Lochte, Phelps set up lone showdown at US Olympic trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Longtime rivals Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps set up their lone showdown at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials by qualifying first and second in the 200-meter individual medley Thursday.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Who's new on the US Olympic swimming team for Rio

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps wondered whether the younger generation of swimmers is ready to fill his very large shoes. The 18-time Olympic champion is finding out that, yes, the new kids are all right.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

At 16, Californian youngest male table tennis player in Rio

NEW YORK (AP) — Kanak Jha is having quite a year. He spent nine months playing professional table tennis in Europe, threw out the first pitch at a New York Mets game on his birthday and qualified for the Rio Olympics.

And get this: He's only 16.

  • Written by By MELISSA MURPHY, AP Sports Writer