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Katie Ledecky sets lofty goals  in the pool

/ Jul 25, 2018

Katie Ledecky sets lofty goals in the pool

Katie Ledecky, the freestyle phenomenon who bagged her 14th world record in May, says she'll keep trying to push her boundaries as she looks toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ledecky, who won four gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics to take her tally to ...

Matsuda elected to swim Hall of Fame

/ Jul 21, 2018

Matsuda elected to swim Hall of Fame

by Ed Odeven

Swimmer Hitomi Matsuda, a prolific breaker of world records, will take her rightful place among the masters legends of the sport later this year. The International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame this week announced that Matsuda is among its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. The ...

Backstroke swimmer Junya Koga fails doping test

/ May 23, 2018

Backstroke swimmer Junya Koga fails doping test

Former swimming world champion Junya Koga has been kicked out of the Japan squad for this summer's Asian Games after failing a drug test, officials said Wednesday. The 30-year-old, who won the 100-meter backstroke world title in 2009, tested positive for traces of banned muscle-building ...