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2 hrs ago | MGo Blue
Senior Michael Wynalda of the No. 1-ranked University of Michigan men's swimming and diving team set new Big Ten Conference and program records in the 200-yard freestyle on Friday on the second day of the AT&T Winter National Championships, held inside the Allan Jones Aquatic Center.
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6 hrs ago | The News Journal
<![CDATA[HARTFORD, Conn. - Bria Hartley scored 20 of her 25 points before halftime as top-ranked Connecticut women's basketball team routed UC Davis 97-37 on Thursday. Breanna Stewart had 19 points, 13 rebounds and five assists for the Huskies (10-0), who were playing with just six scholarship players because of injuries. It was the Huskies' final tuneup before a showdown later this month with No. 2 Duke. Sydnee Fipps scored 13 points, and Kelsey Harris had 12 to lead UC Davis (2-5). The Huskies used an early 22-0 run to break the game open and led by 43 points at halftime. Hartley outscored UC Davis 20-17 by herself in the first half. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Katie Ledecky beat Missy Franklin in a 500-yard freestyle matchup between Olympic swimming gold medalists Thursday to highlight the first day of the Winter National Championships. Ledecky, a 16-year-old from Bethesda, Md., won in 4 minutes, 32.37 seconds. Franklin, a four-time Olympic gold medalist, was second at 4:34.63. Franklin also swam with her University of California teammates on the winning 400 medley relay team (3:29.91) and the second-place 200 freestyle relay team (1:28.44). Franklin, Elizabeth Pelton, Rachel Bootsma and Marina Garcia set a meet record in the 400 medley relay.
10 hrs ago | News24
The Proteas are flying high at present, but could they do with help in the form of an Olympic gold medal winner... ? SA swimming star Cameron van der Burgh was photographed in cricket gear by Proteas T20 skipper Faf du Plessis.
14 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer
Special thanks to SpeedoUSA for sponsoring our coverage of Winter Nationals. For complete coverage, check out our event coverage page KNOXVILLE, Tennessee, December 6. THE second day of action at the USA Swimming Winter Nationals is underway.
17 hrs ago | Cotswold Journal
PERSHORE sent a team of seven members to compete at the level two Nuneaton open meeting and came away with five medals against strong opposition which included Midland district and national swimmers.
19 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk
A FRIEND and a passer-by have told of their desperate attempts to try and save a swimmer who drowned in the sea off Durdle Door .
TOKYO, Japan, December 5. ANOTHER Japanese Olympic medalist from the London Games is ending her career, as Haruka Ueda announced today that she is focusing on being a full-time employee for former sponsor Kikkoman.
He has added his most prolific accomplishment yet, to become the first Ivy League athlete from the school.
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee, December 5. AS Swimming World continues to demand that the East German women's results be removed from the 1976 Olympic swimming records , here's a look back at one of the two events the East Germans were unable to win in the Montreal Games.
Special thanks to SpeedoUSA for sponsoring our coverage of Winter Nationals. For complete coverage, check out our event coverage page By David Rieder DURHAM, North Carolina, December 5. WHEN checking out the psych sheet for any big meet, the tendency can be to type in the name of a big-name talent into the "find" box in order to see what events ... (more)
Jazz Carlin, pictured at the recent kitting-out session for Wales' Commonwealth Games team, of which she will be a member for a third time in Glasgow next year SHORT-COURSE swimming isn't top of Jazz Carlin's favourites list, but the Wiltshire swimmer is determined to make the most of her selection for Great Britain in this month's European ... (more)
LAST weekend saw swimmers from St Helens Swimming Club attending the Percy Mason Swimming Gala at Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub in Warrington.
PHOENIX, Arizona, December 5. RICKY Berens joins today's edition of The Morning Swim Show on the heels of his retirement announcement.
It was well worth the wait for Shore Regional coach Katie McGowan. The Blue Devils' leader awaited the arrival of Helen Grossman for several seasons.
Alex Martin, Moorestown, sophomore -- All-South Jersey first team in 2013; Burlington County Male Swimmer of the Year; took bronze medal in 100 backstroke and was 5th in 200 IM at state meet; finished first in 200 IM and 100 backstroke at SJ Coaches Invitational Division B meet; won gold medals in 50 free and 100 backstroke at Burlington County ... (more)
Swimming legend Michael Phelps, winner of most medals in Olympic history, would not be drawn Wednesday on whether he may come out of retirement for the 2016 Rio Games.
PERTH, Australia, December 4. RECENTLY retired West Coast Eagles premiership player Andrew Embley and former Fremantle Docker's Captain Shaun McManus have today challenged open water swimming champions Rhys Mainstone and Simon Huitenga in an open water race with a difference on the Swan River in Perth.