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a Four-year-old will take on a triathlon to raise money for the hospital ward that saved his life.

William de Croos was rushed to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital with hypoglycemia within hours of his birth, after suffering low blood sugar.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hillingdon Times

Royal support for Games competitors

Commonwealth competitors will get a royal reception today as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive to watch the action at Glasgow 2014.

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Brandon Sun

Canadian Paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot seeks return of stolen medals

Huot's father discovered Sunday morning that there had been a break-in at his recently purchased home and several items had gone missing overnight, including at least one of his 19 Paralympic medals, three from Commonwealth Games and three from Parapan American Games.

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Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Giant Tunnock's teacakes up for sale

Performers dressed as Tunnocks chocolate teacakes, a renowned Scottish confectionary, perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Worcester News

County swimmer so close to medal

The 21-year-old was just edged out of the medals for Scotland as South Africa's Chad Le Clos landed the gold.

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WMAL-AM Washington

Prince George Learns to Swim

It's the biggest little secret and now it can be revealed: Everyone's favorite prince is learning to swim.

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Denver Post

Interest in Colorado age-group swimming is increasing

Everybody loves being around the water, according to Colorado Stars club swim coach Todd Schmitz.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

After tragedy on the River Great Ouse, is open water swimming ever safe?

Figures from ROSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, revealed that almost half of people who drowned in accidents last year were in inland waters such as canals, rivers and lakes with most of them taking place in summer months such as July and August.

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Canada.com

Annaleise Carr ends Lake Erie swim in Long Point

A 16 year old girl who took on a 75-kilometre swim across Lake Erie decided to end her marathon a little early after consulting with her swim coach and officials.

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Rock Hill Herald

Siblings: Great Falls teen who drowned at state park - stepped up' after dad killed in hit-and-run

He became more "mature" than the rest of the Great Falls teenagers Jasmine Cohen, Coleman's 18-year-old sister, said she's met.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

SWIMMING: Lelliott ready for Commonwealth Games

THE countdown to Glasgow 2014 is getting ever nearer for Portland 's Jay Lelliott, as he prepares for his 1,500m freestyle heat in the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

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Sky Sports

Commonwealth Games: England's Ben Proud storms to victory in 50m butterfly

Ben Proud ended England's wait for their first gold medal in the Glasgow 2014 pool when he triumphed in the 50m butterfly final.

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Oxford Mail

SWIMMING: Wood makes it a deadly dozen in City's Open

CITY of Oxford's Chris Wood won 12 gold medals in the club's July Open Gala at Temple Cowley.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Canada.com

Canada's Patricia Bezzoubenko captures second rhythmic gymnastics gold of Games

It was a remarkable moment for the rhythmic gymnast who has lived most of her life in Russia but was overjoyed to win gold Friday for Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Alexandra Orlando, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Francesca Jones, Summer Olympics, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Olympic Winter Games

Northern Michigan News

Redemption for Scot swimmer after Florida arrest

Dragged to the ground after trying to evade arrest on a street in Florida, swimmer Dan Wallace was in handcuffs and fearing his dream of reaching the pinnacle of his sport had just ended.

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Pittsburgh Pirates' Starling Marte, right, slides into the tag by Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario, center, as umpire Tim Timmons watches during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Friday, July 18. Marte attempted to stretch a triple into an inside-the-park home run and was out at the plate, but not before driving in Gregory ... (more)

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Blackburn Citizen

REVEALED: First images of Blackburn's new swimming pool complex

LEISURE chiefs have revealed for the first time images of Blackburn's new swimming pool complex, which is currently under construction and due to open next year.

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CBC News

Annaleise Carr, lake Ontario conqueror, starts Lake Erie swim

Annaleise Carr, who made a 52-kilometre swim across Lake Ontario two years ago, began a 75 kilometre swim across Lake Erie this morning.

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Swindon Advertiser

It's all going swimmingly after my op

OLYMPIC and European swimming champion Brian Jenkins could not resist returning to the waters just 12 weeks after undergoing a major heart operation.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cotswold Journal

Former Evesham club swimmer aims for glory at Commonwealth Games

MAKING A SPLASH: Evesham swimmer Cameron Brodie is hoping to secure at medal at the Commonwealth Games in the 200-metre butterfly as he represents Scotland in Glasgow on Saturday.

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