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29 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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GoVolsXtra.com

17 from UT swimming and diving team named All-Americans

Seventeen members of the Tennessee swimming and diving team were named to the CSCAA All-America Team, the college swimming coaches association announced Tuesday.

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CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

At least four dead, 292 missing in South Korea ferry accident

Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who are missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed.Officials said four people were known dead and 164 had been rescued after the sinking of the ferry Sewol ... (more)

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Underwater probe scans for MH370 again

The underwater probe being used to look for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was back in the water after its first attempt ended prematurely, said the company that owns the vehicle, Phoenix International.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Straits Times

Swimming: Phelps' return greeted with shrug by fellow Olympians

The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye towards possibly participating at the 2016 Summer Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.

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Evesham Journal

Positives for Evesham swimmers after tough PGL round

Joe Childs was second in the 11/U 25m breaststroke before the 10/U boys' medley relay team romped home.

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Mental Help Net

Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report

TUESDAY, April, 15, 2014 -- Just in time for summer swimming and boating season comes a grim government report: Drowning deaths are still a problem in the United States, even though overall deaths from drowning are down.

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Mansfield Chad

Help Mansfield's Paralympic swimmer achieve gold at Games

Paralympic and double world champion swimmer, Ollie Hynd, is on a mission to raise enough money to compete in this year's Commonwealth Games.

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The Times-Picayune

Texas woman guilty in fatal stabbing, castration; Phelps swimming...

In a phone call, he advises his Russian counterpart that while a diplomatic solution to the crisis is still possible, Moscow's actions aren't helping .

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