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  1. Michael Phelps not expected to get jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WUSA-TV Washington

    No matter the outcome of Michael Phelps' trial on drunken-driving charges, he appears unlikely to face any jail time. Michael Phelps not expected to get jail time No matter the outcome of Michael Phelps' trial on drunken-driving charges, he appears unlikely to face any jail time.

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  2. Piranha swimmers prep for National SectionalsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Community Voice

    Last weekend Piranha swimmers traveled to Morgan Hill to compete at the Junior Olympics while the Senior swimmers traveled to San Jose to compete at a senior meet. In Morgan Hill Sena Erickson dropped her best times in all five of her events and added two new AAA USA swimming time standards in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle races.

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  3. The Real Alia AtkinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    By now, many of us know Alia Atkinson as the first black woman and Jamaican to earn a swimming world title. On Dec. 6, the Texas A&M alumna tied Lithuania's Ruta Meilutyte's World Record in the 100 breaststroke .

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  4. Wada opts not to appeal against 'hush-hush' China ban on Olympic swimming ace Sun YangRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | South China Morning Post

    The World Anti-Doping agency said on Wednesday it will not appeal against a three-month ban imposed against China's controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang, but will warn China over the case. Wada had considered action after Sun failed a doping test in May and was banned for three months by the Chinese federation but it was only announced in November after Sun had won more titles at the Asian Games.

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  5. Personal bests fro Leek swimmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Your Leek Paper

    MEMBERS of Leek Swimming Club came away from the Northgate PB buster meet at Wolverhampton with a glut of new personal bests. Almost every youngster who competed beat one or more of their best times and many achieved this in multiple races.

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  6. Tourist suffers lacerations to leg after being hit by speedboat blades in PhuketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Mail on Sunday

    Christmas flight chaos as check-in staff at Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester airports vote to strike on December 23 and 24 Japan airport opens pod hotel where guests have NINE HOURS per booking Hoping you'll WANT to be sent to Siberia! Tourism campaign uses bikini-clad girls to tempt travellers to Russia's coldest region Impatient passenger arrested for opening emergency exit on plane and deploying slide so he could 'get off quicker'... costing airline A 10,000 and causing two-hour delay Poppy power! WW1 display makes Tower of London UK's most popular attraction for 2014 Personal 'ski butler', cigar library and even a walk-in cheese humidor: Inside little-known Swiss resort's first five-star hotel Spectacular video animation shows all the flights into and out of UK over Christmas as FIVE MILLION passengers take to the skies Are you my daddy? Heart-melting moment baby penguin nuzzles up ... (more)

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  7. WADA not to appeal against Sun Yang's doping banRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | China Daily

    The World Anti-Doping Agency told Agence France-Presse on Wednesday that it will not appeal against a three-month ban imposed on Chinese Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang. WADA had considered action after Sun tested positive for the stimulant trimetazidine in May and was banned for three months by the China Anti-Doping Agency Abut it was only announced in November after the Asian Games.

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  8. US swimming star Tom Luchsinger comes out as gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sydney Star Observer

    "YOU'RE a fag. You're a queen. You're undeserving of love. You're never going to amount to anything."

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  9. Tangub, Iligan unleash `swim might' 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sun-Star

    TANGUB and Iligan teams would have been the hands-down picks to rule the ongoing 2014 Northern Mindanao Regional Athletic Association Meet here if the centerpiece event in swimming will "only be considered" as the basis to determine the overall champions. "Pero daghan paman nga events ang maka-contribute og points nga puwede ma-offset ang ilang advantage sa swimming," said Eric Miguel, sports coordinator of Corpus Christi School in Barangay Macasandig that consistently supplies a horde of talents in many events for COAA's cause in the annual Palarong Pampook.

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  10. Swimmer scoops award of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    KIDDERMINSTER Olympic star Amy Smith made a splash at the Wyre Forest Sports Awards after being named Senior Sportswoman of the Year. The 27-year-old former Franche Primary School pupil retired from competitive swimming earlier this year following a string of achievements including winning silver medals in the 2006 and 2010 Commonwealth Games and Gold and Silver medals in the 2010 European Championships.

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  11. 'I am a proud gay man.' U.S. swim champ battles demons and comes outRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Blaze

    US swimming champion Tom Luchsinger has revealed how he battled years of self-loathing and hate as a closeted man and how his life has improved drastically since he came out. The US National champion whose signature event is butterfly came out publicly on December 15 in a heartwarming and eloquent column he wrote for Outsports .

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  12. Video: in Depth with...Jazz CarlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | This is Wiltshire

    "I THINK I was really close to walking away from the sport but in the back of my mind, I always thought there was still more to give." That is how low swimmer Jazz Carlin felt when she finally realised that her dream of competing at a home Olympic Games in 2012 was never going to become a reality.

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  13. WADA decides against China swimming star appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bangkok Post

    The World Anti-Doping agency said Wednesday that it will not appeal against a three month ban imposed against China's controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang but will warn China over the case. China's Sun Yang is pictured after winning the final of the men's 1500-metre freestyle swimming event at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, August 4, 2013 WADA had considered action after Sun failed a doping test in May and was banned for three months by the Chinese federation but it was only announced in November after Sun had won more titles at the Asian Games.

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  14. A Double Life No More: Top College Swimmer Tom Luchsinger Comes OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Gay.com

    The life of a closeted athlete - or of anyone who chooses to live in the closet for a myriad of reasons - is most accurately categorized not as a life of deception, but as one of duality. For many in the closet, their stories are often categorized by this idea of a "double life," and the stress of living this duplicitous lifestyle is what eventually brought Olympic hopeful Tom Luchsinger out of the closet.

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  15. Relay team wins at invitational; Massey qualifies for state meetRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | MainStreetNews.com

    Friday marked a late night for the Commerce High School swim team, as the Tigers traveled to Clarkesville for the Tallulah Falls Snow Invitational. The Commerce girls' 400-yard freestyle relay team entered the pool at 11:50 p.m. on Friday night before racing to a first-place finish.

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  16. Clare swim team finishes in top eight at NS Open meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Nova News Now

    Les Aquadiens de Clare swim team, which swims out of the Universite Sainte-Anne's pool, proved it could compete at the provincial level and finish in the top eight. The Nova Scotia Senior Open swim meet was a three-day competition for Age Group swimmers held in Truro Dec. 12-14, and team coach Moira Brown said her swimmers did surprisingly well.

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  17. Carlin scoops top British Swimming awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Swindon Advertiser

    The Commonwealth and European gold medallist won the public vote by a landslide as she claimed 78 per cent of the votes cast. Carlin has enjoyed an impressive year in the pool which started with her claiming gold in the 800m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games, before winning silver in the 400m the following evening in Glasgow.

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  18. James Island's Peyton Wilson, Academic Magnet's Cooper Pitts lead All-Lowcountry swim teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Post and Courier

    Cooper Pitts of Academic Magnet High School and Peyton Wilson of James Island Charter High School are the All-Lowcountry high school swimmers of the year. Wade Spees/Staff James Island's Peyton Wilson and Academic Magnet's Cooper Pitts, The Post and Courier's 2014 All-Lowcountry high school swimmers of the year, have much in common.

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  19. A Double Life No More: Top College Swimmer Comes OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Advocate

    The life of a closeted athlete - or of anyone who chooses to live in the closet for a myriad of reasons - is most accurately categorized not as a life of deception, but as one of duality. For many in the closet, their stories are often categorized by this idea of a "double life," and the stress of living this duplicitous lifestyle is what eventually brought Olympic hopeful Tom Luchsinger out of the closet.

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  20. The Best Pictures from 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABC News

    People react to the fireworks on the New Year's celebration at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Jan. 1, 2014. People react to the fireworks on the New Year's celebration at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Jan. 1, 2014.

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