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45 a.m. for swim practice comes a little easier for Catherine Holecek and her siblings now that they've seen two athletes from their small Lake Forest club win Olympic gold medals in London. Catherine, 11, displays autographed photos of swimmers Matt
The final SwimMAC swimmer to dive into the pool at the Olympics was Kara Lynn Joyce, a three-time Olympian who moved to Charlotte in April in a last-minute attempt to resurrect her stroke and career...But not on Friday, when Joyce dissolved into
There are 26 sports with 36 disciplines and more than 300 events in the 2012 Summer Olympics so theres a lot more going on than the key events you can see during prime time. Here are some less-famous, but interesting, events you might want to watch:
Olympian Matt Grevers proposes to girlfriend (and teammate) Annie Chandler...Olympian Matt Grevers won the 100-meter backstroke last February at the Missouri Grand Prix. After a quick photo-op on the medal stand, Grevers decided to give his longtime
So far, I can honestly tell you that #PornHasTaughtMe that no one will ever live up to Ryan Lochte or Matt Grevers.
Caitlin McClatchey will be taking part in tonight's 200m freestyle but there was a time when she was considering retirement from swimming. The Scot toyed with quitting the sport altogether following the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, in 2010.
South Korean Shin A Lam left without a medal in the women's epee, but with the sympathies of everyone in the crowd after spending an hour on the piste, much of it in tears, while an appeal into her semi-final defeat to Germany's 2008 champion Britta
Yannick Agnel dealt another crushing blow to Ryan Lochte and everyone else in the supposed Race of the Century at the London Olympics on Monday. Missy Franklin restored American swim hopes with a gutty performance in the
Matt Grevers, a Lake Forest native and Northwestern graduate, won the gold medal Monday in the 100-meter backstroke final at the London Olympics. Using every inch of his6-foot-8 frame, Grevers stretched his long arms out to win in a time of 52.16
Matt Grevers of the United States set an Olympic record to win the men's 100-meter backstroke at the London Olympics on Monday. Grevers finished in 52.16 seconds, 0.38 ahead of the previous mark set by fellow American Aaron