Men's swimming

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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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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FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, retired Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrives at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Phelps lost to a shark in the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week special “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White," which aired on July 23, 2017. It was billed as a race between Phelps and the predator but much to the disappointment of some Twitter users, Phelps didn’t actually swim in the water next to the shark.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 26, 2017 - 10:14 am
Don't expect an apology from Michael Phelps to TV viewers who were disappointed with his race against a simulated great white shark for a Discovery Channel Shark Week special. The winningest athlete in Olympic history was bested by two seconds Sunday night in "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great...
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United States' Mallory Comerford, Kelsi Worrell, Katie Ledecky, and Simone Manuel, from left, attend the ceremony after winning the gold medal in the women's 4x100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 23, 2017.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 23, 2017 - 2:54 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky is off to a golden start at the world championships. Make it a double. The 20-year-old American star began an audacious week by winning a pair of gold medals Sunday on the opening night of swimming along the Danube River. She cruised to a dominating victory in...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 30, 2017 file photo, Matt Grevers celebrates winning the men's 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. swimming national championships in Indianapolis. Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel have been through this before. But they’re still walking around the deck of the glittering Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary looking a big wide-eyed, as if they can’t quite believe they’re here for another world championships, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
July 22, 2017 - 3:40 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel have been through this before. Many times, in fact. But they're still walking around the deck of the glittering Duna Arena looking a big wide-eyed, as if they can't quite believe they're here for another world championships. That's...
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Great Britain's Thomas Daley poses with the gold medal for the men's 10 meter platform diving final and the silver medal for the mixed 3 meter springboard diving final at the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 22, 2017 - 3:14 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Chinese divers were marvelous. Tom Daley was even better. Banishing the memory of his Rio disappointment, the British diver captured his first individual medal at the world championships since 2009 with a thrilling victory over reigning Olympic champion Chen Aisen on...
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