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Tuesday Jul 8 | Echo-news.co.uk

MORE than 40,000 free swimming lessons are being offered to Basildon youngsters.

Everyone Active, which runs Basildon Sporting Village and Wickford swimming pool for Basildon Council, has announced the classes for five to 11-year-olds.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Katie Ledecky

Last year, Bethesda's Katie Ledecky, 17, stunned the world when she broke two world records at the FINA World Aquatic Championships at age 16 .

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Ananova

Lack Of Competitive Sport 'Harming' Pupils

Failure to give pupils the chance to play competitive sports has an impact on their education, the schools watchdog Ofsted has warned.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Catherine Tyldesley pulls on her wetsuit as she takes to freezing...

She's out of her depth! Catherine Tyldesley pulls on her wetsuit as she takes to freezing Lake Windermere for the Great North Swim She's Coronation Street character's been in hot water on more than one occasion, but it was the exact opposite for the woman who plays her on Saturday.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Thousands take plunge in 'warm and welcoming' Windermere for Great North Swim

WINDERMERE'S temperature warmed to a welcome 17.5 degrees as thousands of swimmers took the plunge in Britain's largest open-water event.

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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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