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Missy Franklin wins record sixth gold at worlds

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Missy Franklin joined the likes of Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Ian Thorpe and Kristin Otto on Sunday with a historic sixth gold medal at worlds.

Katie Ledecky sets world record in 800 free, Missy Franklin wins fifth gold

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Teenage sensations Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin record historic night seven in Barcelona.

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte sets year’s first world record in 100 breast

Monday, July 29th, 2013

No gold medals for the United States on day two of the pool portion of the 2013 FINA world championships. Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte, and Matt Grevers advance. [Gallery inside]

World Trials Preview: Days 1-2

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Local seeds, TV/webcast schedule, and more to prepare you for the 2013 U.S. Nationals / World Championship Trials taking place in Indianapolis, June 25-29.

Olympic champion Nathan Adrian sets meet record in 100-meter freestyle at the Santa Clara Arena Grand Prix

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Nathan Adrian sets 100-meter freestyle record at Santa Clara Grand Prix. Ryan Lochte wins 100 butterfly.

Missy Franklin, Dana Vollmer win on day one of Orlando Grand Prix

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Missy Franklin and Dana Vollmer kick things off at the Orlando Grand Prix on Thursday night.

Phelps goes out with another gold

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

In his final Olympic race, Michael Phelps helps U.S. medley relay win gold.

Michael Phelps powers 4×100-meter medley relay to one last gold medal

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

The most decorated athlete in Olympic history capped his illustrious career with one last riveting race and one final gold medal.

Women’s 4×200 relay gold shows U.S. swim team in top form

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Allison Schmitt’s stellar anchor leg overtakes Australians has Americans thinking big.

Day 5 highlights from London [Updated 16:24 8/1]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Live updates from the action in the pool in London.

Dana Vollmer, after missing Beijing, returns with world record in London

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Dana Vollmer, who failed to qualify for Beijing Games, set world mark in winning 100-meter butterfly gold.

Day 2 highlights from London [Updated 16:30 7/29]

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Highlights from day 2 of Olympic swimming coverage: two world records set; Lochte, Franklin advance; USA water polo takes on Montenegro; USA relay chased down

U.S. Olympic roster announced

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

USA Swimming reveals 2012 U.S. Olympic roster.

Katie Ledecky breaks Janet Evans’s 400 freestyle age group record

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

At the U.S. Olympic Trials, Katie Ledecky, 15, breaks Janet Evans’s 1988 age-group record in the 400-meter freestyle.

Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps set for showdown after 400 IM prelims

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Top two American swimmers put down top times in early heats of grueling 400 individual medley.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Six Men’s 200 back, 200 IM; Women’s 200 breast, 100 free

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

The ongoing duel between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps headlines Day Six at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Five<br /> Men’s 200 breast, 100 free; Women's 200 fly

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

A group of 2008 Olympians attempt to fend off the next cycle of American swim stars on the fifth night of competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Four<br /> Women’s 200 free, 200 IM; Men’s 200 fly

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Phelps attempts to make the 200-meter butterfly in his fourth straight Olympics on Day Four at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.

Ervin wins 50 free at Santa Clara Grand Prix

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

Anthony Ervin, the 2000 Olympic champion making a comeback after 12 years, won the 50-meter freestyle at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.

U.S. swim trials bring out the Olympic hopefuls

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

In the coming weeks, swimming, diving, gymnastics and track and field will hold intense, one-shot trials to pick athletes to send to the 2012 Summer Olympics. After putting everything into making the team, the winners will have to quickly regroup and compete in the biggest competition of their lives.

Team USA thrashes European All-Stars in Duel for their fifth consecutive win

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Missy Franklin continued to shine in international competition, as did Ryan Lochte, who showed why he is the considered the best swimmer in the world, swimming unrested.

Franklin continues to impress at world championships

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Not only is 16-year-old Missy Franklin the breakout swimmer for the United States, she’s also the top U.S. female competitor in the last major tune-up for the 2012 Summer Games in London.

Vollmer earns U.S. swimming’s first gold medal at worlds

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Dana Vollmer, 23, became the first American to collect a gold medal at the swimming world championships in Shanghai, winning the 100-meter butterfly in 56.87 seconds.

Swimming world championships begin with a letdown as U.S. men finish third in 400 free relay

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Ending a streak of six straight gold medals in major events, the U.S. men put forward a disappointing third-place performance in 4 x 100-meter relay at the swimming world championships.

This Week In U.S. Swimming

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

This week: Speedo’s latest agreement with a star swimmer, the results from the NCAA Women’s Swimming Championships and the reason why the Men’s Swimming Championships have to take a day off.

This Week In U.S. Swimming

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Reach For The Wall brings you the week in U.S. swimming one day earlier this week, with highlights from Michael Phelps’ swim in Maryland, the Austin Grand Prix and a feature story on a coach you have to read about.

Pelton Nabs Second Worlds Spot

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Towson’s Elizabeth Pelton, 15, perhaps cemented her status as the biggest young star at the U.S. swimming championships when she earned her second berth in this summer’s world championships, finishing second in the 100 back.





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