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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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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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Trinadad Express

T&T swimmers in action

Youth Olympic qualifiers Jabari Baptiste, Kristin julien and David McLeod all splash into action today when the first day of the 29th Carifta Swimming Championships gets underway at the Roly Bislik Olympic Pook in Savanetta, Orajestad, Aruba.

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Warrnambool Standard

Warrnambool swimmer graduates to open ranks with national age championship gold

The Warrnambool teenager saluted in the 17-18 boys' 400-metre freestyle at the Australian Age Swimming Championships in Sydney.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

SWIMMING: Young Tornadoes sprint to success

AFTER the three weekends of County Championships, the focus for Tornadoes of South Dorset shifted to the younger swimmers in the club.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Nathan Adrian, Anthony Ervin, Rowdy Gaines, Janet Evans Serving As...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, April 21. THE USA Swimming Foundation, in association with Phillips 66, will kick off the sixth annual Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 on May 6, 2014, in Sweeny, Texas, with a series of press events, water safety information sessions and free to low-cost swimming lessons at local partner pools throughout the ... (more)

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Lowell Sun

Chelmsford High recognizes Students of the Month

Chelmsford High School has selected its February House Students of the Month. All Chelmsford High Students of the Month are honored at a luncheon by the Chelmsford Rotary Club and recognized at Activities Night.

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Burnley Express

Chance of a lifetime for Bobcats at Olympic Park

Four Burnley Bobcats swimmers got the chance of a lifetime to compete at the Olympic Park in the British Schools' Biathlon Championships earlier this month.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Morning Swim Show: Analyzing Impact of Michael Phelps' Comeback

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 21. WITH Michael Phelps set to make his competitive comeback later this week, we devote today's edition of The Morning Swim Show to a discussion of the impact the news has made in the general community, and the competition Phelps will face this week and in the coming months.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Times Leader

Times Leader Boys Swimming and Diving All-Stars

Edkins set a District 2 Class 2A diving record with a score of 483.55, good for his third consecutive district championship.

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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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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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