Women's swimming

United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel who won 7 gold medals shows off the award as best male athlete during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 31, 2017 - 2:46 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel's teammates knew they just witnessed one of those special moments in sports, when a talented athlete has his breakout performance. "Just seeing that domination," is the way Matt Grevers put it. "You're seeing a star being born. It's really cool to see." Even...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel who won 7 gold medals shows off the award as best male athlete during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 30, 2017 - 3:52 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Michael Phelps, you've got company. Caeleb Dressel won his seventh gold medal of the world championships Sunday, putting the U.S. team ahead to stay with another dominating swim in the 4x100-meter medley relay. Twenty-four hours after becoming the first swimmer to win three...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 5:19 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — 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 of the pool Saturday,...
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United States' Katie Ledecky competes when winning the gold in the women's 800-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 29, 2017 - 1:41 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky made it five gold medals in her final event of the world championships, cruising to victory in the 800-meter freestyle Saturday. Ledecky wasn't seriously challenged but finished far off her world record with a time of 8 minutes, 12.68 seconds. She won gold at...
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Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom celebrates after setting a new world record in a women's 50-meter freestyle semifinal during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 1:01 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Coming off a disappointing loss at the world championships, Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom bounced back with a gold medal and a world record. Sjostrom won the 50-meter butterfly in the first event Saturday. She then returned about an hour later in the semifinals of the 50...
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United States' Chase Kalisz celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter individual medley final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 27, 2017 - 4:02 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — On a night when Katie Ledecky returned to a more familiar spot — the top rung of the medal podium — the U.S. men's team began passing the torch to a new generation at the world championships. Step aside, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. You've got a worthy successor in Chase...
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United States' gold medal winner Caeleb Remel Dressel, front, is congratulated by his teammate silver medal winner Nathan Adrian after the men's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 27, 2017 - 1:30 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel put the United States back on top in swimming's glamour event. Chase Kalisz proved to be a worthy successor to Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Call it a changing of the guard for the American men. The 20-year-old Dressel emerged as his country's newest...
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Italy's Federica Pellegrini, front right, kisses her medal as United States' silver medal winner Katie Ledecky, left, looks on after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 26, 2017 - 4:35 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky reached for the wall. Someone else was already there. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in...
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Italy's Federica Pellegrini celebrates after winning the gold medal after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 26, 2017 - 11:57 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky's bid to win six gold medals at the world championships ended Wednesday when she was beaten in the 200-meter freestyle by Italy's Federica Pellegrini. Ledecky settled for the silver medal, tying for second with Australia's Emma McKeon. McKeon got off to a...
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United States' gold medal winner Katie Ledecky is flanked by Italy's bronze medal winner Simona Quadarella, right, and Spain's silver medal winner Mireia Belmonte during the ceremony after the women's 1500-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 25, 2017 - 9:05 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming record book — and King to claim another impressive triumph...
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