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, ...

Gymnast Biles voted Female Athlete of Year

/ Dec 27, 2016

Gymnast Biles voted Female Athlete of Year

Simone Biles tried to treat the 2016 Summer Olympics like just your average ordinary gymnastics meet. So what if the stage and the stakes were different? The floor was still the floor. The vault still the vault. The uneven bars still uneven. The balance beam ...

Phelps goes out on top in final race in U.S. pool

/ Jul 3, 2016

Phelps goes out on top in final race in U.S. pool

Michael Phelps wasn't about to lose his last race in the United States. With his gangly arms cutting through the water, Phelps dazzled the home fans one last time. Phelps made it three-for-three at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, rallying on the return lap to win ...

Phelps wins 200m butterfly, makes fifth Olympic team

/ Jun 30, 2016

Phelps wins 200m butterfly, makes fifth Olympic team

Michael Phelps surged to the wall, and then whipped around to spot his time. That number wasn't really important. The only thing that mattered was No. 5. Phelps became the first male swimmer to qualify for five Olympics with a victory in the 200-meter butterfly at the ...

Ledecky clinches spot for Rio with 400 free win

/ Jun 28, 2016

Ledecky clinches spot for Rio with 400 free win

Katie Ledecky has set the bar so high, it's a bit of a disappointment when she doesn't set a world record. The 19-year-old has no complaints. She's heading back to the Olympics. Getting that formality out of the way in her first event of the U.S. Olympic ...

/ Apr 15, 2016

Ledecky, Dwyer win at Arena meet

Katie Ledecky and Conor Dwyer won the 200-meter freestyle races at the Arena Pro Swim meet Thursday night, with Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps winning their consolation finals in the event. Ledecky led all the way to touch in 1 minute, 55.71 seconds in hot, ...

Ledecky grabs fifth gold at worlds

/ Aug 9, 2015

Ledecky grabs fifth gold at worlds

There's no stopping Katie Ledecky. The 18-year-old American virtually raced herself at the world swimming championships, and she was unbeatable. Ledecky ended her meet in spectacular style Saturday night, lowering her own world record by 3.61 seconds in the 800-meter freestyle for her fifth gold ...

Ledecky wins 200-meter freestyle at world championships

/ Aug 6, 2015

Ledecky wins 200-meter freestyle at world championships

Katie Ledecky is unbeatable in the distance races. Turns out she's awfully good going shorter, too. The 18-year-old American rallied to win the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships Wednesday night, beating a stellar field that included defending champion Missy Franklin of the United ...

Sjostrom, Hosszu set world marks in victory

/ Aug 4, 2015

Sjostrom, Hosszu set world marks in victory

The women are getting it done at the World Swimming Championships. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden lowered her own world record in the 100-meter butterfly to win gold Monday night, and then Katinka Hosszu of Hungary erased a world mark from the high-tech suit era to ...