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News on Olympic Swimming continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Daily Journal

Baxter YMCA offers synchronized swimming

A chance meeting at a local swimming pool led to the establishment of a new program that gives local girls the chance to compete in an Olympic sport.

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2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Men ready to shine in Games pool: Sprenger

Even world champion Christian Sprenger admits he has no idea how he will fare when the Commonwealth Games swimming program begins on Thursday.

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6 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Commonwealth Games Swimming Medal Predictions: Australia Rebuilding 800 Free Relays

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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Related Topix: Chad le Clos, Sports, Grant Hackett, Cameron McEvoy, Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Summer Olympic, Ned McKendry, Olympics, Lauren Boyle, Summer Olympics

6 hrs ago | York Press

Commonwealth Games glory bid for swimmer James Wilby

The 20-year-old City of York Baths Club star is one of the 39-strong England team going for glory at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow next week.

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9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Dolphins swimming to restore pride

Scandals out of the pool and a performance well below expectation at the London Olympics two years ago muddied the waters for the nation's aquatic stars.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Bronte Barratt, Swimming, Summer Olympic

10 hrs ago | Newsday

Open water swimming on Long Island

After swimming in the open waters of Long Island's bays, harbors and the ocean, returning to even an Olympic-size pool may seem like taking a dip in a bathtub.

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12 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

David Guthrie, Tim Shead Among Seven To Be Inducted Into International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, July 22. THE International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame is proud to announce its class of inductees for 2014.

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12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Swimming: Liz Johnson plans to make a comeback splash at Rio 2016 Paralympics

Liz Johnson will be an interested spectator during next month's IPC Swimming European Championships after making the decision to temporarily step back from the sport after London 2012.

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15 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Kris Simpson swims laps at IUPUI's Natatorium in Indianapolis.

You've pounded your legs on the pavement for years and just can't seem to put in the miles you used to.

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20 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Robbie Renwick still anonymous four years after setting gold standard

A TRIUMPHANT Commonwealth Games four years ago did little to bolster Robbie Renwick's public profile in any great way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Robbie Renwick, Swimming, Michael Jamieson

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Canada.com

10 Canadian athletes to watch at the Commonwealth Games

Ryan Cochrane, Swimming At 25, the Victoria native is the elder statesman on a young Canadian swim team and will be expected to reach the podium in his third - and likely final - Commonwealth Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe Sprint, Olympics, Ryan Cochrane, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Olympic Diving, Emilie Heymans

Yahoo!

The lighter side of Glasgow 2014

Singer Susan Boyle has visited children in hospital, taking a little bit of the Commonwealth Games with her as she carried the Queen's Baton.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cate Campbell, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

Stuff.co.nz

Lauren Boyle leads Kiwi medal hopes in the pool

MEDAL HOPE: Kiwi Lauren Boyle will be a legitimate contender for gold in her three main events - the 200 metre, 400m and 800m freestyle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Lauren Boyle, Summer Olympics, Grant Hackett, Moss Burmester, Katie Ledecky

Examiner

Swimming coach in star search

Peter Gartrell has left his family and his home on the Sunshine Coast to pursue the chance of mentoring a Tasmanian swimmer capable of winning a gold medal.

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IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games 2014: Welsh boys aim to match swimming success of the girls in Glasgow

Jazz Carlin, Jemma Lowe and Georgia Davies shared four medals in Delhi in 2010 with no Welsh male swimmer achieving a podium position in India Jazz Carlin, Jemma Lowe and Georgia Davies shared four medals in Delhi in 2010 with no male swimmer achieving a podium position in India.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Swimmers slam Olympic debacle focus

GLASGOW: Australian Commonwealth Games swimmers have reacted strongly to repeated questions about the team's London Olympic Games campaign, which was notable for disappointing performances in the pool and bad behaviour out of it.

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Limerick Today

Limerick man succeeds in dream of swimming English Channel

TWENTY two miles is the shortest route to swim the English Channel but for Tom Goulding, Newcastle West, the wind and waves conspired against him and, by the time he reached land-fall in France earlier this month, he had swum an unbelievable 34 miles.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Young Rosanna survives major heart operation - and now dreams of Olympic swim medal

SURVIVING major heart surgery as a baby is miraculous enough, but for brave Rosanna Ogden, she had to go one step - or stroke - further.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

Drugs are still a big issue in swimming, admits Michael Jamieson

MICHAEL JAMIESON, who will lead the charge for Scottish medals in his native Glasgow on Thursday, has admitted he cannot say "with 100% certainty" that the Commonwealth Games will not be blighted by doping controversy.

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Eastbourne Herald

Polegate's Milly wins Wild Swim

Tough conditions faced 68 competitors who fought Eastbourne's strong currents in the third Wild Swim organised by the Marine Conservation Society A lifeguard from Eastbourne Voluntary Lifeguards said swimmers experienced the strongest current he's seen in six years of volunteering.

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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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