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  • Bolt, Farah headline cast at Glasgow Commonwealths

    LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Mo Farah lead a cast of the world's leading athletes descending on Glasgow to compete in the Commonwealth Games starting in Scotland's biggest city on Wednesday. World-record holders, decorated...
  • Pictures in the News | July 14, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Newport Beach, where thousands gather to honor lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died July 6 while trying to rescue a struggling swimmer....
  • 2013-14 Area High School Scholar-Athletes

    The Courant considers 75 high schools to be in its primary circulation area. The athletic department at each of those schools was asked to list the top male and female scholar athletes based on grade point average and athletic achievement for the entire...
  • Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family

    Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family
    Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes was a point of desperation and grief Thursday for family and friends of Joseph Sanchez, the 18-year-old who went missing the day before after jumping from the cliff's edge into the pounding surf about a dozen...
  • Large waves lead to many rescues in Laguna

    Warm water and high surf kept Laguna Beach lifeguards busy during the July 4 weekend. Lifeguards made 946 rescues from Friday morning through Sunday evening, Marine Safety Capt. Tom Trager said. "This was the busiest three-day stretch I've seen in...
  • One reason why New Jersey rates as the garden state

    My sister and I recently spent five days at Ocean City, New Jersey. In early childhood summers, thanks to our grandparents, we spent months there. As we grew older, they took us traveling. Beach months dwindled to weeks, then days. The imprint of...
  • Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast

    Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast
    The search continued Thursday for an 18-year-old swimmer who disappeared a day earlier under heavy surf near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. Identified by high school friends as Joseph Sanchez, the teen reportedly had been cliff-...
  • Officials post no swimming advisory for Boynton Beach Ocean Front Park

    Officials post no swimming advisory for Boynton Beach Ocean Front Park
    Officials have reopened the Boynton Beach Ocean Front Park after it had been closed for two days due to high levels of bacteria, according to a press release. Officials said the water is in the "poor range" for the amount of the bacteria enterococci...
  • Australia not so bold about Commonwealth gold at Glasgow

    (Reuters) - Australia's reign atop the Commonwealth Games medals table faces its biggest threat in decades at Glasgow and the team's management has been at pains to prepare the sports-mad public for the worst -- defeat by England. Barring a designer-...
  • Swimming: It's never too late to learn

    Swimming: It's never too late to learn
    The moment brings laughter now, but it sure wasn't funny then. Michelle Simmons swam to the middle of the deep end at the YMCA pool and froze. She was too tired to go all of the way to the wall. She was too scared to turn around and swim back to the...
  • For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go

    For our heroic surfers, pier fishing that lures sharks needs to go
    I'm paddling through the playground of the great white shark about 100 yards offshore, just south of Manhattan Beach Pier, straight out from that first lifeguard stand, roughly the site of Saturday's attack. My Walden Pond. Well, maybe that's a little...