(Reuters) - Katie Ledecky qualified for next month's world championships in style by winning the 800 meters freestyle in the year's best time on the opening night of the U.S. National Championships on Tuesday. Ledecky, twice Olympic and world champion in her signature event, was well clear of
By Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates praised efforts by Tokyo organizers to lower the budget for the 2020 Summer Games, saying cost control was important for attracting future bid cities. Figures released last month showed organizers
IOC Vice President John Coates kicked off a three-day evaluation of Tokyo's preparations for the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday by emphasizing the need for further cost cuts. The price tag of the 2020 Games has ballooned since Tokyo won the bid, even after a major cost-cutting effort. Tokyo Olympic
Katie Ledecky keeps makes winning look easy. Nathan Adrian continues to prove experience matters when things get close. Ledecky, as usual, dominated the women's 800-meter freestyle, winning by nearly 9 seconds.