Latest Swimmers Stories

2005-07-20 16:21:26

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Chip Peterson gave the United States its first gold medal of the world swimming championships when he powered to victory in the men's 10km open water event on Wednesday.

2005-07-19 17:00:04

By Steve Ginsburg GREENBELT, Maryland (Reuters) - Michael Phelps' march to the Beijing Games begins at the 2005 world swimming championships, where the eight-time Olympic medallist will "switch gears" and try some new freestyle events.

2005-07-14 20:03:56

By Julian Linden SYDNEY (Reuters) - All eyes will again be on the amazing Michael Phelps when the 11th world swimming championships get underway in Montreal this month.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.