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3 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer
LOS ANGELES, California, September 17. SPEEDO NORTH AMERICA today unveiled Speedo Fit, a new fitness app and companion website, designed to help swimmers of all levels set and reach their swim - and fitness - goals by providing platforms for motivation, guidance and community. Through the Speedo Fit app, which is now live in North America and available for download at the iTunes App Store, users will be able to log and track swims, join challenges, interact with friends, find pools, learn proper technique and much more in a completely new, digital experience.
4 hrs ago | Torontoist
The Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre , located at the University of Toronto Scarborough campus, began operating this week. Officially named the "CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Aquatics Centre and Field House," the venue is the largest sport new-build for the 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games set to take place in July.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Russian swimmer Sergei Makov has been banned for two years for doping and will miss the 2015 world championships at home. Swimming's governing body, FINA, says Makov tested positive for ostarine, a muscle-building anabolic agent, at a World Cup in Moscow last October.
7 hrs ago | Campaignseries.co.uk
Former soldier Lewis Edwards won four gold medals while competing for the British Armed Forces team at London's Invictus Games A FORMER soldier from Caerphilly has won four gold medals while competing for the British Armed Forces team at London's Invictus Games. Swimmer Lewis Edwards, 26, of Aberbargoed, joined other injured servicemen and women in the pool at the games which was championed by Prince Harry.
Sir Chris Hoy says he could not have achieved his record number of Olympic titles without the Lottery. Picture: SNS It was the first since the introduction of Lottery support, and 28 medals were won, 11 of them gold.
Imagine living with Type-1 diabetes your whole life and then learning you've passed the condition on to your child. It's a pretty tough scenario, but not for a Pennsylvania father who took his little girl's diagnosis and turned it around, using her talent to help find a cure.
BEAVERTON, Oregon, September 16. PATRICK Mulcare, who was one of the busiest swimmers at the recent Youth Olympic Games, gave University of Southern California head swimming coach Dave Salo his verbal commitment this week. "It just seemed like the perfect fit for me," Mulcare said in an article published by OregonLive.com .
Italy's former Olympic swimming champion Federica Pellegrini announced on Tuesday that she has parted ways with her French coach Philippe Lucas. Italy's former Olympic swimming champion Federica Pellegrini announces that she has parted ways with her French coach Philippe Lucas.
National synchonised swimming team to the Incheon Asian Games : Katrina Ann Abdul Hadi, Tasha Jane Taher Ali, Zylane Lee Yhing Huey. KUALA LUMPUR: Making a good "first impression" is top of the agenda for synchronised swimmer Katrina Ann Abdul Hadi when she and her team-mates take the plunge in the Incheon Asian Games.
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Australia's world 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen on Tuesday said he was splitting with long-time coach Brant Best to get a fresh start heading towards the 2016 Rio Olympics. SYDNEY: Australia's world 100m freestyle champion James Magnussen on Tuesday said he was splitting with long-time coach Brant Best to get a fresh start heading towards the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Van Dyken suffered a severed spine after an ATV Amy Van Dyken on accident, new life 12 News talked with Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Monday to get the Olympic star's take on her life today. Van Dyken suffered a severed spine after an ATV Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1s4aIq0 Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, six-time Olympic gold medalist, talks about her journey since her June accident, her positivity and "normality."
BUDAPEST, Hungary, September 14. TOOS Sports Agency and Katinka Hosszu are proud to announce the upcoming release of Hungary's Iron Lady , a selfA -published motivational book based on the true story of Katinka's life, focusing on the period between the 2012 Olympic Games in London and the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona. "I think that it comes as no shock for me to tell you, that since the London Olympics in 2012, I have gone through a great deal of changes as a swimmer, athlete and as a person as well.
The Borough of Waltham Forest Swimming Club excelled at the British Gas Age Group National Championship, where Phoebe Griffiths won two national titles. A stunning performance from 13-year-old Griffiths saw the teenager crowned national champion in the 800m freestyle at the championships.
A serving soldier from Cumbria is celebrating a five-medal haul at Prince Harry's Invictus Games for injured servicemen and women. Delighted Corporal Luke Reeson, 25, told friends last night that he picked up a medal in every race he had entered, smashing his personal best times along the way.
Joanne Jackson and Grant Turner joined the Hertsmere Flyers swimming team, who train in The Venue in Borehamwood, to provide two training sessions. The masterclasses included a series of drills not usually done by the Flyers but as normal training for Olympic swimmers, plus a series of relays including participation by both professionals.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:21 am
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