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49 min ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Peaty sets new world record

Great Britain's Adam Peaty set a new 50 metres breaststroke world record at the European Championships in Berlin on Friday.

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Related Topix: Cameron van der Burgh, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Konrad Czerniak, Jemma Lowe

5 hrs ago | ESPN

Van Dyken-Rouen takes steps using walker

Injured Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has posted videos on social media of herself taking steps with the help of a walker and a bionic exoskeleton device.

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9 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Swimming champion gains six GCSEs

Olympic swimming champion and world record holder Ruta Meilutyte has added six GCSEs to her impressive haul of sporting successes.

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12 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

OLYMPIC swimmers, athletes and even a Britain's Got Talent contestant aced their exams.

Team GB synchronised swimmer Genevieve Randall, 16, from Faringdon, has only spent one day at school a week for the last two years.

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16 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Swimming - Phelps impresses in first international comeback race

Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition, qualifying for the final of the 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia's Gold Coast.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cate Campbell, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, James Magnussen, Nathan Adrian, Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Detroit News

Body found in Belleville Lake in search for missing swimmer

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

Globe and Mail

California water-use ban spreads to swimming pools

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.

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NewsCenter 25

Dive team finds body of Fenton man in St. Clair River

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.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Swimming: Fifth place for Lelliott in European 1500m final as he smashes personal best

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gabriele Detti, Summer Olympic, Gregorio Paltrinieri, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Pal Joensen

Daily Journal

Ledecky wins 2 gold; Missy Franklin misses out

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Grevers, Summer Olympic

Evesham Journal

Storm forces Alan Gale to abandon his Channel swim just two miles from shore

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.

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Streatham Guardian

Re-Joyce, for there is no stopping Commonwealth champion Joe

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.

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Romsey Advertiser

A Hampshire swimming club are looking to unearth the Team GB superstars of the future.

Hamble Aquatics Swim Team has opened its swim lanes to budding swimmers from seven to 18-years-old at their base at Hamble Community Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Australian, 70, celebrates English Channel swimming record

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".

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The Daily Record

Swimming club want to build on Games legacy

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Summer Olympic, Hannah Miley

Metro

Ice bucket challenge pioneer drowns in swimming accident

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.

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KEPR CBS 19

Days of SeaWorld trainers swimming with orcas during shows over

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.

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TwinCities

Former Coon Rapids swim standout brings swimming lessons to 2,000 Nepali children

Since the age of 7, Jonathon McCarthy has been a swimmer. At the age of 15, he opened a private swim school.

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Suria

Swim star Phelps back on big stage at...

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.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Brennan: Charges taint Hope Solo's looming record

Domestic violence charges hang over Hope Solo with record near U.S. Soccer shouldn't be celebrating Solo's accomplishments at this time.

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