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  • Katie Ledecky sets world record in 400 freestyle

     Katie Ledecky sets world record in 400 freestyle
    IRVINE, Calif. — She ripped off her outer swim cap and threw it into the pool, raised one fist and then the other and pounded the water with both. It was a rare unfettered display of emotion from Katie Ledecky. It also was perfectly befitting...
  • Michael Phelps plans return to competitive swimming

    Michael Phelps plans return to competitive swimming
    Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps plans to return to competition at the Arena Grand Prix on April 24-26 in Mesa, Ariz., a decision that could lead to a fifth Olympic appearance at Rio in 2016. Phelps, 28, has not competed since the 2012 London...
  • Phelps plans to return to competition this month

    Phelps plans to return to competition this month
    Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps plans to return to competition at the Arena Grand Prix April 24-26 in Mesa, Ariz., a decision that could lead to a fifth Olympic appearance at Rio in 2016. Phelps, 28, has not competed since the 2012 London...
  • Penn State's former president, VP and AD ordered to stand trial

    Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
  • Honeymoon trip at stake for Olympic champion Grevers

    Honeymoon trip at stake for Olympic champion Grevers
    INDIANAPOLIS – Matt Grevers is hoping for a honeymoon in Spain. Now he is feeling some pressure to make sure that happens. Grevers, reigning Olympic champion in the 100-meter backstroke, needs to make the top two in that event at the U.S....
  • Bethesda's Ledecky smashes mark in 1,500-meter free at FINA worlds

    Bethesda's Ledecky smashes mark in 1,500-meter free at FINA worlds
    Perhaps it was the fact that Bethesda swimmer Katie Ledecky thrives on pulling away early thanks to fast starts. Or maybe it was that Denmark's Lotte Friis chose to challenge her, even outpace her at times, in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on the...
  • Bel Air's Kalisz earns silver in only event at FINA worlds

    Bel Air's Kalisz earns silver in only event at FINA worlds
    Bel Air native Chase Kalisz waited two weeks for Sunday's proceedings. He saw fellow Americans earn medal after medal at the FINA World Championships, yet he didn't have the chance to do so until the last day of competition. But when the Fallston...
  • Golden honeymoon for Grevers

    Golden honeymoon for Grevers
    Matt Grevers’ honeymoon will seem forever like a golden anniversary. Grevers and his wife of four months, Annie Chandler Grevers, are using their trip to Barcelona for the World Swimming Championships as precursor to a European honeymoon postponed...
  • Tough meet should be "catalyst" for U.S. swimmer Cordes

    Tough meet should be "catalyst" for U.S. swimmer Cordes
    Last week, Kevin Cordes had described his sub-par performances in the individual breaststroke events at his first long-course World Championships as something to learn from. Sunday in Barcelona, he got a particularly harsh lesson. The 19-year-old from...
  • Cordes 7th in 100 breast at worlds

    Cordes 7th in 100 breast at worlds
    Kevin Cordes was the youngest swimmer in Monday's 100-meter breaststroke final at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona, and international competition in the discipline usually is not a young man's game. That showed as the 19-year-old from...
  • Grevers wins 100 back at world meet

    Grevers wins 100 back at world meet
    Matt Grevers' trophy case has a new category: individual gold medal, world championships. The swimmer from Northwestern and Lake Forest won the 100-meter backstroke at the World Short Course Championships (25-meter pool) Thursday in Istanbul....