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Is Katie Ledecky Beatable In Her Domain Events? - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA<p><i>Commentary by Andy Ross, Swimming World Contributor.</i><p>In a report recently from <i>The Straits Times</i>, Chinese rising star <b>Li Bingjie</b> …

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SPOTY 2017: When is it, what are latest odds and who could beat Anthony Joshua to award?

What is it?<p>It's the BBC's long-standing end of year sports review show which crowns this year's Sports Personality of the Year. It remains one of sport’s most prestigious awards.<p>When is it?<p>It takes place on Sunday, December 17.<p>Where is it?<p>This year it's being held at Liverpool's Echo Arena.<p>What …

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Katie Ledecky Named Pac-12 Female Swimmer of the Month for November - Swimming World News

The Pac-12 Conference office announced today that <b>Katie Ledecky</b> of Stanford was named Pac-12 Women’s Swimmer of the Month and UCLA’s <b>Ciara Monahan</b> was …

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Swimming World to Present Video Coverage of Nation's Capital Invitational - Swimming World News

This weekend, <i>Swimming World</i> will be in College Park, Md., to present live and on-demand video coverage of the annual Nation’s Capital Invitational, …

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See Sergey Brin, Kerry Washington, Wiz Khalifa, and More Celebrate Science at the 2018 Breakthrough Prizes

The “Oscars of science” drew the the brightest stars in math and research science to the heart of Silicon Valley.<p>On Sunday night, the brightest stars in math, research, and life sciences came together at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, replacing their customary lab coats …

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400 IM Narrowly Edges 200 FR As Fan Choice For Ledecky

While Ledecky has no obligation to honor the results of an unscientific poll of swim fans, those fans did narrowly vote for the 400 IM over the 200 …

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The Week That Was: American Records Highlight Winter Nationals - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p>Zane Grothe stunned the swimming world this week with two new American records at the Winter National Championships this …

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How To Breath While Swimming: Air Lubrication System

First, I want to dispel one myth about breathing during intense exercise. In no sport does an athlete ever take a complete inhalation or expiration. …

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Johns Hopkins astrophysicist and his team win Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Charles L. Bennett was awarded the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics on Sunday for his research on …

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Caeleb Dressel, Sarah Sjöström take FINA Swimmer of the Year honors

One more honor for <b>Caeleb Dressel</b> to cap a breakout 2017 — FINA Male Swimmer of the Year.<p>Sweden’s <b>Sarah Sjöström</b> won Female Swimmer of the Year.<p>Dressel …

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Ashley Neidigh: "Seeing it on the Board was Still kind of a Shock"

Indiana postgrad swimmer <b>Ashley Neidigh</b> took off with the early lead in the 500 free, extending her lead over Sandpipers of Nevada’s Erica Sulivan …

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Winter Nationals Notes: New Professionals Return to Yards

Olivia Smoliga -- Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>By David Rieder.</i><p>She’s a professional swimmer now, and what pays the bills for professional swimmers is …

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Mallory Comerford Breaks Missy Franklin's 200 Yard Free Meet Record

U.S. National Teamer <b>Mallory Comerford</b> broke the Championship Record in the women’s 200 yard freestyle on Friday evening at the 2017 USA Swimming …

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Bethesda's Katie Ledecky Named Female Olympic Athlete Of Year

Gold medalist Katie Ledecky of Bethesda was named Female Olympic Athlete of the Year by Team USA.<p><b>From Team USA:</b> The United States Olympic Committee …

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U.S. bobsled hopeful Ryan Bailey sees Olympic dreams end after court reinstates doping ban

Ryan Bailey, the U.S. sprinter who was attempting to make next year’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics as part of the American bobsled team, had his two-year doping ban reinstated Thursday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland, meaning he will miss the Games.<p>Earlier this year, Bailey …

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Woodbine's Kyle Snyder, Bethesda's Katie Ledecky win U.S. Olympic Athlete of the Year awards

It was a good year to be an Olympic athlete from Maryland.The U.S. Olympic Committee named Woodbine’s Kyle Snyder and Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky the …

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Katie Ledecky Takes USOC Top Prize For A Third Time In Six Stellar Swim Years

News Round-Up: Katie Ledecky, Olympic and World freestyle champion, has been voted the United States Olympic Committee's Female Olympic Athlete of …

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Sarah Sjostrom Shines on Swimming World's December 2017 Cover - Swimming World News

ON THE DECEMBER COVER<p><b>Sarah Sjostrom</b> has ended <b>Katie Ledecky’s</b> four-year reign as the best female swimmer in the world, being named Swimming World’s …

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Swimming World Announces 2017 Male European & Female American Swimmers of the Year - Swimming World News

Each year <i>Swimming World Magazine</i> selects the top male and female swimmers from the following regions: Africa, the Pacific Rim, Europe, the Americas, …

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Peaty, Ledecky Up For BBC Sports Personality Awards

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA<p>BBC has announced their nominees for the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year and the 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality …

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BBC SPOTY: Anthony Joshua favourite but rugby is snubbed again

The shortlist for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 award was announced yesterday evening but the 12 contenders may struggle to capture the …

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Katie Ledecky Nominated for BBC Sports Personality Award

<i>6 Nominees for Overseas Sports Personality of the Year</i><p>Tom Brady, United States, American Football<br>• Roger Federer, Switzerland, Tennis• <b><br>Katie Ledecky,</b> …

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Four Storylines for Winter Nationals and NCAA Swimming Invite Weekend

Cal's Kathleen Baker -- Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>By David Rieder.</i><p>As usual, the weekend after Thanksgiving will provide the last significant …

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WATCH: Katie Ledecky Makes Sub-4-Minute 400 IMs Look Easy

What else can be said about <b>Katie Ledecky</b>?<p>The Stanford sophomore continues to dabble in the 400 IM — breaking the four-minute barrier for the second …

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Swimming Needs Another Phelps/Lochte Rivalry - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><i>By Ashley Illenye, Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>Since its inception, the concept of the rivalry has been one of the …

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Overseas Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Voting open for BBC award

<b>Voting has opened for the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year 2017.</b><p>Six contenders have been shortlisted: <b>Tom Brady</b> (American football), <b>Roger Federer</b> (tennis), <b>Katie Ledecky</b> (swimming), <b>Tatyana McFadden</b> (Para-athletics), <b>Sally Pearson</b> (athletics) and <b>Michael van Gerwen</b> (darts).<p>The award …

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‘I’m getting closer to Ledecky,’ new teen swim star says

We’re used to <b>Katie Ledecky</b> pulling away from swimmers by lengths of the pool in distance races, but one new rival sees the opposite.<p>“I think I’m …

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Big Swims for Ledecky and Dressel lead to National Awards for Stanford and Florida

Capturing this week’s Division I National Awards are Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel. Ledecky won the 200, 500, and 1650 frees and the 400 IM at the …

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LumaLanes Performance of the Week: Ledecky Drops AR at Art Adamson

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p>This week’s Performance Of The Week, sponsored by LumaLanes, goes to <b>Katie Ledecky</b>, who lowered her own American Record …

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Kobe Bryant - Phelps Ko Ek Or Comeback Krna Chahiye

<i>“It [Representing The United States] Never Gets Old.”</i><p><i>“That Being Said, Since It Never Gets Old, Would You Like Just One More Time?”</i><b>( Kabhi Old Na</b> …

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