Simone Manuel
Kristen Hayden became the first Black woman to win a U.S. national senior title when she paired with Quinn Henninger for a victory in mixed synchronized 3-meter at the USA Diving winter national championships.
Aug. 13

1919 — Upset scores a win against Man o’ War in the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga. The defeat is Big Red’s only loss in 21 starts.
Aug. 13

1919 — Upset scores a win against Man o’ War in the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga. The defeat is Big Red’s only loss in 21 starts.
American star Caeleb Dressel still has a shot at five gold medals. Australia’s Emma McKeon can make some Olympic history, too.
A most trying Olympic year for Simone Manuel came to a disappointing end. The American sprinter failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final in Tokyo.
The Olympic debut of the 4x-100-meter mixed medley relay lived up to its promise of utter chaos and unpredictability. One swimmer’s goggles slipped off.
Caeleb Dressel has won his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a world record in the 100-meter butterfly.
The final night of swimming gives Caeleb Dressel and four-time Olympic medalist Simone Manuel more chances to collect hardware on Day 8 of the Tokyo Games.
The U.S. Olympic mixed relay team has been reinstated after originally being disqualified and will compete in Saturday’s final.
After an Olympics with plenty of free time, Simone Manuel has finally gotten back to racing. Manuel competed for the first time since anchoring the United States to a relay bronze medal on Sunday.
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The southern African nation of Zimbabwe is sending a Black swimmer to the Olympics, the first from her country to go the Games.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Michael Phelps won five golds and a silver to close out his career as the winningest Olympian in history.
Simone Manuel is going back to the Olympics. After revealing she was diagnosed with overtraining syndrome, Manuel brought the crowd to its feet on the final night of the U.S.
Olympic champion Simone Manuel stunningly failed to advance out of the semifinals in the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials.
Simone Manuel revealed the reason behind her surprising failure to make the 100-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
After a long week of waiting, Caeleb Dressel finally punched his ticket for the Tokyo Olympics with a victory in the 100-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Caeleb Dressel wants to command the Olympics the way he’s done at worlds. Katie Ledecky is seeking to extend her dominance.
The pool has long been home to Simone Manuel. Outside of it, the Olympic champion is pushing herself in a new endeavor to boost the profile of women’s sports.
Procter & Gamble will use its Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship to campaign for racial equality after extending its backing of the games through 2028.
Aug. 11

1943 — Volo Song, driven by Ben White, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in the third heat.

1948 — Demon Hanover, driven by Harrison Hoyt, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in straight heats.
INDIANAPOLIS - On a night when Sugar Land’s Simone Manuel punched her ticket to the world championships, Melanie Margalis was more interested in helping her friend than celebrating another victory.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When she was 11, Simone Manuel came home and asked her mother a question: Why weren’t there more people who looked like her in swimming?
Matt Anderson and his U.S. men’s volleyball teammates have stunned the Brazilians in four sets to deny the previously unbeaten host nation a quarterfinal berth.