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Dressel matches Phelps with seventh gold of world championships

Michael Phelps, you've got company. Caeleb Dressel won his seventh gold medal of the world championships Sunday, putting the U.S. team ahead to stay with another dominating swim in the 4x100-meter medley relay. Twenty-four hours after becoming the first swimmer to win three golds in one night at a major international meet, ...

Japan nets two breaststroke medals at world championships

/ Jul 29, 2017

Japan nets two breaststroke medals at world championships

Yasuhiro Koseki and Ippei Watanabe won silver and bronze, respectively, in the men's 200-meter breaststroke at the world championships on Friday. The 25-year-old Koseki touched the wall in 2 minutes, 7.29 seconds, finishing 0.33 seconds behind Russia's Anton Chupkov who won with a meet record. Watanabe, ...

Hagino steams to silver in 200 IM

/ Jul 28, 2017

Hagino steams to silver in 200 IM

Four-time Olympic medalist Kosuke Hagino took silver in the 200-meter individual medley on Thursday, with Rio Olympic bronze medalist Daiya Seto placing fifth in the same race at the world championships. By touching the wall 0.45 second behind American Chase Kalisz, who posted a ...

Seto takes bronze in 200 butterfly; Ledecky loses

/ Jul 27, 2017

Seto takes bronze in 200 butterfly; Ledecky loses

Two-time world champion and Rio Olympic bronze medalist Daiya Seto claimed a medal at a third straight world swimming championships on Wednesday, taking bronze in the 200-meter butterfly. The 23-year-old finished 0.88 seconds behind South Africa's Chad le Clos, who won gold in 1 minute, ...

Irie misses out on backstroke medal at worlds

/ Jul 26, 2017

Irie misses out on backstroke medal at worlds

Ryosuke Irie missed out on a medal Tuesday as he finished fourth in the men's 100-meter backstroke at the world swimming championships. Irie touched the wall at the Danube Arena in 53.03 seconds, finishing 0.59 seconds behind gold medal winner Xu Jiayu of China. Americans ...

Ohashi blazes to silver in 200 IM in record time

/ Jul 25, 2017

Ohashi blazes to silver in 200 IM in record time

Yui Ohashi earned Japan's first medal at the FINA World Championships on Monday when she claimed silver in the women's 200-meter individual medley. While placing 0.91 seconds behind Rio Olympic triple gold medalist Katinka Hosszu of Hungary, the 21-year-old debutante shaved 0.54 second off the ...

Phelps loses race against simulated shark

/ Jul 24, 2017

Phelps loses race against simulated shark

Michael Phelps has finally met his match in the water: a "great white shark." The Olympic champion swimmer was bested Sunday night in the Discovery Channel's Shark Week special "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White." But Phelps didn't swim with a real shark. He ...

Ledecky begins worlds with two golds

/ Jul 24, 2017

Ledecky begins worlds with two golds

Katie Ledecky is off to a golden start at the world championships. Make it a double. The 20-year-old American star began an audacious week by winning a pair of gold medals Sunday on the opening night of swimming along the Danube River. She cruised to a ...