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  1. Former freestyle world record holder Eamon Sullivan retires

    Former freestyle world record holder and three-time Olympic medalist Eamon Sullivan says he has retired competitive swimming just weeks after pulling out of the Australian team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games with a shoulder injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  2. Russian swimming at risk after doping cases

    Russia is at risk of being suspended from international swimming competition following a series of positive doping tests, the country's sports minister said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  3. 2013 World Championships -- Yuliya Efimova breaks 50 breaststroke...

    Yuliya Efimova of Russia has broken the 50-meter breaststroke world record during the morning heats at the swimming world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2013
  4. 2013 Swimming Worlds -- Katie Ledecky sets 1500 WR; Missy Frankli...

    Katie Ledecky has crushed the world record in the 1,500 freestyle for her second gold medal at the world swimming championships.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  5. World record holder Paul Biedermann of Germany to skip swimming w...

    World-record holder Paul Biedermann of Germany is skipping the world swimming championships in July in Barcelona.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  6. Chinese swimmer Li Zhesi banned 2 years for doping

    Swimming's governing body says former world record-holder Li Zhesi of China is serving a two-year doping ban after testing positive for EPO.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  7. Ryan Lochte finishes short-course worlds with 6 gold medals

    Ryan Lochte captured his fifth gold medal at the short-course world championships in Turkey by winning the 100-meter individual medley Sunday, a day after he broke the world record in the event.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2012
  8. Ryan Lochte swims to another world record in 100 IM at short-cour...

    Ryan Lochte broke his second world record in as many days Saturday at the short-course world championships, setting the mark in the semifinals of the 100-meter individual medley.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  9. Ryan Lochte breaks own world record in 200 IM at short-course wor...

    Ryan Lochte broke his own world record in the 200-meter individual medley on Friday at the short-course world championships in Turkey.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  10. Camille Muffat breaks short-course world record in 800 freestyle

    Olympic gold medalist Camille Muffat set a short-course world record in the 800-meter freestyle at the French swimming championships Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  11. France's Yannick Agnel sets world short course record in 400 free...

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Yannick Agnel has set a short course world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the French swimming championships.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  12. Akihiro Yamaguchi sets world mark in 200 breaststroke

    Japanese teenager Akihiro Yamaguchi set a world record in the 200-meter breaststroke Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2012
  13. 2012 London Olympics -- U.S. women set world record in medley rel...

    The United States set a world record to win the women's medley relay at the London Olympics on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  14. 2012 London Olympics -- Sun Yang sets world record in 1,500-meter...

    Sun Yang of China broke his own world record to win the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  15. 2012 Olympics -- Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky swimming's new gen...

    Jackie MacMullan

    London may be Michael Phelps' fond farewell, but for the kid without a license (Katie Ledecky) and the girl with a closet full of overalls (Missy Franklin), the fun is just beginning.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  16. 2012 London Olympics -- Missy Franklin wins gold medal, sets worl...

    American teenager Missy Franklin set a world record in the 200 backstroke Friday for her third gold and fourth medal overall at the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012