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16-year-old from Lithuania powers to breaststroke record at Worlds
Lithuania's teenage Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte set a European and World championship record in qualifying for the 100 metres breaststroke on Monday as she chases a first world swimming gold......
It takes more than gold to make a hero
When fencer Ruben Limardo set off for the London Olympics, he little imagined that he would be cheered through the streets of the Venezuelan capital Caracas on top of a truck on his return, and......
Doing the swimming 'double'... without much trouble
Swimming in Olympics is synonymous with medals and records. The London Games is no exception. Nine world records and 15 Olympic records were broken during the course of the week that......
Phelps sets record with 19th career Olympic medal
Michael Phelps swam into history with his 19th Olympic medal, and this one was a more appropriate color. With a lot of help from his friends, Phelps took down the last major record that wasn't his......
PHOTOS: Phelps's golden era on wane as records fall
The days when everything Michael Phelps touched turned to gold have now officially gone. At the London Olympics on Sunday, he did everything he could to win but suffered his second defeat in as......
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