Olympic Diving Newswire

Olympic Diving Newswire

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  1. Tonia Couch has retired from divingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Witney Gazette

    The 28-year-old is recognised as one of Britain's finest female divers after a 12-year senior career in which she won a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and three European Championships medals, including gold in 2012.

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  2. Tonia Couch: three-time Olympian to take up coaching role after retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    Couch, 28, is one of Britain's most decorated female divers having won silver at Glasgow's Commonwealth Games in 2014 and three European medals. She last competed at the World Championships in July, but will now take up a coaching role in her home city of Plymouth.

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  3. Ed Balls, Jeremy Corbyn and other politicians who dabbled in reality TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Stanley Johnson will follow in the footsteps of several other politicians who have appeared on a variety of reality TV programmes. However, despite his crowd-pleasing, fun routines pulled off with gusto - including a salsa to Psy hit Gangnam Style - Balls did not manage to make the final, and was voted out in the 10th week.

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  4. China Remains Dominant After 2017 FINA Diving Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    With yet another very successful edition of the FINA Diving Grand Prix, the competition concluded on Sunday in Gold Coast, Australia, as Malaysia diving ace Pandelela Rinong Pamg broke China's dominance in the individual events by grabbing gold in the platform event . After eight legs in Rostock , Gatineau , San Juan , Madrid , Bolzano , Kuala Lumpur , Singapore and Gold Coast stretching from February to November 2017, China has clinched a grand total of 27 gold, 12 silver and 5 bronze medals making it the most successful nation of the circuit, while Korea is behind with 8 golds, 3 silver and 6 bronze medals.

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  5. Hamilton County training center helps divers chase Olympic dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    We found a group of divers in the tiny town of Arcadia with dreams of representing Team USA in the 2020 games. Living in Indiana, you see thousands of barns.

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  6. London's Best Indoor Swimming PoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Londonist

    London should be lauded for its 21st century lido renaissance , but it also has some fine indoor efforts. From barrel-vaulted Victorian palaces of water, to spanking new Olympic venues, these indoor pools are the best this city has to offer.

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  7. Disciplined lifestyle pays off for diverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | The Star Online

    Golden achievement: Ooi showing his gold medal after winning the 10m platform final at the 29th SEA Games in August. - Bernama PETALING JAYA: It can get stressful for national diver Ooi Tze Liang to train for competitions while also studying to gain admission into Universiti Malaya.

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  8. Greatest sports story since Cool RunningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | The Mercury

    ... diving system, Knight-Wisdom proudly represents his father's country of birth and became Jamaica's first Olympic diving representative in Rio last year. "And it is, in reality, a very similar story – a sport that is really unheard of in ...

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  9. Hanis And Jellson Win Bronze Medal At Australian Diving Grand PrixRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 12 | Malaysian National News Agency

    National diving pair, Hanis Nazirul Jaya Surya and Jellson Jabilin turned in a sensational performance to secure the bronze medal at the Men's 10m synchronised platform diving at the Australian Diving Grand Prix held at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre in Australia, today. The 2017 SEA Games gold medallist accumulated 334.62 points after five rounds, according to the tournament's official Facebook page 2017 FINA Diving Grand Prix Gold Coast.

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  10. World, Comm dive champs win on Gold CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | Yahoo!

    A world champion and a Commonwealth Games gold medallist have been among the winners on the first day of finals at the FINA Diving Grand Prix on the Gold Coast. The experienced Melissa Wu teamed up with Adelaide's Taneka Kovchenko to beat a small field in the women's platform synchro.

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  11. Is this Daniel Goodfellowa s hottest photo ever?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Gay Times

    Olympic athlete Daniel Goodfellow has taken his kit off in a scorching new photoshoot, one guaranteed to raise your body temp and increase your thirst-levels. The 21-year-old - who is diving partners with Tom Daley - has made quite the impression on us here at GT, which you can see in our previous coverage here , here and here .

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  12. Tom Daley at Better's Clapham Leisure Centre. Photo: Steve BainbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Streatham Guardian

    Battersea primary school pupils had the chance to meet British diving champion and Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley last week. The 23-year-old presented a free diving masterclass for children attending from St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, in Lockington Road, at Better's Clapham Leisure Centre in Clapham Manor Road on November 2. The group also participated in a Q&A session, quizzing the world 10 metre diving champion about his career, days in school and future plans.

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  13. All smiles! Shriever has already had a 2017 to remember.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Ealing Times

    She may have ended her junior career on a high with gold at this year's UCI BMX World Championships but 2017 could yet get even better for Braintree's Beth Shriever. The 18-year-old has been shortlisted for SportsAid's prestigious One-to-Watch Award, which was launched in 2006 with double Olympic medallist and current diving world champion Tom Daley the inaugural winner at just 12 years old.

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  14. FINA Diving Grand Prix 2017 Circuit Winding DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    The penultimate leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2017 drew to a close on Sunday November 5, as local heroes , Mark and Timothy Lee scored exactly 366 points to finish in third place in the men's 3m synchro behind the Republic of Korea's Kim Yeongnam and Woo Haram , and Russia's Vlacheslav Novoselov and Evgenii Novoselov . The last competition day was also highlighted by the DPR Korea's pair formed of Kim Mi Hwa and Kim Kwang Hui leading in the women's synchro 10m, as the young divers scored 311.94 points.

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  15. Diving: Singapore duo win 3m springboard bronze at FINA Grand PrixRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Twin brothers Mark and Timothy Lee clinched bronze at the Singapore leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix on Sunday . The 23-year-old national divers scored 366 in the men's synchronised 3m springboard event, behind South Korea's Kim Yeong Nam and Woo Haram as well as Russia's Viacheslav and Evgenii Novoselov who finished first and second respectively.

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  16. Najib Congratulates Pandelela-Mun Yee For Bagging Gold MedalRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 29 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 29 --Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak congratulates national divers, Pandelela Rinong and Leong Mun Yee for winning the gold medal at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur FINA Diving Grand Prix at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukil Jalil, today. "Our national divers are world class! Congratulations @AngelaLeong and @Pandelela_R for winning gold at the KL Fina Diving Grand Prix," he wrote in his Twitter account, Mohd Najib Tun Razak, here tonight.

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  17. Dhabitah Concurs If Her Medal Is Taken AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | Malaysian National News Agency

    National diver, Nur Dhabitah Sabri will agree if the gold medal for the women's synchronised 3m springboard event which she won together Wendy Ng Yan Yee, who was found positive for dope at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur 29th SEA Games , be withdrawn by the SEA Games Federation . Nur Dhabitah said, indeed disappointment was there if she gave free reign to her emotions but they had esprit de corps and she would always be with Wendy and would accept all decisions.

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  18. Jun Hoong-Jellson Combo Brings First GoldRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 28 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Performing beside a world champion, Cheong Jun Hoong, has motivated young diver, Jellson Jabilin to give his best to enable them to win the nation's first gold medal at the FINA Grand Prix Kuala Lumpur 2017. The two-week old combination recorded 310.20 points followed by another national pair, Muhammad Syahmi Mohd Rezal and Leong Mun Yee with 296.10 points in the mixed 10m platform synchronised event.

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  19. Jellson-Hanis Nazirul Show CompatibilityRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 28 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The young national diving pair of Jellson Jabilin and Hanis Nazirul Jaya Surya continue to show their compatibility as they won the silver medal in their debut action in the FINA Grand Prix diving championship series at the National Aquatic Centre here today. The divers, both 16, recorded 364.26 points, coming behind South Korean Olympians Woo Haram and Kim Yeongnam who collected 432.60 points to clinch the gold medal in the men's synchronised 10m platform event.

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  20. Matthew Mitcham beats ice addiction with new jewellery jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | Daily Mail

    Diving into diamonds! Olympic diver Matthew Mitcham reveals how his new career as a jewellery designer helped him overcome ice addiction The 29-year-old has spoken for the first time about his second huge career change - and how it helped him put his addiction to the drug ice to rest for good. Announcing his move to jewellery design via The Daily Telegraph on Saturday, he said: 'I don't ever want to stick to one thing in life.'

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