Aquatics

United States' gold medal winner Lilly King, right, talks to Russia's Yuliya Efimova, left, after setting a new world record in the women's 50-meter breaststroke final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 30, 2017 - 12:49 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lilly King took the breaststroke rubber match with Yulia Efimova — and set another world record for good measure. Chase Kalisz kept the U.S. firmly on top of the world in the men's individual medley. The brash King knocked off her second record of the world championships in...
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United States' gold medal winner Lilly King, right, talks to Russia's Yuliya Efimova, left, after setting a new world record in the women's 50-meter breaststroke final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 30, 2017 - 11:59 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — American Lilly King has set another swimming world record at the world championships, beating Russian rival Yulia Efimova in the 50-meter breaststroke. King touched in 29.40 seconds Sunday, breaking the mark of 29.48 set by Lithuania's Ruta Mielutyte at the 2013 worlds in...
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Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom celebrates after setting a new world record in a women's 50-meter freestyle semifinal during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 4:01 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sweden is happy when Sarah Sjostrom gets angry. Furious with herself after a disappointing loss at the world championships, the country's star swimmer bounced back Saturday with a gold medal before breaking a world record. "It's good to use a world championship final as a...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 3:56 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel knows the comparisons are coming. After pulling off an unprecedented Triple Crown at swimming's world championships, it's time to take on the legacy of Michael Phelps. The 20-year-old Dressel established himself as America's newest star of the pool Saturday,...
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United States' Katie Ledecky competes when winning the gold in the women's 800-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 29, 2017 - 1:41 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky made it five gold medals in her final event of the world championships, cruising to victory in the 800-meter freestyle Saturday. Ledecky wasn't seriously challenged but finished far off her world record with a time of 8 minutes, 12.68 seconds. She won gold at...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 12:39 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel is America's newest swimming star, winning both the 50-meter freestyle and 100 butterfly on what could be a historic night at the world championships. Dressel earned his fourth and fifth gold medals of the meet Saturday. He could make it six in the final...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 50-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 12:16 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel is making it clear he's the fastest sprinter in the world, winning the 50-meter freestyle at swimming's world championships Saturday. Dressel completed a 50-100 freestyle sweep in Budapest with a furious dash from one end of the pool to the other. He touched...
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United States' Simone Manuel celebrates on the podium after winning the gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 28, 2017 - 2:49 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Simone Manuel felt the pressure of being an Olympic champion. It sure didn't bother her at the world championships. The 20-year-old Texan backed up her historic victory in Rio de Janeiro by rallying to beat Sweden's world-record holder Sarah Sjostrom in the 100-meter...
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United States' gold medal winner Caeleb Remel Dressel, front, is congratulated by his teammate silver medal winner Nathan Adrian after the men's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 27, 2017 - 2:00 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel put the United States back on top in swimming's glamour event. Chase Kalisz proved to be a worthy successor to Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Call it a changing of the guard for the American men. For Katie Ledecky, on the other hand, it was a more familiar...
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United States' gold medal winner Caeleb Remel Dressel, front, is congratulated by his teammate silver medal winner Nathan Adrian after the men's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 27, 2017 - 1:30 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel put the United States back on top in swimming's glamour event. Chase Kalisz proved to be a worthy successor to Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Call it a changing of the guard for the American men. The 20-year-old Dressel emerged as his country's newest...
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