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Swimming-Just being the best is not enough for defending champion Peaty

Simply being the best is not good enough, says Olympic breaststroke champion Adam Peaty; the Briton wants to increase the gap on his rivals as he defends his titles at the world swimming championships..

Swimming-Feud resurfaces as Horton, Sun Yang gird for world championships

Australia's Mack Horton, the men's 400 metres Olympic freestyle champion, reignited his feud with Chinese rival Sun Yang on Friday, two days before they face each other at the start of the world..

Videos for Rio 2016 Olympics: Swimming

News video: Michael Phelps vs. Sea Beasts

Michael Phelps vs. Sea Beasts 01:06

TIME's Lon Tweeten shows how Olympic champion Michael Phelps would stack up against various sea creatures ahead of his Shark Week racing stunt.
Source: Coastal Living -

News video: 'Shark Week': Is Michael Phelps Faster Than a Shark? | SHARK WEEK

'Shark Week': Is Michael Phelps Faster Than a Shark? | SHARK WEEK 00:30

Phelps Vs. Shark: The Battle for Ocean Supremacy starts Sunday, July 23 at 8p on Discovery.
Source: Discovery Channel -

News video: Guy does some olympic swimming in a kiddy pool

Guy does some olympic swimming in a kiddy pool 00:09

Some people just aren't blessed with having a pool so these guys have taken it to another level. Their hopes and dreams aren't going to be ruined by a lack of equipment, kiddy pools will do.
Source: Rumble -

News video: Olympic Television Network Set To Debut On Saturday

Olympic Television Network Set To Debut On Saturday 00:40

On Saturday morning, a new Olympic-themed television network highlighting Olympic sports and athletes will make its debut, and is expected to air in some 35 million American homes. NBC's Mike Tirico..
Source: Wochit Headline News -

News video: Ryan Lochte Says Michael Phelps Has No Chance in Shark Race

Ryan Lochte Says Michael Phelps Has No Chance in Shark Race 01:01

Does Ryan Lochte think Michael Phelps will win his race against a great white shark??
Source: TMZ Sports -


Ledecky leads US at Budapest worlds

ledecky leads us at budapest worlds
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky is powering into the swimming World Championships in Budapest, leading a US team out to build on their latest Olympic show of strength in Rio.

Hosszu looks to rule home pool

hosszu looks to rule home pool
Hungarian Olympic champion and multiple world record holder Katinka Hosszu, nicknamed the "Iron Lady", is looking forward with relish to the world swimming championships in Budapest.

China's Sun looks to fry Aussie Horton

china's sun looks to fry aussie horton
China's Sun Yang, the 'enfant terrible' of competitive swimming, is set to undergo another test of his fragile temperament at the world championships after a turbulent 2016 Rio Olympics.

Canal pool shows Paris could have Seine swimming for 2024 Olympics, mayor says

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo opened a clean swimming zone in a city canal on Tuesday, calling it a step on the way to open water swim events in the city's Seine river in time for the 2024 Olympic Games.

Swimming-Olympic champion Weertman wins 10k gold at Budapest worlds

Olympic champion Ferry Weertman added a world championship 10km gold to his Rio 2016 open-water title at Hungary's Lake Balaton on Tuesday.

Weertman edges Wilimovsky for 10K open water title at worlds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) After swimming for almost two hours in open water, Olympic champion Ferry Weertman nipped defending champ Jordan Wilimovsky by one tenth of a second for the 10-kilometer title at..
FOX Sports

Abhinav Bindra seeks helpline for touring Indian athletes, writes to Sports Ministry

India's lone individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra has requested the Sports Ministry to set up a helpline for athletes travelling abroad to avoid the kind of hardships that para-swimmer..

Lochte poised to return to competition

lochte poised to return to competition
Ryan Lochte is set to return to USA Swimming-sanctioned competition this week after the end of a 10-month ban for his bogus gunpoint robbery story at the Rio Olympics last year.

Suspension over, swimmer Ryan Lochte returns to competition

LOS ANGELES (AP) Ryan Lochte is returning to USA Swimming competition this week for the first time since his 10-month suspension for his behavior at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ended.
FOX Sports

Nightmare for para athletes

When Nagpurs para athlete Kanchanmala Pande planned her participation in the swimming championship in Berlin, little did she imagine it would be a nightmare in waiting. She and five of her teammates..
Deccan Herald

Training in South Africa, Likith focused on Oly dream

Almost three years ago when Likith SP, along with six others, boarded the South Africa-bound flight, little did he know what was in store for him. In a foreign land, away from his family, the young..
Deccan Herald

Swimming-Hungary's Hosszu forms new pro swimmers' association

Hungarian swimmer and Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu said on Tuesday she had founded a professional swimmers association with 30 initial members, a move to give athletes more say in how the sport is..

Ten million tonnes of fish get wasted every year: study

Industrial fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of good fish back into the ocean every year - enough to fill about 4,500 Olympic sized swimming pools - a study has found.

Ledecky seeks more world titles

ledecky seeks more world titles
Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky will try to qualify for five individual events at next month's World Championships when the US Swimming Championships begin on Tuesday at Indianapolis, Indiana.

Olympic swimmer Wallace suspended after drink-driving

olympic swimmer wallace suspended after drink-driving
British Swimming and Scottish Swimming ban Olympian Dan Wallace for three months after the athlete plead guilty to drink-driving.
BBC Sport

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