Mill Valley Swimmer Conquers The English ChannelAt 9pm Sunday July 8th, Melissa Blaustein from Mill Valley became the 1833rd swimmer to conquer the treacherous 21-mile gap separating England and France, known as the English Channel.
Stanford's Ledecky Earns AP Female Athlete Of The Year HonorsLedecky is the eighth female swimmer to win and the first since Amy Van Dyken in 1996.
Video: Bay Area Woman Set to Swim from Alcatraz for 1000th TimeBay Area swimmer Kristine Buckley plans to swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco for the 1,000th time on Saturday. When she does, she will be the first woman to achieve that milestone.
Michael Phelps Says Historic 23rd Olympic Gold Medal Will Be His LastPhelps put the United States ahead in the 4x100-meter medley relay, giving the most decorated athlete in Olympic history his 23rd career gold medal Saturday night.
Stanford Swimmer Simone Manuel Wins Gold Medal, Makes HistorySimone Manuel of the United States won a gold medal in the women's 100 meter freestyle final Thursday night.
Ledecky Wins Most Challenging Event With Gritty PerformanceKatie Ledecky has never felt such pain. She actually felt like she might throw up in the pool.
Missy Franklin's Rio Debut Doesn’t Go To PlanMissy Franklin finally got in the pool at the Rio Olympics only to endure another disappointment in the most unsettling year of her career.
Stanford-Bound Ledecky Wins 1st Gold At RioKatie Ledecky has given the United States its first swimming gold medal of the Rio Olympics with a world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle.
Will Truce In Swimsuit Wars Carry On Past Rio Olympics?There's one question swimmers won't hear this month around the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro: What are you wearing?
US-Australia Rivalry Highlights 1st Night In Olympic PoolStanford-bound Katie Ledecky is going for a sweep of the longer freestyle races at the Olympics, a feat unmatched since another American teenager achieved it 48 years ago.
Delta Swimmers, Pets Warned To Stay Out Of Water Due To Toxic Algae BloomThe dog days of summer are going to be pretty tough for folks trying to cool off in the Discovery Bay. The water is contaminated with toxic algae bloom.
Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In The Bay AreaSwimming outside is one of the most idyllic ways to enjoy a summer afternoon. Here are five top Bay Area lake, river and beach outdoor swimming spots.