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2 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

China swimming champ Ye Shiwen enrols in top Beijing university

The 2012 London Games champion in the women's 200- and 400-meter medleys registered this week at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University under a government program waiving the grueling entrance exam for outstanding athletes.

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

3 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Irish lottery winner: I'll build giant Olympic swimming pool

A Northern Ireland woman who won 34 million on the Euromillions lottery - and who previously said she would give away a whopping 33m - has earmarked 8m to find Ireland's Olympic swimming champion.

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

3 hrs ago | Suria

Ice-swimming grannies defy age and cold...

People take part in the Winter Swimming Festival in front of the Perito Moreno glacier, at the Argentino Lake in El Calafate, Santa Cruz province, Argentina, on August 8, 2014 - by Daniel Garcia Instead, she works a string of part-time jobs so she can afford to be standing at the foot of a pale blue glacier in Patagonia, about to jump into ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Ice-swimming grannies defy age and cold in Patagonia

At 67 years old, grandmother Margot Anderson could be enjoying the quiet retired life at home in England.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Swimming gold medallist dives in for open day

SWINDON swimming star Jazz Carlin will be showing off her medals at the Link Centre's annual open day on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Skating, Winter Sports

Bournemouth Echo

Youth sport - swimming: Top Portsmouth prizes for Seagulls' star trio

MAX Weeks, Abbie Peckham and Cianan Mann all struck gold as Seagulls won 19 medals at the Portsmouth Northsea End of Season Long Course Meet.

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Bournemouth Echo

Youth sport - swimming: Jasmine's gold rush in Swindon success

JASMINE McCrea struck gold five times to top a Poole tally of 69 medals at the Swindon Dolphin End of Season Meet.

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Cupertino Courier

Golden routines for Aquamaids Luu, Hoang

Jacklyn Luu and Kaitlyn Hoang are the best at what they do, and what they do is swim--more specifically, the two compete as synchronized swimmers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympic Synchronized Swimming, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Horse Racing

Hills News

Four swimming national championship medals bring pride

Very good in the pool: Kaea Bidois was one of the 10 swimmers selected by the state team captain to compete in the 10 x 50-metres captain's choice relay at the national championships.

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Inside Triathlon

Tim DeBoom On Finding The Triathlon/Life Balance

I finally ventured into the world of social media during the past year. Looking at some triathletes' profile descriptions, I have to wonder just how many hours are in their days.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Ella Eastin Looking for Major Rebound at Junior Pan Pacs

MAUI, Hawaii, August 27. COLLEGE coaches have been licking their chops. The class of women about to graduate high school features superstar talent that will make an immediate impact for a lot of different teams in their freshman campaigns.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Katie Ledecky, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Elizabeth Beisel, Ruta Meilutyte

Campaignseries.co.uk

Aberbargoed ex-soldier to swim in services games

A FORMER soldier from Caerphilly has been chosen to compete as part of the British Armed Forces team at next month's Invictus Games.

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Newsday

Swimming hero plea to find young fan

Scottish Commonwealth swimming champion Ross Murdoch has appealed for help in finding a boy who wrote to him after his triumph at the 2014 Glasgow Games.

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

DNA India

Swimming: Culture change helps Australia out of deep end

Encouraging performances at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Championships have continued the resurrection of Australian swimming, but head coach Jacco Verhaeren is reluctant to declare that the sleeping giant has awakened.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, James Magnussen, Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Cate Campbell, Summer Olympic, Nathan Adrian, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wandsworth Guardian

Missed out: Henry Choong finished 11th in the Youth Olympic Games pentathlon

A medal might have eluded Whitgift School pupil Henry Choong at the Youth Olympic Games, but the modern pentathlon starlet insists he will be better for his Nanjing adventure.

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

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

FINA World Cup Money List: Nearly $2 Million Up For Grabs

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 26. AS has become our tradition, Swimming World will keep an up-to-date listing of the cash won during the FINA World Cup.

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

The Peninsula

Iron Lady' Hosszu chasing Olympic medal dream

Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu gestures on sidelines of the press conference yesterday in Doha held to reveal details of the FINA World Cup.

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Newham Recorder

David Walliams takes on charity relay at London Aquatics Centre

Comedian, actor and Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams will take on his next big swimming challenge for charity at the London Aquatics Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Rebecca Adlington, Michael Jamieson, Summer Olympic

AkiPress

16:04 Turkmenistan's sportswoman wins bronze at Summer Youth Olympics

Wushu fighter of Turkmenistan has won the bronze medal at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, the press service of the President reported today.

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Burton Mail

Tributes paid to man who swam the channel

Bill Pickering, of Woodville Road, Overseal, set a world record for the England to France crossing of 14 hours and six minutes on August 27, 1955 - an hour and 28 minutes faster than any other man before him.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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