Men's swimming

FILE - In this May 21, 2017, file photo, Russia's Sergei Plotnikov challenges for the puck against Finland during their Ice Hockey World Championships bronze medal match in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany. Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn and three former NHL players, including Plotnikov, are among 32 Russian athletes who filed appeals Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:41 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There was an offseason where U.S. skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender got a knock on her door from drug-testers 19 times in the span of a few weeks. Sometimes they wanted blood. Sometimes they wanted urine. Often, they wanted both. The process is annoying. It's also...
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Ryan Lochte swims on the way to a fifth-place finish in the men's 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the U.S. Open in East Meadow, N.Y. (Richard T. Slattery/Newsday via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 8:30 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Lochte had questions. He needed answers. After a fifth place finish in the men's 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds Saturday at the U.S. Open, the Olympian believes knows where he stands. "It's a good starting point," Lochte said following his...
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Ryan Lochte swims on the way to a fifth-place finish in the men's 100-meter backstroke Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the U.S. Open in East Meadow, N.Y. (Richard T. Slattery/Newsday via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 8:22 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Locate had questions. He needed answers. After a fifth place finish in the men's 100 meter backstroke final with a time of 55.16 seconds Saturday at the U.S. Open, the Olympian believes knows where he stands. "It's a good starting point," Lochte said following his...
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United States' Katie Ledecky leaves the hall after 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 30, 2017 - 9:43 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — OK, it wasn't like Katie Ledecky was a flop at the world championships. Far from it. She won five gold medals. She took silver in her other event. "If that was my bad year for the next four years, then the next couple years are going to be pretty exciting," Ledecky declared...
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United States' Caeleb Dressel, Kevin Cordes, Nathan Adrian and Matt Grevers, from left, celebrate after winning the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter medley relay final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017.
July 30, 2017 - 2:12 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Michael Phelps, you've got company. Caeleb Dressel won his seventh gold medal of the world championships Sunday, putting the U.S. team ahead to stay with another dominating swim in the 4x100-meter medley relay. One night after becoming the first swimmer to win three golds...
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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 - 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' 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' 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' 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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