Ledecky is the first swimmer to win the award in 21 years.
Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Katinka Hosszu, and Simone Manuel have all been nominated for the United States Sports Academy’s Athlete of the Year Awards.
A battle of young Olympic stars came down to just 11 votes, with gymnast Simone Biles eking out the Associated Press’s Athlete of the Year award over Katie Ledecky.
The New York Times is reporting that a group of Russian hackers have compromised the World Anti-Doping Agency’s systems, leaking the…
Michael Phelps has been mentioned across the internet nearly 250,000 times over the last 24 hours.
Daniel Dias, who currently holds 20 S5 World Records, won the award for World Sportsperson with a Disability at this weekend’s Laureus Awards.
Missy Franklin has finished in the top 3 of the AP Female Athlete of the Year voting for the second-straight year.
Missy Franklin has been nominated for the 2013 Sportswoman of the Year Award, which recognizes female athletes for their outstanding athletic accomplishments over the past year. (Image Courtesy of FINA)
Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin are up against stiff competition for the 2013 Teen Choice Awards for Athlete of the Year. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures
Swim News: “The Laureus World Sports Awards is recognised as the premier honours event in the international sporting calendar.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)
Missy Franklin (above) and Jessica Long have trophy cases bursting at the seams, but both are vying to add one more national honor. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
It’s good to be Ryan Lochte.