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2005-07-26 11:10:35

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Grant Hackett, who is chasing an unprecedented sweep of four freestyle titles at the world championships, kept alive his dream Tuesday by booking a spot in his third final.

2005-07-26 07:19:14

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Michael Phelps is on course to capture his second gold medal of the world championships after setting the fastest qualifying time for Tuesday's 200 meters freestyle final.

2005-07-25 20:50:08

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Roland Schoeman broke his second world record in 24 hours to win the 50 meters butterfly final on Monday and become the first South African to capture a world swimming championship.

2005-07-25 13:10:37

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Michael Phelps recovered from his shock failure at the world championships to advance to the semi-finals of the 200 meters freestyle on Monday.

2005-07-24 22:27:46

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Michael Phelps resurfaced from a rare failure to capture his first gold medal at the world championships on Sunday after his bid to win a record eight titles was sunk in his very first event.

2005-07-24 22:16:11

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Grant Hackett emerged from the long shadow of Ian Thorpe to win the 400 meters freestyle at the world swimming championships on Sunday and enhance his own legendary status.

2005-07-24 23:14:57

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Michael Phelps rebounded from a rare failure to capture his first gold medal at the world championships Sunday after his bid to win a record eight titles had been sunk in his very first event.

2005-07-24 19:11:37

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Grant Hackett led an Australian golden double as the bubble burst for Michael Phelps on a dramatic opening day at the world swimming championships on Sunday.

2005-07-24 02:03:26

By Julian Linden MONTREAL (Reuters) - Michael Phelps faces the biggest hurdle in his bid to win a record eight gold medals at the 11th world championships when he lines up against Grant Hackett in the 400 meters freestyle Sunday.

2005-07-20 20:09:17

By Steve Keating MONTREAL (Reuters) - Diver Laura Ann Wilkinson and long-distance swimmer Chip Peterson claimed gold medals on Wednesday as the United States finally surfaced at the world swimming championships.


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