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2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Swimmer Ryan Cochrane wins Canada's first gold medal at Commonwealth Games

Ryan Cochrane of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 400m Freestyle Final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 24, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Ryan Cochrane, Olympic Canoe Sprint, Swimming, David McKeon

6 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Sun City Center residents earns place in swimming hall of fame

Bucha excelled in swimming, beating rivals, sometimes men, in races ranging from freestyle to marathons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Janet Evans, Olympics, Summer Olympics

11 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

It's all going swimmingly after my op

OLYMPIC and European swimming champion Brian Jenkins could not resist returning to the waters just 12 weeks after undergoing a major heart operation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Scots swimming queen Hannah Miley reveals she almost...

MILEY raced to the 400m individual medley gold at Tollcross in record breaking time - then admitted she was so fed up at the start of the year she seriously considered giving up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hannah Miley, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Aimee Willmott

Suria

Australia set new women's 4x100m...

Australia set a new women's 4x100m freestyle relay world record of 3min 30:98sec as they retained their Commonwealth Games title in Glasgow on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Melanie Schlanger, Cate Campbell, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Bronte Campbell, Swimming

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Swimming World Throwback Thursday Video: Darian Townsend Wins Olympic Gold

PHOENIX, Arizona, July 24. THE news that South African Darian Townsend was given American citizenship today is likely bringing back memories of Townsend's day at the top of the podium at the 2004 Olympics.

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Related Topix: Lyndon Ferns, Summer Olympic, Ryk Neethling, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Darian Townsend, Roland Schoeman, Swimming

Mashable

The 50 Best Swimming Cities in the U.S.

According to a new study commissioned by USA Swimming and Speedo, the following cities are the most swim-friendly in the United States.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

BBC News

Family of four in death crash named

Graham Lockhart, 23, and Shauna Robb, 20, from Bathgate, were killed along with their son Tyler, two, and 11-month-old daughter Arianna.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Jamieson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Kelly Edwards, Olympic Judo

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Jamieson through to swimming final

HOME favourite Michael Jamieson is safely through to tonight's final of the men's 200-metres breaststroke at Tollcross, but he could only qualify second-fastest behind Scotland team-mate Ross Murdoch.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hannah Miley, Caitlin McClatchey, David McKeon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Robbie Renwick, Swimming, Aimee Willmott

Cotswold Journal

Former Evesham club swimmer aims for glory at Commonwealth Games

MAKING A SPLASH: Evesham swimmer Cameron Brodie is hoping to secure at medal at the Commonwealth Games in the 200-metre butterfly as he represents Scotland in Glasgow on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Chad le Clos, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics

This is Oxfordshire

Swimmer's dream fulfilled with help from jelly babies

A MEDICAL student who swam 21 miles across the Channel has told how jelly babies and a determination to raise money for charity got her through the gruelling challenge.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Ledbury Reporter

New coaching team for swimming club

LEDBURY and District Amateur club have revealed a new two-man lead coaching team to cover all their training sessions and events.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

BBC News

Fishermen rescued as boat sinks

Three fishermen have been rescued from a life-raft by a coastguard helicopter after their boat sank off the north west coast of Scotland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Hannah Miley

Sunday Herald

Brothers in arms are trendsetting

Those seeking to inspire the next generation through exposure to the most celebrated competitors at this Commonwealth Games will have no better opportunity than at Strathclyde Park this morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Swimming

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Youth sport - swimming: Teams shaping up for Sheffield show

Seven of them will be making their debuts at National Age Group or Youth Championships while six are swimming only relay events.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

KVIA-TV El Paso

Incoming Freshman Ready for Commonwealth and Youth Olympic Games

Being raised in Mozambique, Africa, and then moving to the Netherlands to finish high school, Jannah Sonnenschein has already done more traveling before turning 18 than most people would.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, NCAA Women's Basketball, New Mexico State University NCAA, NCAA Sports, New Mexico State Aggies Women's Basketball, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

The Moultrie News

CofC swimming and diving announces 2014-15 schedule

The Cougars will be competing in their second season in the elite CAA swimming & diving conference.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Brandon Sun

Canada's Lacroix back in form at Commonwealth Games after dealing with anxiety

The butterfly specialist was coming off a string of poor results and on edge emotionally as the pressure to make Canada's Olympic swim team for the 2012 London Games mounted.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Dressel and Eastin Among 1,000 Teens Set For USA Swimming's Long Course Junior Nationals

IRVINE, California, July 23. WITH the junior nationals and senior nationals both taking place in Irvine -- separated by just two days -- many of the top swimmers will use the junior nationals as a tune-up for the senior national meet.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Nathan Adrian, Olympics, Anthony Ervin, Summer Olympics

Yahoo!

Glasgow to determine swimming's alpha male

Both James Magnussen and Cameron McEvoy have played the underdog card but the Glasgow Games will determine just who is the true sprint king of Australian swimming.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Magnussen, Cameron McEvoy, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

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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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