• Tom Terrific! Britain's Daley beats Chinese off big tower
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    Tom Terrific! Britain's Daley beats Chinese off big tower

    The Chinese divers were marvelous. Tom Daley was even better. Banishing the memory of his Rio disappointment, the British diver captured his first individual medal at the world championships since 2009 with a thrilling victory over reigning Olympic champion Chen Aisen on Saturday.

  • Ledecky prepares for another big week at world championships
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    Ledecky prepares for another big week at world championships

    ''It's really just putting in the work, putting in the training,'' Ledecky said Friday, sounding so nonchalant that she might as well have been describing a leisurely afternoon swim in one of those thermal baths along the Danube. Of course, there's nothing restful about her plans

  • Column: World championships tarnished by FINA scandals
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    Column: World championships tarnished by FINA scandals

    On Saturday, the governing body for all aquatic disciplines, FINA, will hold a sham of a meeting amid its biggest meet after the Olympics to elect a new set of leaders (asterisk included) who likely will look very much like the old set of leaders (another asterisk included). The current president, 81

  • Usain Bolt wins 100m in his last Diamond League race
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    Usain Bolt wins 100m in his last Diamond League race

    In the last Diamond League race of his glittering career, Usain Bolt held on to win the 100 meters at the Herculis track meet on Friday. The eight-time Olympic champion was under pressure from Isiah Young of the United States in the last 30 meters but used his famed finish to win in 9.95 seconds at