Posts Tagged Aquatics

Lochte tops Phelps in 200 individual medley heats in Arizona

Michael Phelps towels off after warming up for the men's 200-meter individual medley preliminary race, Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Ryan Lochte has topped Michael Phelps with the fastest qualifying time for the 200-meter individual medley at an Arizona meet.

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Swimmer Claire Donahue in search of new training site

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Olympian Claire Donahue is in search of a new place to train barely a year before the Rio Games after her coach lost his job at Western Kentucky when the school’s swimming and diving programs were suspended for five years.

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FINA meets IOC call to reveal top officials’ pay

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, left, and FINA President Julio C. Maglione smile as they sign an agreement on Budapest's hosting the World Aquatics Championships in 2017 in Hotel Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, April 16, 2015. Budapest replaces Guadalajara as the host city after the Mexican site pulled out due to financial difficulties leaving the Hungarian capital with two years instead of the usual four to get prepared for the largest ever sports event in Hungary's history. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of swimming has become the first Olympic sports federation to meet the IOC’s call to reveal what senior officials are paid.

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Brazil gunning for historic medal haul in 2016 Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — China thrived at the Beijing Games in 2008. Britain excelled in London in 2012. Next year, Brazil will try to show it can produce a historic performance at its home Olympics.

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Phelps qualifies fastest for 100 fly at 1st meet in 8 months

Michael Phelps competes in the men's 100 meter butterfly final, Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Mesa, Ariz. It was the first competition for the 18-time Olympic champion after serving a six-month suspension for DUI. (AP Photo/Matt York)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.

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