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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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Maldonandburnham Standard

a New swimming and fitness centre is on track for its October launch.

Contractors are finalising the twostorey extension, which will feature a 65-station gym, group exercise and cycling studios and changing facilities.

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The Straits Times

Swimming: New SSA president coy about medal expectations ahead of Asian Games

Singapore's swimming team delivered one gold medal each at the last two Asian Games, courtesy of butterfly queen Tao Li's heroics in the 50m fly in 2006 and 2010.

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Blackburn Citizen

Tributes paid to former Blackburn teacher killed in boating accident

Douglas Perrin, who taught at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, drowned when his 19ft Drascombe Lugger was caught up in strong winds near Schull, County Cork.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Superman! USC's Josh Shaw Leaps From Balcony To Save 7-Year-Old Drowning Nephew

Just call him Superman! Josh Shaw , the team captain and cornerback for the University of Southern California's football team the Trojans, will reportedly be sidelined indefinitely, after leaping from a second story apartment balcony Saturday night and injuring his ankles.

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Marysville Globe

Combined MG, M-P swim team hopes to make waves

Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville Getchell's composite girls swim team will return with much depth from both teams for its 2014 season, M-P and MG swim coach Jaci Legore-Hodgins said.

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Tualatin Times

Cleveland High grad drowns in swimming mishap - Friday, 29 August 2014 01:00

An afternoon of fun cooling off in the Willamette River came to a tragic end on Friday, August 1, when 18-year-old Mario Antonio Martinez Villalta was swimming near the new Sellwood Bridge's construction barges with two friends.

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