Latest Women's swimming News

Reaction to Serena Williams' loss in her likely final match

Sep. 03, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Reaction to Serena Williams' loss Friday night to Ajla Tomljanovic at the U.S. Open in what was expected to be the final match of her career: “(at)serenawilliams you’re literally the greatest on and off the court. Thank you for inspiring all of us to pursue our dreams. I love you...

Rapinoe, King urge freedom for Brittney Griner at The ESPYS

Jul. 21, 2022 09:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Soccer player Megan Rapinoe admonished her fellow athletes for not doing enough to speak out and encouraged them to support detained WNBA star Brittney Griner at The ESPYS on Wednesday night. Griner was arrested in Russia in February after customs officials said...

Caster Semenya is back, so is her sport's thorniest problem

Jul. 19, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Champion runner Caster Semenya heads into this year's world championships with virtually no chance to win. On Wednesday in Eugene, Oregon, the 31-year-old, three-time world champion at 800 meters will run instead in the 5,000-meter race. She is not...