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Rio Games: Michael Phelps takes another step toward last Olympic hurrah

Rio Games: Michael Phelps takes another step toward last Olympic hurrah

Franklin and Grevers were just the latest big names to fall in Omaha.

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.

`Veterans` Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin lead US charge

`Veterans` Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin lead US charge

Neither has yet turned 21, yet Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are the `veterans` spearheading the USA`s quest for world championship gold medals when the swimming section starts on Sunday.

Swimming stars battle for world titles with eyes on Rio Olympics

Swimming stars battle for world titles with eyes on Rio Olympics

With one eye on Rio de Janeiro, swimming`s stars begin the battle on Sunday for world championship medals in Kazan to prove their form heading into the 2016 Olympics.

Five potentially mouthwatering races at World Swimming Championships

Five potentially mouthwatering races at World Swimming Championships

Ahead of the world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia, from August 2-9, here are five races to look out for in the pool at the Kazan Arena Stadium:

US with plenty to prove in World Championships pool

US with plenty to prove in World Championships pool

Vulnerable, or perfectly primed to destroy the opposition -- that`s the tantalizing question surrounding the US team headed to Russia for the 2015 swimming World Championships.

Stars battle for world titles in Kazan`s pool duel

Stars battle for world titles in Kazan`s pool duel

With one eye on Rio de Janeiro, swimming`s stars begin the battle on Sunday for world championship medals in Kazan to prove their form heading into the 2016 Olympic Games.

Maana Patel, 15-year-old national swimming champion targets 2016 Rio Olympics

Maana Patel, 15-year-old national swimming champion targets 2016 Rio Olympics

Swimming is still in a nascent stage in India. But this aquatic sports is likely to make big splash in India, if a certain Maana Patel sees her dream translate into reality. The young swimmer is targeting a place in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Michael Phelps wins again at Santa Clara Pro Swim

Michael Phelps wins again at Santa Clara Pro Swim

Olympic great Michael Phelps won the 200m individual medley at the Santa Clara Pro Swim on Sunday for his second victory in as many nights.

Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin finish third at Santa Clara

Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin finish third at Santa Clara

Olympic legend Michael Phelps and 2012 London Olympic star Missy Franklin each finished third Friday in the 200-meter freestyle in their opening events at a US Pro Swim Series meet.

Record breaking Katinka Hosszu takes 200m backstroke

Record breaking Katinka Hosszu takes 200m backstroke

Katinka Hosszu set her second world record in the space of 24 hours as she claimed the 200m backstroke title in 1 min 59.23sec at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha on Friday.

World gymnastics champion Simone Biles wins Sportswoman of Year award

World gymnastics champion Simone Biles wins Sportswoman of Year award

American Simone Biles, who won four golds at last week`s world gymnastics championships in China, including the all-around title, was named Sportswoman of the Year by the Women`s Sports Foundation on Wednesday.

World champion Missy Franklin fails to make 200 freestyle final

World champion Missy Franklin failed to make the 200 metres freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships on Australia`s Gold Coast, despite setting the fourth-fastest time in Thursday`s qualifying.

Missy Franklin hit by back spasms ahead of Pan Pacs

Multiple Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin`s preparations for this week`s Pan Pacific Championships on Australia`s Gold Coast have been hit by back trouble, US team officials said Wednesday.

Return to best will take time: Michael Phelps

American swimming superstar Michael Phelps said Saturday it would take time to return to his best ahead of next week`s Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.

Michael Phelps makes US squad as Olympic hopes gather steam

Michael Phelps overcame the first hurdle to a potential return to Olympic competition in 2016 when he was named along with exciting teenagers Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin on the U.S. team for the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday.

Ledecky on fire in 400m free heats

Katie Ledecky blazed to the third-fastest time in history Saturday in the women`s 400m freestyle heats at the US Swimming Championships.

Double duty for Missy Franklin at US Swimming Championships

Missy Franklin was gearing up for double duty at the US Swimming Championships on Thursday, but Ryan Lochte opted out of the 200m free final to focus on backstroke.

Katie Ledecky beats Franklin in 200m freestyle

Katie Ledecky swam the second-fastest time in the world this year to win the women’s 200 meters freestyle at the U.S. National Championships in Irving, California on Thursday.

Sebastian Vettel, Missy Franklin clinch top prizes at star-studded Laureus Awards

Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel and swimmer Missy Franklin today won World Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards respectively in a `starry night` at the Istana Budaya centre here, which saw a galaxy of luminaries from the world of sports and entertainment descending on a common platform.