Women's swimming

Jo—Wilfried Tsonga of France returns to Sam Querrey of the United States during their Men's Singles Match on day five at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 08, 2017 - 7:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 12:10 p.m. The first Saturday at Wimbledon, as per tradition, has plenty of sports celebrities in the Royal Box. Boxer Nicola Adams, swimmer Adam Peaty, field hockey players Kate Richardson-Walsh and Helen Richardson-Walsh, and cyclists...
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Melanie Margalis swims the breaststroke portion of the women's 200-meter individual medley final at the U.S. swimming national championships in Indianapolis, Saturday, July 1, 2017. Margalis won the event. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
July 01, 2017 - 9:19 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Olympic gold medalists Simone Manuel and Caeleb Dressel won 50-meter freestyle titles on the final night of the U.S. National Championships. Manuel took the women's crown in 24.27 seconds, and Dressel went 21.53 in the men's event. Both are No. 3 in the world this year. Each...
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June 28, 2017 - 8:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Lilly King can prepare for another showdown with Russian rival Yulia Efimova after winning the women's 200-meter breaststroke at the U.S. National Championships. King had the second-best time in the world this year — 2 minutes, 21.83 seconds. Efimova went 2...
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June 28, 2017 - 8:51 am
COLLEGE WORLD SERIES Florida wins first national title in baseball OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 Tuesday night to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for...
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June 27, 2017 - 7:59 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky and Nathan Adrian qualified for the American world championship team Tuesday night with each winning signature events at the U.S. National Championships. Ledecky easily claimed the women's 800-meter freestyle title in a time of 8:11.50. The...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, Missy Franklin, of the United States, reacts to her gold medal win in the women's 200-meter backstroke final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Missy Franklin is so upbeat, so full of energy, so dang positive all the time, it's hard to imagine her ever going to a dark place. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
June 27, 2017 - 5:40 pm
Missy Franklin is so upbeat, so full of energy, so dang positive all the time, it's hard to imagine her ever going to a dark place. After what happened last summer, though, it's only natural that she would start to question everything she stood for. "Being totally honest with you, it's something...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, Missy Franklin, of the United States, reacts to her gold medal win in the women's 200-meter backstroke final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Missy Franklin is so upbeat, so full of energy, so dang positive all the time, it's hard to imagine her ever going to a dark place. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
June 27, 2017 - 2:16 am
Missy Franklin is so upbeat, so full of energy, so dang positive all the time, it's hard to imagine her ever going to a dark place. After what happened last summer, though, it's only natural that she would start to question everything she stood for. "Being totally honest with you, it's something...
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June 23, 2017 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Ledecky, Kelsey Plum and Kelly Barnhill are among the 12 finalists for the Collegiate Women's Sports Award. Ledecky swims for Stanford and won five national titles. Plum set the NCAA basketball scoring record at Washington. Barnhill is a pitcher who led Florida to the final of...
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June 21, 2017 - 6:25 pm
MLB SCHEDULE Padres beat Cubs 3-2 on Torrens' bases-loaded walk CHICAGO (AP) — Erick Aybar hit a tying shot home run in the sixth inning, Luis Torrens walked with the bases loaded against Koji Uehara in the eighth and the San Diego Padres stopped a three-game losing streak by beating the Chicago...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, United States' Serena Williams makes a backhand return to her sister Venus during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards. Tennis star Serena Williams and gymnast Simone Biles are two of the finalists for best female athlete. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
June 21, 2017 - 5:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Multiple stars from last summer's Rio Olympics highlight this year's nominees for best male and female athletes for The ESPYS. Swimmer Michael Phelps, who won five gold medals in Rio, joins National League MVP Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney...
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