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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Coffee Companion: Ravens schedule, Davis and Cruz mash, and more

If you were waiting for Chris Davis' home run to land before you got on with your business last night, you might have missed a lot.

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

6 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Stephen Sutton "still here and still fighting" as recovery...

Stephen's Story has captured the hearts of the nation and a fundraising campaign has involved celebrities from the worlds of sport, TV, music and comedy in a bid to reach a staggering A 2million.

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Related Topix: Chris Hoy, Summer Olympic, Rebecca Adlington, Olympics, Summer Olympics

10 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Natalie Coughlin To Wear Speedo Gear on Road to Rio

LOS ANGELES, California, April 23. SPEEDO USA, a division of PVH Corp. , today announced the extension of its long-time partnership with 12-time Olympic medalist and 20-time World Champion Natalie Coughlin through 2016.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Hereford Times

New water polo squad for Hereford Swimming Club

Simon Gwynne, general manager of Hereford Leisure Pool said "This is a win-win situation.

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National Public Radio

Phelps Having Fun In His Return To Swimming

Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: he missed the sport that has been his entire life.

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The Wichita Eagle

Phelps having fun in his return to swimming

The 22-time Olympic medalist tried golf and high-stakes poker in a quest to satisfy his competitive drives.

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Star-Telegram.com

Phelps having fun in his return to swimming

Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: he missed the sport that has been his entire life.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Australian Olympian Patrick Murphy To Serve As 2014 Youth Olympic Games Role Model

BELCONNEN, Australia, April 23. THE swimmers attending this summer's Youth Olympic Games will get two Olympic medalists as mentors, with today's announcement that Patrick Murphy will serve as an Athlete Role Model to the teenage athletes in Nanjing, China.

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Related Topix: Patrick Murphy, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Swimming, Chad le Clos, Olympic Diving, Summer Olympics, Wu Minxia

RTE.ie

Irish swimmers descend on Dublin

Swim Ireland's Irish Long Course National Championships get under way at the National Aquatic Centre, Dublin with the first of the heats on Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Barry Murphy, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Grainne Murphy, Sycerika McMahon

Thurrock Gazette

Thurrock Swimming Club's new head coach

In that time he successfully achieved the Top Senior Club in 2009 and 2010 and Relay Teams in Essex 2009, 2010 and 2011.

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IcLoughborough

Fearon targeting bobsleigh gold at Winter Olympics

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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Related Topix: Sports, John Jackson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Swimming, Summer Olympics

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Japanese Backstroke Legend Aya Terakawa Enjoying Retirement As Wife- and Mother-To-Be

TOKYO, Japan, April 22. LESS than a year after announcing her retirement from competitive swimming , Japanese backstroke legend Aya Terakawa is set to marry former swimmer Daisuke Hosokawa.

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AkiPress

15:43 Kyrgyz swimmers win 6 medals at international tournament in Turkey

Athletes from Kyrgyzstan won 6 medals in swimming competitions named after Rumi in Turkey, the Swimming Federation of Kyrgyzstan reported.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Campbell River swimmers lead Team B.C. to victory at nationals

Conner Skuse and Mackenzie Padington attended a National team camp in Saskatoon that had a meet on the Saturday afternoon.

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

Phelps facing toughest challenge yet

Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life. Time and time again he has proved the doubters wrong, setting the standard for Olympic achievement with his 18 gold medals.

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ABC News

Splashy Plan for Pool in NYC's East River Unveiled

Forget Jones Beach or the Jersey Shore. A design team says New York's East River could soon be the place for summer fun.

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The Independent & Free Press

Cieplucha scoops bronze

Georgetown resident Tess Cieplucha returned home with a bronze medal from the Canadian Swimming Pan Pacific and Commonwealth Games Trial in Victoria, B.C. Fifteen-year-old Cieplucha, who currently trains with the OAK Aquatic Club, captured a bronze medal in the women's 1,500m freestyle race held at the Saanich Commonwealth Place.

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BBC News

Firth secures four gold medals

Seaforde swimmer Bethany Firth came away from the British International Para-swimming meeting in Glasgow with an incredible four gold medals, six world records and six personal bests.

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IcLoughborough

National fame for quirky sculptures

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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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Baptiste, Julien, Mc Leod in action as T&T starts Carifta swim hunt

Members of the T&T Carifta swim team and officials pose for a team picture prior to their departure from Piarco International Airport on Sunday morning to compete at the 29th edition of the event at the Piscina Olimpico Roly Bislik, Oranjestad, Savaneta, Aruba, from today until Sunday.

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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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