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Katie Ledecky made it two wins in two nights, winning the 400m freestyle at the Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, Iowa.
American swim queen Katie Ledecky said watching records tumble at the world championships inspired her to win a fourth straight 800m gold.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Katie Ledecky clocked the fastest 200m freestyle time in the world this year, hours after announcing she'd inked her first professional sponsorship deal.
Katie Ledecky followed up her world record-shattering 1 500m freestyle performance with the second-fastest 400m freestyle in history.
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.
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.
Olympic champion Katie Ledecky has pulled out of the world 1 500 metres freestyle final and 200m heats on "medical grounds".
Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky will spearhead a powerful US assault when the FINA World Championships begin on Sunday.
US gold medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky has given swimming tips to Japanese elementary and junior high school students in Tokyo pool.
Katie Ledecky clocked the second-fastest time in the world this year to win the 200m freestyle at the US swimming championships.
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.
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.
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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