Ledecky wins again in Des Moines

2020-03-06 09:36

Katie Ledecky made it two wins in two nights, winning the 400m freestyle at the Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, Iowa.

Ledecky hits back to win 15th world gold

2019-07-27 19:54

American swim queen Katie Ledecky said watching records tumble at the world championships inspired her to win a fourth straight 800m gold.

Health scare for Ledecky, Sun survives 800m freestyle fright

2019-07-23 09:08

Sun Yang survived a fright in the world 800m freestyle heats, while Katie Ledecky pulled out of the women's 1 500m freestyle final on "medical grounds".

Sleepless Sun on song, 'caged tiger' Ledecky seeks worlds rebound

2019-07-22 09:59

There were no tears from Sun Yang, just ruthless efficiency as the Chinese giant began the defence of his 200m freestyle world title with a clinical swim in the heats.

Ledecky heads pro swim league set to debut in US, Europe

2019-04-10 06:43

A new professional league for elite swimmers will debut this year with U.S. and foreign teams competing in a mixed gender format with the athletes being paid.

American idols on song at Pan Pacific swimming

2018-08-11 16:00

America's big hitters flexed their muscles at the Pan Pacific swimming championships as Katie Ledecky, Caeleb Dressel and Chase Kalisz all won gold for Team USA.

Ledecky powers towards Tokyo 2020

2018-08-08 07:36

Six years on from her stunning 800m freestyle victory at the 2012 Olympics, Katie Ledecky is savouring her status as the grand dame, at 21, of distance freestyle.

Ledecky eases into US champs with 800m free win

2018-07-26 10:17

Katie Ledecky cruised to victory in the 800m freestyle at the US swimming championships to lock down a berth for the Pan Pacific Championships next month.

Ledecky in sizzling 200m freestyle win

2018-06-09 15:49

Katie Ledecky clocked the fastest 200m freestyle time in the world this year, hours after announcing she'd inked her first professional sponsorship deal.

Ledecky threatens another world record in 400m free win

2018-05-18 10:52

Katie Ledecky followed up her world record-shattering 1 500m freestyle performance with the second-fastest 400m freestyle in history.


Ledecky produces fifth-fastest 1 500m free ever

2020-03-05 07:52

US freestyle great Katie Ledecky, looking forward to the Olympic debut of the women's 1 500m free, clocked the fifth-fastest time ever in the event.

Ledecky boosted by Phelps text before punchy return

2019-07-25 22:03

Katie Ledecky said a late-night text from Michael Phelps boosted her spirits after she pulled out of the defence of her 1 500m freestyle final.

Ledecky withdraws from world 1 500m free final, 200m heats

2019-07-23 06:58

Olympic champion Katie Ledecky has pulled out of the world 1 500 metres freestyle final and 200m heats on "medical grounds".

US swim stars aim to lay down marker for Tokyo 2020

2019-07-18 09:33

Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky will spearhead a powerful US assault when the FINA World Championships begin on Sunday.

Katie Ledecky gives swim tips to Tokyo students

2018-08-14 09:30

US gold medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky has given swimming tips to Japanese elementary and junior high school students in Tokyo pool.

Freestyle great Ledecky powers towards Tokyo 2020

2018-08-08 09:48

Six years on from her stunning 800m freestyle victory at the 2012 Olympics, Katie Ledecky is savouring her status as the grand dame, at 21, of distance freestyle.

Ledecky holds of Schmitt to win 200m freestyle

2018-07-27 07:27

Katie Ledecky clocked the second-fastest time in the world this year to win the 200m freestyle at the US swimming championships.

Freestyle star Ledecky still pushing boundaries

2018-07-25 07:30

Katie Ledecky, the freestyle phenomenon who bagged her 14th world record in May, says she'll keep pushing her boundaries as she looks toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Ledecky dominates in 200m freestyle win

2018-05-19 07:39

Katie Ledecky bagged her third victory in three days at the Pro Swim Series meet in Indianapolis with a dominant performance in the 200m freestyle.

Ledecky smashes own 1 500m record in pro debut

2018-05-17 09:26

Five-time Olympic swimming champion Katie Ledecky smashed her own 1 500m freestyle world record by five seconds in her first race as a professional.

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