Social media has helped injured swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen

...time when she still wasn't completely out of danger, her husband placed a cellphone in her hands.The decorated Olympic swimmer had always enjoyed sharing her life and thoughts on social media, so Tom Rouen figured it might do her some good when she...

Strong senior campaign helps Dillon Keeler earn boys swimmer of the year honors

A double threat in the pool, Evans' Dillon Keeler saved his best for last and was named The Augusta Chronicle's Boys Swimmer of the Year.Keeler tied for first in the 1-meter dive at the CSRA Championship while placing second in the 100-yard breaststroke...

Michael Phelps set for tune-up at the University of Georgia

...the final day.This will be the fourth meet for the 29-year-old swimmer since he ended his retirement, after the 2012 London Games."When...But everything happens for a reason. I hope it makes me a better swimmer."

Phelps, Lochte swimming in Athens

...along and he wanted to try to test it out at this meet," Foggin said.Lochte was injured when a teen fan ran at him. The swimmer tried to catch her, the two fell over and Lochte hit his left knee on a curb, tearing one ligament and spraining another...

Phelps, Lochte to swim in Athens meet

...comeback was derailed by pain and swelling.Lochte was injured in November when an exuberant teenage fan ran at him. The swimmer tried to catch her, the two fell over and Lochte hit his left knee on a curb, tearing one ligament and spraining another...

Michael Phelps wins again in his comeback

...Baker (women's 100 backstroke) and California's Cierra Runge (women's 400 freestyle) also posted wins on Saturday. Former Georgia swimmer Melanie Margalis won the women's 200 breaststroke with a personal best time of 2:27.06.

Swimmer towing ton of bricks across Lake St. Clair

CLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The Shark is in the water ? and he will be for a while.Long-distance swimmer Jim Dreyer, who calls himself "The Shark," jumped into Lake St. Clair near the Michigan-Canada border Monday to begin what...

ESPN magazine's 2014 'Body Issue' to hit newsstands soon

...of sports and body types. It inhabits our mission to pay tribute to these athletes' bodies and all they are capable of."Swimmer Michael Phelps, tennis star Venus Williams, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry...


...champ moved from ICUIn Scottsdale, Ariz., Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyke-Rouen has been moved from intensive care to...it's unclear if she will remain that way.The 41-year-old swimmer plans to do her rehabilitation at a Denver-area hospital...


...accident over the weekend, telling emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs.The swimmer, who goes by her married name Van Dyken Rouen, was injured Friday. She was airlifted to a hospital and had surgery to stabilize...