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Katie Ledecky celebrates after winning the women’s 800m freestyle final on Saturday at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia. (Michael Sohn/AP)

Decision for phenom Ledecky: Stanford or megabucks?

Katie Ledecky chose to defer her entry to Stanford until after the…

 

Rick Rycroft/AP file photoMichael Phelps

Swimmer Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

BALTIMORE -- Olympic champion Michael Phelps apologized Tuesday for his latest brush…

 

Ramon Espinosa/2013 AP file photoSince turning 60

Diana Nyad pushes the limits

Legendary long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad gave the honorary presentation this past week…

 

Kirby Lee/US PRESSWIREMichael Phelps holds up his 19th Olympic Gold Medal.

Phelps sets record for career Olympic medals with his 19th in relay

Four years after he climbed to the top of Olympic achievement, Michael…

Kirby Lee/US PRESSWIREMichael Phelps holds up his 19th Olympic Gold Medal.
Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesDana Vollmer of the United States celebrates after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the Women's 100m Butterfly final on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre.

Former Cal star breaks world record en route to winning 100 butterfly

When former Cal standout Dana Vollmer stepped on to the Olympic podium…

Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesDana Vollmer of the United States celebrates after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the Women's 100m Butterfly final on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre.
getty images file photoOn the path: Stanford standout Chad La Tourette hopes to qualify in Omaha

Stanford swimmer eyeing trip to London Games

Chad La Tourette owns just about every piece of hardware a 23-year-old…

getty images file photoOn the path: Stanford standout Chad La Tourette hopes to qualify in Omaha

Erdman finds passion for submerged sport

During the summer of 1998 and entering her senior year at the…

Burlingame making a splash in the PAL

Burlingame High School’s swim team is confident heading into the Peninsula Athletic…

Brother-sister duo a presence in the pool

Watching these kids in the pool, it’s hard to believe that the…

Youth swimmer pursuing Junior Olympic dreams

“I was born happy,” Etana Volpe exclaims as she bounces from the…

Lafayette swimmer to attempt 240 miles in one go

When you spend 60 hours straight in the water, pruned skin is…

Swimming bumped from grad credits

Swimming is no longer a graduation requirement for public high schools in…

Postcard from Beijing: Rest for Coughlin

Cal grad Natalie Coughlin will head home to Lafayette on Friday with…