Aquatics

FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, retired Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrives at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Phelps lost to a shark in the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week special “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White," which aired on July 23, 2017. It was billed as a race between Phelps and the predator but much to the disappointment of some Twitter users, Phelps didn’t actually swim in the water next to the shark.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 24, 2017 - 6:38 am
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 competed in the ocean against...
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United States' Mallory Comerford, Kelsi Worrell, Katie Ledecky, and Simone Manuel, from left, attend the ceremony after winning the gold medal in the women's 4x100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 23, 2017.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 23, 2017 - 2:54 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — 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 dominating victory in...
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July 23, 2017 - 9:39 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA July 24 1908 — John Hayes wins the Olympic marathon in a record of 2 hours, 55 minutes, 18.4 seconds. Italian Dorando Pietri is the first athlete to enter the stadium, but collapses several times before being disqualified when officials help him across the line. 1931 —...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 30, 2017 file photo, Matt Grevers celebrates winning the men's 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. swimming national championships in Indianapolis. Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel have been through this before. But they’re still walking around the deck of the glittering Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary looking a big wide-eyed, as if they can’t quite believe they’re here for another world championships, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
July 22, 2017 - 3:56 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel have been through this before. Many times, in fact. But they're still walking around the deck of the glittering Duna Arena looking a bit wide-eyed, as if they can't quite believe they're here for another world championships. That's...
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Great Britain's Thomas Daley poses with the gold medal for the men's 10 meter platform diving final and the silver medal for the mixed 3 meter springboard diving final at the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 22, 2017 - 3:14 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Chinese divers were marvelous. Tom Daley was even better. Banishing the memory of his Rio disappointment, the British diver captured his first individual medal at the world championships since 2009 with a thrilling victory over reigning Olympic champion Chen Aisen on...
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China's Zheng Li, right and Han Wang perform during the mixed 3m synchro springboard diving final at the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 22, 2017 - 11:08 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — China earned two more gold medals at the world championships on Saturday, including its eighth victory in diving. Li Zheng and Wang Han finished first in the synchronized mixed 3-meter event with 323.70 points. Grace Reid and Thomas Daley of Britain took the silver (308.04...
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FILE - In this Aug., 24, 2016, file photo, Olympic gold-medal swimmer Katie Ledecky talks to the media before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals, in Washington. Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she’s doing anything special. Ledecky will race every day for seven straight days at the world championships in Budapest, if all goes according to plan. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
July 21, 2017 - 11:18 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — 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 in the training," Ledecky said Friday, sounding so nonchalant...
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July 20, 2017 - 11:58 am
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — The women's swimming and diving team at Dartmouth College is on probation for telling first-year members to give sexualized PowerPoint presentations to teammates. The team admitted violating the Ivy League school's hazing policy during a winter-break training trip in December...
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July 20, 2017 - 10:58 am
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A Dartmouth College women's sports team has been placed on probation for a year for violating the school's hazing policy by telling first-year members to give sexualized PowerPoint presentations. WCAX-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2uBt7Ru ) that the Ivy League school in New...
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Foto de archivo del 9 de agosto de 2016 del nadador estadounidense Ryan Lochte en los Juegos Olímpicos de Río de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
July 15, 2017 - 5:43 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian court has dismissed the criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had been charged with filing a false robbery report during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The court confirmed in a statement this week that it tossed out the case after determining that...
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