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3 hrs ago | Isle News

Team Isle of Man visit Number 10

Four Team Isle of Man competitors and two officials attended a reception hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps trains ahead of the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky, Kosuke Hagino, Missy Franklin

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Missy Franklin in doubt for Pan Pacs swimming

American superstar Missy Franklin remains in doubt for the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships after succumbing to back spasms during training on the Gold Coast.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Missy Franklin, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Nathan Adrian, Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte

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Aus youth's big hurdle ahead of rugby gold

Australia is hoping size doesn't matter in their bid to win a Youth Olympics rugby sevens gold medal despite meeting a Canadian women's side known for dominating the field.

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Salisbury Journal

Gold for GB in Berlin

Chris Walker-Hebborn has added the European title to his Commonwealth gold after winning the 100m backstroke title in Berlin Great Britain claimed three gold medals at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin on Tuesday night as they smashed the world record in the mixed 4x100 metres medley.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Walker-Hebborn, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jan-Philip Glania, Lizzie Simmonds, Swimming, Roberto Pavoni, Jemma Lowe

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Medals shared in 50 fly at Euro swimming

Florent Manaudou of France and Yauhen Tsurkin of Belarus shared the gold medal in the men's 50-meter butterfly at the European championship on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Sarah Sjostrom, Summer Olympic, Jan-Philip Glania, Olympics, Jeremy Stravius, Duane da Rocha Marce, Summer Olympics, Giedrius Titenis

Reuters

Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women's 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in Nanjing.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

SWIMMING: Cirencester's George Firth makes the National Championships

George Firth, left, pictured with coach and fellow Cirencester club member Nigel Masters at the ASA National Championships.

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Swimming - Phelps back on big stage at PanPacs

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte smile on the podium for the Men's 200m Individual Medley final at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships at the Woollett Aquatic Center in Irvine, California, August 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Ryan Lochte, James Magnussen, Nathan Adrian, Katie Ledecky, Swimming

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

London's Wild Swimmers Aren't Afraid of Dead Bodies or Sewage

This is Emily Chong's routine, rain or shine, winter or summer: Wake up, eat breakfast, cycle to Hyde Park, jump in a lake, swim a bit, fuel up with a second breakfast, cycle to work.

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Warrnambool Standard

Young team impresses at country swimming titles

HEAD coach Jayson Lamb is optimistic Warrnambool Swimming Club members are bound for more success after an impressive medal haul at the Victorian Country Championships in Shepparton on the weekend.

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Suria

'Iron Lady' holds firm to take European...

Katinka Hosszu and Velimir Stjepanovic were the first individual winners on the opening night at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Katinka Hosszu, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Velimir Stjepanovic, Chris Walker-Hebborn, Yannick Agnel, Mireia Belmonte Garcia

Bournemouth Echo

Youth Olympics - swimming: Amelia Maughan wins relay silver

FORMER Bournemouth Dolphin Amelia Maughan was left grinning from ear to ear after helping Team GB claim a 4x100m women's medley silver at the Youth Olympic Games.

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Aust win two Youth Olympic swimming bronze

Gold has proven elusive for Australian swimmers at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, but they say their bronze medals are just the beginning.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Swimming: Lelliott into 400m freestyle final in Berlin

PORTLAND'S Jay Lelliott has made it through to tonight's 400m freestyle final at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin.

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AkiPress

13:49 Kyrgyzstani athlete wins 3 gold and bronze medals at All-Russia swimming competition

All-Russia swimming competition for prizes of 3-times Olympic champion Yevgeny Sadovoy and Olympic medal winner Vasily Ivanov was held in Volgograd on August 14-17.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Israel's best raring to go in Europeans

Until the 2012 edition in Debrecen, the Israeli delegation had never won more than two medals in a single championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Guy Barnea, Summer Olympic, Yakov Toumarkin, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Gal Nevo, Jonatan Kopelev

KBCI CBS 2

Decorated Olympian helps out swimmers

Since 2010, AquAbility has been helping out Idahoans through swimming. "We have adaptive swimming programs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities," said AquAbility director Karen Morrison.

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Reymond wins 25K open swim for France at Euros

Axel Reymond claimed France's first gold medal at the European swimming championship by winning the 25-kilometer open water race Sunday.

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South China Morning Post

Teen swimming star has first medal for Hong Kong at Youth Olympics

Siobhan Haughey of Hong Kong checks her time after finishing second in the 200m individual medley final at the Nanjing Youth Olympics.

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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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