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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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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.
Phelps, who retired after the last Olympics and stayed away from the pool for more than a year, finished in 53.88 seconds.
An amateur swimming club in Bushey enjoyed a "fantastic" day in the Olympic Park, culminating in a training session in the Olympic pool.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
Holmes Run Acres' Max Cruz, 12, broke the NVSL 11-12 boys 50-yard butterfly record in his first meet this season.
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.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 09:28 am
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