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  1. Charlotte Samuels after her record-breaking swim across the English Channel.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | NorthJersey.com

    She cried because she is small and her challenge was big: A 16-year-old girl chasing a world record, swimming for miles in open water through the blind dark night. She cried because she was lucky: Most channel attempts require a year of planning and worry, but somehow she hired a boat and a crew in weeks.

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  2. Cambodia hoping for Asian Games medals from the matRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Pnompenh Post

    Medal-starved Cambodia will be looking for success on the mat at the Gowon Gymnasium in Incheon as four wrestlers set out next week to the third South Korean city to host the Asian Games after Seoul and Busan. The Kingdom's last medal-winning effort in the Asiad - two silvers in boxing and a bronze each in swimming and women's volleyball - was way back in 1970 in Bangkok.

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  3. Gold flows for gun NZCT Aims Games swimmerRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Scoop

    Chelsey Edwards' golden deluge has continued with a record-breaking swimming performance at the NZCT AIMS Games in Tauranga today. The 13-year-old St Joseph's Upper Hutt athlete collected eight gold medals in a hectic night of finals at the Baywave Aquatic Centre, setting three Year 8 records in the process.

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  4. Ridgewood teen cried all the way across the English Channel to victory [video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | NorthJersey.com

    She cried because she is small and her task was big: A 16-year-old girl chasing a world record, swimming for miles in open water through the blind dark night. She cried because she was lucky: Most Channel attempts require a year of planning and worry, but somehow she hired a boat and a crew in weeks.

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  5. Special people awardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Richmond News

    Richmond's Magnus Batara shows off his Athlete of the Year award, flanked by his mom and dad, Dayan and Mario. Photo submitted Richmond's Magnus Batara shows off his Athlete of the Year award, flanked by his mom and dad, Dayan and Mario.

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    Tuesday Sep 9 | Southland Times

    MAKING A SPLASH: Talented 13-year-old Southland swimmer Kees Herrick claimed a silver and bronze medal at the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in Wellington. Herrick was one of 14 Southland swimmers who took part in the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in Wellington last week.

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  7. Georgia Swimming: 12 Bulldogs make U.S. National TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Dawn of the Dawg

    Aug 5, 2014; Irvine, CA, USA; Allison Schmitt and coach Bob Bowman at press conference in advance of the USA national swimming championships at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Complex. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports USA Swimming announced its roster for the 2014-15 National Team last week and Georgia swimming was well represented, with 12 current and former Bulldogs among the 103 roster spots.

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  8. First Asia, then the world for dominant ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Nation

    For news details visit : For news details Read on : First Asia, then the world for dominant China AFP BEIJING China's emerging stars set the last Asian Games alight and now the country's formidable sports machine will look to unleash a new generation of world-beaters in Incheon. Sun Yang and Ye Shiwen were barely known teenagers at the 2010 Guangzhou Games, but 10 world and Olympic swimming titles later they will be among the biggest stars in South Korea.

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  9. 'He was loved and he was thoughtful': Paul Wilcox's family said they...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | IcNetwork

    Paul Wilcox's mother Marie and stepfather Bryan, from North Wales, said they spoke to him just hours before he died. The family of a British man killed by a shark in Australia said they had spoken just hours before his death and had even joked about sharks.

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  10. Swimmers make headway at state age shortcourse titlesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Warrnambool Standard

    Warrnambool Swimming Club head coach Jayson Lamb said the club's contingent of 11 teenagers exceeded expectations, despite missing medals in the ultra-competitive event. Meg Flaherty was fifth in the 16-year-old 200m breaststroke final, producing personal best times in the heat and final.

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  11. Beacher tops at competitive lifeguardingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Beach Metro Community News

    Starting Saturday they will land at a seaside resort near Montpellier, but not to put up their feet - the lucky lifeguards are competing in Rescue 2014 , the world championship of lifeguarding. Speaking among the oars and paddle boards stored at Leuty Lifeguard Station, Beacher Juliann Desjardins said while the championship is not well known in Canada, it's a big deal in countries with a strong surfing culture.

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  12. Great summer for Basingstoke swimmer Ciaran KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Ciaran Kelly has enjoyed a busy summer of open water swim-ming, which included the Special Olympics, held at Chichester Water Sports Centre. He won his heat and then finished fourth in the final in a very impres-sive time of 28min 44.20sec, beating a swimmer who repres-ented Britain at the European Champion-ships.

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  13. Swimmer braves alligators and ocean swells for sportRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Beach Metro Community News

    Never mind the bruises, the salt stings and the Florida alligators, Beacher Kaitlin Gervais says she's found her calling in open-water swimming. After winning gold at Canada's 5 km juniors last year and a bronze at her first international meet in the Cayman Islands, the 18 year-old Birchmount grad is moving to Victoria, BC this fall to train with the coach of Canada's Olympic open-water team.

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  14. USOC honor for Ledecky; Stanford freshmen on Jr. teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Future Stanford swimmer Katie Ledecky, who'll join the Cardinal next fall, has been named the UOSC women's Athlete of the Month. Top performances throughout August earned future Stanford swimmer Katie Ledecky of Bethesda, Md., Athlete of the Month recognition, the United States Olympic Committee announced Tuesday.

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  15. Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky Win USOC Athlete of the Month HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, September 9. TOP performances throughout August earned swimmers Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women's Eight Rowing Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Ledecky became the first woman to win four individual gold medals , while anchoring the women's 800 freestyle relay to the gold medal at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, held Aug. 21-24 in Gold Coast, Australia.

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  16. New Game: Summer EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | MobyGames

    Summer Events is a Olympic multi-event game where up to four players can compete in seven separate events. After the opening ceremony the players enter their names and pick a country listening to the national anthem.

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  17. A great effort at state swim titlesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Kiama Independent

    KIAMA Swimming Club members produced excellent results at the NSW State Age Short Course Swimming Championships at the Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre, Homebush. KIAMA Swimming Club members produced excellent results at the NSW State Age Short Course Swimming Championships at the Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre, Homebush.

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  18. Matt medals on world stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Springwood's Matt Wilson was the youngest male in the Australian team at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii late last month, but that didn't stop him from making a big impact at the nine-nation event. Springwood swimmer Matt Wilson, 15, with the bronze medal he won for Australia in the boys' 200m breaststroke final at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships held in Maui, Hawaii on August 30. Springwood's Matt Wilson was the youngest male in the Australian team at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii late last month, but that didn't stop him from making a big impact at the nine-nation event.

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  19. Photo Gallery: Age Groupers in Frisco Enjoy a Special Guest at their "Beach Bash"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    It's not every day you get to play at a massive water park with your whole swim team and National Team star Laura Sogar. It's even less likely that on that same day, you'd get to participate in a professional photo shoot with the model-esque swimmer.

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  20. Ridgewood teen breaks world record with swim across English ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Jersey Journal

    Sixteen-year-old swimming sensation Charlotte Samuels made history Monday, becoming the youngest person to ever complete the "triple crown" of open water swimming. The Ridgewood High School student crossed the choppy waters of the English Channel in 20 hours and 44 minutes, fighting back jellyfish stings, sunburn and loneliness, according to The Record .

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