World Anti-Doping Agency

US swim nationals set to go on without banned Lochte

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's U.S. national championships, including a double in the 100-meter freestyle and 800 free on Wednesday. The five-time Olympic champion is back in Irvine, where she set one of her 14 world records in the 400 free at the 2014 edition of the meet.

"That was a memorable one, not to say all of them aren't," Ledecky said Tuesday. "But that was especially memorable and that was my...