Simone Manuel

Swimmer Simone Manuel defended her title as world champion at the FINA World Championship in South Korea.

Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel visited LeBron James’ I Promise School to talk with students about water safety and encourage them to learn how to swim.

Simone Manuel smashed the world 100-meter freestyle record in 52.27 seconds Friday in Budapest, beating out world record-holder Sarah Sjöström.

Black athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics show off their beautiful bodies.

We're halfway through the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and Black women are the breakout stars at this year's competition.

Simone Manuel, 20, made history last night by becoming the first African-American woman to win the Olympic swimming gold medal. While we know she is an amazing swimmer, there is so much more to know about her.

With the games in full swing, check out some of the best moments so far.

She shares the record in the 100-meter freestyle with Penny Oleksiak, of Canada.