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12 min ago | Reuters

Triathlons test the mettle of the middle-aged athlete

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes, according to U.S. fitness experts.

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4 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

Ocean swimmer drowns at south Santa Cruz County beach

A 38-years-old Royal Oaks woman died after she drowned at a south Santa Cruz County beach on Labor Day.

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8 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Last day for city swimming pools

Labor Day marks the last of the season that city swimming pools are open; WXII 12's Sabrina Santucci reports from Bolton Park in Winston-Salem.

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12 hrs ago | Suria

Sharks off the menu and on the tourist...

In many places swimmers might prefer to avoid sharks, but wetsuit-clad tourists in Palau clamour to dive among the predators thanks to a pioneering conservation initiative that has made them one of the country's main visitor attractions.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Echo

Work back on track to reopen swimming pool

A COMMUNITY swimming pool in Southampton is back on track to open early next year despite delays in construction, civic chiefs say.

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Daily Mail

Kim Kardashian coordinates with baby North in striped outfits as...

Are your iCloud photos STILL at risk? Apple unable to offer any assurances to millions of users 24 hours after hackers leaked 101 celebrities' naked images online 'I am just an idiot': American software engineer forced to deny he is the hacker who stole 101 celebrities' nude photos after he tried to resell them Celeb hacker 'on the run': FBI ... (more)

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WPTV Local News

Key West honors Diana Nyad

A bronze plaque honoring endurance swimmer Diana Nyad has been installed on the Key West beach where she successfully ended a 53-hour swim from Havana without a shark cage.

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Brandon Sun

Some of the marathon swims that happened in Canada this summer for charity

Teen swimmer Annaleise Carr swam from Long Point to Port Dover today in order to finish the mammoth swim she started in July.

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Detroit News

Grosse Pointe lawyer swims 21 miles across Lake St. Clair

Sarah Colegrove takes a break during her 21-mile swim across Lake St. Clair on Aug. 7, 2014, as a barge is towed nearby.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Militias swim at vacant U.S. Embassy in Libya

Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube on Sunday.

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ABC News

Whale swimming trial more about marketing than whale danger

A Queensland trial allowing people to swim with humpback whales is more a business decision than a threat to whale safety, a whale researcher says as the southern migration begins down the far south coast of New South Wales.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

St. Marys Star

Strong results for Ripples Swimming Club at NSW Age Swimming Championships

Two medals and three ribbons: Jarred Wright took home two individual medley gold medals and made the final of three other events.

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Merimbula News Weekly

Swimming pool rescue at Pambula

When Geoff Pursell saw a toddler suddenly fall into the water at the Sapphire Aquatic Centre, Pambula on Monday, August 25, he didn't hesitate.

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ABC Action News

Manatees may lose endangered species status

Lil' Joe the manatee floats among clumps of lettuce in the recovery pool at Sea World Orlando on October 18, 2012.

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This is The West Country

Student found dead in bath, drowned after drinking alcohol

A YOUNG sportswoman who had been battling with eating disorders drowned in a bath after drinking alcohol, an inquest has heard.

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This is Wiltshire

Meningitis survivor beats odds to cycle in Sainsbury's School Games

TEENAGE paracyclist Lauren Booth has been selected to compete at Sainsbury's 2014 School Games - a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes.

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The Star

Annual triathlon brings in more than 200 to Langley Pond

STAFF PHOTO BY MAAYAN SCHECHTER Lifeguards were on deck to assist any athlete with help during the annual Langley Pond Sprint and International Triathlon on Saturday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Tribune

Cuba gives US swimmer Diana Nyad sporting medal

One year after becoming the first person confirmed to have swum from Havana to Key West, Florida without a shark cage, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was back in Cuba to receive that country's Order of Sporting Merit award.

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KATU-TV Portland

Mom warning others about popular swimming hole

Word travels fast in Yamhill County. On Thursday a section of the South Yamhill River was packed with swimmers , a day later it was empty.

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York Press

Fears for future of Yearsley swimming pool

CAMPAIGNERS fighting for the future of a community pool fear its days are numbered after plans for a new facility were announced.

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