withdrawn from the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships because of medical reasons.That's according to a statement from US national team managing director Lindsay Mintenko on Tuesday.Mintenko says Ledecky hasn&# ...
Jul 23, 2019
GWANGJU, South Korea - Katie Ledecky is usually there in the end, her endurance powering her to the wall well ahead of the competition.Someone else got there first at the world championships on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Ariarne Titmus of Australia ...
Jul 22, 2019
GWANGJU, South Korea - Nothing like a long-simmering feud to get the world swimming championships off to a bang-up start.The mere presence of Chinese star Sun Yang has drawn the ire of some swimmers, including his rival Mack Horton of ...
Jul 20, 2019
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Tears streamed down Chad le Clos' cheeks as the South African anthem was played on Wednesday with both his parents watching on.The 25-year-old won the men's 200-meter butterfly final at the world championships, ...
Jul 27, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet.It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming ...
Jul 26, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary - With Katie Ledecky getting the night off, Hungary's Iron Lady seized the moment on Monday at the world championships.Katinka Hosszu lived up to her country's enormous expectations with an electrifying victory in the 200-meter ...
Jul 25, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Katie Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she's doing anything special over the next week.For the 20-year-old American star, the improbable has become the expected."It's really just putting in the work, putting ...
Jul 22, 2017
GOLD COAST, Australia - Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week."Wow, you&# ...
Aug 21, 2014
BARCELONA, Spain - Missy Franklin made history at the world swimming championships - and she might not even be the most impressive swimmer on her own team.The US women's coach gives his vote to Katie Ledecky."She's not normal," ...
Aug 4, 2013
BARCELONA, Spain - He Zi claimed her second title of the world championships and kept up China's dominance at the diving pool with an easy win in the women's 3-meter springboard Saturday (Sunday).Already the 1-meter champion, ...
Jul 28, 2013
BARCELONA, Spain - Ryan Lochte has put his TV career on hold.It's time to go swimming again.The American star will lead another powerhouse men's team into the swimming portion of the world championships, which begins Sunday at ...
Jul 28, 2013
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