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1 hr ago | The Daily Record

Team spirit helped Scots swim relay heroes come close to thrilling victory

Robbie Renwick believes the unity within Team Scotland helped propel the 4x200m relay squad to arguably the performance of the Games so far at Tollcross last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Robbie Renwick, Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Hannah Miley, Michael Jamieson

5 hrs ago | Hastings Today

Swimmers make a splash

Three youngsters who lost their mother to a terminal illness were honoured at this year's Learn to Swim awards.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Brandon Sun

Canadian Paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot seeks return of stolen medals

Huot's father discovered Sunday morning that there had been a break-in at his recently purchased home and several items had gone missing overnight, including at least one of his 19 Paralympic medals, three from Commonwealth Games and three from Parapan American Games.

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CBC News

Aussies maintain medal lead in Glasgow video

Renowned for his bravado, world 100-meter freestyle champion James Magnussen didn't try to conceal his glee at reasserting his supremacy against a great rival in the pool on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Magnussen, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cameron McEvoy, Tommaso D'Orsogna, Swimming, Michael Shelley, Olympic Athletics

Yahoo!

Head coach stands by Schlanger snub

An out-of-form and ill Alicia Coutts admitted she was surprised to be picked for the 4x200m freestyle relay team, a decision that sparked fresh controversy around the Australian swimming team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Alicia Coutts, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Michael Scott, Michael Bohl, Melanie Schlanger

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Commonwealth Games: Record-breaker Carlin storms into 800m final

JAZZ Carlin will go into tomorrow evening's women's 800m freestyle final off the back of setting a new Commonwealth Games record today.

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Sunday Herald

Hannah Miley and Erraid Davies, 13, through to swimming finals

Hannah Miley's relentless pursuit of medals continued in the Tollcross pool today as she progressed to the next stage of both the 200 metres individual medley and 800 metres freestyle.

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

Mirror.co.uk

Rebecca Adlington's transformation from drab to fab as the swimming legend becomes a style queen

Olympic swimming champ Rebecca Adlington endured years of taunts about her appearance - and now she's getting her own back.

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Denver Post

Interest in Colorado age-group swimming is increasing

Everybody loves being around the water, according to Colorado Stars club swim coach Todd Schmitz.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Missy Franklin, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics

Reuters

Injury almost ruined my race to gold, says Le Clos

An ankle injury nearly prevented Olympic champion Chad le Clos from successfully defending his 200 meters butterfly title at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday, the swimmer told Reuters.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Chad le Clos, Summer Olympic, Swimming, Sebastien Rousseau, Michael Phelps

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sky Sports

Commonwealth Games: Fran Halsall wins gold for England in 50 metres freestyle swimming

England's Fran Halsall set a new Commonwealth Games record as she clinched gold in the women's 50 metres freestyle swimming.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Fran Halsall, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Hannah Miley, Cate Campbell

New Jersey Herald

Summer Swimming: Kittatinny Barracudas add to their dynasty by winning 8th straight title

Photos by Warren Westura/New Jersey Herald - Ben Galinski of Kittatinny, winner of his heat of the Boy's 15-18 50 Meter Backstroke helps his Barracudas team to first place at the Wallkill Valley Swim Conference Championships for the eighth year in a row..

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Rock Hill Herald

Siblings: Great Falls teen who drowned at state park - stepped up' after dad killed in hit-and-run

He became more "mature" than the rest of the Great Falls teenagers Jasmine Cohen, Coleman's 18-year-old sister, said she's met.

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Yahoo!

Campbell sisters share podium in Glasgow

Cate and Bronte Campbell have shared an international podium for the first time as individuals after one of the fastest 50m freestyle finals in swimming history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Bronte Campbell, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Melanie Schlanger, Fran Halsall

Suria

Kiwis hot favourites in Commonwealth...

New Zealand got the Rugby Sevens tournament underway at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday on a day when 27 gold medals were up for grabs notably in swimming, judo, shooting and cycling where Australia's Anna Meares will attempt to defend her women's sprint title.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Hunter, Gary Anderson, Chad le Clos, Sports, Gemma Gibbons, Cate Campbell, Fran Halsall, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Summer Olympics

The Daily Record

Gregor Tait: Murdoch's heroics have made waves worldwide and now can rule in the Olympics

WHEN Ross Murdoch opened his eyes yesterday morning after a well-earned night's sleep it would suddenly have hit him that he's put himself on the world map.

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Oxford Times

SWIMMING: Wood makes it a deadly dozen in City's Open

CITY of Oxford's Chris Wood won 12 gold medals in the club's July Open Gala at Temple Cowley.

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Oxford Times

SWIMMING: Super Wilkinson through to open water nationals

Didcot Barramundi's team at Westhampnett Lake : Ollie Mew, Toby Mew, Matthew Millard, Jack Shayler, Michael Fabes, Nick Sims, James Kelly, Freddie Wilkinson, Ollie Beard, Molly Ripley, Aoife Kelly, Ollie Ripley and club chairman Geraldine Kel DIDCOT Barramundi's Freddie Wilkinson won a gold medal in the ASA British Gas South East Regional Open ... (more)

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Bournemouth Echo

Commonwealth Games - swimming: Lelliott's lapping up the big-time atmosphere

SWIM Bournemouth's Jay Lelliott believes that controlling his nerves will be crucial as he bids to make a final on his Commonwealth Games debut on Monday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Yahoo!

Medal rush for swimmers on second night

James Magnussen and Cameron McEvoy have set the stage for a mouth-watering Commonwealth Games duel by combining to complete a second-night swimming gold rush for Australia.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Magnussen, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Cameron McEvoy, Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Alicia Coutts, Alia Atkinson

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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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