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Brett Eldredge and Jana Kramer Honor Veterans in New Ads for Macy's 'American Icons' Campaign

Showing their concern for the nation's veterans, country stars Brett Eldredge and Jana Kramer will appear in a series of Macy's I.N.C. brand ad spots launching in May. The singers will appear in the "American Icons" campaign, a partnership with the retail giant and the veteran's support initiative Got Your 6 - a military euphemism for "got your ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Oxford Times

SWIMMING: O'Leary powers to British silver medal

Abingdon Vale's Niall O'Leary hit new heights when he won a silver medal in the British Gas Championships at the Tollcross International Centre, Glasgow.

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Daily Echo

Nomads awash with medals

A squad of 36 swimmers from Fareham Nomads Swimming Club entered the annual Salisbury Open Meet, amassing a huge medal haul and an amazing 126 personal best times.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Arena Grand Prix - Mesa Psych Sheets Released: Phelps and Lochte Could Go Head-to-Head Twice

MESA, Arizona, April 18. MICHAEL Phelps will race in three events next week at the Arena Grand Prix stop in Mesa, Ariz., marking his first competition since the 2012 Olympics.

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BBC News

Simmonds qualifies for IPC Euros

Ellie Simmonds, Stephanie Slater and Amy Marren were among those gaining IPC European Championships qualification times on the opening day of the British Para-Swimming meet in Glasgow.

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Stalbans Review

Mark Foster joins Mayor of St Albans to promote new triathlon

Olympic legend Mark Foster joined The Mayor of St Albans and young athletes at Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre this week to promote the brand new Mayor's City Sprint Triathlon.

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Wiltshire Times

SWIMMING: Jolly good Fellows

Trowbridge ASC's Paige Fellows set a new personal best in the 50m freestyle at the British Championships in Glasgow WESTBURY teenager Paige Fellows is still coming to terms with rubbing shoulders with some of her idols after competing at the British Gas Swimming Championships.

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Sys-Con Media

Turkish Swimming Dusts off and Gets Ready for Success with Turkcell's Support

In April 2013, Turkcell Turkey's leading telecommunications and technology company, and Turkish Swimming Federation partnered for "Olympic Performance Project" and set the bar high for Turkish swimming.

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Daily Mail

Swimming legend Lisa Curry gets into the Easter spirit with a fluffy rabbit costume

'I'm ready for a big sob,' admits emotional Kate after playing with seriously ill children and meeting families at hospice in Sydney 'They'd rape you by the side of the hot tub.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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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ABC15.com

Woman heads back to Boston Marathon to honor dad

Tori Parks, left, talks with masters class coach Joe Finlayson Tuesday at the YMCA in Redding, Calif.

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Warrington Guardian

Warrington pair selected for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer

Teenager Kathleen Dawson and Aisha Thornton have clocked times in qualifying events that has seen them called up for Scotland.

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Bellingham Herald

Study finds chlorinated pools and pee are a match made in harmful gas heaven

While it ranks high on the gross scale, peeing in a pool has never been considered hazardous.

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SILive.com

2014 Girls' Swimming Advance All Stars: Seven, including five underclassmen, make big waves in the pool

Youth is served as three freshmen and two sophomores head a group of seven girls named Advance All Stars in swimming Thursday.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Phelpsa s return to swimming shrugged off by fellow Olympians

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

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lincoln County News

Mobius Special Olympians Medal In Swimming

Ten Mobius Special Olympics swim team members traveled to Bates College in Lewiston to compete in the state swim meet.

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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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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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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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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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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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