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Katie Ledecky sets world record in 400-meter freestyle at U.S. national championships

...minutes, 58.86 seconds. She bettered the old mark of 3:59.15 set by Italy's Federica Pellegrini at the 2009 world championships in Rome, when a raft of records were broken during the apex of the high-tech suit era.Those suits were banned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-09/katie-ledecky-sets-w
Swimmer Missy Franklin hasn't lost any passion for her sport

...California, where berths on the American team for the Pan Pacific Championships later this month and next year's world championships are at stake.Franklin will swim the 100-meter freestyle on Wednesday, an event that includes fellow Olympians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-05/swimmer-missy-frankl
Overtime

...Paul, Minn., the three area players in the Professional Disc Golf Association's Amateur and Junior Disc Golf World Championship earned top-10 finishes on Saturday.Augusta's Pete May won the advanced legends division, North Augusta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-26/overtime
Michael Phelps set for tune-up at the University of Georgia

...the nick of time. After the meet in Georgia, the next two events will determine the U.S. team for the 2015 world championships in Russia."Hopefully I'm back," said Lochte, who entered the same three events as Phelps as well as three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-10/michael-phelps-set-t
Boxers adjusting slowly to fighting without headgear after rule is changed

...association also changed the scoring system ? a pro-style 10-point format ? for bouts such as those held at world championships, the Commonwealth Games and the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, trying to align it with the pro ranks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-25/boxers-adjusting-slo
Lisa Leslie, former Georgia star Janet Harris to be inducted to women's basketball Hall of Fame

...the SEC crown in 1983 and 1984 and reach the Final Four twice.Arcain guided Brazil to a gold medal at the 1994 world championship as well as a silver and bronze at the Olympics. She helped lead the Comets to WNBA titles in the league's first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-19/lisa-leslie-former-georgi
Augusta boxing hopefuls head to Missouri for event

Sixteen boxers from the area are competing in the Ringside World Championships in Independence, Mo., this week.With a former champion set to fight, the Augusta Boxing Club is looking to lean on her experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-28/augusta-boxing-hopef
Overtime

...lead in the advanced legends division of the Professional Disc Golf Association's Amateur and Junior Disc Golf World Championship.May is 11-under-par in the event that started Tuesday, and leads the three-man division by 75 shots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-25/overtime
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony narrows his list to two teams

...He averaged 18.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists with the Australian team at last year's FIBA U19 World Championships.Hood was the 23rd overall pick in the draft out of Duke. The 6-foot-8 forward averaged 16.1 points, 3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-11/new-york-knicks-carmelo-antho
Phelps wins in tuneup meet at the University of Georgia

...Pan Pacific Championships being held in Australia later in August, will determine the U.S. team for the 2015 world championships.Phelps seems to be right on course, at least in his signature fly, finishing just 0.46 off the time that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-11/phelps-wins-tuneup-m