KAZAN, Russia (AP) Haley Anderson of the U.S. won the 5-kilometer open water race to claim the first medal of the world swimming championships. She surged to the lead in the closing meters of the race in the choppy waters of the Kazanka River, hitting the touchpad in 58 minutes, 48.4 seconds Saturday. Anderson, the 2012 Olympic 5k silver medalist from Granite Bay, California, used...
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Regis Jesuit graduate and US Olympian Missy Franklin has been nominated as a finalist to receive the 2015 ESPY Award in the Best Female College Athlete category. At the University of California, Berkeley Franklin won three NCAA individual titles including 200 individual medley, 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke. She broke her own record in the 200 freestyle and was also named the...
Tw0-time Olympian and two-time gold medalist swimmer Cullen Jones is gearing up for Rio in 2016, hoping to earn his first gold medal in his specialty event, the 50-Meter Freestyle. Jones
Michael Phelps is officially off the market. The 18-time gold medalist swimmer announced on social media early Sunday morning that he and girlfriend Nicole Johnson had gotten engaged. “She said yes,” Phelps wrote on Twitter and Instagram as the caption for a photo of them together in the snow. Johnson seemed equally ecstatic, writing on...Read More
A woman named Taylor Lianne Chandler claims she is dating Michael Phelps. This woman was once a man. Chandler, 41, recently revealed on Facebook that she was born David Roy Fitch before changing her sex during her teenage years. Chandler was put on testosterone blockers in her early teens and underwent surgery to get rid...Read More
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte tweeted a picture Monday of his supposed 10,000 calorie meal. And, it wasn’t weird at all. I take that back. It was all kinds of weird. Back in 2008, fellow Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps’ monster caloric-intakes got crazy publicity. He ate 8,000-10,000 calories a day. It appears Lochte is going for a massive amount of chicken, a tray of...
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