Katie Ledecky beat Missy Franklin in a 500-yard freestyle matchup between Olympic gold medalists Thursday to highlight the first day of the Winter National Championships.
Missy Franklin keeps piling up the awards. The 18-year-old swimmer won the Sportswoman of the Year award presented Wednesday night by the Women's Sports Foundation.
Olympic star Missy Franklin won the 100 backstroke and anchored California's winning 400 medley relay team in her first collegiate home meet Friday.
Olympic and world champions Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky and Ryan Lochte are the leading nominees for USA Swimming's Golden Goggle awards.
World champions Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky and Matt Grevers are headlining the 2013-14 national team picked by USA Swimming.
Missy Franklin feels right at home as a Cal freshman.
She was the most decorated female swimmer at the London Olympics. But now, 18-year-old Missy Franklin just wants to fit in with her teammates as she begins her freshman year at Cal.
If watching youngsters Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky dominate while winning a gold medal herself wasn't enough, Jessica Hardy got a real jolt at the world championships: nearly losing her engagement ring.
Missy Franklin has become the winningest female swimmer ever at the world championships.
Wearing fluorescent orange sneakers, Ryan Lochte eased out of his seat and moved gingerly toward the exit of the Palau Sant Jordi.
Missy Franklin won her fourth gold medal of the world swimming championships with a strong anchor leg for the United States in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay Thursday.
Missy Franklin has claimed her third gold medal of the world swimming championships with a victory in the 200-meter freestyle.
Katie Ledecky has crushed the world record in the 1,500 freestyle for her second gold medal at the world swimming championships.
Missy Franklin has claimed gold in the first of her eight events at the world championships.
Just like he did with the Miami Heat, LeBron James went back-to-back at the ESPYS.