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Phelps says 'no desire' for another comeback

Michael Phelps wondered if watching others compete at the world championships would pique his desire for another comeback. Nope. Phelps said Tuesday he has "no desire" to return to competitive swimming, but he is eager to stay involved with the sport and cheer on those who follow in his enormous wake. In an ...

Dressel wins unprecedented three golds in same night

/ Jul 30, 2017

Dressel wins unprecedented three golds in same night

Caeleb Dressel knows the comparisons are coming. After pulling off an unprecedented triple crown at swimming's world championships, it's time to take on the legacy of Michael Phelps. The 20-year-old Dressel established himself as America's newest star in the pool Saturday, becoming the first swimmer to ...

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 ...

/ Jul 3, 2017

Hagino wins 200 IM to complete French Open double

Four-time Olympic medalist Kosuke Hagino completed a double on Sunday, winning the men's 200 meters individual medley and 200 meters freestyle at the French Open. In the two-day meet where top swimmers are competing to fine-tune for the July 14-30 FINA World Championships in Hungary, ...

Hagino wins French Open 400-meter IM

/ Jul 2, 2017

Hagino wins French Open 400-meter IM

Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino continued his preparations for the upcoming world swimming championships in Hungary with a dominant win in the men's 400 meters individual medley at the French Open on Saturday. Hagino powered home in a time of 4 minutes, 13.73 seconds to easily ...