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1 hr ago | The Fairfield Ledger

Chiefs outswim Trojans at home The Fairfield swimming and diving team ...

The Fairfield swimming and diving team took a narrow loss by the score of 86-77 Tuesday at rival Keokuk. Diver Katherine Mueller took first in the diving competition with her teammate Kristin Burnstedt right behind her.

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5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Russian swimmer Makov banned 2 years for doping

Russian swimmer Sergei Makov has been banned for two years for doping and will miss the 2015 world championships at home. Makov tested positive for ostarine, a muscle-building anabolic agent, at a World Cup in Moscow last October, said swimming's governing body, FINA.

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7 hrs ago | The Age

American man arrested while trying to swim to North Korea ... and he is not the first one

Popular man ... apparently Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also attracts foreigners to swim to him. Photo: AFP Tokyo : An American man was arrested after being caught trying to swim across a river from South Korea into North Korea, apparently because he wanted to meet Kim Jong-un, officials in Seoul said Wednesday.

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10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Thousands flood in ahead of Asian Games opening

Thousands of athletes and officials gathered in Incheon on Wednesday as the clock ticked down to Asia's biggest sports spectacular and organisers fretted over low ticket sales. Long queues formed at South Korea's Incheon airport two days ahead of the start of the Asian Games, an Olympic-size event with 36 sports, 45 countries and about 10,000 athletes.

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15 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Drummond Sets School Record In Swimming Victory

Riley Drummond set a Fredonia record in the 100-yard backstroke to lead Fredonia/Dunkirk/Silver Creek to a 124-62 win over Chautauqua Lake in girls swimming Tuesday.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

WWLP

swimming diabetes CNN

Imagine living with Type-1 diabetes your whole life and then learning you've passed the condition on to your child. It's a pretty tough scenario, but not for a Pennsylvania father who took his little girl's diagnosis and turned it around, using her talent to help find a cure.

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Golden Gate Xpress

Swimming for dreams: two SF State faculty members swim to raise money ...

Two SF State faculty members completed a 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco's Aquatic Park last Sunday in an effort to raise money for a scholarship that funds undocumented students. Nancy Jodaitis, a financial aid advisor, and Karla Castillo, a mental health counselor, finished the Alcatraz Invitational Swim, raising more than $2,100 for the Continue the Dream for Academic Excellence Scholarship.

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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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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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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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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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