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3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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ABC15.com

Woman heads back to Boston Marathon to honor dad

Tori Parks, left, talks with masters class coach Joe Finlayson Tuesday at the YMCA in Redding, Calif.

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Warrington Guardian

Warrington pair selected for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer

Teenager Kathleen Dawson and Aisha Thornton have clocked times in qualifying events that has seen them called up for Scotland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Hannah Miley, Caitlin McClatchey, Swimming

Bellingham Herald

Study finds chlorinated pools and pee are a match made in harmful gas heaven

While it ranks high on the gross scale, peeing in a pool has never been considered hazardous.

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SILive.com

2014 Girls' Swimming Advance All Stars: Seven, including five underclassmen, make big waves in the pool

Youth is served as three freshmen and two sophomores head a group of seven girls named Advance All Stars in swimming Thursday.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Phelpsa s return to swimming shrugged off by fellow Olympians

The news that Michael Phelps was returning to the pool with an eye toward possibly participating at the 2016 Summer Olympics was greeted with a big yawn by fellow swimmers.

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Related Topix: Dara Torres, Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lincoln County News

Mobius Special Olympians Medal In Swimming

Ten Mobius Special Olympics swim team members traveled to Bates College in Lewiston to compete in the state swim meet.

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CBS Local

Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines On Michael Phelps Returning To Competitive Swimming

U.S. Olympic Hall Of Famer, three-time Olympic gold medalist and a member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Rowdy Gaines has enjoyed a successful competitive swimming career.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Scotland Names Commonwealth Swimming Team; Renwick and Miley Poised to Defend Titles

GLASGOW, Scotland, April 16. SCOTLAND could be at or near the top of the swimming medals table at July's Commonwealth Games, based on the roster released today of 37 athletes who will perform in front of the home crowd in July in Scotland.

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Bournemouth Echo

Swimming: Lelliott boosts Commonwealth Games hopes

SWIM Bournemouth's Jay Lelliott staked his claim for Commonwealth Games selection with a stunning British Championships performance that saw him leapfrog all but one of his domestic rivals.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Caldwell qualifies for Commonwealth Games

After an impressive performance at Canadian Swimming Trials earlier this month in Victoria, the 23-year-old Pacific Sea Wolves swimmer - who now lives and trains in Victoria with the national team - qualified to represent Canada at both the Commonwealth Games, set for Glasgow, Scotland in July, and Pan Pacific Swim Championships, planned for August ... (more)

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GoVolsXtra.com

17 from UT swimming and diving team named All-Americans

Seventeen members of the Tennessee swimming and diving team were named to the CSCAA All-America Team, the college swimming coaches association announced Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Pavoni claims third swimming gold

ROBERTO Pavoni completed a hat-trick of gold medals on the final day of the British Gas Championships and confirmed he will be one of the English names to watch at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Pitt Panthers

Swimming and Diving Holds Annual Post-Season Awards Banquet

Pitt's swimming and diving team held its annual end-of-the-season awards banquet at the University Club on Saturday, April 12. After a successful inaugural season in the Atlantic Coast Conference with 18 school records broken, the Panthers honored the team's accomplishments of the 2013-14 season.

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The Baltimore Sun

Michael Phelps has nothing to lose in swimming comeback

We should all be so fortunate to be able to retire at age 27 and embark on an international quest to experience a world full of fun and privilege, but - quite predictably - has come to realize that living the good life isn't going to be enough to keep him entertained.

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Fitsugar

Meet the Girl Who Got Michael Phelps Into Swimming

You watched him win 22 Olympic medals, break numerous world records, retire in style at the 2012 Summer Olympics - and then announce this month that he's coming out of retirement - but how exactly how did Michael Phelps get into swimming? Enter Hilary Phelps, the oldest sister of the Phelps clan, whose siblings would later follow in her swimming ... (more)

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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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