Posts Tagged Women’s aquatics

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps trains ahead of the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Franklin in doubt for Pan Pacs with back problem

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps attends a press conference ahead of the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin swam in a local pool to test her injured back on Wednesday and is still hopeful of competing at the Pan Pacific championships.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking ‘Mission Blue’

This undated image released by Netflix shows Dr. Sylvia Earle in a scene from the Netflix documentary “Mission Blue.” Directed by Fisher Stevens and Robert Nixon, the film profiles oceanographer Sylvia Earle and her effort to help protect the world's seas. (AP Photo/Netflix)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dumais adds to his collection of national titles

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four-time Olympian Troy Dumais won the men’s 3-meter title and Samantha Bromberg took the women’s 10-meter crown Saturday in the U.S. diving championships.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Korobova, Kolesnichenko win synchro event at Euros

BERLIN (AP) — Svetlana Kolesnichenko helped Russia to its first gold medals at the European swimming championship by contributing to wins in both the duet and team free synchronized finals on Saturday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,