Daryna Zevina narrowly missed the world record in the women’s 200 back at the FINA World Cup, posting the 2nd-fastest time ever in 1:59.35.
Charles Hartley writes about why Katie Ledecky belongs in the same category as Bob Beamon and Secretariat.
The full, compiled list of Rio results is now available.
Great Britain doubled the number of medals they won in 2012, but were only one place away from seven more…
It was a week of firsts in Rio for a few Asian countries with athletes swimming in the Rio Olympic Games. Among them were Khazakstan and Singapore, which saw their first ever swimming Olympic gold medals.
Connor Jaeger threw down an American record of 14:39.48 to win silver and become the first U.S. athlete ever under 14:40.
Ryan Murphy led off the American 400 medley relay in a new world record of 51.85 in the men’s 100 back.
Aliaksandra Herasimenia (right) lowered her own Belarusian National Record en route to nabbing bronze in the women’s 50m freestyle.
Pernille Blume won an upset gold medal in the women’s 50 free, Denmark’s first swimming medal since 2008.
A gold medal wasn’t the only reward Schooling had coming his way after he touched the wall 1st in the men’s 100 fly. Singapore is one of many countries that give their athletes a financial bonus for medals, offering a $753,000 bonus for Schooling’s gold.
Watch Joseph Schooling pull of a huge upset over triple silver medalists Michael Phelps, Chad le Clos, and Laszlo Cseh.
All eyes in Singapore were on swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games tonight, as Swimming Singapore billed the men’s 100 fly as “The Race That Stops The Nation.” Now the Singaporeans have their first ever Olympic gold medal of any sport, courtesy of Joseph Schooling in the men’s 100 fly.
After having great success in the 100 butterfly as well as the 100 and 200 freestyle Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden finished 13th in the 50 freestyle…
Boglarka Kapas won bronze in the 800 free to re-break her own Hungarian national record set in the prelims.
Kylie Masse broke her own 100 back national record in the 400 medley relay prelims this morning, leading off the Canadian women who also combined to break the national record.