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2014 World Swimming Championship: Le Clos wins 50m Butterfly

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Chad Le Clos (RA), who just set the WR time in 100m Butterfly, wins the 50m Butterfly with a time of 21.95.

2014 Youth Olympics: Kenderesi wins 200m Butterfly

In the Men’s 200m Butterfly event, Tamas Kenderesi (HUN) surprisingly takes the gold from the favorite and fellow countryman, Benjamin Gratz (HUN) with a total time of 1:55.95.

2014 Youth Olympics: Szilagyi wins 100m Butterfly

Having just celebrated her 17th birthday yesterday, the 200m Fly Champ Liliana Szilagyi (HUN), took gold and finally broke the 58 second mark with a total of 57.67.

Michael Phelps Seeks Motivation From Butterfly Defeat

Michael Phelps, left, and Ryan Lochte (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Aug 8 (Reuters) – Crestfallen Michael Phelps says his narrow defeat in the 100 metres butterfly final at the U.S. National Championships in California on Friday will serve as motivation to not get beaten again. Tom Shields edged out the 18-times Olympic gold medalist by […]

Michael Phelps Advances to Finals of 100m Butterfly

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/ Michael Phelps raced in the preliminaries of the 100m butterfly and the 200m freestyle at the USA Swimming Grand Prix stop in Charlotte. He earned a spot in the 100m butterfly finals, which can be seen tonight (May 16) on Universal Sports at 6 PM ET LIVE. Coverage from Charlotte continues Saturday at 6 […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Mann wins Women’s 200m Butterfly

In the Women’s 200m Butterfly, Becca Mann manages to outdo olympic gold medalist Katie McLaughlin, with a total time of 2:12.10.

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Clary wins Men’s 200m Butterfly

In the Men’s 200m Butterfly, olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary wins by .01 seconds, beating out Tom Luchsinger and Bobby Bollier in a tight finish with a total time of 2:00.39.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Singapore: Hosszu wins 100m Butterfly

World Cup leader Katinka Hosszu (HUN) continued her reign of dominance, finishing with a winning time of 56.58 over 2nd place Alicia Coutts (AUS). Coutts was leading at the 75m mark but a late push from Hosszu won the race.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 100m Butterfly: American Thomas Shields wins

Thomas Shields (USA) finished with a time of 49.01, beating out favorites Chad Le Clos (RSA) and Steffen Deibler (GER). Shields was the silver medalist in last year’s World Championships in Istanbul.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 50m Butterfly: Schoeman beats Deibler

Roland Schoeman (RSA) beat the current world record holder, Steffen Deibler (GER), with a time of 22.05. This was the 2nd win of the day for Schoeman, as he also won the 50m Breaststroke.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 200m Butterfly: Chad Le Clos wins

Chad Le Clos (RSA) finished with a winning time of 1:49.90. Clos was the winner of the 200m Butterfly at the 2012 Olympics.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s 200m Butterfly: Chad Le Clos wins

Olympic gold medalist Chad Le Clos finished with a winning time of 1:54.32 over Pawel Korzeniowski. Le Clos won gold in the 200m Butterfly at the London Olympics.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s 50m Butterfly: Cielo wins, Godsoe 2nd

Cesar Cielo finished with a winning time of 23.01, over 2nd place American Eugene Godsoe. Godsoe was the 8th seed coming into the race and surprised everyone by taking the silver.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s 100m Butterfly: Sjostrom wins, Vollmer gets 3rd

Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) picked up her 2nd career World Championship gold medal, finishing with a winning time of 56.53. American Dana Vollmer finished 3rd.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Christine Magnuson wins 50m butterfly

Two time Olympic silver medalist, Christine Magnuson, finished with a time of 26.08 over Kendyl Stewart. Magnuson will be making her second World Championship appearance.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Eugene Godsoe wins 50m butterfly

Eugene Godsoe won with a winning time of 23.29 over 2nd place Matt Grevers. Godsoe’s time was the 9th fastest time this year, earning him a spot on his first world championship team.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Cammile Adams wins 200m Butterfly

Olympian Cammile Adams finished with a winning time of 2:08.10, the 7th fastest time in the world this year. An emotional Maya Dirado took second in the event and will be joining Adams at the World Championships.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Tom Luchsinger wins 200m Butterfly

Tom Luchsinger finished with a winning time of 1:55.57, knocking a second and a half off of his personal best time. A win here earned Luchsinger his first trip to the World Championships in Barcelona.

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte: Men’s 200 Butterfly: Joseph Schooling wins

The 17 year old Joseph Schooling finished with a winning time of 1:57.79 over 2nd place Tome Luchsinger, beating him by 1.01 seconds.

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte: Women’s 200m Butterfly: Andreina Pinto wins

Andreina Pinto finished with a time of 2:12.40, beating out 2nd place Meredith Hover by .17 seconds.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Chad Le Clos wins 100m Butterfly

Ryan Lochte (USA) takes 3rd behind Thomas Shields (USA) and Chad Le Clos (RSA) in the Men’s 100m Butterfly.

Phelps wins 100m butterfly gold

Michael Phelps (USA), right, is congratulated by Chad le Clos (RSA), left, after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps showed no signs of complacency on the eve of his retirement and provided […]

Vollmer of the U.S. wins women’s 100m butterfly gold

By Julian Linden LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – Dana Vollmer ended a lifetime of frustration and battles with her health to win the 100 meters butterfly gold medal in world record time at the London Olympics on Sunday. The American, swimming like a woman possessed, powered her way through two laps of the Aquatic Centre […]

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Michael Phelps wins 100m Butterfly

Phelps scores another individual event at 51.14 seconds, as Ryan Lochte comes up short. Lochte finished 3rd, .33 seconds behind Tyler McGill who gets the seconds spot.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Cammile Adams wins 200m Butterfly

Cammile Adams gets the win at 2:06.52, and will be joined in London by Kathleen Hersey, who was 1.20 seconds behind.

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Dana Vollmer wins 100m Butterfly

As if it was ever in doubt, though she did swim .08 seconds slower than her American record set yesterday. Joining her in London will be Claire Donahue.

2012 Charlotte UltraSwim: Vollmer wins 50m butterfly

In a time of 25.80 seconds, Dana Vollmer takes the win in the 50m butterfly by .89 seconds.

Katinka Hosszu wins 200 Butterfly in Indianapolis

Hosszu finished with a time of 2:07.58. beating 2nd place Kathleen Hersey by 2.34 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Sjostrom sets 100m Fly Record

In the Women’s 100m Butterfly stroke short course, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) gets her second title of the championship and a World Record to boot at 54.61, breaking Diane Bui Duyet (FRA)’s 2009 one by .44 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Le Clos wins 200m Fly

In the Men’s 200m Butterfly stroke short course, After winning the 50m and the 100m, Chad Le Clos (RSA) now claims the 200m as well, the first to sweep all Butterfly events. Posting a time of 1:48.61, beating Daiya Seto (JPN) by .31 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Sjostrom wins 50m Fly

In the Women’s 50m Butterfly stroke short course, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) claims her first short course title, beating Jeanette Ottesen (DEN) with a Championship Record at 24.58 seconds

2014 World Swimming Championship: Chad Le Clos sets World Record

In the Men’s 100m Butterfly short course, long course and short course champ Chad Le Clos (RSA) wins again, this time setting a World Record at 48.44, .04 seconds faster than Yevgeny Korotyshkin (RUS)’s from 2009.

Mireia Belmonte Breaks Two World Records in One Day

Click here for more about the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m). Dec 3 (Reuters) – Spain’s Mireia Belmonte upstaged Katinka Hosszu to break two world records while the Netherlands women’s team shattered the 4×200 freestyle relay mark on the opening day of the world short course swimming championships in Doha on Wednesday. The 24-year-old […]

FINA Names 2014 Athletes of the Year

Chad le Clos, left, and Michael Phelps (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) The FINA Athletes of the Year 2014 were unveiled on December 1, 2014 in Doha (QAT) in a memorable Gala “Soirée des Etoiles” (Evening of the Stars), held after a successful two-day FINA World Aquatics Convention and FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic. Less than two […]

Chad Le Clos Confident of Beating Michael Phelps Again

Michael Phelps (R) and Chad le Clos (Rob Schumacher/USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden SINGAPORE, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch […]

Michael Phelps to Take Break from Swimming after Drunken Driving Arrest

Michael Phelps (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) Oct 5 (Reuters) – Famed U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who recently returned to top-level competition after a two-year retirement, said on Sunday he would take a break from swimming and undergo treatment after his arrest last week for drunken driving. Phelps, 29, who is the most decorated Olympian of […]

2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards Nominees

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After claiming a combined 10 medals at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) headline the nominees for the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards, set for Monday, Nov. 24, at the New York Marriott Marquis. The nation’s […]

Qatar takes a stand in hijab row at Asiad

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-MIN/SPORTS CHOSUN (Reuters) – The issue of religious freedom took center stage at the Asian Games on Wednesday when Qatari women forfeited a basketball game after refusing to remove the Islamic head scarf, dealing another blow to an event that trumpets diversity and inclusiveness. Organizers of Incheon’s Asian Games, which have welcomed 9,500 […]

Park v Sun set to light up pool, South Korea top table

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – South Korean sharpshooters snatched two early golds to put the hosts top of the Asian Games medals table on Sunday, but the highlight of the second day’s action will come later in the pool when China’s Sun Yang takes on local hero Park Tae-hwan in the 200 meters freestyle […]

Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps Named USOC’s Athletes of the Month

Katie Ledecky (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout August earned swimmers Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Maryland) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Maryland) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s Eight Rowing Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Ledecky became the first woman […]

Sprint king Adrian unafraid of Phelps

Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – As the reigning Olympic champion in the 100 meters freestyle, Nathan Adrian knows what it is like to hunt and be hunted in the water. Two years ago, at the London Olympics, the American was chasing Australia’s world champion James Magnussen for the gold medal in swimming’s blue-riband […]

Countdown to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee joins the global Paralympic Movement in celebrating the two-year countdown to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Sunday, Sept. 7. With the Opening Ceremony to be held Sept. 7, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will become the first South American […]

Michael Phelps Wins First International Race Since Olympics

Michael Phelps at the Pan Pacific swimming championships (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Aug 23 (Reuters) – It’s not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that’s exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two […]

Ledecky wins twice on opening day of Pan Pacs

Photo Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Katie Ledecky enhanced her status as swimming’s new teen queen with two victories in less than an hour on the opening day of the Pan Pacific championships on Thursday. The 17-year-old American took the 200 metres freestyle after world champion Missy Franklin failed to qualify for the final. […]

Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CLAUS FISKER/SCANPIX DENMARK (Reuters) – London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women’s 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in Nanjing. Lithuanian Meilutyte, the world record holder over 50m in […]

Ledecky sets world record in 400 meters freestyle

Photo Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – American teenager Katie Ledecky set a world record in the 400 meters freestyle at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine, California on Saturday, while Michael Phelps struggled home in sixth in the 100m backstroke. The 17-year-old Ledecky clocked 3 minutes, 58.86 seconds to better the previous record of 3:59.15 […]

Phelps makes U.S. squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Photo Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016 when he was named along with exciting teenagers Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin on the U.S. team for the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday. Phelps’ qualification for the Aug. 21-24 championships on Australia’s […]

USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships Highlights

Nathan Adrian, right, is congratulated Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) By Seth Rubinroit Six swimmers won national titles on August 6, the opening night of the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, CA. Men’s 100m Free: Nathan Adrian (CLICK HERE to watch the race) The most-anticipated race of the night featured seven […]

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Adams wins Women’s 200m Fly

Cammile Adams wins the Women’s 200m Butterfly event in Irvine with a total time of 2:07.12.

2014 Swimming National Championships: Irvine: Shields win’s Men’s 200m Fly

Tom Shields gets his personal best in the Men’s 200m Butterfly event with a total time of 1:55.09, beating out Tyler Clary.

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte Set for Duel at U.S. Nationals

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Matt York) Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are expected to race at USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships on Wednesday, August 6, at 9 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports. Aug 5 (Reuters) – Olympic swim king Michael Phelps and reigning Swimmer of the Year Ryan Lochte will wage […]

Phelps beaten by Agnel in slow 100m freestyle

PHOTO CREDIT: Kevin Liles-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Michael Phelps was edged by Frenchman Yannick Agnel in the 100 meters freestyle final in Athens, Georgia, on Sunday. Agnel, the Olympic 200m freestyle champion, touched in 49.37 seconds, with his North Baltimore training partner Phelps second in 49.42. Ryan Lochte was third in 49.63, but the […]

Maturity, Patience Pays off For the Long-Distance Swimmer

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ENRIQUE DE LA OSA (Reuters) – Marathon swimmer Doug McConnell circumnavigated the island of Manhattan to clinch the Triple Crown of open water swimming and join an elite club of less than 100 members worldwide. Although he started swimming as a youngster, the 56-year-old said it is the forbearance that comes with age that […]

Phelps continues building on return with third in 200 IM

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS (Reuters) – Michael Phelps continued his return to competitive swimming with third place in the 200 meters individual medley at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Sunday. Phelps, competing in the 200 medley for the first time since taking gold at the 2012 London Olympics, showed early flashes of that […]

Despite paralysis, swim star Van Dyken in good spirits at Denver hospital

(Reuters) – Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken said she was excited to be starting her new life on Wednesday as she arrived partially paralyzed at a hospital near her hometown of Denver for specialist treatment after severing her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Van Dyken, 41, whose six gold medals make her one […]


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