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3 hrs ago | The Star Online

Katrina and Co out to impress judges in syncho swimming

National synchonised swimming team to the Incheon Asian Games : Katrina Ann Abdul Hadi, Tasha Jane Taher Ali, Zylane Lee Yhing Huey. KUALA LUMPUR: Making a good "first impression" is top of the agenda for synchronised swimmer Katrina Ann Abdul Hadi when she and her team-mates take the plunge in the Incheon Asian Games.

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7 hrs ago | The Age

James Magnussen with his then coach Brant Best before the London Olympics.

The Olympic silver medallist confirmed via statement on Tuesday he had moved on from Best in a bid to reinvigorate his training program ahead of the 2016 Olympics and would commence the search for a new mentor. "Brant has been such an important part of my journey as a professional swimmer, and in shaping me as person," he said.

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11 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Amy Van Dyken on accident, new life

Van Dyken suffered a severed spine after an ATV Amy Van Dyken on accident, new life 12 News talked with Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Monday to get the Olympic star's take on her life today. Van Dyken suffered a severed spine after an ATV Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1s4aIq0 Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, six-time Olympic gold medalist, talks about her journey since her June accident, her positivity and "normality."

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16 hrs ago | Sedalia Democrat

S-C swimmers beat Marshall, fall to Warrensburg

Carter Lapine swims to a second place finish in the 100 breaststroke, taking more than half a second off his personal best time with a 1:16.91. Carter Lapine swims to a second place finish in the 100 breaststroke, taking more than half a second off his personal best time with a 1:16.91.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Colorado Daily

Dog Days are back: Boulder's Scott Carpenter Pool opens to canines

When: Dogs weighing more than 50 pounds, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. weekends through Sept. 28; dogs weighing less than 50 pounds, 1-2 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. weekdays, 10-11 a.m. weekends through Sept.

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Examiner.com

Aqua~Fit & USANA: Plano's #1 Swimming School & Healthy Lifestyle Studio

Aqua~ Fit Swim & Fitness Family Wellness Cener is a unique land and water oasis offering life saving swimming classes, aquatic skills and wellness options for all ages. A warm salt water indoor pool provides a platform for compassionate instructors to engage students in a fun social environment.

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Science, Industry and Business

The science behind swimming

At nearly 100 feet long and weighing as much as 170 tons, the blue whale is the largest creature on the planet, and by far the heaviest living thing ever seen on Earth. So there's no way it could have anything in common with the tiniest fish larvae, which measure millimeters in length and tip the scales at a fraction of a gram, right? Not so fast, says L. Mahadevan, the Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics, of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and of Physics.

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Daily Monitor

Student drowns in university's swimming pool

Police in Luweero District are investigating circumstances under which a senior five student of Munta Royal College in Bombo drowned in a swimming pool at Ndejje University on Sunday. Savanah region police Spokesperson, Mr Lameck Kigozi has identified the deceased as Muzamil Bukenya, a Senior five student whose body was retrieved from a swimming pool at Ndejje University on Sunday evening "Some University students who were at the swimming pool saw the deceased swimming but later saw him under the water where they became suspicious after noticing that he had failed to swim and fighting for his life.

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Arbroath Herald

Let's all have a swimming time at St Thomas fete

It will have a Commonwealth Games theme and take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 21, at the Arbroath Sports Centre, Keptie Road. There will be attractions such as a bouncy castle, children's activities, a BBQ and a special event in the form of a central arena which will see five teams battle it out over a series of challenges.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

VIP treatment for swim coach caught in scandal

VALENTINO Rossi led a Yamaha one-two to claim his maiden win of the season at the San Marino Moto GP and launch his bid for a 10th world title. BEATING the Springboks in Cape Town will demand a big step up from the Wallabies after the patchy, narrow victory over Argentina.

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Big News Network.com

High-profile Australian swimming coaches involved in porn, stripper scandal

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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Port Orchard Orchard

Wild seahawk family learns survival skills | Kitsap Week

Fish handlers at Pike's Place Market may be adept at tossing fish, but the real master fish handlers are ospreys. Poulsbo's thriving family of ospreys is a familiar sight on the Strawberry Field light tower as the parents regularly drop fish into the nest for their two growing fledglings.

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This is Wiltshire

Royal Wootton Bassett swimmers go distance in tribute to club's friend

Cyril Mannion of Wiltshire Air Ambulance and club chairman Jennifer Howells, with Ashley Warren and Abi Davidson in the swimming pool A swimming club in Royal Wootton Bassett has raised more than A 4,000 for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance in memory of much-loved member Louise Alstowe. During the summer, squads from the Royal Wootton Bassett Otters club took part in a sponsored swim to raise money for the charity, which tried to save Louise's life after she suffered a heart attack on August 25 last year.

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Reuters

'Dolphin Tale' hero's new home tangled in aquarium politics

The family-friendly hit "Dolphin Tale," whose sequel opened in theaters this weekend, tells the true story of a dolphin who learns to swim without a tail. The movie ends with Winter, the tail-less dolphin, helping save the struggling Florida aquarium that rescued her.

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Milford Mercury

Ironman Wales 2014 updates

The athletes are now on the bike leg of the race, with the cut off time having now passes for the swim section. So many people so early in the morning #ironmanWales cracking atmosphere.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Q & A With Jim Sheehan, USA Swimming President Candidate

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, September 13. THE upcoming United States Aquatic Sports Convention will feature the election of a new president of the USA Swimming Board of Directors. Swimming World gave each of the three candidates - Jeff Gudman, Jim Sheehan and Mary Jo Swalley - the opportunity to respond to our questions about USA Swimming and the issues facing the organization.

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The Daily Breeze

Report: Australiaa s swim coaches bonded over strippers, porn, alcohol

Australian media is reporting that coaches of the national swim team took part in parties involving strippers, porn movies and binge-drinking at annual bonding sessions. The Sunday Telegraph says two interim reports of an independent inquiry suggest parties were conducted in the presidential suite of a Gold Coast hotel occupied by the then-head coach of the Australian team, and that he was an “active and willing participant” in some.

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Lowell Sun

Chelmsford native ID'd as victim in fatal golf cart crash

The victim in a fatal mid-week golf cart accident in Maine has been identified as a Chelmsford native and swimming star. Eric Sullivan, 27, died on Wednesday at a golf course in South Berwick, Maine, after the golf cart he was riding in lost control and rolled down a hill.

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The Willits News

Paul, Stella McCartney front row at Hunter's show

Paul McCartney and his fashion designer daughter Stella caused a stir as they sat down to watch the catwalk show staged Saturday by Hunter Original, squeezing in next to pop star Rita Ora and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. The brand, best known for its rubber wellington boots, is headed by Stella McCartney's husband Alasdhair Willis.

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Skegness Standard

Children can get waterwise on swimming course

With swimming now part of the National Curriculum in primary schools, all key stage one and two pupils will, at some stage, take part in swimming lessons. Waterwise Swimming course at one of East Lindsey District Council's leisure centres in Louth, Skegness or Horncastle aim give children a head start and feel more confident when attending swimming lessons with their school.

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