Alexander Dale Oen Dead: 7 Things To Know About Norway's Star Swimmer
May 01 2012 3:46 PM EDT
Norwegian swimmer Alexander Dale Oen died suddenly on Tuesday from cardiac arrest during a pre-Olympic training camp in Flagstaff, Ariz. at the age of 26.
Nine ‘Elite’ Female Athletes Named Pantene’s Newest Beauty Ambassadors (PHOTOS)
January 28 2012 6:20 AM EST
The chosen sportswomen are a part of the brand's first global marketing campaign, meant to support the Olympic Games.
Diana Nyad Swim: Halfway from Cuba to Florida After Portuguese Man-o'-War Stings
September 24 2011 9:35 PM EDT
Less than two months after ending her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida because of health problems, Diana Nyad is trying it again. She was about halfway through the swim as of Saturday evening.
Champion Swimmer Braves Sharks, Current from Cuba to United States
August 08 2011 10:51 AM EDT
Diana Nyad, 61, is swimming to promote closer ties between the two countries.
U.S. Swimmer Diana Nyad Swimming from Cuba to America
August 08 2011 8:27 AM EDT
U.S. endurance athlete Diana Nyad, 61, defies age in attempt to swim across Florida Straits.
Macedonia's Blazevski Competes in Men's 400m
August 01 2011 11:30 AM EDT
Macedonia's Marko Blazevski competes in the men's 400m individual medley heats at the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai July 31, 2011.
Beisel wins women's 400 meters individual medley world title
July 31 2011 10:07 AM EDT
Elizabeth Beisel of the United States won the women's 400 meters individual medley title at the world swimming championships on Sunday.
Swimmers All Set for London 2012 Paralympics [Photos]
July 31 2011 4:04 AM EDT
Paralympics swimming is a swimming sport for athletes with disabilities.
Lochte double caps golden day for U.S. at world champs
July 29 2011 1:56 PM EDT
Ryan Lochte capped a golden day for the United States when he overhauled a flying French 4x200 meters freestyle team to ensure the Americans won their fourth successive title in the event at the world swimming championships on Friday.
Ryan Lochte Stunns Michael Phelps Once Again, Wins 200m IM (PHOTOS)
July 28 2011 9:43 AM EDT
The rising super swimmer of the U.S. did it again. Ryan Lochte once again overpowered 14-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps in the World Swimming Championship in Shanghai on Thursday.
Children's Diving Training in China [PHOTOS]
July 27 2011 11:11 PM EDT
Children's Diving Training in China [PHOTOS]
Phelps makes statement one year out from London
July 27 2011 8:07 PM EDT
Relief was etched all across Michael Phelps' face Wednesday after the American won his first gold medal of the world swimming championships in Shanghai, one year to the day before he begins his final Olympics campaign.
Michael Phelps Wins First Gold, Qualifies for 200m Individual Medley (PHOTOS)
July 27 2011 10:26 AM EDT
Olympic champion, Michael Phelps collected all his strength on Wednesday and proved his superiority at the World Swimming Championship in Shanghai by winning 200m butterfly race.
Lochte usurps Phelps to win 200 freestyle gold
July 26 2011 7:38 PM EDT
American Ryan Lochte received a massive confidence boost ahead of next year's London Games when he swum down compatriot and Olympic champion Michael Phelps to claim the men's 200 meters freestyle world championships title on Tuesday.
Ryan Lochte Defeats Michael Phelps in World 200M Freestyle Finals [PHOTOS]
July 26 2011 8:59 AM EDT
Lochte impressed within 1 minute, 44.44 seconds, and Phelps took the silver within 1:44.79. Biedermann took the bronze in 1:44.88. It was Lochte's first win over Phelps at a big international meet.
[VIDEO] Park Tae-hwan Wins Gold in Men's 400 Meter Freestyle at World Championships
July 24 2011 4:05 PM EDT
Tae-hwan Park, 21, the Beijing Olympics champion, won a gold medal in the 400 meter freestyle at the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai with a time of 3:42.04 seconds.
Italian Couple Sets World Record for Longest Underwater Kiss (Photos)
July 21 2011 6:46 AM EDT
Free divers from Italy named Mike Maric and Ilaria Bonin set a new world record for the longest underwater kiss in an oceanic tank at the Gardaland Sea Life Aquarium in Castelnuovo del Garda, northern Italy July 15, 2011. Maric and Bonin set the new world record at three minutes and eight seconds.
Michael Phelps looks vulnerable losing 200 meter fly at Bay Area Meet
June 20 2011 1:42 PM EDT
Michael Phelps, winner of 14 Olympic gold medals including a record 8 at the 2009 Beijing Olympics, looked vulnerable in the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet.
Thorpe targets London Olympics comeback
February 02 2011 10:11 AM EST
Former Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe ended months of rampant speculation and announced his return to the pool Wednesday, with an eye on making the Australian team to swim at next year's London Olympics.
Phelps to lead U.S. squad at world championships
January 21 2011 12:28 PM EST
Michael Phelps will bid to add more gold to his already packed trophy case after being named to the U.S. team for the world swimming championships on Thursday.