Women's swimming

United States' gold medal winner Katie Ledecky competes in the women's 400-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 23, 2017 - 12:29 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky claimed her first gold medal of the world championships Sunday, cruising to a dominating win in the women's 400-meter freestyle though she failed to break her own world record. As expected, the 20-year-old American pulled away on the very first lap and was...
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July 23, 2017 - 9:39 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA July 24 1908 — John Hayes wins the Olympic marathon in a record of 2 hours, 55 minutes, 18.4 seconds. Italian Dorando Pietri is the first athlete to enter the stadium, but collapses several times before being disqualified when officials help him across the line. 1931 —...
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July 23, 2017 - 8:56 am
SWIMMING-WORLDS-LEDECKY Ledecky off to a blazing start on very busy week at worlds BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky got started on a very busy week at the world championships with a dominating performance in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle Sunday. The 20-year-old American set a...
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United States' Katie Ledecky competes in a a women's 400-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 23, 2017 - 6:34 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky got started on a very busy week at the world championships with a dominating performance in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle Sunday. The 20-year-old American set a meet record with a time of 3 minutes, 59.06 seconds, nearly 3 seconds ahead of the...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 30, 2017 file photo, Matt Grevers celebrates winning the men's 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. swimming national championships in Indianapolis. Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel have been through this before. But they’re still walking around the deck of the glittering Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary looking a big wide-eyed, as if they can’t quite believe they’re here for another world championships, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
July 22, 2017 - 3:56 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel have been through this before. Many times, in fact. But they're still walking around the deck of the glittering Duna Arena looking a bit wide-eyed, as if they can't quite believe they're here for another world championships. That's...
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Great Britain's Thomas Daley poses with the gold medal for the men's 10 meter platform diving final and the silver medal for the mixed 3 meter springboard diving final at the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 22, 2017 - 3:14 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Chinese divers were marvelous. Tom Daley was even better. Banishing the memory of his Rio disappointment, the British diver captured his first individual medal at the world championships since 2009 with a thrilling victory over reigning Olympic champion Chen Aisen on...
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Great Britain's Thomas Daley performs during the men's 10 meter platform diving final at the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 22, 2017 - 1:53 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Chinese divers were marvelous. Tom Daley was even better. Banishing the memory of his Rio disappointment, the British diver captured his first individual medal at the world championships since 2009 with a thrilling victory over reigning Olympic champion Chen Aisen on...
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China's Zheng Li, right and Han Wang perform during the mixed 3m synchro springboard diving final at the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 22, 2017 - 11:08 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — China earned two more gold medals at the world championships on Saturday, including its eighth victory in diving. Li Zheng and Wang Han finished first in the synchronized mixed 3-meter event with 323.70 points. Grace Reid and Thomas Daley of Britain took the silver (308.04...
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FILE - In this Aug., 24, 2016, file photo, Olympic gold-medal swimmer Katie Ledecky talks to the media before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals, in Washington. Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she’s doing anything special. Ledecky will race every day for seven straight days at the world championships in Budapest, if all goes according to plan. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
July 21, 2017 - 8:19 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she's doing anything special over the next week. For the 20-year-old American star, the improbable has become the expected. "It's really just putting in the work, putting in the training," Ledecky said Friday, sounding so nonchalant...
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FILE - In this Aug., 24, 2016, file photo, Olympic gold-medal swimmer Katie Ledecky talks to the media before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals, in Washington. Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she’s doing anything special. Ledecky will race every day for seven straight days at the world championships in Budapest, if all goes according to plan. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
July 21, 2017 - 11:18 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she's doing anything special over the next week. For the 20-year-old American star, the improbable has become the expected. "It's really just putting in the work, putting in the training," Ledecky said Friday, sounding so nonchalant...
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