INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Katie Ledecky swam to a world record of 7 minutes, 57.42 seconds in the 800-meter freestyle in a World Cup meet Saturday night.
Olympic gold medalist Ariarne Titmus has broken the women’s 400-meter freestyle world record at the Australian swimming championships.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Australia replaced Russia as host of swimming’s short-course world championships in December, the sport’s governing body FINA said Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Destin Lasco the 200 yard backstroke by more than a second Saturday night at McAuley Aquatic Center to help California win the men’s swimming and diving national title.
ATLANTA (AP) — Virginia’s Kate Douglass set another American record Saturday night at the NCAA women’s swimming and diving championships and the Cavaliers won their second consecutive national title at the McAuley Aquatic Center.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss swimming federation has threatened to boycott this year’s world championships if the sport’s governing body allows Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete.
ROME (AP) — Most members of the Ukrainian women’s synchronized swim team arrived in Rome on Tuesday after fleeing the war in their homeland with Italian help.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Swimming canceled a meet in Iowa and is reviewing its calendar for the rest of 2022 after the world championships were pushed back another year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
TOKYO (AP) — Marathon swimming or open water? Artistic swimming or synchronized?

There’s a bit of aquatic confusion at the Olympics, where two of the disciplines are referred to by conflicting names.
TOKYO (AP) — Russian Svetlana Romashina will go for her record sixth gold medal in artistic swimming Wednesday after leading the preliminaries of duet.
TOKYO (AP) — Overwhelming favorites Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko of Russia led artistic swimming duet after the free routine preliminaries Monday night.
American star Caeleb Dressel still has a shot at five gold medals. Australia’s Emma McKeon can make some Olympic history, too.
Caeleb Dressel has won his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a world record in the 100-meter butterfly.
The Tokyo Games got their first swimming individual world record and a fast start to the track competition on Day 7 of the Olympics.
Michael Andrew didn’t wear a mask behind the scenes at the Tokyo Olympics. The swimmer was already under scrutiny for saying he wasn’t vaccinated against COVID-19.
Tatjana Schoenmaker knocked off the first individual world record in swimming at the Tokyo Olympics.
TOKYO (AP) — A few hours after winning the first individual gold medal of his career, Caeleb Dressel returned to the pool Thursday night to tie an Olympic record in preliminaries of the 100-meter butterfly.
Caeleb Dressel lived up to the hype in an Olympics where many of the U.S. favorites have faltered. Dressel claimed the first individual gold medal of his career with a victory in 100-meter freestyle.
TOKYO (AP) — It felt like a changing of the guard at the Olympic pool.

Federica Pellegrini. Seventh.

Katinka Hosszu. Also seventh.
Katie Ledecky will be the first to concede that her standards are almost impossible to meet, especially at this stage of her stellar swimming career.
TOKYO (AP) — It will be another busy day at the Aquatics Centre with five swimming finals and the men’s diving synchronized springboard final on Thursday in Day 5 of coverage of the Tokyo Olympics.
Finally, a gold medal in Tokyo for Katie Ledecky. The American star bounced back from the worst finish of her brilliant Olympic career to take the first-ever gold medal in the women’s 1,500-meter freestyle.
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel opened his individual Olympic program as the second-fastest qualifier in the 100-meter freestyle.
TOKYO (AP) — Ariarne Titmus was thrilled with her victory over Katie Ledecky.

The Terminator’s coach was even more excited.
Michael Phelps is now in a broadcast seat, a mere observer rather than the driving force of U.S. swimming. Yet there is no need to fret about what he left behind.
The Aussie women claimed a third straight gold in the women’s 4x100-meter freestyle relay in world-record time at the Olympics.
TOKYO (AP) — The aquatics arena near Tokyo Bay is an impressive structure indeed, the shimmering blue water of its two pools surrounded on three sides by towering rows of seats that, in a normal Olympic year, would’ve been packed with some 15,000 boisterous fans.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: China remains the dominant force in the sport, having won seven of eight gold medals in 2016.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: One of the biggest issues in 2016 entailed getting rid of green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center.