Olympic trials

Ryan Lochte competes in the men's 200-meter individual medley time trial at the U.S. national swimming championships in Stanford, Calif., Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Lochte is returning from a 14-month suspension. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
July 31, 2019 - 11:55 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Olympic champion Ryan Lochte made an emphatic return to competition Wednesday, swimming the fourth-fastest time by an American in the 200-meter individual medley during a time trial in the U.S. national championships at Stanford University. "I'm back, woo!" Lochte proclaimed...
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November 30, 2018 - 8:43 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Katie Ledecky won the 200-meter freestyle Friday night at the USA Swimming Winter National Championships, holding off Olympic teammate and training partner Simone Manuel for her third title in three days. Ledecky finished in 1 minute 55.32 seconds, more than two seconds...
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November 29, 2018 - 7:59 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Katie Ledecky won the 400-meter freestyle Thursday night for second title in two days at the USA Swimming Winter National Championships, and fellow Olympic champions Simone Manuel and Nathan Adrian took the 50 freestyles. Ledecky, who won gold medals in the 400 and 800...
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November 28, 2018 - 8:54 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle by nearly 14 seconds at the U.S. Winter national championships to become the first qualifier for the 2020 U.S. Olympic trials. Ledecky touched in 8 minutes, 14.40 seconds Wednesday night. The meet is the opening of the qualification...
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Speed skaters train at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
February 09, 2018 - 3:37 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Perhaps no team has more to prove at the Pyeongchang Olympics than the U.S. speedskaters. Limited to one medal four years ago, they are eager to bounce back and show why their sport has produced the most medals for the U.S. in the Winter Games. Going 0 for 12 in long...
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Maame Biney reacts during a medal ceremony after winning women's 500-meter A final race during the U.S. Olympic short track speedskating trials Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Kearns, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 16, 2017 - 6:02 pm
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Maame Biney became the first black woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team with a pair of victories in the 500 meters. The 17-year-old native of Ghana cruised to victory in the first 500 final at the short track trials on Saturday, beating Olympians Lana Gehring,...
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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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