Allison Schmitt of the United States set an Olympic record to win the 200-meter freestyle at the London Games on Tuesday.
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 won his first gold medal of the world swimming championships, taking the 200-meter butterfly in a tight race with Japan's Takeshi Matsuda.
Michael Phelps' first race at the worlds championships ended in disappointment Sunday, as the U.S. had to settle for bronze in the 4-x-100 relay behind surprise winner Australia and runner-up France.
Federica Pellegrini of Italy set a new meet record in the women's 200-meter freestyle at the European swimming championships Saturday.
Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington and world champion Federica Pellegrini will compete for Europe against the United States at next month's Duel in the Pool.
Federica Pellegrini of Italy has set a world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the Mediterranean Games.
Jo Jackson has set a world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the British swimming championships.
Olympic champion Federica Pellegrini has lowered her world record in the 200-meter freestyle at an Italian swim meet.
Federica Pellegrini of Italy won the 200-meter freestyle at the Beijing Olympics, lowering her own world record set a day earlier.
Federica Pellegrini has set a world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle at the European swimming championships.