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Swimming

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  • North Broward Prep swimmer makes splash miles from his homeland

    For junior Anton Voronin, transitioning from Ufa, Russia to Coconut Creek was a major cultural change. Voronin traveled over 6,000 miles across the world to join the North Broward Preparatory School swimming team last year and had to deal with new...
  • Condos, villas and suites may be the ticket for reunions

    Condos, villas and suites may be the ticket for reunions
    Family reunions are just around the corner for many. Planning for this type of trip is important, as these reunions that offer opportunities to reconnect, catch up on each other’s lives and have fun together can also be tricky to arrange...
  • Florida and Caribbean resort options for family and friend gatherings

    Florida and Caribbean resort options for family and friend gatherings
    “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them,” Mark Twain once observed. If “the more, the merrier” is your philosophy for this year’s...
  • Sean Combs finds a $39-million spot to display his Grammys

    Sean Combs finds a $39-million spot to display his Grammys
    Sean John Combs, a.k.a. Puff Daddy, P. Diddy or just plain Diddy, has bought a newly built mansion on the Westside for $39 million. Completed this year, the European-style villa has about 17,000 square feet of living space in a two-story main house with...
  • Swimming Pools: Simple Steps Save Lives

    Swimming Pools: Simple Steps Save Lives
    Drowning is the leading cause of death and injury among children under the age of five. In the first four months of 2014, five children under the age of 5 in Broward County died from drowning, and two others remain in critical condition, likely to...
  • Edison students enjoy access to water

    Edison students enjoy access to water
    Each September, students at Thomas Edison Elementary spend the month honing their swimming skills as the only school of Glendale's 20 elementaries with access to a swimming pool. Three years ago, physical education teacher Mark Gang began teaching...
  • Take more time to fine-tune aquatic center

    Take more time to fine-tune aquatic center
    The city of Fort Lauderdale has been planning to replace its aging aquatic center for three years now. A little more time to get things right won't hurt. For an iconic facility expected to cost $33.7 million, several questions need to be addressed....
  • Varsity scores: Sept. 25

    Varsity scores: Sept. 25
    Football St. Augustine St. Joseph 27, Halifax Academy 0   Orange City University 23, Hagerty 21   Lake Minneola 35, Mount Dora 19     St. Johns Bartram Trail 15, Seabreeze 10 Buzz: Javier Sylvester had a 20-yard touchdown run for...
  • Sun still casts huge shadow over Asia's swimmers

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Four years later, back at the Asian Games where it all began, Sun Yang reminded the world he still has no equal in long distance swimming. The Chinese sensation successfully defended his 1,500 metres freestyle title at the...
  • Qatar takes a stand in hijab row at Asiad

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The issue of religious freedom took center stage at the Asian Games on Wednesday when Qatari women forfeited a basketball game after refusing to remove the Islamic head scarf, dealing another blow to an event that...
  • Man, oh man, Katie Ledecky was fast

    Man, oh man, Katie Ledecky was fast
    USA Swimming inadvertently helped put Katie Ledecky’s remarkable achievements in perspective last week by announcing the qualifying time standards for the 2016 Olympic Trials. Bill Mallon, the world’s leading authority on Olympic statistical...