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Priyesha Deshmukh wins bronze in Deaf Shooting Worlds

The 23-year-old Maharashtra competitor posted a total of 180.4 to finish third.

FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs

FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs

The 10-year-old Bahraini girl who competed at this month`s world championships in Russia could end up holding a record that will never be beaten if swimming officials push ahead with plans to close the loophole that allowed her to race.

China's world record holder Sun Yang missed 1500m final with heart problem

China's world record holder Sun Yang missed 1500m final with heart problem

China`s world record-holder and Olympic champion Sun Yang confirmed his shock withdrawal from Sunday`s 1500m freestyle final at the world championships was down to a heart problem.

Japan`s Daiya Seto wins men`s 400m individual medley world gold

Japan`s Daiya Seto wins men`s 400m individual medley world gold

Japan`s Daiya Seto was delighted to retain his men`s 400m individual medley gold at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Katinka Hosszu wins women`s 400m individual medley world gold

Katinka Hosszu wins women`s 400m individual medley world gold

Hungary`s Katinka Hosszu completed the individual medley double on Sunday with victory in the women`s 400m final having already claimed the 200m crown.

Gregorio Paltrinieri wins 1500m freestyle gold as record holder Sun Yang pulls out

Gregorio Paltrinieri wins 1500m freestyle gold as record holder Sun Yang pulls out

China`s world record holder and Olympic champion Sun Yang was a shock withdrawal from the 1500m freestyle final at the world championships Sunday with Italy`s Gregorio Paltrinieri snatching the title.

Jennie Johansson wins women`s 50m breaststroke world gold

Jennie Johansson wins women`s 50m breaststroke world gold

Sweden`s Jennie Johansson was the shock winner of the women`s 50m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Camille Lacourt wins men`s 50m backstroke world gold

Camille Lacourt wins men`s 50m backstroke world gold

France`s Camille Lacourt won the men`s 50m backstroke final at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

Katie Ledecky breaks 800m freestyle record, claims fifth world gold

Katie Ledecky breaks 800m freestyle record, claims fifth world gold

Katie Ledecky broke her own 800m freestyle world record on Saturday by claiming an historic fifth gold medal at the world swimming championships to complete the sweep of freestyle titles.

Chad le Clos wins men`s 100m fly world gold

Chad le Clos wins men`s 100m fly world gold

South Africa`s Chad le Clos won the men`s 100m butterfly final at the swimming world championships on Saturday.

Sun Yang faces fight for world mile crown

Sun Yang faces fight for world mile crown

China`s Sun Yang was only third in Saturday`s 1500m freestyle heats as the long-distance expert bids to complete the treble of titles at the world swimming championship. 

Ten-year-old Alzain Tareq finishes third in worlds heat

Ten-year-old Alzain Tareq finishes third in worlds heat

Tiny 10-year-old Alzain Tareq grinned from ear-to-ear on Saturday as the world championships` youngest competitor in Kazan swam her personal best to finish third in her 50m freestyle heat.

Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teen Kanako Watanabe wins world breaststroke gold

Japanese teenager Kanako Watanabe won the women`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to claim her second medal in Kazan.

Germany`s Marco Koch wins world 200m breaststroke gold

Germany`s Marco Koch wins world 200m breaststroke gold

Germany`s Marco Koch won men`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to deny Hungary`s Daniel Gyurta an historic fourth straight title in the event.

Mitchell Larkin completes worlds backstroke double

Mitchell Larkin completes worlds backstroke double

Australia`s Mitchell Larkin won the men`s 200m backstroke gold on Friday at the world swimming championships to complete the double.

Katie Ledecky on course to claim fifth worlds gold

Katie Ledecky on course to claim fifth worlds gold

Katie Ledecky of the United States remains on course to win a fifth gold in Kazan, while a 10-year-old from Bahrain made history on Friday at the world swimming championships.

US win women`s 4x200m free relay gold in world championships

US win women`s 4x200m free relay gold in world championships

Katie Ledecky picked up her fourth gold medal at Kazan`s world swimming champions on Thursday as the United States won the women`s 4x200m freestyle title.

Campbell sisters storm into worlds semis in Kazan

Campbell sisters storm into worlds semis in Kazan

Australia`s Cate and Bronte Campbell stormed into the 100m freestyle semi-finals on Thursday at the world swimming championships in their quest for more gold medals in Kazan.

Tyler Clary slams US media for Kazan negativity

Tyler Clary slams US media for Kazan negativity

The USA are having a disappointing world swimming championships by their own high standards and Olympic backstroke champion Tyler Clary slammed the American media on Thursday for some negative coverage.

`Otherworldly` Katie Ledecky impresses Michael Phelps, Bob Bowman

There aren`t enough superlatives to describe Katie Ledecky`s freestyle dominance at the world swimming championships, and for superstar Michael Phelps no words at all to describe the struggles of the rest of the US team.