• Step by halting step, Nieto walks down aisle with his wife
    The Associated Press7 minutes ago

    Step by halting step, Nieto walks down aisle with his wife

    Step by halting step, former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto made good on his vow to walk wife Shevon down the aisle after their wedding and out the door to a waiting limousine. Just Nieto holding onto his wife's left hand for support. ''It's a monumental day so I think I need to do

  • Tom Terrific! Britain's Daley beats Chinese off big tower
    The Associated Press3 hours ago

    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
    The Associated Press

    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
    The Associated Press

    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