Katie Ledecky

2017 USA College Challenge: Day 1 Live Recap - Swimming World News

The 2017 USA College Challenge between the United States national team and the Pac-12 all star team will kick off on Saturday eveving in Los Angeles. …


2017 College Challenge: Saturday Night Live Recap

• Saturday, October 21-Sunday, October 22<br>• Uytengsu Aquatics Center, Los Angeles, CA<br>• 25 yards<br>• USA Roster<br>• Pac-12 Roster<br>• Live Results<br>• Results on Meet Mobile as …


Katie Ledecky, Maya Moore named WSF Sportswomen of the Year

Katie Ledecky and Maya Moore were named the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) Sportswomen of the Year on Wednesday during the organization’s Salute to …


Bethesda's Katie Ledecky Named 2017 Sportswoman of the Year

Billie Jean King and Women’s Sports Foundation honor Katie Ledecky, other trailblazing female athletes.

Sport (Australia)

Katie Ledecky Named WSF Sportswoman of the Year

<b>Katie Ledecky</b> has been named Sportswoman of the Year for 2017 by the Women’s Sports Federation. She becomes the fifth swimmer to win the award since …


Cody Miller Makes His Move Into Movies: A Day In The Life Of An Olympic Swimmer

<b>News Round-Up:</b><p><b>Cody Miller</b>, the Olympic bronze medallist over 100m breaststroke when Britain’s <b>Adam Peaty</b> produced the 57.13sec performance in the pool …


U.S. women’s hockey team gets Wilma Rudolph Courage Award

NEW YORK — The U.S. women’s hockey team received the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award on Wednesday night at the Salute to Women in Sports hosted by the …


Michael Phelps discusses life after swimming, how his notorious diet has changed, and Katie Ledecky

The most decorated Olympian in history, Michael Phelps says he's done competing.<p>After winning five golds and a silver at Rio 2016, Phelps hung up his suit and moved onto the second stage of his career.<p>That second stage includes many projects, from running his foundation, starting a swimwear line, …


The Unique Quirks of the USA College Challenge

Clockwise, from top left: Dylan Carter, Ryan Murphy, Melanie Margalis & Katie Ledecky<p><i>By David Rieder.</i><p><b>Katie</b> <b>Ledecky</b>, <b>Simone Manuel</b> and <b>Kathleen Baker</b> …


Women's Sports Foundation Crowns Katie Ledecky 2017 Sportswoman of the Year - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA<p>The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) recently held their 38th Annual Salute to Women in Sport in New York City. At the gala, …


Ghouls, Ghosts And Goggles

By SwimSwam on SwimSwam <i>Courtesy of Isabella Fratesi</i>Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. As a young child, I awaited October 31st …


Katie Ledecky Nominated For Female Olympic Athlete Of The Year

By SwimSwam on SwimSwam <i>Press Release courtesy of USOC</i>The United States Olympic Committee today announced the 26 finalists for the 2017 Team USA …


First Annual SwimSwam NCAA Division 1 Women’s Preseason Picks

By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam In our addition to our new power rankings format, we’re trying out something else new this year: NCAA pre-season …


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Dolan, Comerford & The Circle Of Life

The NCAA circle of life continued over the weekend, as last year’s upset specialist <b>Mallory Comerford</b> got her first taste of swimming with a target on …

Notre Dame

Grevers, Murphy, Ledecky, Manuel Slated to Swim USA College Challenge

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA<p>The rosters are out for the USA College Challenge, which will be held later this month at the University of Southern …


How swim tracking works on the Apple Watch Series 2 and 3

PopSci dove into the science behind Apple's swim tracking on the Series 2 & 3 Apple Watch, and it's a fascinating read."Damn it, Jim, I'm a roller …


College Swimming Previews: #1 Stanford and College Swimming’s Big 3

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam <i>We’ll be previewing the top 12 men’s and women’s programs from the 2017 NCAA Championships – stay tuned to our College</i> …


2017-2018 Women's NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

On the one hand, this feels a little high considering the impact players UGA graduated (Olivia Smoliga, Chantal van Landeghem, Emily Cameron). On the …

College Basketball

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Biles named Sports Illustrated’s most fit female athlete

Simone Biles has been named by Sports Illustrated as the most fit female athlete.<p>Biles, who won five medals (four gold) in gymnastics at the 2016 …


Katie Ledecky and Paralympian Brad Snyder Named To Sports Illustrated 50 Fittest Athletes List - Swimming World News

<i>Sports Illustrated</i> recently compiled a list of the 50 most fit men and the 50 most fit women in the world of sports right now. Swimmers <b>Katie Ledecky</b> …


Top Ten Women's Storylines Of The 2017-18 NCAA Season

<b>4. Abbey Weitzeil Looks To Build Off Freshman Year At Cal</b><p>In March of 2015, in just her senior year of high school, <b>Abbey Weitzeil</b> swam the fastest 50 …


Top Ten Men’s Storylines Of The 2017-18 NCAA Season

By James Sutherland on SwimSwam The 2017 NCAA Swimming & Diving season officially got underway last weekend with the annual Alabama-Delta State dual, …


It’s Official! IOC Awards 2024 Olympics to Paris, 2028 Games to Los Angeles

The 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics have officially been granted to Paris and Los Angeles, respectively, the International Olympic Committee announced …

Los Angeles

Beyond The Lane Lines: Ledecky Gets Licensed & See New Airport Pool

<i>#2 – Australian Olympic Legend Dawn Fraser Turns 80</i><p>Australian <b>Dawn Fraser</b> made Olympic history for her nation by winning 3 consecutive gold medals in …


Katie Ledecky Ready To Invite World To LA 2028 Olympics

Olympic champion, Katie Ledecky is ready to welcome in the world to LA 2028, for a chance to compete in a large international event on U.S. …


The Great Debate: Phelps vs. Ledecky

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick, Rob Schumacher<p><i>By Dylan Evangelista, Swimming World College Intern</i><p>Since her first Olympic berth back in 2012, it’s an …


Katie Ledecky & Caeleb Dressel Lead The USA’s 115-Member 2017-2018 National Team Roster

USA Swimming today named the 115 members of its 2017-18 National Team on the back of results this year. Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel lead the way


USA Swimming Announces 2017-2018 National Team

It’s been a dominant year for American swimmers on the collegiate and national stage.<p>Today, USA Swimming announced which athletes were dominant …


Katie Ledecky: Licensed to Drive - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA<p>When you’re a young teenager on the brink of greatness, there is a go-to phrase when it comes to describing these efforts: …