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4 hrs ago | Suria

Swimming Olympian Ian Thorpe reveals he...

Australian swimming legend Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay in an interview set to be broadcast Sunday, according to media reports, after years of denying rumours about his sexuality.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Hamilton Olympic swimmer Elenor Gordon McKay dies aged 81

Elenor, who pulled in an impressive haul of swimming medals during the 1950s, passed away at Wishaw General Hospital on Saturday evening.

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10 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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13 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Swimming - 'I'm gay,' Ian Thorpe tells Parkinson

Michael Parkinson and Mary Parkinson talk with swimmer Ian Thorpe while attending day ten of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships Although no transcript has been made available for the show which airs on Sunday night, a preview video contains Parkinson asking the swimmer: "You've always said that you're not gay... is all of that true?" According ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Swimming: Olympic champ Muffat retires at 25

Olympic champion Camille Muffat has said that she is retiring from competitive swimming at 25 following a disagreement with her coach.

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20 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Michael Phelps takes in Athens

The winningest athlete in Olympic history has been walking the streets of Athens this week, and meeting some frat boys in the process.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Hoff, Beisel And Donahue Victorious, Atkinson Posts Top-6 100 Breast In Orlando

ORLANDO, Florida, July 11. KATIE Hoff, Elizabeth Beisel and Claire Donahue each won one event, while Alia Atkinson posted a top-six swim in the women's 100 breast during the second night of finals at the Southern Zone Sectional meet at Orlando's YMCA Aquatic Center.

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Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, Four Rising Stars Officially Named To...

NASSAU, Bahamas, July 11. THOUGH her participation in the Commonwealth Games was never in question, Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace was officially given the thumbs up by the Bahamas Olympic Committee Thursday to compete in Scotland.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Swimming in Beckenham

Waltham Forest swimmer Reece Nicholls was left smiling from ear to ear after knocking nearly a second off his personal best on the way to silver at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games.

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Start Your Subscription TODAY with the July 2014 Issue of Swimming...

PHOENIX, Arizona, July 11. The July 2014 issue of Swimming World Magazine is now available for download to Total Access Subscribers! On page 37 of Swimming World Magazine , Dryside Training: Never Enough Core.

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Yahoo!

Swimmers 'need perspective out of pool'

As we continue to hear about high-profile swimming and diving stars battling personal problems outside of the pool, is it fair to ask if there's something in the water? Television audiences are standing by for Sunday night when Ian Thorpe is set to open up to Michael Parkinson about the depression battle he's fought over the past few months.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Youth sport - swimming: Parsons the pick of Poole stars

RECORD BREAKERS: Morgan Hills, Jasmin Oliver-House, Jasmine McCrea, Guy Selwood and Robbie Hemmings, Ryan Openshaw, Chris Parsons and Will Longhurst all broke competition best times POOLE'S Chris Parsons toppled three records on his way to six gold medals as the club almost doubled its 2013 points tally in the Dorset Development Meet.

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Athens Banner-Herald

UGA swim signee Peters makes herself at home with title on first day of Bulldog Grand Slam

Stephanie Peters is no stranger to Georgia's Gabrielsen Natatorium, but it's safe to say she's going to be very happy now that it's her new home pool.

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Merced Sun-Star

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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Thursday Magnet

Georgia's hat trick of sparkling silver

Eden's super-fish swimmer Georgia Caldwell has been at it again. Georgia qualified to race in seven events at the NSW Country Swimming Championships held over the weekend.

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USA Swimming Makes International Open Water Competition Rosters Official

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, July 10. IT took almost a month to make it official, but USA Swimming has released the names of swimmers that will represent the Stars and Stripes in August at three competitions around the world: Pan Pacific championships, junior Pan Pacific championships and junior open water world championships.

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Commonwealth Games Swimming Medal Predictions: No Surprises At Top Of 800-1500 Free Podiums

Each day through July 23, Swimming World's Jeff Commings and David Rieder will offer medal predictions in the 19 swimming events on tap at the Commonwealth Games, which begins July 24 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Allison Schmitt is #AllIn With adidas Swim

BALTIMORE, Maryland, July 10. IN advance of the star-studded Athens Bulldog Grand Slam this weekend, adidas Swim has announced that three-time Olympic gold medalist Allison Schmitt is #AllIn after signing an agreement with the apparel company.

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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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Midweek Herald

Exmouth swimmer George Cornwell-Brown lands top honour at South West...

George Cornwell-Brown won the 17-18 years 3000m event in a time of 41.10.54 to become regional champion and qualify for the ASA Age Group National Open Water Championships in August.

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Olympic Medal Count

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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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