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South African swimmer flirts with world mark in Tokyo heats

Jul. 28, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa flirted with the world record in the 200-meter breaststroke preliminaries on Wednesday night in the Olympic pool. She clocked 2 minutes, 19.16 seconds — just 0.05 off the world mark of 2:19.11 set by Rikke Pedersen of...

DeChambeau, Rahm out of Olympics after positive COVID tests

Jul. 25, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Known for their towering drives, Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm won't make it to the tee box at the Olympics. The past two U.S. Open champions became the best-known athletes to drop out of the Tokyo Games on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19. ...

Flying start: American swimmers do just fine without Phelps

Jul. 25, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Michael Phelps was up in his broadcast seat, a mere observer rather than the driving force of U.S. swimming. No need to fret about what he left behind. The Americans are off to a flying start at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. ...

Powerhouse US swim team shines with 6 medals, 1st US gold

Jul. 25, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Chase Kalisz got things rolling, claiming the first U.S. gold at the Olympic pool. By the time the morning was done, the powerhouse team had a whole bunch of medals. Six of them in all, quite a start Sunday for the Americans in the...

Japanese star Seto misses in 400 IM as Olympic swim starts

Jul. 24, 2021 08:44 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Daiya Seto was so confident of advancing to the 400-meter individual medley final in his home Olympics, the Japanese star made a costly mistake. He didn't go fast enough. Seto surprisingly failed to qualify, finishing ninth on the...

Bring the pain: Olympic swimming begins with grueling 400 IM

Jul. 23, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Chase Kalisz knows what’s coming: Pain, and lots of it in the 400-meter individual medley that gets swimming underway at the Tokyo Olympics. The eight-lap race requires endurance, technique and strategy while fighting off weary legs and arms churning...