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Authorities have recovered a body late Thursday morning from Belleville Lake as part of their search for a young man who disappeared while swimming Wednesday night, according to authorities.
The California dream of owning a house with a sparkling swimming pool is drying up for would-be swimmers in communities across the state as some local water districts have banned homeowners from filling empty pools in drought-stricken areas.
The St. Clair County sheriff's department says its dive team has recovered the body of a 19-year-old man who disappeared in the St. Clair River during the annual Float Down event on the U.S.-Canada border waterway.
JAY Lelliott smashed his lifetime best by more than seven seconds at the European Champions in Berlin, but the Portland teenager missed out on a medal in the final of the 1500m freestyle yesterday.
Katie Ledecky grinned and nodded her head, very slightly, in a show of approval as she surveyed the times on the scoreboard for the 800-meter freestyle.
Mr Gale, from Nunnery Wood, said he was disappointed but had been told by the pilot that nobody could have swam against the massive waves and 3.5 knot tide.
In familiar pose: Joe Joyce first entered the ring in 2006, now a pro future beckons after winning gold in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow The man who propelled Putney boxer Joe Joyce on his way to Commonwealth gold is convinced the super-heavyweight can go all the way to Rio 2016.
A 70-year-old Australian grandfather has become the oldest person to swim the English Channel, celebrating his feat by having a couple of beers "for medicinal purposes".
Taking up the gauntlet thrown down by the Commonwealth Games, coaches at Rutherglen Amateur Swimming Club are determined to continue the legacy by giving swimmers of all ages a chance to come along and find out about competitive swimming.
Corey Griffin, 27, who helped popularise the ice bucket challenge internet craze, drowned at the weekend Griffin had helped raise $100,000 at a charity function on Nantucket Island on Friday night, and reports say that at 2am he dived off a wharf into water and got into trouble.
SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale, ending any chance of trainers ever again swimming with orcas during shows.
Since the age of 7, Jonathon McCarthy has been a swimmer. At the age of 15, he opened a private swim school.
Record-breaking Olympian Michael Phelps will swim his first international meet since coming out of retirement at this week's Pan Pacific Championships as he seeks a return to winning ways.
Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin is being treated for a back problem, putting her in doubt for the Pan Pacific championships which start Thursday.
"I'm really liking what I see there," he said. "They're picking things up quick and they're really trying hard.
Chris Walker-Hebborn has added the European title to his Commonwealth gold after winning the 100m backstroke title in Berlin Great Britain claimed three gold medals at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin on Tuesday night as they smashed the world record in the mixed 4x100 metres medley.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 02:39 am
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