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  • Ye Shiwen returns to top of podium after London letdown

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Ye Shiwen, the Chinese sensation whose mind-boggling performances at the 2012 London Olympics set tongues wagging and fingers pointing, made an overdue return to the top of the podium on Tuesday. After two years where...
  • 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...
  • Latest Swimming Results (Sept. 22)

    Boys swimming JUPITER 88, SUNCOAST 82 200 medley relay — Suncoast 1:43.81; 200 free — Pisani (S) 1:47.43; 200 IM — Cronin (J) 2:02.49; 50 free — Whitehurst (J) 23.01; 100 butterfly — Lee (S) 57.30; 100 free &#...
  • Simsbury Man Swims To Honor The Memory of His Daughter

    Simsbury Man Swims To Honor The Memory of His Daughter
    SIMSBURY — Seven years ago, Paul Epstein competed in the United States Masters Swimming 10K National Championships, which was held in at Huntington Bay, on the north shore of Long Island. He was swimming in the memory of a friend, Dave Parcells,...
  • 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...
  • Shen offers new hope for Chinese female sprinters

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - The last time China won the Olympic gold medal in the women's 100 metres freestyle was at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. The Chinese were dominating women's swimming and the sceptics were pointing the finger. With good reason,...
  • 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...
  • Courtyards offer an inviting retreat for apartment dwellers

    Courtyards offer an inviting retreat for apartment dwellers
    One of the key attractions to apartment and condominium living is not having a yard to mow. One of the key drawbacks to apartment and condominium living is not having a yard to play in. Several new communities in the Chicago area are offering...
  • China shooters disqualified, reinstated, set world record

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Asian Games judges overturned their decision to disqualify China from the women's 10 metre air rifle team event at the Asian Games on Monday, giving Zhang Binbin, Yi Shiling and Wu Liuxi the gold medal and confirming...
  • Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross

    Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross
    It was the first day of camp, a busy day at the swimming pool of the Baltimore Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills. Amid the happy splashing, lifeguard Jalina Ray spotted something that didn't look right. She got the attention of fellow lifeguard...
  • Varsity scores: Sept. 20

    Volleyball   St. Cloud Invitational Finals   7th place Gateway 2, Liberty 0 25-12, 25-15   5th place Lakeland Christian 2, Palm Beach Heritage 0 25-12, 25-17   3rd place City of Life 2, St. Cloud 1 22-25, 25-18, 15-9  ...