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1 hr ago | The Citizens' Voice

Grego named Swimmer of the Year

Ellen O'Connell / Times-Shamrock Hazleton Area swimmer Felicia Grego was a four-time medalist at the District 2 Class AAA championships.

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5 hrs ago | IcLoughborough

Sleep in the trees with quality unearthed

RESIDENTS are being asked to raid their attics and cupboards as part of plans to mark the First World War centenary.

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9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Zawatski selected Swimmer of the Year

Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Valley West standout swimmer Ed Zawatski won four gold medals at the District 2 Class AAA championships.

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13 hrs ago | IcLoughborough

Bike-ace wants to return to action

RESIDENTS are being asked to raid their attics and cupboards as part of plans to mark the First World War centenary.

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18 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Pressure begins to build for Michael Jamieson

WHEN Michael Jamieson envisages himself on the bus back to the Athletes' Village at the end of the opening day of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he is unequivocal about the colour of medal he wants around his neck.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bradenton.com

Katherine Harris key in wooing Modern Pentathlon to Manatee-Sarasota

Yane Marques of Brazil swims in the 200-meter freestyle during the swimming portion of the women's modern pentathlon at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.

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SFGate

Names & Faces

IBF light heavyweight boxing champion Bernard Hopkins speaks with reporters during a media workout Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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TheCelebrityCafe

Woman undertakes world's longest triathlon

A Canadian woman is attempting the world's longest triathlon, which will take her from Cancun, Mexico to Washington, DC.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Future of Australian Swimming On Display at Age Group Championships; Eight National Records Set

SYDNEY, Australia, April 19. THE future of Australian swimming, in terms of those who should be viewed as prospects for the 2020 Olympic team, was on display this week at the long course age group championships, featuring three swimmers who each collected two national age group records.

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Trinadad Express

Striking the right balance

This is the first of three features the Trinidad Express sports desk is doing on three of the best local junior swimmers.

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People

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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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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