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Phelps easily wins 200 freestyle at Canada Cup

MONTREAL (AP) - Michael Phelps led from start to finish to win the 200-meter freestyle in 1 minute, 47.46 seconds at the Canada Cup on Saturday.

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Phelps takes 3rd gold at swim worlds in 100 fly

SHANGHAI (AP): Without Milorad Cavic to challenge him - or Ryan Lochte - Michael Phelps registered a comfortable win in the 100-meter butterfly at the swimming world championships Saturday.

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Asian keirin champion eyeing SEA Games medal in BMX cycling

PETALING JAYA: Cyclist Rizal Tisin made a successful comeback after fracturing his ankle in a hit-and-run incident to bag a Commonwealth Games silver medal at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games last year.

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China one win away from sweeping all 10 diving gold medals in Shanghai

SHANGHAI: China moved to within just one victory of a historic diving clean sweep at the World Championships yesterday.

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Phelps predicts record drought will end at worlds

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP): Michael Phelps is predicting the long world-record drought in swimming will come to an end this month at the world championships in Shanghai, and he is best qualified to know.

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Ken Nee pulls out of synchro event to focus on individual springboard

SHANGHAI: Diver Yeoh Ken Nee scratched the men's 3m synchro springboard at the World Championships yesterday where he was to partner Bryan Nickson.

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Ishchenko cements status as queen of synchronised swimming

SHANGHAI: Dubbed 'Phelps in a skirt', synchronised swimming icon Natalia Ishchenko is the undisputed queen of her sport but the Russian says her grace under pressure is all down to simple hard work.

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Israeli team disappointed by Iranian withdrawal

SHANGHAI (AP) - The Israeli swim team has expressed disappointment after an Iranian competitor withdrew from a heat against one of its athletes at the world championships.

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China dominate with emphatic display of diving

SHANGHAI: China blew away the competition with an emphatic display of diving Sunday to make it two world championships gold medals out of two as they chase a historic clean sweep.

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Pandelela loses control to finish fifth

SHANGHAI: The third dive - a difficult arm stand three and a half somersault turned out to be her undoing as Pandelela Rinong b>i>(pic) /i>/b>did not execute it well enough and failed in her bid to snatch a medal in the women's 10m platform individual final at the Oriental Sports Centre yesterday.