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  1. Three world records fall at short-course worlds

    Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu set a world record in winning the women's 100-meter backstroke at the short-course world championships on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  2. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Italy's Jessica Rossi wins gold, sets rec...

    Italy's Jessica Rossi won the gold medal in women's trap shooting at the London Olympics on Saturday, missing just one of 100 shots to set a world record.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  3. Usain Bolt, Serena Williams win Laureus Awards

    Usain Bolt won his second Laureus Sportsman of the Year award, and Serena Williams won the woman's prize.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2010
  4. Jessicah Schipper sets shortcourse record in 100-meter butterfly ...

    Jessicah Schipper set a shortcourse world record for the women's 100-meter butterfly at the Australian championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2009
  5. Japanese teen Shiho Sakai sets short-course world record in 100m ...

    Japanese teenager Shiho Sakai set a short-course world record in the women's 100-meter backstroke on the final day of Japan's national championship Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2009
  6. Powell prevails in 100; Czech sets women's world javelin mark

    Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic has set a world record in the women's javelin with a throw of 237 feet, 2 inches (72.28 meters) at the World Athletics Final.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2008
  7. Soni surprises Jones for 200 breaststroke title; Torres advances

    Rebecca Soni of the U.S. won the gold medal in the women's 200-meter breaststroke in a world record.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  8. Aug. 14: Strange things afloat at Water Cube

    From ESPN.com senior writer Pat Forde:Already some wild plot twists this morning at the Water Cube. In the women's 100-meter freestyle semifinals, world-record holder Libby Trickett of Australia advanced to the final only because of the disquali...

    Blog | August 13, 2008
  9. Aug. 14: Strange things afloat at Water Cube

    From ESPN.com senior writer Pat Forde: Already some wild plot twists this morning at the Water Cube. In the women's 100-meter freestyle semifinals, world-record holder Libby Trickett of Australia advanced to the final only because of the disqualific...

    Blog | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  10. U.S. sprinter Gay convinced world record needed for 100m gold

    Tyson Gay thinks he might need to break 9.7 seconds to win the Olympic 100 metres final and has been focused on doing just that since Usain Bolt ran his world record of 9.72 in May.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2008
  11. American Magnuson takes silver behind Trickett in women's 100 fly...

    Libby Trickett of Australia has won the women's 100-meter butterfly, capturing her first Olympic gold by holding off American Christine Magnuson.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2008
  12. Hooker wins 100-meter qualifier in 10.76 seconds

    Marshevet Hooker ran a wind-aided 10.76 seconds to win her 100-meter quarterfinal Friday at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials, tying her with former world record-holder Ashford as the fifth-fastest woman in all conditions.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2008
  13. World record-holder Jones wins 100 breaststroke in Sydney

    World record holder Leisel Jones reached her third Olympics by winning the women's 100-meter breaststroke at the Australian trials on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2008
  14. Veldhuis nearly breaks world record, takes home Euro gold in 100m...

    Marleen Veldhuis won her second gold medal of the European Championships Thursday, dominating the 100-meter freestyle.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2008
  15. Germany's Wolf breaks own 100-meter record in World Cup race

    German speedskater Jenny Wolf broke her own world record in the women's 100 meters with a time of 10.22 seconds at a World Cup race Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2007
  16. Dibaba to make debut in historic Millrose Games run

    World record holder Tirunesh Dibaba will run the 3,000 meters in the Millrose Games, the first women's race longer than a mile in the 100-year history of the meet.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2007