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  1. Carnival Vista on the MediterraneanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago |

    It's day five of our fun-crazy Mediterranean cruise, and our ship the Carnival Vista has just arrived in Naples - fortunately the sunny one in Italy, not its storm-struck namesake in Florida, US, which featured briefly, but erroneously, in the ship's morning weather forecast. There's so little time, so very much to do.


  2. Time for a new Tampa Bay takeover in U.S. Olympic swimming?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Melanie Margalis was 7 months old when former Lakewood High standout Nicole Haislett won three gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Margalis was 4 years old, still too young to swim competitively, when Brooke Bennett burst onto the national scene with a gold medal in 1996 at Atlanta.


  3. Katie Ledecky: Better at swimming than anyone is at anythingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... freestyle by more than 14 seconds and the 800 free by more than 10. When she set the most recent of her 11 world records, in the 800 free at a meet in Austin in January, her margin of victory was 17.81 seconds. Usain Bolt is occasionally beaten. ...


  4. Where, when to watch the U.S. Olympic Trials - SwimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Ryan Lochte competes in the 200-meter backstroke final during the Arena Pro Swim Series swim meet, Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Mesa, Ariz. They are Olympic gold medalists, and national and world record holders.


  5. Watch firefighters lead CPR relay world record attempt to the tune of the Bee GeesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Surrey Advertiser

    Volunteers danced to the beat of 'Stayin' Alive' by the Bee Gees outside Guildford fire station as a charity CPR relay took place on Saturday . The dancing was a bid to draw in participants for a world record attempt for the most people in a CPR relay , raising money for The Firefighters Charity and mental health charity Mind.


  6. Mission senior Karl Eha still in awe of Canada's wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Karl Eha's love of the outdoors began at a very young age. However, the Mission senior and owner of Trout Creek Farm, said he had to come to Canada in 1952, to realize how much natural beauty and potential there really was.


  7. Fitness fan takes on record breaking challenge in memory of friendRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

    A MAN on a fundraising mission is today attempting to break a world-record to raise money for a charity founded by his childhood friend. Matthew Alden, from Abingdon Road, Oxford, is hoping to play 27 real tennis matches straight, in an attempt to beat the current record of 26 games.


  8. Mean judges spell end of witch recordRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Pendle Today

    ... and effort. The on good thing is that I raised A 1,700 for the Alzheimer's Society." A spokesman for Guinness World Records said: "With all our records we have a set of guidelines in place beforehand to ensure that everyone who attempts this record ...


  9. Youngsters from Cambridge and Newmarket take on magical reading...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    Youngsters in Cambridge felt the magic of literature this week after they took part in a bid to break a world record for reading. Some 120 pupils from Kings Hedges Primary Educational Federation got together for the effort, which saw them read the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.


  10. Splashway Waterpark hosts world's largest swim lesson 10 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... the Guinness World Record for most pushups in an hour in April. He did 2,315 pushups in one hour. Guinness World Records still has not confirmed if he currently holds the record. SHERIDAN - Lindsey Nanninga, 30, of Houston, was terrified when her ...


  11. Animal Stories with Dan Green: squeak the catRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KSBW-TV



  12. Good day for a swim in VacavilleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Reporter

    Held by his mother, Consuelo, Thomas Staads Jr., 18 months, takes his very first swim lesson with Morgan Lee, a swim instruction with the City of Vacaville. The Staads family was taking part in an attempt to break the world record for the largest swimming lesson Friday at the pool at the Walter V. Graham Aquatic Center.


  13. Chula Vista Hosts World's Largest Swimming LessonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    In San Diego County, the City of Chula Vista welcomed new swimmers at Loma Verde Aquatic Center and the Parkway Aquatic Center Friday afternoon. This is the fifth year that Chula Vista has participated in WLSL.


  14. Wales have their nose ahead in today's all-British contestRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The Wales squad arrive for a walk around the pitch at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris, on Friday. Chris Coleman's men take on Northern Ireland on Saturday Paris: The world's most expensive player, Gareth Bale of Wales, will face an ageing goalkeeper looking for a club in Saturday's intriguing all-British showdown against Northern Ireland for a place in the quarter finals of Euro 2016.


  15. Meet the Nigerian DJ attempting to break a Guinness World recordRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    On Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at exactly 11:30pm, Nigeria's DJ Obi kicked off his attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Marathon Club DJing. In attendance on his opening night were Don Jazzy, Lynxxx, Dr Sid and Omawumi, his family, fans and supporters who came out to encourage the DJ on his first day of ten.


  16. After a day of broken promises the Brexit camp must quickly invest in the NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    After the Brexit campaign's referendum triumph , it was with indecent haste that the champions of Britain out of Europe began what we hope does not become a great betrayal. UKIP's Nigel Farage 's admission within an hour of the result that there is no 350million a week extra to spend on the NHS may have set a world record for broken promises - particularly since it was a central pledge plastered down the side of the official Vote Leave group's battle bus.


  17. Amazing Grace: 12-Year-Old Sets Two World RecordsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Runner's World

    ... father said that they don't spend time worrying about the fact that many of the children who set single-age world records early in life don't go on to become the champions of the future. "If your kid was really good at math, you wouldn't say, 'Hey, ...


  18. Believe It or Not, Upgrade Planned for AlamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    Arguably the most notable historic site in the state, the modest Spanish mission's stone facade is nestled deep in the heart of San Antonio, beckoning history buffs and proud Texans alike. And across the street tourists can see the world's largest Hawaiian shirt, or take photos next to a likeness of the man who holds the world record for balancing the most beer kegs on his head .


  19. Perth's Tartan WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Ottawa Life

    There are nearly 5,000 people registered, and those are only the runners! The event is extra big this year because Perth is celebrating its 200th anniversary. The weekend offers a one-mile run, a five-mile run, a half marathon, a full marathon, and something called the half kilter .


  20. Airman earns - Ultimate Champion' title at Warrior GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | DC Military

    Former Master Sgt. Reese Hines poses for a photo with a competition air rifle at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. June 19. Former Master Sgt.