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Sun Yang avenges Rio rival Horton with 400m free world title

Chinese swimming ace Sun Yang got a bit of payback for his Olympic defeat by pulling away for a dominating win Sunday over rival Mack Horton of Australia in the men's 400-meter freestyle.

Olympic champ caught driving without license

2013-11-04 11:01

China's first male Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang was driving without license when his Porsche SUV collided with a bus.

Athletes set to compete for top awards

2013-09-16 16:51

China's top athletes are set to compete against each other again after the National Games, this time for the top awards.

Sun Yang wins fifth gold at National Games

2013-09-11 20:59

Olympic and world champion Sun Yang won the men's 1,500-meter freestyle final on Wednesday to cap his National Games campaign with five gold medals and a bronze.

Sun dominates, Ye rebounds at National Games

2013-09-05 10:26

China's swimming star Sun Yang dominated the men's 400-meter freestyle at the National Games on Wednesday while Ye Shiwen seemed back on track with a 400m individual medley title.

Sun Yang, a star reborn

2013-08-13 14:29

Olympic swimming hero Sun Yang lost some of the luster of his big win by being too impulsive and outspoken. Today, he's a more balanced athlete, and firmly back on the winner's podium..

Sun crowned 'freestyle king' with golden treble

2013-08-05 09:55

Chinese star swimmer Sun Yang has become the new king of distance freestyle swimming as he completed a hat-trick of world titles after winning the 1,500m final with a commanding performance at the world championships on Sunday.

Sun defends 800 meters freestyle title at worlds

2013-08-01 08:15

Sun Yang became only the second man to defend the 800 meters men's freestyle title at the FINA World Championships when he swam to victory in Barcelona.

Sun Yang finishes 2nd in men's 800m freestyle preliminaries

2013-07-31 15:26

China's Sun Yang finished second on Tuesday morning heats of men's 800 meters freestyle at the FINA World Championships.

Sun Yang takes gold in 400m freestyle

2013-07-29 06:54

Sun Yang won his first gold medal of the 2013 World Swimming Championships when he claimed the gold medal in the men's 400 meter freestyle on Sunday.

Olympic star Sun Yang gears up in Barcelona

2013-07-24 15:06

Olympic and world champion Sun Yang prepares for his upcoming 400m and 1,500m freestyle events in the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona, Spain on July 23.

Chinese swimming stars swarmed at airport

2013-07-23 13:51

China's swimming team gather at Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport before they head to Barcelona for the ongoing FINA World Championships on July 22, 2013.

Sun Yang looks for form ahead of swimming worlds

2013-07-22 10:55

Olympic and world champion Sun Yang is preparing for the Barcelona world championships without his long time mentor Zhu Zhigen following their falling out.