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AQUATICS: U.S. finishes World Champs with two world records and three more golds, but...

One of the oldest lines in show business is “it’s not how you start, it's how you finish” and the U.S. women put on...

WATER POLO: Italy completes perfect tournament and captures fourth World Champs title over Spain,...

The big powers in men’s water polo this century have been Serbia, Croatia and Hungary, but the men’s gold-medal match pitted two of the...

WATER POLO: Eight athletes injured in Gwangju nightclub tragedy, including four Americans

The water polo community is a close one and the 2019 World Championships will long be remembered for the tragic collapse of an interior...

SWIMMING: Five golds in six events for U.S. on Saturday, including three for Dressel...

There are days when it becomes absolutely clear that the United States is the world’s undisputed power in swimming and Saturday’s evening session at...

WATER POLO: Dynastic U.S. women three-peat at FINA Worlds off 11-6 win over Spain

When American Olympic fans think about U.S. teams that simply don’t lose, the men’s and women’s basketball teams immediately come to mind. But let’s...

SWIMMING: World records for Caeleb Dressel and Regan Smith; Manuel stuns Campbell in 100...

At the 2003 World Championships, an 18-year-old Michael Phelps announced that he was someone who had to be watched at the Athens Olympics the...

LANE ONE: “The World Championships aren’t important. The Olympics are important.”

Olympic sport is often ignored in the U.S., even at the level of the World Championships, when the same athletes who will be in...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Another 2012 gold medalist caught for doping; Katie Ledecky speaks and...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXX Olympiad: London 2012 ● The International Olympic Committee...

SWIMMING: Dressel wins 100 m Free in fastest race in 10 years, Ledecky returns,...

It seems to happen at least once in each World Championships, where the United States collects a bushel of medals in a single session,...

SWIMMING: Hungary’s Milak erases Phelps’s world record, while Pellegrini defeats Father Time in FINA...

There was a time warp at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju (KOR) on Wednesday, with the calendar spinning back to 2009 when Michael...

LANE ONE: Suddenly, the awards ceremonies are the most interesting part of the FINA...

It’s pretty hard for Americans to follow the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, Korea thanks to the time zone differences, but the swimming...

SWIMMING: King continues mastery of Efimova and defends 100 m Breast world title

The most public feud in swimming today has to be between breaststroke stars American Lilly King and Russia’s Yuliya Efimova, who between them own...

SWIMMING: Rasovszky and Bruni leave Gwangju, win 10 km World Series races in Canada...

Hungary’s Kristof Rasovszky and Italy’s Rachele Bruni both had busy schedules at the 2019 Open Water Worlds in Korea. Rasovszky won the 5 km...

SWIMMING: Ledecky withdraws from Worlds 1,500 m Freestyle final

Whatever is bothering Katie Ledecky, it’s enough to keep her out of the pool entirely on Day 3 of the World Championships in Gwangju,...

SWIMMING: Ledecky, McKeon and Ruck all withdraw from Worlds 200 m Freestyle

The morning heats on the third day of the FINA World Championships brought three shocks in the same event, the women’s 200 m Freestyle: ●...

SWIMMING: MacNeil stuns Sjostrom in 100 m Fly final and Dressel takes 50 m...

If Katie Ledecky’s loss in the 400 m Freestyle was an upset, the idea of seeing Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom beaten in the final of...

LANE ONE: Welcome to the best week of the Olympic-sport summer: FINA Worlds, Tour...

If you want to be up on your friends on who to look for in Tokyo in 2020, this would be a good week...

SWIMMING: Titmus stuns Ledecky with 400 m Free win in final meters; Adrian anchors...

Australia’s 18-year-old distance sensation Ariarne Titmus arrived on the world stage at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju (KOR) and was 62/100ths behind world-record...

SWIMMING Preview/Men: Questions about Sun and the U.S., but not about Peaty in men’s...

Like the women’s events at the 2019 FINA World Championships, the men’s events are marked by a huge question mark from the United States. Caeleb...

SWIMMING Preview/Women: Will Australia, Sjostrom and Hosszu bury the U.S. women in Gwangju?

Time for the main event: the swimming portion of the FINA World Championships in Gwangju (KOR), starting on Sunday morning. And for the world’s...

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