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Swimming

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  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Original cast of “The Love Boat” to name new Princess ship in Fort Lauderdale It’s been nearly forty years since the television show “The Love Boat&...
  • Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match

    Top 10 Female Athletes: Kirsten Vose's All-American standards were hard to match
    Versatility was the name of the game in La CaƱada during this past season with single-sport athletes showing their ability to master several positions and roles and multi-sport competitors shining in different fields. While much success came in the pool,...
  • "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads

    "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads
    A “thin and obviously disoriented” 40-foot whale is swimming in circles and laps in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay, and the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is trying to figure out why. Team members have set out every...
  • Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

    NANJING China (Reuters) - London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women's 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in...
  • World record holder Meilutyte wins gold at Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Big things are expected of world record holder and Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing and the Lithuanian did not disappoint on Monday, cruising to gold in the women's 50 meters breaststroke...
  • Pool light safety concerns trigger call for tougher regulations

    Pool light safety concerns trigger call for tougher regulations
    At many Palm Beach County homes, swimming pools are as common a backyard attraction as swing sets and barbecue grills. But growing concerns about the electrocution risk from faulty underwater lights in backyard pools have the county joining the call...
  • Heidi Klum makes short work of selling her Brentwood mansion

     Heidi Klum makes short work of selling her Brentwood mansion
    Heidi Klum is statuesque, but she isn't one to stand still for long. The supermodel and television producer sold her gated Brentwood estate for $24 million in an all-cash deal that closed in 29 days. The Italian-style mansion was built in 1999, more...
  • Coach of the Year: First-ever championship for Glendale High boys' water polo merits Holbrook top billing

    Coach of the Year: First-ever championship for Glendale High boys' water polo merits Holbrook top billing
    The top five high school coaches from the 2013-14 season were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. 1. Forest Holbrook, Glendale High aquatics: High school championships within the Glendale city limits are a rarity. That was at least...
  • Ultra competitive Phelps taking it slow but still hates to lose

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Almost two years of retirement has meant Michael Phelps needs to listen to his body and take it slower than in the past but it has not dulled his competitive fire as he sent an ominous warning to his fellow swimmers at next week's Pan...
  • Record-breaking efforts propel swimmers in Junior Olympics meet

    Record-breaking efforts propel swimmers in Junior Olympics meet
    Rafael Rodriguez was among the shining stars during the recent Florida Gold Coast Long Course Junior Olympics championship meet at the Plantation Aquatic Complex. The 12-year-old broke three records en route to helping his South Florida Aquatic Club...
  • Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay

    Para-swimmer Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay
    Para-swimming Jessica Long wins two individual events and a relay Jessica Long of Baltimore, a 12-time Paralympic champion, won the women's 100-meter freestyle S8 and 100 breaststroke SB8 on Sunday, the final day of the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming...