Women's swimming

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2016 file photo, United States' Missy Franklin prepares for a women's 200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Five-time Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin is planning to return from double shoulder surgery at upcoming meets in France and Spain. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, files)
June 06, 2018 - 1:02 pm
Five-time Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin is planning to return from double shoulder surgery at upcoming meets in France and Spain. It will mark the first time that the American competes since the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Franklin is entered in the 50-, 100- and 200-meter backstroke and...
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Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith poses for a photo, Monday, May 21, 2018, before an Associated Press interview in Seattle. Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 21, 2018 - 6:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and failed to protect her while shielding him. Kukors Smith alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a swim club...
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With members of her legal team behind her, Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith, center, talks to reporters, Monday, May 21, 2018, during a news conference in Seattle. Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 21, 2018 - 5:58 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit against USA Swimming (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Olympian swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith says USA Swimming and others who should have protected her from sex abuse as a minor should be held accountable. Kukors Smith tells The Associated Press that the sport's...
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May 21, 2018 - 2:17 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith sues USA Swimming, alleging it covered up sexual abuse by her former coach.
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April 05, 2018 - 11:02 am
PGA-MASTERS Woods tees off at Masters for 1st time since '15 AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods has teed off at the Masters for the first time in three years. The 42-year-old Woods was first off the first tee in his group, which includes Marc Leishman and Tommy Fleetwood. Woods pulled a 3-wood left...
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Australia's women's 4 x 100m freestyle relay team celebrate after winning the gold medal at the Aquatic Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday, April 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
April 05, 2018 - 8:15 am
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Australia's 4x100-meter women's freestyle relay team has done it again, breaking its own world record on the opening night of the swim program at the Commonwealth Games. Australia, with sisters Bronte and Cate Campbell, Emma McKeon and Shayna Jack, clocked a time of 3...
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March 29, 2018 - 12:12 pm
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Katie Ledecky shows off her gold medal during the ceremony for the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ledecky is turning pro. The five-time Olympic gold medalist announced on Twitter that she is giving up her final two years of eligibility at Stanford, though she will continue to train at the West Coast school as she works toward her degree. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
March 27, 2018 - 5:30 pm
Katie Ledecky is turning pro. The five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist gave up her final two years of eligibility at Stanford, allowing her to concentrate on training for the 2020 Olympics while cashing in on sponsorship and endorsement deals that wouldn't have been available to her as a...
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March 27, 2018 - 3:09 pm
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In this Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, photo, Lara Mae Chollette, a coach of youth soccer and basketball, poses for a photo with her son Jaylen, 7, left, and daughter Linda, 10, at a community gym in Seattle. Horrific cases and allegations of predatory crimes against youth in gymnastics, swimming and football, among other sports, have jolted many parents who say they believe sports can be an important part of their child's development. Some now feel compelled to take a more cautious approach in monitoring adult interactions, as advancement beyond pee-wee leagues become increasingly coach-driven. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
February 27, 2018 - 6:51 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — With Olympic prodigies having just dazzled audiences worldwide, parents in the U.S. are reconciling the thrill of the gold with their fears from recent sexual abuse scandals in elite youth sports. Shannon Stabbert said her 6-year-old daughter wants to be a gymnast, but the Seattle...
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