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32 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Deal or no deal: why Thorpe kept quiet

Ian Thorpe contemplated coming out as gay prior to the 2000 Sydney Olympics, but the swimming superstar decided against it because of the detrimental financial consequences suffered by a Canadian swimming star.

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4 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

SWIMMING: Hengrove high for Tornadoes

TOP QUARTET: Rebecca Beal, Jenny Scott, Josh Frampton and Josh Rowe who competed in the combined City of Bristol and Exeter open meet TORNADOES of South Dorset swimmers achieved six top-three finishes at the combined City of Bristol and Exeter open meet in Hengrove.

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8 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Greens want you to go swimming

Party co-leader Dr Russel Norman launched the party policy as one of its top "environmental priorities", leading up to the September 20 election.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Phelps edges Lochte in 100 backstroke

Phelps, who retired after the last Olympics and stayed away from the pool for more than a year, finished in 53.88 seconds.

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Watford Observer

Bushey Amateur Swimming Club put through paces in Olympic Park pool

An amateur swimming club in Bushey enjoyed a "fantastic" day in the Olympic Park, culminating in a training session in the Olympic pool.

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Brandon Sun

Reports: Ian Thorpe to reveal he is gay in Parkinson interview

Australian media report five-time Olympic swimming gold medallist Ian Thorpe will reveal he is gay in a television interview with English talk show host Michael Parkinson, to be broadcast in Australia on Sunday.

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Northern Michigan News

Brownlees 1st, 3rd in Hamburg triathlon

Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee won his first world series triathlon of the year with a late sprint to head off Vincent Luis of France by two seconds on Saturday.

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Bicester Advertiser

SWIMMING: Falkner secures double delight

Ellie Falkner stormed to a double victory as Bicester Blue Fins' finished third in the second Vale Cup meeting at Abingdon's White Horse Leisure & Tennis Centre.

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The State

Olympic champion Muffat retires

She intended to compete in the 2016 Rio Games, but said in the Saturday edition of French daily L'Equipe that "I knew becoming an Olympic champion in 2016 would be 100 times more complicated."

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Camille Muffat, Yannick Agnel

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

9-year-old girl dies from brain-eating amoeba after swimming in lake

A family is devastated and health officials are searching for answers after a 9-year-old Kansas girl died from a "brain-eating amoeba" after swimming over the Fourth of July weekend.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Search for missing Rancho Palos Verdes swimmer expected to resume Saturday

A team of special divers will resume the search today for an 18-year-old Long Beach resident who is believed to have drowned earlier this week after cliff jumping off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes.

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The Fresno Bee

Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

Phelps turned in perhaps the most impressive performance so far in his comeback, posting the third-fastest time in the world this year while easily beating rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam on Friday night.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Gridley drowning victim loved swimming, baseball, friends

GRIDLEY >> Nate Long loved to swim. Like many others on hot summer days, he probably- gave no second thought to a dip in one of Gridley's numerous irrigation canals as relief from the heat.

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Sunherald.com

Kansas records death from rare infection

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Friday it's only the state's second known case of a person contracting primary amoebic meningoencephalitis , or "PAM."

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EDGE

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BBC News

Man charged over 'cyclist attack'

The swimmer's first taste of the Games came as a 15-year-old in Melbourne in 2006, where she finished fourth in the 400m individual medley.

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Fairfax Times

Memory of coach propels Holmes Run Acres swimmers

Holmes Run Acres' Max Cruz, 12, broke the NVSL 11-12 boys 50-yard butterfly record in his first meet this season.

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Gazette Series

Olympian to give swimming lessons in Yate

The former Team GB breaststroke swimmer, who competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, is now a mentor and has worked with the Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust to help inspire and support young people.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Pinckney girl scout honored for saving 2-year-old from drowning

Lydia Bolen of Pinckney doesn't consider herself to be a strong swimmer, and she never had lifeguard training, but none of that mattered when she saved the life of a 2-year-old last year.

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Bradenton.com

Phelps a bit miffed that he's not going faster

In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Michael Phelps swims in a 100-meter butterfly heat at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet in Santa Clara, Calif.

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