Adam Peaty reacts after winning the men’s 100m breaststroke final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju on Monday. Associated Press
Gwangju: American star Caeleb Dressel, swimming’s chiselled, tattooed pin-up boy, destroyed Michael Phelps’s 100 metres butterfly world record on Friday as countrywoman Simone Manuel retained her 100m freestyle world title. Reigning champ Dressel clenched a fist in the direction of flag-waving American
Hungary’s Kristof Rasovszky stormed to the men’s 5-kilometre open water title in a brutal race on Saturday, winning the first gold medal of the world swimming championships in South Korea.
American Caeleb Dressel swam the second-fastest 100m freestyle in history to retain his world title on Thursday as China lashed out at the anti-doping protests targeting Olympic star Sun Yang.
"The decision has been taken to ensure protection of all the Race's participants," said the Higher Organising Committee, adding that "safety comes at the top of all priorities."
Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to set up a Dubai Championships semi-final against Dan Evans.
Defending champions Quetta Gladiators produced a stunning run-chase to defeat Islamabad United by five wickets in the first-ever HBL Pakistan Super League