- Harvard athlete among 1st openly transgender NCAA swimmers Updated: Jun-30-15 3:45 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as one of the first openly transgender swimmers in the NCAA.
- European Games come to a close in Azerbaijan Updated: Jun-28-15 2:51 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan - Just as the inaugural European Games have sought to establish themselves on the global sporting calendar, so host nation Azerbaijan has used the event to make its mark on the world stage.
- Michelle Obama to open 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles Updated: Jun-25-15 2:44 pm
LOS ANGELES - First lady Michelle Obama will travel to Los Angeles next month to kick off the Special Olympics World Games, organizers announced Thursday.
- At European Games, athletics attracts a motley crew Updated: Jun-22-15 1:36 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan - With a vast, brand new stadium and passionate home crowds, European Games athletics offers a near-Olympic experience. There's just one thing missing - the Olympic athletes.
- Michael Phelps wins 200 individual medley at Santa Clara Updated: Jun-21-15 10:44 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps took charge of the men's 200 individual medley and raced to an impressive victory, his second win of the Arena Pro Series on Sunday night.
- Coughlin sets American record in the 50 back Updated: Jun-19-15 11:30 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - Natalie Coughlin chatted with teammates and helped one of them fix her starting block. Then the Olympic gold medalist set an American and U.S. Open record in winning the 50-meter backstroke at the Arena Pro Series on Friday.
- Olympian Missy Franklin signs deal with Speedo Updated: Jun-18-15 11:41 pm
SANTA CLARA, California - Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin used opening day of the Arena Pro Swim Series on Thursday to announce that she has signed a deal with Speedo, her first major sponsor since turning pro.
- IOC sanctions Ukrainian swimmer in London doping case Updated: Jun-12-15 1:41 pm
LONDON - A Ukrainian open water swimmer was disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics on Friday after testing positive for EPO in a reanalysis of her doping samples.
- Bill May to compete in synchro swimming at world meet Updated: Jun-10-15 5:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Bill May will join two women competing in the new mixed duet synchronized swimming event at the world championships in July.