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FINA: Caeleb Dressel equals Michael Phelps' record, claims 7 gold medals in single world championships

FINA: Caeleb Dressel equals Michael Phelps' record, claims 7 gold medals in single world championships

He also helped the U.S. to record their best-ever world championship haul, with 38 medals.

Jul 31, 2017, 08:45 AM IST
FINA World Championships: Caeleb Dressel makes history with three world golds in one night

FINA World Championships: Caeleb Dressel makes history with three world golds in one night

Dressel`s sprint heroics were compiled in just under two hours, interspersed by Sarah Sjostrom`s world record in the women`s 50 metres freestyle on another stunning night`s racing at the Duna Arena.

Jul 30, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
FINA World Championship: Federica Pellegrini in seventh heaven, Adam Peaty completes breaststroke double

FINA World Championship: Federica Pellegrini in seventh heaven, Adam Peaty completes breaststroke double

Pellegrini last won a world title at the 2011 championships, but the determined Italian rolled back the years to clock one minute 54.73 seconds.

Jul 27, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
FINA: Lilly King, Adam Peaty, Kylie Masse smash world records in swimming

FINA: Lilly King, Adam Peaty, Kylie Masse smash world records in swimming

Adam Peaty of Britain continued his breaststroke trail-blazing with his second world mark of the day to reach the 50m final and Canada`s Kylie Masse produced a world-best time to win the women`s 100m backstroke gold medal.

Jul 26, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
World Swimming Championships: Adam Peaty sets 50m breaststroke world record, ready to go faster

World Swimming Championships: Adam Peaty sets 50m breaststroke world record, ready to go faster

Britain`s Adam Peaty broke his own world record in the 50 metres breaststroke on Tuesday, swimming 26.10 seconds in the heats at the world swimming championships in Budapest.

Jul 25, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Australia's Cate Campbell swam with hernia, says report

Rio Olympics 2016: Australia's Cate Campbell swam with hernia, says report

The Australian said Campbell`s hernia was detected three months ago, before she broke the world 100m freestyle record during a swim in Brisbane in the lead-up to the games.

Aug 23, 2016, 11:27 AM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps signs off with 23rd gold medal

2016 Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps signs off with 23rd gold medal

It gave Phelps his fifth gold of the Rio Games after his triumphs in the 4x100m free, 4x200m free, 200m butterfly and 200m individual medley, with a silver in the 100m fly for good measure.

Aug 14, 2016, 07:52 AM IST
WATCH: Biggest shock of Rio 2016 - Joseph Schooling stuns Michael Phelps

WATCH: Biggest shock of Rio 2016 - Joseph Schooling stuns Michael Phelps

Phelps, who now has 27 medals, had been hoping to win the event for the fourth successive Games.

 

Aug 13, 2016, 07:39 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps wins 200m individual medley for 22nd gold

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps wins 200m individual medley for 22nd gold

Phelps claimed his 22nd Olympic gold medal and his fourth at the Rio Olympics.
 

Aug 12, 2016, 08:03 AM IST
HILARIOUS! Here's why this swimmer flashes middle finger at his dad before every race

HILARIOUS! Here's why this swimmer flashes middle finger at his dad before every race

The duo started this tradition when Santo was just 8 years old.

Aug 12, 2016, 02:36 AM IST
PULSATING FINISH: Michael Phelps wins 20th Gold Medal - WATCH

PULSATING FINISH: Michael Phelps wins 20th Gold Medal - WATCH

Michael Phelps won his 20th Olympic gold medal on Tuesday after pulverising fierce rival Chad le Clos to regain his 200m butterfly title in a grudge race bristling with emotion.

Aug 10, 2016, 07:47 AM IST
20th Gold Medal for Michael Phelps: American great crushes Chad le Clos in 200m butterfly final

20th Gold Medal for Michael Phelps: American great crushes Chad le Clos in 200m butterfly final

The American, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, added to his staggering title tally by overpowering the South African in the Rio final, clocking 1min 53.36sec.

Aug 10, 2016, 07:39 AM IST
Olympics 2016: Swimming superstar Michael Phelps bags 19th gold medal

Olympics 2016: Swimming superstar Michael Phelps bags 19th gold medal

The spellbinding action in the pool brought the curtain down on another day of drama where 14 gold medals were shared out.

Aug 08, 2016, 08:49 AM IST
'Youngest Olympian at Rio but not the best athlete at school' – The FASCINATING story of Gaurika Singh

'Youngest Olympian at Rio but not the best athlete at school' – The FASCINATING story of Gaurika Singh

Gaurika Singh trains at the Barnet Copthall club in London with two other Rio Olympians, Pakistanis Harris Bandy and Lianna Swan.

Aug 04, 2016, 17:54 PM IST
READ: Story of a Syrian refugee who will be participating at the Rio Olympics

READ: Story of a Syrian refugee who will be participating at the Rio Olympics

Yusra Mardini left their home in Syria`s war-battered capital Damascus a year ago and headed to Turkey.

Aug 02, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
Michael Phelps vs Chad Le Clos: I'm the strongest athlete out there, warns South African swimmer

Michael Phelps vs Chad Le Clos: I'm the strongest athlete out there, warns South African swimmer

The South African created ripples in 200m butterfly at London Olympics after snatching a fifth gold from the American superstar.

Jul 29, 2016, 19:19 PM IST
Russian athletes' doping samples taken by FINA tested negative

Russian athletes' doping samples taken by FINA tested negative

Russian sport has been in the centre of doping-related scandals since last year.

Jul 05, 2016, 21:57 PM IST
Michael Phelps registers third triumph at the US Olympic swimming trials ahead of Rio Games

Michael Phelps registers third triumph at the US Olympic swimming trials ahead of Rio Games

Phelps, who won the 100m fly at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics, is now second in the world rankings behind the 50.86 of Hungarian Laszlo Cseh.

Jul 03, 2016, 09:39 AM IST
US Olympic trials: Michael Phelps holds off Ryan Lochte in 200m medley thriller

US Olympic trials: Michael Phelps holds off Ryan Lochte in 200m medley thriller

Clary finished third in 1:55.33 and confirmed he was retiring from the sport.
 

Jul 02, 2016, 09:07 AM IST
Michael Phelps into fifth Olympics in event that launched Games career

Michael Phelps into fifth Olympics in event that launched Games career

Phelps led at every turn, but Shields stuck with him and was on his shoulder coming off the turn for home.

Jun 30, 2016, 11:13 AM IST