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2 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Florida boy electrocuted by pool light while swimming

BELIEVE, THE ONE AND ONLY LOCAL 10 NEWS STARTS RIGHT NOW. OFF THE TOP TONIGHT, A SWIM IN THE FAMILY POOL TURNING DEADLY.

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7 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

UN ambassador, swimmer among Vermont speakers

A long-distance swimmer, an oceanographer and the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations are among this spring's commencement speakers at Vermont colleges and universities.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Nomads awash with medals

A squad of 36 swimmers from Fareham Nomads Swimming Club entered the annual Salisbury Open Meet, amassing a huge medal haul and an amazing 126 personal best times.

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15 hrs ago | Oxford Times

SWIMMING: O'Leary powers to British silver medal

Abingdon Vale's Niall O'Leary hit new heights when he won a silver medal in the British Gas Championships at the Tollcross International Centre, Glasgow.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Synchronised Swimming: It's silver joy for Chippenham's Emma

CAPTAIN Fantastic Emma Holloway is celebrating after winning her first-ever solo medal at last weekend's British Gas Synchronised Swimming Championships.

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This is Wiltshire

SWIMMING: Jolly good Fellows

Trowbridge ASC's Paige Fellows set a new personal best in the 50m freestyle at the British Championships in Glasgow WESTBURY teenager Paige Fellows is still coming to terms with rubbing shoulders with some of her idols after competing at the British Gas Swimming Championships.

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Dewsbury Today

Top award for swimmer Philip

Philip Yorke won the Breaststroke trophy at the British Long Distance Swimming Association Annual Dinner for taking part in 8 swimming events and completing 39.38 miles.

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Turkish Swimming Dusts off and Gets Ready for Success with Turkcell's Support

Turkey's leading telecommunications and technology company, and Turkish Swimming Federation partnered for "Olympic Performance Project" and set the bar high for Turkish swimming.

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This is Wiltshire

SWIMMING: Millward makes Glasgow progress

CORSHAM swimmer Stephanie Millward qualified for tonight's A final in the women's multi-classification 100m freestyle at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow this morning.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Winchester swimmers make a splash at Rotary annual fundraiser

A CHARITY event which was delayed as a result of the winter floods saw people from all over Winchester diving in head first to raise some serious cash.

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Bournemouth Echo

Youth sport - swimming: Junior champions are quick off the mark

The champions won 35 of the 49 events in their round one gala at Rossmore to build a 53-point victory margin over nearest challengers Christchurch Seagulls.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WebWire

Red Cross Announces 2014 Swimming and Water Safety Program

The American Red Cross announced that its 2014 Swimming and Water Safety Program that features three new adult Learn-to-Swim course outlines, a new free Swim app and a Water Safety Instructor course that incorporates advanced simulation learning.

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The Island Packet

The return of Michael Phelps to competitive swimming raises hopes and misgivings

George Herman Ruth Jr. stayed in the game too long. In his last season and playing for the Boston Braves in 1935, the legendary Babe batted .181, could barely trot around the bases and stuck around mostly because he thought he'd be offered the manager's job, which he wasn't.

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Harrogate Advertiser

Website encourages swimming in River Wharfe at Collingham

People are being encouraged to swim in the River Wharfe at Collingham by a website detailing 'wild swimming' locations across the country.

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Wall Street Journal

Swimming With Sperm Whales in the Atlantic Ocean

IN THE SUMMER of 2007, I travelled to the Azores, an archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, somewhat closer to Lisbon than to Boston.

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Northwich Guardian

SWIMMING: Coach's praise for rising star

Ashley Hogg, right, shows off the silverware he won while representing Winsford Swimming Club at last month's Cheshire County Championships.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

A drop in salt consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study suggests.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Worcester News

Scaled-back swimming pool plans approved

BACK plans to build a new six-lane swimming pool in Worcester look set to go ahead despite appeals to reinstate a scrapped scheme for an eight-lane facility.

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Bournemouth Echo

Swimming: Lelliott boosts Commonwealth Games hopes

SWIM Bournemouth's Jay Lelliott staked his claim for Commonwealth Games selection with a stunning British Championships performance that saw him leapfrog all but one of his domestic rivals.

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Langley Times

Olympians' swim club keeping busy

Langley Olympians' Regan Bedard, 11, was one of the hundreds of competitors who took part in the club's long course swim meet at the Walnut Grove Aquatic Centre over the weekend.

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