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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dressel wins another gold with world record; Ledecky becomes 800-meter freestyle champion
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dressel wins another gold with world record; Ledecky becomes 800-meter freestyle champion

Kaylee McKeown completed a sweep of the backstroke events with a victory in the 200 butterfly.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky hunt more gold as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce seeks 100m treble
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky hunt more gold as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce seeks 100m treble

Katie Ledecky is the runaway favourite in the women's 800m free, winning gold at the last two Olympics and four straight world championships.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ariarne 'Terminator' Titmus revels in glory after conquering Ledecky twice
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ariarne 'Terminator' Titmus revels in glory after conquering Ledecky twice

Titmus, the Australian swimmer who took down Katie Ledecky on Monday, did it again on Wednesday to claim her second freestyle gold medal.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Under-pressure Simone Biles eyes team gold, Naomi Osaka takes court with tropical storm brewing
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Under-pressure Simone Biles eyes team gold, Naomi Osaka takes court with tropical storm brewing

All eyes will be on Biles at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre as the 24-year-old four-time Olympic champion seeks to erase the memory of an uncharacteristically error-strewn qualifying competition.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Katie Ledecky bounces back from 400m freestyle upset; Kristof Milak cruises through 200m butterfly heats
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Katie Ledecky bounces back from 400m freestyle upset; Kristof Milak cruises through 200m butterfly heats

The American great was upset by arch-rival Ariarne Titmus over 400m, raced in the morning, after the Australian reeled her in to deny the 24-year-old back-to-back titles.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Aussie coach goes viral for jubilant reaction after Ariarne Titmus gold medal
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Aussie coach goes viral for jubilant reaction after Ariarne Titmus gold medal

Boxall's emotional display became an instant hit on social media, where one admirer tweeted it was "the best reaction of all time."

Katie Ledecky wins her shortest, longest races at US Olympic swimming trials
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Katie Ledecky wins her shortest, longest races at US Olympic swimming trials

In the 1500m event, Ledecky's winning time was 15 minutes, 40.50 seconds, well off her 2018 world record (15:20.48) but fastest in the world this year.

Katie Ledecky finishes Pro Swim Series with fourth win on return from year-long break
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Katie Ledecky finishes Pro Swim Series with fourth win on return from year-long break

The meeting in Texas was Ledecky's first full-scale long-course competition in a year, and a key step on her path to the US Olympic swimming trials in June and the rescheduled Tokyo Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Katie Ledecky wins easily in first major swim meet with time ticking down to deferred games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Katie Ledecky wins easily in first major swim meet with time ticking down to deferred games

Ledecky led by a half-pool length for most of the 30-lap race before touching in 15 minutes, 42.92 seconds. Ashley Twichell finished well back in second at 16:04.29.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Swimmer Katie Ledecky aims at making history in 1,500m free event despite COVID uncertainties
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Swimmer Katie Ledecky aims at making history in 1,500m free event despite COVID uncertainties

The US freestyle great, whose 15 world titles are the most of any woman swimmer, adapted and adjusted along with the rest of the world in 2020, but she isn't giving any ground when it comes to her goals in the pool.

Year in Review 2020: A visual look back at sport and life of athletes in year defined by COVID-19
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Year in Review 2020: A visual look back at sport and life of athletes in year defined by COVID-19

What will you think of when you think of 2020? How will you remember sport in a year defined by the pandemic? Here are 20 moments — captured in images and videos — that encapsulate sport in a year like no other:

Coronavirus Outbreak: US anti-doping agency conducts in-home tests during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US anti-doping agency conducts in-home tests during lockdown

With anti-doping collections severely curtailed across the globe because of the coronavirus pandemic, USADA is asking a group of leading athletes to give urine and small dried blood samples at home

Tokyo Olympics 2020: MC Mary Kom, Eliud Kipchoge and other leading athletes hail IOC's decision to postpone Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: MC Mary Kom, Eliud Kipchoge and other leading athletes hail IOC's decision to postpone Games

Here's a look at how some of the leading athletes across the world reacted to the IOC's decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics until the summer of 2021.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel won't top Michael Phelps' 23 golds, Eliud Kipchoge will dominate marathon, says Olympic historian Bill Mallon
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Caeleb Dressel won't top Michael Phelps' 23 golds, Eliud Kipchoge will dominate marathon, says Olympic historian Bill Mallon

In gymnastics, Mallon is hardly going out on a limb in predicting that American Simone Biles, a four-time winner at Rio Olympics, will reign supreme again, provided she avoids injury

FINA World Championships 2019: From Caeleb Dressel's record-breaking exploits to protests against Sun Yang, best moments from event
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FINA World Championships 2019: From Caeleb Dressel's record-breaking exploits to protests against Sun Yang, best moments from event

From Caeleb Dressel's relentless pursuit of gold to the record-breaking exploits of Adam Peaty and Hungary's Kristof Milak, we look at the best of the world swimming championships in Gwangju

FINA World Championships 2019: Katie Ledecky withdraws from 1,500m freestyle final, 200m heats
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FINA World Championships 2019: Katie Ledecky withdraws from 1,500m freestyle final, 200m heats

Olympic champion Katie Ledecky has pulled out of Word Championships' 1,500 metres freestyle final and 200m heats on 'medical grounds'.

Ace swimmer Katie Ledecky celebrates TYR sponsorship deal by clocking fastest 200m freestyle time
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Ace swimmer Katie Ledecky celebrates TYR sponsorship deal by clocking fastest 200m freestyle time

Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky clocked the fastest 200m freestyle time in the world this year on Friday, hours after announcing she'd inked her first professional sponsorship deal with TYR.

Great honour to be nominated for Laureus awards, says US swimming star Katie Ledecky
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Great honour to be nominated for Laureus awards, says US swimming star Katie Ledecky

Ledecky, ranked among the best swimmers of all time, is a five-time Olympic gold medallist and 14-time world champion, the most accolades in history for a female swimmer.

Laureus World Sports Awards: Katie Ledecky on dealing with expectations, her amazing 2017 and goals for the future
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Laureus World Sports Awards: Katie Ledecky on dealing with expectations, her amazing 2017 and goals for the future

After being nominated for the Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year award alongside Mikaela Shiffrin,Serena Williams, Garbine Muguruza, Allyson Felix and Caster Semenya, Ledecky spoke to journalists on a host of things.

Laureus World Sports Awards: Serena Williams, Caster Semenya in hunt for World Sportswoman of the Year
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Laureus World Sports Awards: Serena Williams, Caster Semenya in hunt for World Sportswoman of the Year

As Laureus' India partners, Firstpost brings you the nominees for the of World Sportswoman of The Year award