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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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Related Topix: Sports, Chad le Clos, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

CBS Local

Family Seeks Shutdown Of South Jersey Beach Where Man Drowned

The family of a Pennsylvania man who drowned at the ocean when the sand allegedly gave way beneath his feet in 2012 has sued to seek the closure of that part of the beach.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

2014 Commonwealth Games gold and silver for Leeds's own Brownlee brothers

Alistair Brownlee beat brother Jonny to Commonwealth Games gold as England completed a dream day in the triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Vicky Holland, Richard Murray

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Kim Kardashian shares North West took her first steps after week of swimming lessons

Kim Kardashian shared a milestone moment in her daughter with husband Kanye West's life - she took her first steps.

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This Is Lancashire

14-year-old Darwen swimmer gets Commonwealth games campaign under way

NIAMH Robinson finished in fifth place in her heat in the 50m breaststroke as she got her Commonwealth Games campaign under way.

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Oxford Times

Swimmer's dream fulfilled with help from jelly babies

A MEDICAL student who swam 21 miles across the Channel has told how jelly babies and a determination to raise money for charity got her through the gruelling challenge.

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Malvern Gazette

New coaching team for swimming club

LEDBURY and District Amateur club have revealed a new two-man lead coaching team to cover all their training sessions and events.

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Andover Advertiser

Coast deaths highest in four years

The number of people who died along Britain's coast in 2013 was the highest in four years, the RNLI said, as it launches a campaign calling on people to Respect the Water.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Athletes take the Games spotlight

Athletes will take to sports fields, courts, track and pool as the first day of Commonwealth Games competitions gets under way.

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Wall Street Journal

Gwen Jorgensen: From Accountant to No. 1 Triathlete

Gwen Jorgensen was working as an Ernst & Young accountant when she received an unusual recruiting pitch: Why not try triathlon? The pitch came from credible quarters-USA Triathlon, the sport's governing body in America.

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Brandon Sun

Canada's Lacroix back in form at Commonwealth Games after dealing with anxiety

The butterfly specialist was coming off a string of poor results and on edge emotionally as the pressure to make Canada's Olympic swim team for the 2012 London Games mounted.

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Sheffield Star

Death of man found in lake is 'not suspicious'

The death of a man in a Doncaster lake is not being treated as suspicious, a police spokesman has confirmed this afternoon.

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BeverageDaily

Beetroot juice may boost aerobic fitness for swimmers

A daily glass of beetroot juice may boost the aerobic fitness of swimmers, reports a new study that supports the sports nutrition potential of beetroot previously reported for cycling, walking, and running.

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