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Phelps, Lochte Moving Toward Another Showdown

Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

By Swimming World LONDON, England, August 1. HUNGARY's Laszlo Cseh led the way in the men's 200-meter IM qualifying heats at the 2012 London Olympi...

Phelps Makes History

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.02.2012 | Sports

Sweet 19! With Michael Phelps swimming the anchor leg, the United States won gold in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay. France won silver with China...

Phelps Takes Silver

Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

Michael Phelps may have just missed out on the gold medal in the 200-meter butterfly but he does have quite a nice consolation prize. His silver medal...

What Is It Like To Be an Olympic Swimmer?

Quora | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Bonnie Boglioli Randall, Writer Let me preface this by saying that I am not an Olympic athlete. Howe...

U.S. Swimmer Leads Prelims

Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

By Swimming World LONDON, England, July 31. Team USA's Nathan Adrian, following up on a strong leg in the men's 400-meter freestyle relay, raced to...

Lochte Comes Up Empty

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

Apparently, it's Yannick Agnel's time. One night after swimming the anchor leg as France won the men's 4x100 relay, Agnel overpowered Ryan Lochte and ...

Olympian Dana Vollmer Swims Through Heart Risk

Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jaimie Dalessio Cathy Vollmer sits in the front row at the 2003 USA National Swimming Championships in Indianapolis. She's nervous, as any mom w...

Lochte Surrenders Lead To France

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.02.2012 | Sports

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps were called on for the final in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay despite not participating in the qualifier for Te...

The Olympic Theater of Human Drama

Diana Nyad | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

In ancient times, all wars around the world came to an abrupt hiatus for the duration of the revered Games. If only that were still the case. Nevertheless, it does seem that most of us drop life as normal to immerse ourselves in the many moments of drama.

Lochte Takes Gold

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.02.2012 | Sports

Ryan Lochte has won gold in the 400-meter individual medley while Michael Phelps goes away from the event empty handed, having finished fourth. Lochte...

U.S. Swimmer Breaks Olympic Record In Prelims

Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

By Swimming World LONDON, England, July 28. DANA Vollmer decided to kick it up a notch in prelims of the women's 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 Lo...

New Term For Phelps-Lochte Rivalry

Posted 07.28.2012 | Sports

By Jeff Commings, Swimming World PHOENIX, Arizona, July 27. WITH all the media hype and buzz surrounding the rivalry between Michael Phelps and Rya...

'Maybe I Went Too Far' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.27.2012 | Teen

Dima Zaytsev, a 17-year-old competitive swimmer, was putting in extra training hours at the North Carolina swim training center SwimMAC last week when...

America's Greatest Olympian Won't be in London

Diana Nyad | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

At the crazy-old age of 45...for a sprinter....Dara proved to be 4th best in all the United States in her attempt for yet another coveted Summer Games miracle.

22-Year-Old Swims For Olympic Glory

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World 22-year-old Jimmy Feigen, born September 26, 1989, in Hilo, Hawaii is set to represent Team USA at the Lond...

Can Coughlin Get One More?

Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World 29-year-old Natalie Coughlin, born August 23, 1982, in Vallejo, California is a seasoned Olympic veteran. H...

College Swimming Star To Make Olympic Debut

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World In 2008, Caitlin Leverenz barely missed the Olympic team when she placed third in the 200 breaststroke. In ...

Vollmer Returns To Olympic Stage

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World 24-year-old Dana Vollmer was half her current age when she made her first USA Olympic Trials appearance in ...

The Life Cycle Of The Olympic Swimmer

Grantland | Posted 07.05.2012 | Sports

Ariana Kukors broke the world record in the 200-meter individual medley in 2009 with a 2:06.15 mark that no one has beaten since. She has won seven sw...

The Heartwarming Story Of A New York Times Writer And An Olympic Champion

The New York Times | Posted 07.02.2012 | Good News

I’ve been the Forrest Gump of sportswriters, a witness to all kinds of history. I was there for the Mighty Ducks’ first N.H.L. game and Pete Sampr...

Swimmer Garrett Weber-Gale On How Nutrition Got Him To The Olympics

Posted 06.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Olympic medalist and Team USA hopeful Garrett Weber-Gale credits his plant-based, low-sodium diet with his competitive edge in the pool, according to ...

Why Would You Want to Cut Yourself?

Melissa Gerstein | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Melissa Gerstein

Although she may have gold medals and more success than many of us will ever have, Amanda Beard is just like many girls who are fighting through pain while striving for self confidence.

WATCH: Olympic Swimmer Proposes On Medal Stand

Posted 02.15.2012 | Sports

Rarely has so much depended on U.S. Olympic swimmer Matt Grevers earning spot on the medal stand. Thankfully, everything went according to plan for Gr...

44 Year Old Dara Torres Could Become The Oldest Olympic Swimmer

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

When you've got it, you've got it at any age. Dara Torres, 44, has won 12 Olympic Medals and is not stopping there. She hopes to compete in one fi...

Dara Torres on the Case of Shirley Babashoff: "It Sucks"

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

To me, Dara Torres represents everything that sports should be. She does have a new book out on fitness... but really I just used that an excuse for me to talk to her again.