Latest Men's aquatics News

LA Current makes first of first world swim league

Nov. 17, 2019 11:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — LA Current overhauled the Cali Condors and MVP Caeleb Dressel as the teams booked their passage to the first International Swimming League grand final in Las Vegas next month in a pulsating American derby in College Park, Maryland. The Condors were 21.5pts ahead with four events left and...

Catherine Kase to coach US Olympic open water team

Nov. 6, 2019 2:23 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Swimming has named Catherine Kase as open water head coach for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Haley Anderson, Ashley Twichell and Jordan Wilimovsky earned Olympic berths with top-10 finishes in the 10-kilometer race at last summer's world championships in South Korea, where...

After record world medal haul, Biles a face of 2020 Olympics

Oct. 14, 2019 8:43 AM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles. With Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps both retired since the last Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. gymnast will be the face of the games for much of the world. In gymnastics, no one else comes close. Biles won five of the six gold medals at last...

Biles aims to write more history at gymnastics worlds

Oct. 1, 2019 2:53 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Simone Biles has already written her name into gymnastics history many times over. A few more times won't hurt, though. At the upcoming world championships in Germany, Biles can break the record for most medals won by any gymnast. More than that, she can write herself into the...

Dressel only nominee for male athlete at Golden Goggles

Sep. 30, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caeleb Dressel might want to start practicing his acceptance speech for the Golden Goggles. He's the only swimmer nominated for male athlete of the year at the Nov. 24 awards in Los Angeles. The Olympic and world champion from Florida has a leading five individual nominations for the...

3 Niagara swimmers allege sexual harassment in lawsuit

Sep. 26, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Three members of Niagara University's women's swim and diving teams allege they were sexually harassed and bullied by members of the men's swim team in a lawsuit filed against the school. They also allege men's and women's team coach Ben Nigro made sexual remarks, ridiculed them for...