FINA Aquatics World Championships

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 filer, Francesco Ricci Bitti speaks after receiving the award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement, during an Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) awards ceremony, in Washington. Despite some early differences of opinion, the 33 sports that make up the Olympic program voted unanimously on Monday to delay the Tokyo Games by a full year. Moments later, the International Olympic committee made it official. “We were the last to express our view. We’re the ones who have problems with the calendar to deal with,” said Francesco Ricci Bitti, the president of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF). (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 30, 2020 - 2:51 pm
ROME (AP) — Despite some early differences of opinion, the 33 sports that make up the Summer Olympic program voted unanimously on Monday to delay the Tokyo Games by a full year. Moments later, local organizers and the International Olympic Committee made it official. “We were the last to express...
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A visitor wearing a face mask stands near the Olympic rings at Tokyo's Odaiba district Tuesday, March 24, 2020. The Tokyo Olympics are probably going to happen, but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 25, 2020 - 12:55 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Brazilian tennis player Thiago Seyboth Wild said Tuesday he has the coronavirus and is recovering. The 20-year-old Seyboth Wild, ranked No. 114, said on Twitter that he has been taking care of himself and...
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The Olympic rings stand near the New National Stadium in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
March 24, 2020 - 7:42 pm
The expected yet stunning decision Tuesday to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics because of the coronavirus could have a ripple effect on other major events, most notably the world championships for track and swimming. While the International Olympic Committee has yet to set a new date for the Tokyo...
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File-This Aug. 11, 2018, file photo shows U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel competing on his way to winning the men's 100m butterfly final during the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Tokyo. In the post-Michael Phelps world, Dressel fits snugly into the successor's slot. Coming off two dynamic performances at the world swimming championships, Dressel figures to be one of the biggest stars at the 2020 Tokyo Games. Yet he is reticent to step into the spotlight. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
December 18, 2019 - 3:42 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — In the post-Michael Phelps world, Caeleb Dressel fits snugly into the successor's slot. Coming off two dynamic performances at the world swimming championships, Dressel figures to be one of the biggest stars at the 2020 Tokyo Games. Yet he is reticent to step into the spotlight. He...
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United States Nathan Adrian is consoled by a teammate after their second place finish in the men's 4x100m medley relay final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 28, 2019 - 11:11 am
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With Britain closing in, Nathan Adrian sprinted furiously to the wall. He just couldn't get there fast enough. The American anchor got edged by Britain's Duncan Scott in the 4x100-meter medley relay on the final night of the world swimming championships Sunday. Still,...
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United States' Caeleb Dressel, left, and Sweden's Sarah Sjsotrom pose with their trophies for top male and female swimmers at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
July 28, 2019 - 10:32 am
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — This time, Caeleb Dressel stands alone. The American won his record eighth medal at the world swimming championships Sunday, helping the U.S. to silver in the 4x100-meter medley relay after anchor Nathan Adrian got overtaken for gold in the closing meters. "Part of me is...
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The United States men's 4x100m medley relay team stand on the podium to receive their silver medal at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 28, 2019 - 10:03 am
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — This time, Caeleb Dressel stands alone in world championships history. The American won his eighth medal Sunday, helping the U.S. to silver in the 4x100-meter medley relay after anchor Nathan Adrian got overtaken for gold in the closing meters. One night after becoming...
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The United States men's 4x100m medley relay team stand on the podium to receive their silver medal at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 28, 2019 - 9:37 am
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — This time, Caeleb Dressel stands alone in world championships history. The American won his eighth medal Sunday, helping the U.S. to silver in the 4x100-meter medley relay after anchor Nathan Adrian got overtaken for gold in the closing meters. One night after becoming...
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United States' Simone Manuel waves after winning the women's 50m freestyle final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 28, 2019 - 9:20 am
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — This time, Caeleb Dressel stands alone in world championships history. The American won his eighth medal Sunday, helping the U.S. to silver in the 4x100-meter medley relay after anchor Nathan Adrian got overtaken in the closing meters. One night after becoming the first...
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Gold medalist United States' Caeleb Dressel poses with his gold medal following the men's 50m freestyle final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Saturday, July 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
July 27, 2019 - 10:46 am
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Caeleb Dressel made history — again — at the world swimming championships. The American won three gold medals in a span of about two hours Saturday night, duplicating his feat from two years ago in Budapest, Hungary. Dressel has six golds and seven medals overall with...
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