Lochte likely has the same plans for the 100m and 200m freestyle as Phelps: to post a time in the preliminary heats good enough to earn a spot on the relays. He’s never raced it at the Olympics, but it is likely aiding his 400m individual medley.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin is entered in four of her signature events: 100m and 200m freestyle and 100m and 200m backstroke.
Therefore it seemed natural that the existing National Tennis Associations should join forces to ensure the game was uniformly structured.
An international conference was held between 12 nations in Paris and the International Lawn Tennis Federation (ILTF) was created.
The earliest recognisable relative to tennis, as we know it, was "jeu de paume", played in 11th century France.
Played in a monastery courtyard, the game used the walls and sloping roofs as part of the court and the palm of the hand to hit the ball.
Katie Ledecky is slated for a heavy Olympic Trials program: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, and 800m freestyle, plus the 400m individual medley.Running barefoot, the Ethiopian runner Abebe Bikila did not go unnoticed when he entered the marathon.He refused to be daunted by condescending remarks, however, leaving all his opponents behind and crossing the finishing line victorious under Constantine's triumphal arch.By the late 19th century, the popularity of lawn tennis had overtaken croquet in England.For this reason, the All England Croquet Club embraced the sport and designated certain croquet lawns to be used for tennis.