Ledecky returns to form, Ikee shines for hosts Japan

By Jack Tarrant TOKYO, Aug 11 : Katie Ledecky claimed her second gold of the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in the women’s 400 metres freestyle on Saturday while Rikako Ikee cemented her place as the rising star of Japanese swimming. American Ledecky dominated the 400 metres to win in a time of 3:58:50, the […]

Ledecky returns to form, Ikee shines for hosts Japan

By Jack Tarrant TOKYO, Aug 11 : Katie Ledecky claimed her second gold of the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in the women’s 400 metres freestyle on Saturday while Rikako Ikee cemented her place as the rising star of Japanese swimming. American Ledecky dominated the 400 metres to win in a time of 3:58:50, the […]

Pan Pacs perfect prep for 2020, say Olympic hopefuls

By Jack Tarrant TOKYO, Aug 8 : Two years before the Tokyo 2020 Games, many of the world’s top swimmers will have the chance to get accustomed to the Olympic host city as it stages the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, starting on Thursday. The quadrennial event, returning to Japan for the first time since 2002, […]

Plenty of lessons for Peaty at Commonwealth Games

By Greg Stutchbury GOLD COAST, Australia, Apr 9 : Adam Peaty came to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and mostly achieved what he wanted to in his individual events in the pool. The Rio Olympics 100 metres breaststroke champion and world record holder was one of the faces of the programme in the pool before […]

US Olympic swimmer accuses ex-coach of sexual abuse when she was 16

By Jonathan Allen Undated, Feb 8 : A former US Olympic swimmer accused a former coach of the national team of sexually abusing her when she was 16, joining a chorus of young athletes in gymnastics and other sports who have come forward with similar allegations involving team officials. Ariana Kukors, who represented the United […]