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  • Katie Ledecky beats Missy Franklin in 200 freestyle

    Katie Ledecky beats Missy Franklin in 200 freestyle
    Bruce Gemmell smiled and shook his head after being asked if he could come up with an American comparison to his star pupil, Katie Ledecky. Was there another swimmer with the potential to dominate races? No one immediately came to mind. In fact, the...
  • After sixth-place finish in 100 backstroke, disappointed Michael Phelps vents: 'I hate this'

    After sixth-place finish in 100 backstroke, disappointed Michael Phelps vents: 'I hate this'
    IRVINE, Calif. — As he moves forward with his comeback, Michael Phelps can't always measure his progress the way he used to: in victories. Take the unusual position he found himself in Saturday at the Phillips 66 National Championships. The...
  • Michael Phelps' comeback tour continues in Irvine

    Michael Phelps' comeback tour continues in Irvine
    The most decorated of Olympians enters the room without fanfare. Wearing a black cap tucked low, he quickly sits with his legs crossed, feet peeking out from underneath a "USA Swimming" tablecloth, as he shifts in a sagging plastic chair. He has done...
  • French swimmer Yannick Agnel training with Bob Bowman in Baltimore

    French swimmer Yannick Agnel training with Bob Bowman in Baltimore
    After parting ways with former coach Fabrice Pellerin last month, swimmer Yannick Agnel has a new home in Baltimore. Agnel, who won three medals at the 2012 Olympics in London, recently moved from his native country of France to begin training at...
  • Bel Air's Kalisz takes 8th in 200 butterfly at national championships

    Chase Kalisz, a 19-year-old from Bel Air, took eighth Tuesday in the men's 200-meter butterfly final in Phillips 66 National Championships in Indianapolis. Kalisz, one of five swimmers from the North Baltimore Aquatic Club to compete, finished in...
  • Towson's Pelton qualifies for her third swimming world championships

    On the second night of the Phillips 66 National Championships at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, several swimmers with local ties clinched spots in Barcelona, Spain, for next month's FINA World Aquatic Championships. Elizabeth Pelton,...
  • Bob Bowman returns to coaching after post-Olympic odyssey

    Bob Bowman returns to coaching after post-Olympic odyssey
    Bob Bowman gets to the question before it can even be raised. "You guys want to know if Michael's coming back," he says to a pair of visitors. Michael is Michael Phelps, the greatest swimmer of all time and Bowman's pupil from gawky adolescence....
  • Fast start for Ledecky at swim worlds

    Fast start for Ledecky at swim worlds
    Katie Ledecky, on the verge of her junior year in high school, showed she also is on the verge of joining teammate Missy Franklin as a big star of world swimming as the binennial World Championships opened Sunday in Barcelona. Ledecky, 16, of Bethesda,...
  • Michael Phelps plans to return to competition this month

    Michael Phelps plans to return to competition this month
    Less than two years after he retired as the most decorated Olympian ever, Michael Phelps is diving back into competition next week — a move that could lead the Baltimore swimmer to his fifth Summer Games in 2016. Phelps will compete in the Arena...
  • July 25: Going for gold

    Phelps looks to put stamp on perhaps the greatest Olympic career ever In Michael Phelps' telling, one of the greatest Olympic careers almost began with a skinny dip. It was the first trip out of the country for the kid from Rodgers Forge, and he...
  • Bob Bowman has proven to be more than Michael Phelps' coach

    Bob Bowman has proven to be more than Michael Phelps' coach
    If you made a flip-book of the hundreds of photographs they've posed together for over the years, you would seeMichael Phelpsgrowing up before your eyes, getting taller and more muscular, while his coach, Bob Bowman, looks remarkably the same. With the...