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Swimming

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  • You've heard this before: Ledecky, world record

    You've heard this before: Ledecky, world record
    This sounds like a broken record. Literally and figuratively. Katie Ledecky broke her second world record in two days, third in 15 days and fifth in just over two months when she swam the 1,500-meter freestyle in 15 minutes 28.36 seconds in Sunday&...
  • Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during pre-dawn dip

    Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during pre-dawn dip
    MIAMI (Reuters) - A Miami man remained hospitalized in serious condition after a crocodile for the first time in Florida history attacked a pair of overnight swimmers near an upscale suburb, a wildlife official said on Monday. Lisset Rendon, 23, was...
  • Ledecky breaks 1500 meters world record at Pan Pacs

    (Reuters) - American teenager Katie Ledecky broke her second world record in less than 24 hours while Michael Phelps suffered a rare defeat at the Pan Pacific championships in Australia on Sunday. Ledecky hacked almost six seconds off her 1,500 metres...
  • Swimmer from Zimbabwe comes to Charlotte to revive her Olympic dreams

    In Zimbabwe, Kirsty Coventry is Michael Phelps. In Charlotte, where she moved last month with her husband, Coventry is an anonymous 30-year-old woman. Put her in a pool, though, and you start to understand why Coventry is a worldwide swimming star hoping...
  • Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

    Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season
    The top-10 male high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Saturday’s edition for the Male Athlete of the Year. 2 Arman Momdzhyan, Glendale water polo,...
  • 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...
  • Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

    Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title
    The area’s top-10 high school teams from the 2013-14 season were selected by the Glendale News-Press sports department. 1 Glendale High boys’ water polo — After finishing runner-up in the CIF Southern Section Division V championship...
  • Top 10 Male Athletes: St. Francis' Leufroy guided team to first-ever championship appearance

    Top 10 Male Athletes: St. Francis' Leufroy guided team to first-ever championship appearance
    While CIF Southern Section championships were in short supply in La CaƱada this past sports season, deep playoff runs, league titles and individual accomplishments were all the rage, highlighted by a selected group of talented boys' athletes. Not only...
  • Wellington swim team competes in Junior Olympics meet

    Wellington swim team competes in Junior Olympics meet
    Lake Worth's Joshua Balbi was one of several Wahoos of Wellington swimmers to turn in strong performances at the recent Florida Gold Coast 14-Under Long Course Junior Olympics championship at the Plantation Aquatic Complex. "I wanted to make finals,"...
  • Meilutyte grabs second gold of Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - London Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte finished more than two seconds ahead of her nearest rival in the women's 100 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday to claim her second gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games. Meilutyte will...
  • Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2013-14: Arnold continued Crescenta Valley water polo's tradition of triumph

    Top 10 Girls' Athletes of 2013-14: Arnold continued Crescenta Valley water polo's tradition of triumph
    The top-10 female high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Friday’s edition for the Female Athlete of the Year. 2 Elissa Arnold, Crescenta Valley water polo,...