Michael Phelps overhauled U.S. teammate Ryan Lochte late in their preliminary heat Sunday, qualifying for the 200 medley final at the Pan Pacific championships at the expense of his friend and long-time rival.
Adam Peaty of Britain has set a world record in the 50-meter breaststroke, finishing in 26.62 seconds in a semifinal heat at the European Swimming Championship on Friday.
Michael Phelps did not win his first final race since coming out of retirement, but he did remind fans of something else -- just how much the sport needs and enjoys his rivalry with Ryan Lochte.
Yuliya Efimova of Russia has broken the 50-meter breaststroke world record during the morning heats at the swimming world championships.
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Olympic gold medalist Camille Muffat set a short-course world record in the 800-meter freestyle at the French swimming championships Friday.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo qualified fastest in the 50-meter freestyle preliminaries on Friday, keeping the Dutch swimmer on track to sweep the sprints at the London Olympics.
This wasn't the finish Lars Frolander envisioned.
Nathan Adrian of the U.S. qualified fastest in the 100-meter freestyle preliminaries at the London Games on Tuesday, when Michael Phelps will try to make more Olympic history in the evening finals.
Michael Phelps opened defense of his Olympic title in the 200-meter butterfly with the fifth-fastest qualifying time in the preliminaries on Monday.
Michael Phelps qualified eighth-fastest in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries on Saturday, grabbing the last spot in the evening final.
Janet Evans finished eighth in her heat of the 800-meter freestyle preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials on Saturday, ending the former Olympic champion's comeback at age 40.
Ryan Lochte got his busy Friday under way by qualifying fastest in the 200-meter backstroke at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
Janet Evans' first appearance in the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Tuesday was brief, with the 40-year-old former Olympic champion failing to advance to the 400 freestyle final.
Janet Evans has finished second in her heat of the 800-meter freestyle as part of the 40-year-old swimmer's comeback for the London Olympics.