Women's aquatics

July 29, 2018 - 9:33 am
July 30 1870 — Monmouth Park opens with a five-day meet. 1930 — Host Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's first World Cup in Montevideo. 1932 — The 10th modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles. 1961 — Jerry Barber edges Don January by one stroke in a playoff to win the PGA title at Olympia...
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Kathleen Baker celebrates after her world record in the women's 100-meter backstroke final at the U.S. national championships swimming meet Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 28, 2018 - 11:52 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Kathleen Baker had settled for a first-place tie in the 200-meter backstroke. In the 100 back, she wanted the attention for herself. Setting a world record guaranteed it. The 21-year-old Olympian won in 58.00 seconds at the U.S. national championships on Saturday night,...
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Katie Ledecky swims to a win in the women's 800-meter freestyle during the U.S. national championships swimming meet Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 27, 2018 - 12:23 am
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Missy Franklin missed out at the U.S. national championships, failing to qualify for the two biggest meets leading up to the 2020 Olympics. Franklin didn't make the final in either of her events and as a result will miss next month's Pan Pacific championships in Tokyo and the...
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Katie Ledecky swims to a win in the women's 800-meter freestyle during the U.S. national championships swimming meet Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 25, 2018 - 11:49 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Katie Ledecky cruised to a nearly 11-second victory in the 800-meter freestyle Wednesday on the opening night of the U.S. national championships. Ledecky was under her own world-record pace through the first 300 meters before dropping off and finishing in 8 minutes, 11.98...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2016, file photo, U.S. Olympic team coach Bob Bowman listens to a question during a news conference at the U.S. Olympic team swimming trials in Omaha, Neb. Bowman, the longtime coach of retired 23-time Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, has acknowledged and apologized for inappropriate text messages that were sent from his cellphone to former Olympic swimmer Caroline Burckle in 2011. At the time, Bowman was a coach for the U.S. national team, along with Sean Hutchison, who was also said to be involved in the texting. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
July 25, 2018 - 11:41 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of retired 23-time Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, has acknowledged and apologized for inappropriate text messages that were sent from his cellphone to former Olympic swimmer Caroline Burckle in 2011. At the time, Bowman was a coach for...
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Katie Ledecky talks during a news conference for the Phillips 66 National Championship Swimming meet Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 24, 2018 - 8:10 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Two years to the day the Tokyo Olympics open, Katie Ledecky is swimming as fast as ever, Caeleb Dressel is heralded as a potential Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin is attempting a comeback. As for Ryan Lochte, he's banned again. Ledecky is entered in five events at this week'...
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July 24, 2018 - 2:12 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University diving club coach began pressuring a female diver for sex within weeks after meeting her when she was 16, the former diver said Tuesday in an interview. Former diver Estee Pryor said she had no experience with men when the 27-year-old coach...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany, speaks prior to the opening of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, executive board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Planning for its next three Olympic Games on Wednesday, the IOC added seven medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, published a 2020 Tokyo Olympics schedule with no agreement on when to race swimming finals, and set a timetable to add new sports to the 2024 Paris...
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July 16, 2018 - 11:15 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic glory. The federal lawsuit, filed last week, names Indianapolis-...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, Simone Manuel competes in the 100-meter freestyle final during the Arena Pro Swim Series swim meet in Santa Clara, Calif. Olympic champion swimmer Simone Manuel of Stanford has won the Honda Cup as the collegiate woman athlete of the year, Monday, June 25, 2018. It’s the second time Stanford has had back-to-back winners. Katie Ledecky, Manuel’s Olympic and collegiate teammate, won last year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 25, 2018 - 10:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic champion swimmer Simone Manuel of Stanford won the Honda Cup on Monday night for collegiate woman athlete of the year. It's the second time Stanford has had back-to-back winners. Katie Ledecky, Manuel's Olympic and collegiate teammate, won last year. Swimmer Tara Kirk won...
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