Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer
Abbey Weitzeil Wins Two in Austin at American Short Course Championships
AUSTIN, Texas, March 7. TEENAGE girls took over the competition tonight at the American Short Course Championships, while many college men continued to work on improving times with the hopes of qualifying for the NCAA championships.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Parks and playgrounds essential for children's development
Like millions around the world, I watched the closing ceremony for the XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi, with awe and admiration for these young and incredibly gifted athletes.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Men's swimming and diving finishes fifth
Last week, the Florida State women had their chance at the ACC Championships, but this weekend was the men's team's time to shine, breaking seven records while finishing a close fifth in the meet, the last before NCAA Championships.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
But he may well have topped any of his previous performances here Friday night at the Big Ten Swimming Championships.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
10 Amazing Pictures of Beijing's Olympic Cube Turned Indoor Water Park
China, host of the 2008 Summer Olympics, has taken the more creative route to transform their National Aquatic Center, popularly known as the "Water Cube" into something that locals and tourists alike can enjoy.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Take on the 1pc challenge and the results will be pure gold
I had a call recently from a friend who reads this column and boy was she in a hurry.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
ADHD spiked 63% in pregnant women who used Tylenol, says study
A long-term study of 64,000 Danish mothers revealed a link between prenatal acetaminophen use and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, the Los Angeles Times reported Feb. 24. The research, which was published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics , revealed that children whose mothers took acetaminophen were 40 percent more likely ... (more)
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Aquatics Centre set for opening
The public opening of the Olympic Aquatics Centre will be the biggest step taken so far in proving a legacy of the Games to the community.
Top 5 Moments In Olympic History
For the past 118 years, the Modern Olympics have given us some of the most incredible moments in sports history.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Not all gold medals are created equallyDillon Patel
Being an Olympian means representing your nation to the world. It means reaching the pinnacle of the sport and is a testament to an athlete's dedication, talent and hard work.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Miami Herald
Swimmer Chad Le Clos would welcome Phelps back
In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, South Africa's Chad Le Clos swims in a men's 100-meter butterfly heat at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Clovis West swimmer Justin Wright home after world-class 200-fly finish in Japan
Clovis West High's Justin Wright is one of the Central Section's top swimmers and last week drew national notice with a stunning time in the 200 butterfly at a meet in Japan.
Get tougher than the times
We never really know how strong we are until we have been tested. I am not just referring to strength in terms of our capacity to exert physical force but also in terms of our fortitude of will.
The Washington Post
Jefferson swimmer Andrew Seliskar tries to do it all
It's 9:40 a.m. on a frigid Sunday in February. Andrew Seliskar and the rest of the Nation's Capital Swim Club senior group that trains at the dilapidated Tyson's YWCA have been in the water for more than two and a half hours.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Why are we closing swimming pools?
A century ago, Britain was building swimming pools to be proud of. Now, council cuts mean many pools face an uncertain future.
Beaverton Valley Times
Westview's Zhou, Zhao zip past Lincoln in the pool
Trying to catch Westview girls' swimming star Tiffany Zhao in the pool is an uphill task, one that teammate Mariana Garcia compares to competing against a certain decorated Olympic star.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Unlikely start to a great career
Retired world swimming official Don Blew at the Riverside pool, where his 40-year career had its beginnings.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Girls' swimming: Big consolation for Rampart
Jessica Chen of Rampart, left, inches past Madison Munns of Smoky Hill, right, during the Women 200 Yard Medley Relay swim-off February 14, 2014.