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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines On Michael Phelps Returning To Competitive Swimming

U.S. Olympic Hall Of Famer, three-time Olympic gold medalist and a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Rowdy Gaines has enjoyed a successful competitive swimming career.

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6 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Scotland Names Commonwealth Swimming Team; Renwick and Miley Poised to Defend Titles

GLASGOW, Scotland, April 16. SCOTLAND could be at or near the top of the swimming medals table at July's Commonwealth Games, based on the roster released today of 37 athletes who will perform in front of the home crowd in July in Scotland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hannah Miley, Caitlin McClatchey, Michael Jamieson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Robbie Renwick, Cameron van der Burgh, Swimming

10 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Caldwell qualifies for Commonwealth Games

After an impressive performance at Canadian Swimming Trials earlier this month in Victoria, the 23-year-old Pacific Sea Wolves swimmer - who now lives and trains in Victoria with the national team - qualified to represent Canada at both the Commonwealth Games, set for Glasgow, Scotland in July, and Pan Pacific Swim Championships, planned for August ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Katerine Savard, Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe Sprint, Olympics, Ryan Cochrane, Hilary Caldwell, Summer Olympics

19 hrs ago | 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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Pavoni claims third swimming gold

ROBERTO Pavoni completed a hat-trick of gold medals on the final day of the British Gas Championships and confirmed he will be one of the English names to watch at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Roberto Pavoni, Hannah Miley, Adam Brown

Pitt Panthers

Swimming and Diving Holds Annual Post-Season Awards Banquet

Pitt's swimming and diving team held its annual end-of-the-season awards banquet at the University Club on Saturday, April 12. After a successful inaugural season in the Atlantic Coast Conference with 18 school records broken, the Panthers honored the team's accomplishments of the 2013-14 season.

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The Baltimore Sun

Michael Phelps has nothing to lose in swimming comeback

We should all be so fortunate to be able to retire at age 27 and embark on an international quest to experience a world full of fun and privilege, but - quite predictably - has come to realize that living the good life isn't going to be enough to keep him entertained.

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Fitsugar

Meet the Girl Who Got Michael Phelps Into Swimming

You watched him win 22 Olympic medals, break numerous world records, retire in style at the 2012 Summer Olympics - and then announce this month that he's coming out of retirement - but how exactly how did Michael Phelps get into swimming? Enter Hilary Phelps, the oldest sister of the Phelps clan, whose siblings would later follow in her swimming ... (more)

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Swimming New Zealand Names International Racing Team, Putting Stronger Focus on Pan Pacs

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, April 15. NEW Zealand is putting a major focus on the Pan Pacific championships this summer, allowing its small international racing squad to be in peak form to race the best from the United States, Australia, Japan, Canada and other countries in August.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Glenn Snyders, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Lauren Boyle, Summer Olympics, Tash Hind, Samantha Lucie-Smith, Katie Ledecky

Lowell Sun

10 Things to Know for Today

President's critics say his tough talk--like his "red line" on Syria--isn't followed by equally tough action.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

Two registered sex offenders who have known each other since at least 2012 have been charged with raping and killing four California women since last year.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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Post and Courier

1,700 local kids in need get swimming lessons from Lowcountry Aquatic Project Swimming

Mark Rutledge, founder of the Logan Rutledge Children's Foundation and director of the Lowcountry Splash, gives directions to swimmers at the first-ever 5-mile swim event last year.

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National Public Radio

Phelps Will Be Racing Himself In Swimming Comeback

The most decorated Olympian ever is coming out of retirement to swim next week in Arizona.

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Cleveland.com

Three dead at Kansas City Jewish facilities; woman admits killing six newborns; 71 dead in Nigerian bombing: U.S. and World News Links

A 73-year-old southwest Missouri man with a long history of anti-Semitism is suspected of killing two people outside Overland Park's Jewish Community Center and then a third at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility.

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This is Wiltshire

SWIMMING: Record-breaker Carlin shines in Glasgow

JAZZ Carlin set the fastest 800m freestyle time in the world this year as she stormed to gold at the British Gas Swimming Championships this evening.

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WONE-AM Dayton

Trending Now: No more team workouts for Clowney

The MMQB.com: Jadeveon Clowney won't take part in anymore private workouts for teams for fear of injuring himself prior to next month's NFL Draft.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

White supremacist ID'd as suspect in Kansas attacks

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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CBS Local

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Olympics at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
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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