Britain’s Adam Peaty completed a world treble in the men’s 100 metres breaststroke Monday, while American Caeleb Dressel continued to feed his obsession for gold by romping to the 50m butterfly title. Peaty completed what was deemed a formality after smashing his own breaststroke world record at the weekend in Gwangju, South Korea, clocking 57.14
Tatjana Schoenmaker and Tayla Lovemore bagged their second gold medals, while Michael Houlie posted a new Championship record during the fifth day of the 30th Summer Universiade, taking place at the Scandone Swimming Pool in Napoli, Italy. Schoenmaker climbed to the top of the medal podium once again, this time in the 200m breaststroke, touching
Great Britain’s Adam Peaty sealed his third gold of the European Championships by winning the 50m breaststroke with a time of 26.09. Peaty, 23, set the championship record time in the final on Wednesday in Glasgow, with Italy’s Fabio Scozzoli (26.79) second and Slovenia’s Peter Stevens (27.06) completing podium. Peaty again demonstrated why he may
British divers Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow missed out on a medal at the World Championships in Budapest on Monday. Daley and Goodfellow bagged bronze as a pair at the Rio Olympics last year, but have enjoyed limited training time due to injuries in 2017. And a disappointing fifth dive saw the British duo miss
US swimming legend Michael Phelps has spoken of his frustration at the possibility rivals were using drugs at last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Phelps, in written testimony released ahead of his appearance on Tuesday at a US congressional hearing into drug use in sport, said he and teammates were left wondering whether they were
Olympic silver medallist Keri-Anne Payne has called time on her illustrious swimming career – 13 years after making her senior international debut for Great Britain. Having first fallen in love with the sport at the tender age of four, Payne’s talents were noticed four years later by the-then British Swimming national performance director Bill Sweetenham.
An eager Michael Phelps made his long-awaited appearance at the US Olympic trials on Tuesday by posting the top time in the 200 metres butterfly heats that, for many fans, was the official start of the meet. Chasing a spot on his fifth Olympic team, Phelps remains the sport’s top attraction and a large crowd