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Stories with person: Missy Franklin
  • Pellegrini selected as Italy's flag-bearer for Rio Games 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 9:28 am

    ROME - Swimming world-record holder Federica Pellegrini was selected Wednesday as Italy's flag-bearer for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics - four years after she asked not to perform the same honor at the London Games.

  • Ledecky and Phelps swim to victories in Arizona 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 10:26 pm

    MESA, Arizona - Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle by nearly 15 seconds at the Arena Pro Swim meet Saturday night, her third victory in three days just over two months before the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.