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  1. First-Day Adrenaline Overtook Katie Ledecky In 400 Free PrelimsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Though Katie Ledecky is always swimming as if she is in a universe of her own, she admitted after her 400 freestyle prelim swim at the FINA world championships that even she has limits. "I probably went out too fast," she said after posting a 4:01.73, almost three seconds ahead of her nearest competitor.

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  2. Fast Time For Sarah Sjostrom In 100 Fly Prelim Despite Shaky StartRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Sarah Sjostrom was a little worried that she had false started in the prelims of the 100 butterfly at the FINA world championships. For part of the race, she thought her chances of defending her world title were over.

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  3. 15 Inspirational Sports Quotes To Get You GoingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lifehack.org

    We often use sports as a metaphor for life. Overall, sports often package life's lessons into neat 60-minute games or into perfect soundbites that summarize to achieve at a high level.

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  4. Apps to complement summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... introduces kids to a kelp forests and its inhabitants. With breathtaking animation that makes it seem as if you are swimming underwater in this green, floating forest, kids experience life in a unique habitat. The book section uses video to show the ...

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  5. For 'Back On Board,' Greg Louganis Looks Back On His Legacy, LGBT RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    An amazing sign of progress on LGBT rights - and an example of how the entrenched homophobia in corporate America of years past has changed dramatically - is Freedom to Marry founder Evan Wolfson being heralded by General Mills, which, after the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality in June, featured him on a commemorative box of Wheaties, "the breakfast of champions." Only a few decades ago, Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, a man whose records in the '80s still have not been broken, didn't make the Wheaties box , nor did he get the kind of widespread, lucrative corporate endorsements that his peers received.

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  6. High Surf Advisory - East Facing ShoresRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | County of Maui

    ... PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES: EXPECT STRONG BREAKING WAVES, SHORE BREAK, AND STRONG LONGSHORE AND RIP CURRENTS, MAKING SWIMMING DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS. BEACHGOERS, SWIMMERS, AND SURFERS SHOULD HEED ALL ADVICE GIVEN BY OCEAN SAFETY OFFICIALS AND EXERCISE ...

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  7. Bound for the 2016 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTVC

    ... - the longer he swims the better he does," said Coach Stan Corcoran. Sean has competed in both pool and open water swimming, but the open water swimming is what he prefers and how he qualified for the 2016 Olympics. "I've been swimming in rivers ...

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  8. USA men 'stunned' by historic swim worlds relay flopRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Anthony Ervin admitted the USA men's relay team were stunned after failing to reach the 4x100m freestyle final for the first time in world championships history on Sunday. Anthony Ervin admitted the USA men's relay team were stunned after failing to reach the 4x100m freestyle final for the first time in world championships history on Sunday The experienced USA quartet of Jimmy Feigen, Ervin, Matt Grevers and Conor Dwyer won their heat, but their time of three mins, 16.01 secs was only the 11th fastest with only the top eight teams going through to Sunday night's final.

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  9. Sweden's Sarah Sjoestrom sets world mark in 100 butterflyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Sarah Sjoestrom of Sweden has set a world record in the semifinals of the 100-butterfly at the world swimming championships. Competing in the second semi on Sunday night, Sjoestrom won in 55.74 seconds.

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  10. Australia, South Bay lifeguards repeat winners at Surf FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Easy Reader News

    ... competition between the states. It's more about the close relationships." Porter felt California had the edge in swimming and was thrilled with his team's performance on the first of two days of competition which was held as part of the 54th ...

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  11. Bangladesh win 12 gold medals in Special Olympic LARead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... Bangladesh won four gold medals in badminton event, three in athletics event, two in bocce and TT events and one in swimming event.

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  12. China wins mixed 3-meter springboard diving at worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    China's gold medalists Wang Han and Yang Hao perform during mixed 3 m synchro springboard final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. Italy's bronze medalist Tania Cagnotto poses following the medal ceremony for the women's 3m springboard diving final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.

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  13. Australia makes poor start to world swimming championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australia has made a disastrous start to the world swimming championships in Russia after its men's team failed to fire on Sunday. And head coach Jacco Verhaeren was left to rue resting Pan Pacific champion Cameron McEvoy when Australia next crashed out in qualifying for the 4x100m freestyle relay final along with Olympic silver medallist the United States.

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  14. U.S. men fail to qualify for relay final at swim worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    So much for the U.S. swim team's plan to kick off the world championships with a strong performance in the 4 100-meter freestyle relay. The U.S. squad of Jimmy Feigen, Anthony Ervin, Matt Grevers and Conor Dwyer tied Germany to win the final heat but placed only 11th overall - missing out on the eight-team final later Sunday.

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  15. Open-water Ridgewood swimmer continues her questRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... a swim would have required years of planning, Samuels said. "A woman named Patricia Sener came up with the idea of swimming from New Jersey to Long Island to raise awareness to the plight of the marine life in the New York Bight," Samuels explained. ...

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  16. Swim: Verona has strong showing in DivisionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... the swimmers, the Divisional meet marks the end of the summer swim season. A select few will be invited to continue swimming and compete in the Meet of Champions, but O'Toole said the coaching staff wanted to make sure to address the team as a whole ...

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  17. Sweeney to break ice in KazanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    As the indoor swimming swung into action at the 16th Final World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Sunday, South African "newbie" Ayrton Sweeney could be excused for feeling a bit like a fish out of the water. There may be only five SA swimmers taking part but he's duelling with seasoned campaigners Cameron Van der Burgh and Chad le Clos.

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  18. Hawaii shark tours serve up face time with fearsome fishRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    In this Thursday, July 16, 2015 photo, Capt. Rich Whyte secures the shark cage to the side of the vessel Kainani during a shark viewing expedition with Hawaii Shark Encounters on Oahu's North Shore.

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  19. WADA 'very alarmed' by new doping claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    ... a bong was made public, he also was known as a pothead. Despite losing sponsors, he quickly became known for swimming again, securing six medals in the 2012 Games. Marion Jones was a world champion track and field athlete who won several titles in ...

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  20. Paratriathletes Kick Off Rio Test EventRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

    Mark Barr and Grace Norman provisionally qualified for the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Triathlon Team. Photo: Wagner Araujo/ITU In preparation for paratriathlon's debut next summer at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, paratriathletes tested the course on Saturday and scored points that go towards making their Paralympic dreams come true.

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