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29 min ago | WPMT-TV York

Florida boya s self-portrait goes viral after he dies in freak accident

The self-portrait of a Florida boy who died in a tragic swimming accident has gone viral - with the drawing, titled "Mr. Awesome," shown in the hands of celebrities, politicians and pro-athletes all over social media.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Missourian

Phelps having fun in his return to swimming

Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Yannick Agnel, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Phelps having fun in his return to swimming

Michael Phelps laughs while talking with coaches during a training session Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Mesa, Ariz., as he prepares to compete for the first time since retiring after the 2012 London Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Yannick Agnel

The Newberg Graphic

OC swimmers are in record form - Wednesday, 23 April 2014 01:00

The athletes on the Oregon City Swim Club did themselves proud at the recent Northwest Age Group Regionals and Senior Regionals championship swim meets, placing high and setting four state records, as well as a plethora of team records.

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The Age

Australian swimmers in strife at Gallipoli

Gallipoli, Turkey: There's been a crackdown on Aussie larrikinism at Gallipoli since 2005 when, most people agree, the commemorations to mark the 90th anniversary of the Anzac landings overstepped the mark and became crass.

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Trinadad Express

Relatives puzzled as - good swimmer' drowns

Relatives of 19-year-old Hakeem "Kerron" Austin, who drowned in Valencia River on Saturday evening, are still trying to understand how the teenager went under the water and failed to resurface as he was described as a good swimmer.

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Watford Observer

Members of a swimming club in Kings Langley are "gutted" that the pool they use will be demolished.

Kings Langley Swimming Club, which uses the pool at Kings Langley Secondary School, will have to relocate after it discovered that the pool would not be part of the rebuild plans for the school.

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Times-series.co.uk

SWIMMING: Barnet Copthall enjoy success at national meet

Barnet Copthall swimmers won the national meet in Sheffield last month adding to several individual wins at the Middlesex County Championships On the weekend of March 12/13, Barnet Copthall finished top of the standings at Pond's Forge in Sheffield, beating Rebecca Adlington's former club, NOVA Centurion, to win.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico High swimmer Treff signs letter of intent for Seattle University

Chico >> It took but a moment for Paige Treff to sign her national letter of intent Tuesday, but the work she put in to earn it took far longer.

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The Baltimore Sun

Possible reasons abound for Michael Phelps' return to swimming

Now that Phelps is scheduled to end his 20-month retirement Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., a more nuanced question looms: Why? Phelps sounded fairly certain he no longer wanted to confine his life to the pool when he walked away from the sport after the 2012 Olympics .

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Related Topix: Sports, Bob Bowman, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

Field & Stream

Spring Training: Make Your Pup's First Swimming Lesson the Diving Duck

The last phase in Cabela's pro staffer Jennifer Broome's three-month retriever-training plan is called the Diving Duck - in which you'll be working with a live bird.

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ABC News

Splashy Plan for Pool in NYC's East River Unveiled

Forget Jones Beach or the Jersey Shore. A design team says New York's East River could soon be the place for summer fun.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

South Korea ferry rescuers refuse to give up

Nearly 200 are still missing and more than 100 are dead more than six days after a ferry accident in South Korea.

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Northern Michigan News

Apolo Ohno training to compete at Ironman

Back in his speedskating days, he might pedal all-out for 30 seconds then let his legs recover for a bit before repeating the interval.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Beloved swim coach killed while mowing grass

HER DAD AFTER HE LOSES HIS LIFE IN A FREAK ACCIDENT. HE WAS A POPULAR SWIM COACH.... WHO DIED WHILE MOWING THE LAWN.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WECT-TV Wilmington

Man catches 800-pound shark from shore

Joey Polk was videoed reeling in this 805-pound Mako shark Tuesday night, with his cousins Earnie Polk and Kenny Peterson documenting the tremendous haul.

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Vail Daily News

Agave fundraiser honors English Channel swimmer Allison DeFrancesco

Allison DeFrancesco, a collegiate swimmer and Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor, swims the English Channel.

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Sys-Con Media

USA Swimming Foundation Returns with Sixth Annual 'Make a...

Swimming Foundation, in association with Phillips 66, will kick off the sixth annual Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 on , with a series of press events, water safety information sessions and free to low-cost swimming lessons at local partner pools throughout the country.

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This is Wiltshire

SWIMMING: Millward secures second European qualifying time

Corsham swimmer Millward , who already had the required time in the S9 100m backstroke event for the IPC European Championships in Eindhoven in August, finished second behind Spain's Deborah Font in the women's multi-classification 400m freestyle final at Glasgow's Tollcross Centre, clocking 4:47.54.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

SWIMMING: Young Tornadoes sprint to success

AFTER the three weekends of County Championships, the focus for Tornadoes of South Dorset shifted to the younger swimmers in the club.

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