Posts Tagged Aquatics

Australia women break freestyle relay world record

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Australia’s women set a world record in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday.

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Bond, James Bond: Moore makes pre-Games appearance

UNICEF ambassador and former actor Roger Moore speaks, during a press conference ahead of the Commonwealth Games 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 22, 2014. The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games commences on Wednesday. (AP Photo/PA, John Giles) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The 20th Commonwealth Games get underway on Wednesday with an opening ceremony which will also serve as a fundraiser for the children’s charity UNICEF.

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Missy Franklin wins 1 event at LA Invitational

Missy Franklin swims in the women's 200 meter freestyle final at the Los Angeles Invitational swimming meet at the University of Southern California, Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. Franklin won the event. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympian Missy Franklin won the 200-meter freestyle and finished second in the 100 backstroke on the final night of the Los Angeles Invitational on Sunday.

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Missy Franklin wins 2 events at LA Invitational

Missy Franklin, right, hugs Natalie Coughlin after winning the women's 100 meter freestyle final at the Los Angeles Invitational swimming meet at the University of Southern California, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. Caughlin took fifth in the event. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympians Missy Franklin and Caitlin Leverenz won two events each at the Los Angeles Invitational on Friday.

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World open water champ Dyatchin tests positive

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Anti-Doping Agency has suspended two-time world open water champion Vladimir Dyatchin of Russia for failing a doping test.

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